July 20, 2019

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(Franklin) — If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution. Every Monday night from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Steen receives award from James Stewart Chapter for historical donation

(Franklin, GA) -- On Thursday, June 13th, Dorothy Lipham Steen and her daughter and grandson made a special trip from her home in Tennessee to Heard County to personally donate her father’s World War I gas mask and its carry bag to the museum. … [Read more...]

2019 Rogers Family Reunion

(Ephesus, GA) -- To the Descendants of Daniel LaFayette Rogers: The 2019 Rogers Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12 noon, Ephesus Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 24164 Georgia Highway 100, Roopville, GA 30170. For additional information, contact Linda Rogers at 770-854-8535 or via email at rar1@netzero.net … [Read more...]

Explore Mother Nature with Man’s Best Friend: 5 Tail-Wagging Adventures in Georgia’s State Parks

(Atlanta, GA) -- Leash up and explore Georgia’s State Parks with the four-legged family member this summer. Kickstart the adventure on a hiking trail, camp under the stars, and even join a dog-walking quest. No matter what type of adventure you seek with your pet, summer in Georgia’s State Parks guarantees a wagging good time. Tails on Trails Club – … [Read more...]

Heard Elementary student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, attended the Awards Program at Heard County Elementary School on Friday, May 24, 2019, to announce their 2018-19 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award. Kathryn Marie Gray was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are … [Read more...]

Friend writes poem in tribute to Mr. Tommy Stutts

Tommy Stutts was not only my friend, but he was like a brother to me. His passing has greatly impacted me as well as the entire community. It has compelled me to share this Poem I wrote that may help cope with a loss so overwhelming. ~ Lee Boone On the Death of a Friend Yesterday It’s just a word and holds so much meaning; For yesterday you were here … [Read more...]

NEW Student Registration at HCHS

Heard County High School NEW Student Registration Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. These days are only for NEW students transferring to HCHS (not for students entering 9th grade coming from HCMS). Please bring the following to register your student on either July 18th or 19th: Withdrawal form from previous … [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...]