May 25, 2020

Mother’s Day flower arrangements at Nancy’s Florist

(Franklin, GA) -- Nancy's Flower Shop has a limited amount of arrangements for Mother’s Day and will be delivering Friday and Saturday. Call 706-675-2020 now to place an order! Visit Nancy's Flower Shop on Facebook for more details! … [Read more...]

Georgia vehicle registration deadline extended

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) announced today that the vehicle registration deadline has been extended to June 15, 2020, for the registrations specified below. All vehicle registrations that expire between March 16, 2020, and June 14, 2020, have been extended through June 15, 2020. This extension applies to all annual … [Read more...]

Jayda Stone qualifies for Duke Gifted Program

(Franklin, GA) -- Jayda Stone, a fifth-grade student at Heard County Elementary School, has been invited to join the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s prestigious 4th–6th Grade Talent Search. Each year, a select group of academically talented students in the United States are identified as academically gifted based on their exceptional … [Read more...]

Census Bureau launches pulse survey while the 2020 Census is underway

(Atlanta, GA) -- The State Complete Count Committee continues its push to get Georgians to respond to Census2020. Currently, our state’s response of 49% trails the national response rate of 52%. We are urging Georgians to go on-line and fill out their census forms at 2020census.gov. The process is simple and takes less than 10 minutes. “We are urging all … [Read more...]

HCMS Art students paint mural to celebrate Heard County

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week's Student Artist Spotlight is a group mural created in the HCMS Art Room to celebrate Heard County. The students who worked on the mural included Trystan Rowell, Amelia Fercken, Caroline Greenway, Erika … [Read more...]

Heard County Food Pantry open this Friday, April 24

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry at 900 South River Road in Franklin will be open this Friday, April 24, 2020 for two hours from 10:00 AM until noon. Please observe social distancing if you visit and remain at least six feet away from others at all times. We currently only have one volunteer who is able to distribute the food, so will more … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Aimee Layson)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week's Student Artist Spotlight is by 6th grader Aimee Layson. Aimee created this watercolor painting as part of her advanced art series on wolves. … [Read more...]

Chairman Boone urges community prayers in wake of virus, storms

To the Citizens of Heard County: I hope this message finds all of you doing well. Another week has gone by, and I am so proud of the calm spirit that hovers over our county. Not only are most citizens doing their part to protect our borders, but also preventing the dark spirit of chaos and confusion from controlling our lives. Passover has ended, and I … [Read more...]

COVID-19 testing at Franklin Primary Healthcare

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. COVID-19 testing is now available by appointment. You do not have to be symptomatic. Call the office at … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Sarah Hannah)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week's Student Artist Spotlight is by 7th Grader Sarah Hannah. Sarah created this tempera painting beach scene are part of her landscape series for her advanced art class work. … [Read more...]