September 17, 2014

Steel Framing for 70′ X 100′ Building up for Bids

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Steel Framing for 70' X 100' Building The Heard County School System is taking sealed bids for Steel framing from the old Heard County Elementary School gym. The dimensions are 70 feet by 100 feet and blue prints are available for viewing at the Heard County Schools central office. Bids can be delivered to the Heard County Schools central office at 131 … [Read more...]

New PTO Officers Elected at HES

Front Row (L-R): Leah Lawson and Tiffany Mixon. Back Row (L-R): Julie Thomas, Nicole Rice, and HES Principal Debbie Willard.

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) held its first meeting of the 2014-15 school year on September 4, 2014 in the school’s gymnasium. At the meeting, Principal Debbie Willard informed parents of upcoming events, the school fundraiser, and the need for new PTO officers. The parents and faculty in attendance … [Read more...]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/15/14)

The 2014 HCMS Lady Braves softball team host two games this week at HCMS versus Temple (Tuesday - 5:00) and Haralson County (Thursday - 5:00)

(Franklin) -- As we reach mid-September, we are getting into the heart of our division schedules. This is when we need to our athletes to reach down deep and continue to work hard in order to achieve our goal, a division championship. We had a great finish last week at HCMS with both the football and softball teams getting big division wins. Our football … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Bus Monitors

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Bus Monitors Needed   The Heard County School System will hire bus monitors for their special needs buses. The routes will be approximately 90 minutes in the A.M. and 90 minutes in the P.M. All applicants will have to complete a background check and fingerprinting. Additional safety training may be required after hiring. For more information … [Read more...]

HCMS Tomahawk Talk (09/10/14)

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(Franklin) -- This is the first installment of HCMS Tomahawk Talk, a weekly newsletter providing insight and information about Heard County Middle School athletics. This is another way for us to communicate with the public about what’s going on with our sports teams and athletes. The 2014 football season gets into full swing this week when the Mt. Zion … [Read more...]

Westmoreland Notifies Students of Academy Nomination Deadline

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One of the roles of a Member of Congress is to provide nominations for high school students to attend service academies, including: the United States Military Academy at West Point, United States Naval Academy, United States Air Force Academy, and United States Merchant Marine Academy. Some of the finest graduates come from Georgia’s Third District and I am … [Read more...]

2014 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant

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2014 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Please pick up an entry form at Heard Elem. School or visit the Heard Elem. website to print one. Also, you will find a pageant information sheet on the website. Entry fee is $30 per contestant. Deadline to enter is Tuesday, September 9th Admission tickets will … [Read more...]

HHS Graduate Studies Abroad in Europe

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~Written by Jessica McQuain I imagine that a baby kangaroo inside of its mother’s pouch must feel the same way I felt while growing up in Heard County. Everything is cozy; everything is familiar. In a small town, you know everyone and everyone knows you. Life is simple, the world is small, and you are rarely outside of your comfort zone. For many people, … [Read more...]

Special Piggly Wiggly Grocery Baggers

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(Franklin) -- The Lady Braves varsity basketball team will be bagging groceries at the Piggly Wiggly in Franklin this Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. in order to earn money for the upcoming season. Tips are appreciated. The Lady Braves will tip off the 2014-2015 season in late November/early December under new head coach Helen Akins. … [Read more...]

Heard County First Grader Killed in Tragic ATV Accident

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(Franklin, GA) -- A Heard Elementary school first grader was killed in a tragic ATV accident Saturday afternoon at her home located near the Corinth community in southeastern Heard County. According to a report released by Sergeant Dan Boswell with the Heard County Sheriff's Office, 6-year-old female Joshalyn "Josh" Baxter died after the ATV she was riding … [Read more...]