August 18, 2018

Heard County Hall of Fame inducts 10 new members

(Franklin, GA) -- Ten new members were honored by being placed into the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Friday prior to the Braves scrimmage game versus Alexander. Friends and family members of each honoree were present as the esteemed members of the second class were officially inducted into the Hall at the HCHS school cafeteria Friday afternoon before … [Read more...]

Heard County schools ranked No. 9 by website

(Franklin, GA) -- When Heard County students return to classes today, it’ll again be at some of the best-performing schools in Georgia. Heard County schools were among the top schools in Georgia with a No. 9 ranking in the recently released School Digger rankings. School Digger is a website designed to help parents find information about schools. Founded … [Read more...]

Heard High in Zambia

(Franklin, GA) -- My name is Clint Robinson, I am the visual art teacher at Heard High School, I am also a father to a little girl with Down syndrome. During the years of 2011 and 2012 I pursued a master’s degree in art education form the University of Florida. My degree culminated with a book titled “What down syndrome has to offer art education.” It … [Read more...]

8th Annual ‘Midnight Madness’ kicks off Brave season this Friday night

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Brave fans will be able to get their first official glimpse at the 2018 edition of the Heard County football team this Friday night, August 3, when the team hosts the 8th Annual 'Midnight Madness' event at HHS. Open to all Brave fans, the event will kick off with a corn hole tournament at 8:30 PM ($20 per team and winners get … [Read more...]

Holly Moreland awarded Sheriff’s Scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- Ms. Holly Moreland, a 2018 graduate of Heard County High School, was presented the Heard County Sheriff’s Scholarship recently by Sheriff Ross Henry. Holly will be attending Lagrange College this fall and will also be participating in the Panther cross-country program. “I want to congratulate Holly on her may achievements thus far and I … [Read more...]

Heard County ‘Back To School Bash’ Saturday morning

(Franklin, GA) — Heard County Community Partnership, a Georgia Family Connection Affiliate, and its’ collaborative partners will hold their annual Back To School Bash Resource Fair this Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Heard County Covered Arena in Franklin. Around 1,000 to 1,200 residents will take advantage of the event to glean a … [Read more...]

Local Law Enforcement Reminds Everyone of Back to School Safety

(Franklin) -- "Well, it’s that time of the year again - time for back to school shopping and to gear up for another exciting school year," states Franklin Police Chief Kevin Hannah. "We hope that all of you had a great summer. Now, that we are beginning a new school year, myself and Sheriff Henry want to take this opportunity to remind parents and students … [Read more...]

Superintendent Kay shares SPLOST info

Submitted by Heard County Superintendent Rodney Kay (Franklin, GA) -- It certainly is hard to believe that the 18-19 school year is upon us! We have seen another 131 students graduate from the Brave Nation, and we are gearing up for another great year. I want to take a moment and make you aware of some very exciting things that are going on in our school … [Read more...]

Heard High Class of 1968 Reunion

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High Class of 1968 will be having a 50th Class Reunion on August 18, 2018 at 4 PM eastern time at the high school. Class members may make reservations by contacting Sherry Rogers Lovvorn at SherryLovvorn@aol.com. … [Read more...]

Alabama back-to-school sales tax holiday this weekend

(State of Alabama) -- Alabama's 13th annual sales tax holiday is this weekend. From 12:01 AM CST/1:01 AM EST Friday through midnight Sunday, (July 20-22, 2018), shoppers will have the opportunity to buy certain school supplies, computers and clothing, free of state sales tax. Local sales tax may apply and there are restrictions on what is … [Read more...]