May 28, 2016

Perfect Attendance at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- Pictured above are those Heard County Middle School students that received Perfect Attandance Awards this year after not missing a single day of school. Congrats to the following students for such hard work and effort! 6th Grade Luke Bennett Daniel Burgos-Prado Marisa Cook Amber Elkins Raven Gamble Brooke Milam Mary Moreland Joseph … [Read more...]

2016 Future Braves Cheerleading Camp

(Franklin) -- The Heard County High School Cheerleaders are offering a three day cheer camp for girls ages 3-12. This camp will not only provide you with cheers and chants but will give you a chance to shine for our squads. About the Camp -- The camp will be held June 13-15, 2016 and is open to girls ages 3-12. Ages 3-6 will have camp from 10-11 AM each day … [Read more...]

Heard High School graduates record 154 students

(Roopville, GA) -- A record 154 students received their diplomas at Friday night's 2016 Heard County High School commencement ceremony held at Roopville Road Baptist Church in Carroll County. It was notably the first Heard County graduation held outside county lines after a grim weather forecast forced officials to move the event indoors. The graduation was … [Read more...]

Heard County School System Surplus Auction

Surplus School Buses/Items for Auction Bid Opening May 27, 2016 *PICK UP ANYTIME BEFORE JUNE 3RD, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AFTER JUNE 3RD Bus # 00-3 2000-lnternational -3800/ 72 Passenger Blue Bird Body/ International T444E-Engine/ Allison 545 Auto Transmission/ Power Steering/ Air Brakes/ 132,550 Miles/ Running Bus # 01-4 2001-lnternational … [Read more...]

Weather forecast forces Friday night’s HHS Graduation indoors

(Franklin) -- Plans to christen the newly remodeled Staples Stadium for the 2016 Heard High School graduation ceremony have been changed due to a poor weather forecast for the Frankin area Friday night.  Instead, the commencement exercises will take place indoors at Roopville Road Baptist Church, the same site as Thursday night's scheduled … [Read more...]

First Heard County Farm Day

  (Franklin, GA) -- If you talk to a third or fourth grader in Heard County this week, be sure and ask them what they did last Tuesday at school! You may be surprised to get a variety of interesting answers. They may tell you they got to pet a calf, touch a chicken, discover how to milk a goat, learn about bees, climb on a tractor or watch a … [Read more...]

Braves Youth Summer Baseball Camp

(Franklin) -- Head coach Trent Bianco and the Braves varsity baseball team will be hosting their annual Summer Baseball Camp from June 7-9 at Heard High School. The camp is open to grades K-6 and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. "This summer will mark the third year we've held this camp. We had … [Read more...]

HHS Graduate Earns Master’s Degree at UGA

(Athens, GA) -- Amber Keim, a local graduate of Heard County Comprehensive High School (Class of 2004) and the University of West Georgia (Class of 2009), will graduate from the University of Georgia on Friday, May 13, 2016. Amber will receive a Master's Degree in Middle Grades Education. Amber is the wife of Drew H. Keim and mother to 4-year-old Abigail. … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Summer Lock-In

4-H Summer Lock-In (Franklin, GA) -- Get ready for a super fun-filled night with Heard County 4-H the night of May 31 at the Old Recreation Department down by the River in Downtown Franklin! We will have games and relays led by our awesome teen leaders. We will have pizza for supper and roast marshmallows over a bonfire down by the river. There will be … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Amelia Fercken)

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 artwork is designed by Amelia Fercken, a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Amelia composed a self-portrait as part of a class project entitled "Selfies With … [Read more...]