December 19, 2018

DPS Partnering with Toys for Tots

(Atlanta, GA) -- This year marks the tenth year that the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) is teaming up with the United States Marine Corps Reserve for the annual Toys for Tots program to collect new, unwrapped toys for less fortunate children during the Christmas season. Colonel Mark W. McDonough, DPS Commissioner, announced today that all 52 … [Read more...]

Heartsaver CPR and AED Training

(Franklin) -- Heard County Fire and Emergency Services will be having Heartsaver CPR and AED training on the 3rd Saturday of every other month at 9:00 AM for anyone interested. The next class will be on Saturday, January 19, 2018. See below for more details: Training Classes WHO: Heard County Fire & Emergency Services WHAT: Heartsaver CPR, First … [Read more...]

Christmas Parade tonight in Downtown Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is hosting their Annual Christmas Parade Friday night, December 7 at 6:00 PM.   Winterfest 2018 will kick off at 5:00 PM. The parade will feature entrants from churches, groups, and other businesses/individuals.   The theme this year is “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas.”  The parade will start in the parking lot of … [Read more...]

Consignment Sale at Heard High this Saturday

Thank you for your interest in consigning your clothing and household items with us!  All proceeds will go toward Heard County High School National Honor Society and Student Council’s joint student activity account. Questions? Email Jessi Horn ( or Jessica Adams ( General Information: … [Read more...]

Food for Fines at Heard County Public Library

(Franklin, GA) -- 'Tis the season of giving, so bring in a non-perishable food item to the Heard County Library in Franklin and we'll knock $2 off your fine balance. Donations will be given to the Heard County Food Pantry. See flyer below for more details. … [Read more...]

Christmas Happenings at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church

(Centralhatchee) -- Our Adult Christmas Choir Concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9th at 6:00 p.m. Join our WOW students, Pre-K through Grade 5, on Sunday, Dec. 16th at 6 p.m. as we celebrate the birth of CHRIST in a trip to Bethlehem with songs and scriptures. Shepherds, angels, wisemen, and villagers are amazed at the wonderful news of the birth of our … [Read more...]

Christmas Bazaar at Ephesus Elementary

(Ephesus) -- On December 1st following the Christmas Parade at 10:30, Ephesus Elementary School will be hosting their annual Christmas Bazaar! There will be games, food, and vendors for your family to enjoy! If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact the school at (770) 854-4400 for more information. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library collecting items for nursing home patients

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Library is currently collecting items for the senior citizens at PruittHealth Nursing Home in Franklin. Some things they might need are: shampoo, lotion, shower gel, sugar-free candy, chap stick, scarves, shawls, cotton socks, gripper socks, large print books, large print puzzle books, cotton or knit gloves and robes. Deadline for … [Read more...]

City of Franklin to hold annual Christmas parade

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is pleased to announce their Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM.   The parade is open to churches, groups, and businesses to participate.   Our theme this year is “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas.”  The parade will start in the parking lot of Heard County High School and … [Read more...]

Make your ‘Toys For Tots’ donations at State Farm

(Franklin) -- The Terry Harper State Farm Insurance office in Franklin is still accepting your 'Toys For Tots' donations at their office for the holidays. Harper Realty and State Farm Insurance is located at 270 E. Court Sq. in downtown Franklin across from the Piggly Wiggly. For more information call (706) 675-3093. … [Read more...]