May 25, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Heard Athletics Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

(Franklin, GA) -- Following months of planning and preparation, the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce its first class of selected inductees for 2017. The Hall of Fame is being established as a way to recognize and honor in a permanent manner those who have excelled in their dedication to the community of Heard County sports … [Read more...]

Heard High Graduates 146

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Class of 2017 received their hard-earned diplomas during the 2017 commencement ceremony held at Staples Stadium on the campus of Heard County High School Friday night. The graduation returned to its traditional location after a brief one year hiatus in 2016 due to weather concerns, and this was the first … [Read more...]

CES kindergarten class hosts community helper celebration

(Centralhatchee) -- This year at Centralhatchee Elementary, each grade level participated in a community service project. The kindergarten classes of Mrs. Debra Holland and Ms. Becky Miller chose to thank our community helpers by hosting a celebration in their honor. In attendance were representatives from the Heard County Sheriff Department, Franklin … [Read more...]

Brave Senior Student-Athletes Moving Up

(Franklin, GA) -- Several Heard County High School senior student-athletes have signed to compete at the next level and were celebrated at Heard County High School Tuesday afternoon prior to the Spring Sports Banquet. The students were accompanied by family, coaches, faculty, and friends for the big moment. Auston Wilson (baseball), Savannah Stephens … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Gracie Brown)

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 painted by Gracie Brown. Gracie is a fifth grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Gracie painted a landscape of a house showing emphasis. … [Read more...]

Important details and online viewing instructions for Heard County’s 2017 Graduation

(Franklin, GA) -- HHS faculty, staff, and students are eagerly preparing for the 2017 Heard County High School Graduation Friday night at Staples Stadium. Final preparations have been ongoing all this week to celebrate that big day for around 145 students expected to receive their diplomas and walk across the stage tomorrow night. The 8:00 PM commencement … [Read more...]

EES students enjoy visit to library

(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday, May 2nd, the Pre-K and Kindergarten students from Ephesus Elementary School came down to Ephesus Library for a special story time with actor, educator, storyteller and writer Barry Stewart Mann. The children were delighted with his story of Arty Barty's Smarty Party. Barry has been delighting audiences for nearly three decades. A … [Read more...]

Shawn Foster named UGA’s first Beinecke Scholar

Article courtesy of Stephanie Schupska/UGA (Athens, GA) -- Shawn Foster, a University of Georgia Honors student majoring in cognitive science and linguistics, was one of 20 students nationwide selected as a Beinecke Scholar. He is the first UGA student to receive the honor, which awards $34,000 to third-year students with demonstrated financial need who … [Read more...]

Second Annual Heard County Farm Day

(Franklin, GA) -- The Second Annual Heard County Farm Day was held on May 2nd at the Heard County Arena. It was a fun day out of the classroom for third and fourth graders across the county. They had a great opportunity to be outside and learn about agriculture! The Farm Day was coordinated and sponsored by the West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Audrieann Nachtigall)

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 painted by Audrieann Nachtigall. Audrieann is a fifth grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Audrieann painted a landscape of a farm by … [Read more...]