October 16, 2018

FFA Fruit and Nut Sale

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County FFA is currently putting on a fruit and nut sale. The fruit is coming from Florida Farm Bureau and will be ready to go around December 10th, 2018. The FFA Members are selling the fruits and nuts and there are many different varieties to choose from! The more that a student sells, the more it benefits them, so please find an … [Read more...]

Three Heard County Schools receive state recognition

(Franklin, GA) --  Heard County Middle School, Centralhatchee Elementary, and Ephesus Elementary were each recognized recently by the Georgia Department of Education for their outstanding achievements in education by ranking within the top 5% of Title I Schools within the state of Georgia. This ranking comes after a comparison between all Title I Georgia … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Fall Festival (Oct. 20)

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee Elementary PTO invites you to attend its Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 20th, 5:00-7:00 PM. We have several games, including your old favorites, that will be set up in the gym. Delicious food and snacks will also be for sale. Bingo will begin at 6:00 PM. Come on out and bring the entire family! Fun for all … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Addison Crofts)

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 designed by Addison Crofts. Addison is a third student at Heard County Elementary School. In Art class, Addison and her classmates studied about … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Heard County Farm Day

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The 3rd Annual Heard County Farm Day was held on October 2 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 … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Kaden Forbus)

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 designed by Kaden Forbus.  Kaden is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Kaden and his classmates studied about cave art. His … [Read more...]

First Lady reads to local children for Georgia Pre-K Week

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal spent time Wednesday visiting with and reading to Heard County Pre-K students at all three elementary schools. Deal stressed the importance of reading to the young students. She is the driving force behind the “Read Across Georgia” campaign and launched the initiative in support of Governor Deal’s goal of … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery, BB, and Shotgun) WHEN: Monday, October 29, 2018 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:30 PM WHO: Grades 4-12 Boys & Girls and parents WHAT: Archery (4th-12th grader) BB (4th-8th grader) Shotgun (7th-12th grade) *Space is limited first-come first-serve basis … [Read more...]

Heard County Middle School off to an engaging start

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Middle School kicked off the school year on August 6 with a blast and the faculty and students have not slowed down since. The students were met in the front of the school near the flagpole by enthusiastic principal Brian Hadley on the opening day. The principal took a selfie with every car rider that morning to build … [Read more...]

Candlelight Vigil for Mr. Ryan Tatom

(Franklin, GA) -- A candlelight vigil will be held in the Heard County High School parking lot on Sunday, September 30 at 8:00 PM in remembrance of Mr. Ryan Tatom. Ryan, a junior at HCHS, passed away Wednesday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Tuesday morning. All of Ryan's friends, classmates, and members of the Brave Nation community … [Read more...]