June 16, 2019

CES students host ‘color run’ to help local vets

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Prior to the end of the school year some local elementary students enjoyed a fun day of exercise for a good cause. Mrs. Tracey Hunt's fifth grade class at Centralhatchee Elementary raised funds by hosting a school "color run" as a part of their yearly community service project. The class made an awesome donation of $827.52 to the … [Read more...]

National Flag Day (Friday, June 14)

(Franklin, GA) -- When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, the colonists weren’t fighting under a single flag. Instead, most regiments fighting against the British fought under their own flags. In June of that year, the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia to create the Continental Army. This led to the creation of the first “American” … [Read more...]

Miss Stars and Stripes Pageant at HCMS

***** Miss Stars and Stripes***** (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 21) Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Heard County Middle School Gym 7 Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Stars and Stripes Grades 2-3: Little Miss Stars and Stripes Grades 4-5: … [Read more...]

Chase Tibbits to perform Free Concert at The Carrollton AMP

(Carrollton, GA) -- Heard County local Chase Tibbitts says “Bring your coolers and lawn chairs and come out for a free concert at The AMP in Carrollton on Friday, July 19 from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.” His shirt says "I stand somewhere between Amazing Grace, Back in Black, and Simple Man" and that couldn't be any more true when you see and hear Chase Tibbitts and … [Read more...]

Special Church Service in honor of Mr. Edward Potts this Sunday

(Franklin, GA) -- The local community is invited to celebrate and honor Mr. Edward Potts at a special church service this Sunday, June 9 at 2:00 PM at Heard Wesley United Methodist Church. Edward's long-time home church Heard Wesley UMC is located at 19194 HWY 34 in Franklin. Anyone wishing to speak on Edward's behalf or offer a gift can reach out to his … [Read more...]

Homecoming at Caney Head Church

Caney Head United Methodist Church will celebrate its Homecoming this Sunday, June 2. The programs begins at 10:30 AM and the church address is 1304 Caney Head Rd, Roopville, GA. All are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

May 30th Proclaimed as Thomas Darden Lipford Day in Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, joined together with Lee Boone, Chairman, Heard County Board of Commissioners, to proclaim Thursday, May 30, 2019, as Thomas Darden Lipford Day in Heard County. The Proclamation was drafted by members of the local DAR chapter to recognize Mr. Lipford on his 100th birthday.   Lee Boone, … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School at Franklin First Baptist Church

VBS 2019 In The Wild DATES:  June 10 - 14, 2019 Monday - Friday - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM INFORMATION:  Vacation Bible School 2019! Sign up now and go with us "In The Wild" at FBCF. Come and Join us Monday June 10th thru Friday June 14th from 6pm until 8:30pm. Fun for those who just finished PreK, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. Bible Story, Music, Games, … [Read more...]

Community Action For Improvement Cooling Program

(Franklin, GA) -- CAFI is proud to present their Cooling Program to the residents of Heard County. For assistance meet us at 9:00 AM at Franklin Community Center (2484 Franklin Pkwy, Franklin, GA, 30217) on May 30, 2019. No appointment needed. Only assisting the first 125 people! To apply for program acceptance, clients must have the following … [Read more...]

Veterans Honored at Hardee’s for Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day

(Franklin, GA) -- The staff at Hardee's on Franklin Parkway and the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, came together on Saturday, May 18th, to recognize and thank our active military and our veterans during National Military Appreciation Month. Chapter members spent their morning greeting veterans with breakfast, a smile, a “thank you” and a gift of appreciation … [Read more...]