February 27, 2017

Heard County 4-H Spring Lock-In

(Franklin, GA) — Get ready for a super fun-filled night with Heard County 4-H the night of April 14, 2017 at the Old Recreation Department down by the River in Downtown Franklin! We will have games, dancing and relays led by our awesome teen leaders. We will have pizza for supper and breakfast the next morning! There will be team building, music, a … [Read more...]

Brave hoop, gridiron stand-outs bound for the next level

(Franklin, GA) — Four senior Heard County High School athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective fall and winter sports at the next level Wednesday morning. Kimberly Harris, Drew Hopkins, DayVin Troy, and Trey Wiggins were each accompanied by family, friends, coaches, and other HHS school officials to celebrate the big day. Senior hoop … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Lilly Horn)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week's Student Artist Spotlight was created by Lilly Horn. Lilly is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Lilly created a landscape showing depth by making objects … [Read more...]

Heard County does well at Rome 4-H event

(Rome, GA) -- Thirty-Seven Heard County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers traveled to Rome to participate in District Project Achievement on February 4, 2017. “It took a lot of work and practice for each young person to prepare for this event. I am so proud of each and every one of them," said Head County 4-H director Dinah Rowe. "For most of them, it was their first time … [Read more...]

DAR Honors Class of 2017 Good Citizen

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter recognized the Heard County High School Class of 2017 DAR Good Citizen Matthew Levens on Saturday, February 11th. The DAR Good Citizen Award is a national award intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Annsleigh Tucker)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight was created by Annsleigh Tucker. Annsleigh is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Annsleigh’s design shows emphasis by using color, … [Read more...]

Making History: Braves claim first Region Championship since 1960

(Franklin, GA) -- Lagrange reporter Kevin Eckleberry stated it perfectly in the opening line of his report on Friday night's Region 5-AA Championship games in Franklin: "It was Heard County's night." Although the Braves entered the Championship clash as the top seed in the tournament and undefeated in the region, there were still many doubters that Coach … [Read more...]

New principal eager to assume role at Ephesus Elementary

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Heard County Board of Education named a new principal at Ephesus Elementary School last week to replace Stephanie McRae who stepped down from the position recently due to ongoing health concerns. The BOE approved the hiring of Melanie Brooks and she will be taking over the role on a full-time basis on February 21. Brooks is currently an … [Read more...]

HCHS receives ‘Safe Sports School Award’

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its athletics programs. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Dailyn Toney)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight was created by Dailyn Toney. Dailyn is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Dailyn created a landscape showing depth by making … [Read more...]