September 18, 2019

Feathered and All Breed Fun Show at the Covered Arena

Laughing Horse Farms Feathered And All Breed Fun Show September 6-7, 2019 @ Heard County Covered Arena (Franklin, GA) -- Come have a great time and see some beautiful feathered horses. See, Gypsies, Clydesdales and Shires! Something for everyone -- got a horse that drives? Large or small, we’ll have classes for them all, even a ‘run what ya brung’ class … [Read more...]

Franklin Housing Authority residents get help from local church

(Franklin, GA) -- On August 1 and 2, volunteers from First Baptist Church launched 'Operation: Franklin.' One of the project’s goal was to beautify the yards of Franklin Housing Authority residents by planting mulch, removing old lawn furniture and equipment, and helping in whatever small yard projects residents might have. The Housing Authority provided … [Read more...]

Ask-A-Lawyer Day in Lagrange

(Lagrange, GA) – The Columbus Regional Office of the Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc. and the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc. are hosting a Free Legal Clinic for Low Income Georgians in civil legal matters only. Attorneys are available to provide assistance with Advance Directives, Child Support, Consumer Disputes, Credit/Debt … [Read more...]

Thank you from the Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Public Library would like to thank everyone that made the Bake Sale last Saturday so successful! We would like to thank the following people specifically for all their help: Phyllis Wiggins, Paige Harrod, Rhiannon Chandler, Liddie and Brady Wiggins, Luauna Cumming, Karen Rogers, Elaine Howle, Pat Watson, Mary Ellen Wiggins, Cheryl … [Read more...]

‘Trafficking Hope’ event at Franklin First Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin First Baptist Church will be hosting a free community event on Saturday, August 17 from 10:00 AM until Noon. Come learn about the realities of human trafficking and how we can stand against these injustices. Guest speakers will include Amy Wagar and Lt. Darren Beams. Amy has been active with her church in fighting sex … [Read more...]

DAR announces essay contest for local students

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to invite all Heard County students in grades 9 through 12 to participate in this National Essay Contest. Since 1996, the DAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual national essay contest on Christopher Columbus. The contest is open to students in grades 9 … [Read more...]

Heartfelt thank you from the family of Sgt. Jeff Terrell

Jeannie, Peg and I wanted to thank each and every one of you that took the time to share kind words, prayers, cards, flowers, and especially the stories about my dad, Sgt. Jeff Terrell. He lived a long full life, never meeting a stranger and always had a good joke or great story to tell! He was the greatest father and grandfather, loving us all without … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Community Fun Day at HCPR

(Franklin, GA) -- Alfred Blunt will present the 2nd Annual 'Community Fun Day' at The Heard County Parks and Recreation Department in Franklin this Saturday, August 3. The FREE event will take place from Noon until 5:00 PM and will offer school supplies, haircuts, food, activities, and more! Everyone is welcome to attend! … [Read more...]

Bake Sale at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ms. Phyllis Wiggins is hosting a bake sale to benefit Ephesus Public Library on Saturday, August 10, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00. There will be fried pies, cakes, pies, cookies and more. All proceeds will benefit Ephesus Public Library. Please come out and support us! … [Read more...]

Congress approves LEGION Act

(Washington, D.C.) -- The U.S. House passed the bipartisan LEGION Act on Tuesday, extending the recognized wartime era back to Dec. 7, 1941. The LEGION Act — Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act — fills in the gaps of war eras and redefines The American Legion’s membership eligibility dates, beginning with the bombing of Pearl … [Read more...]