September 4, 2015

Pulpwood Classic Preview: Heard County vs. Callaway

Heard County Braves vs. Callaway Cavaliers WHEN: Friday Night @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Staples Stadium ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 RECORDS: Cavaliers (1-1, 0-0 in Region 5-AAA), Braves (0-1, 0-0 in Region 5-AA) HEAD COACHES: Cavaliers – Pete Wiggins (82-38 in his 11th season with the Cavs), Braves – Tim Barron (102-48 in his 14th season with the … [Read more...]

HHS Students and Teacher of the Month (August)

(Franklin) -- Heard High School this week announced the teacher and students of the month for August. Pictured above left to right are Student of the Month Derrick Emory, Teacher of the Month Lindsey Stewart, and Student of the Month Lora Glover. Stewart was recognized by her colleagues and Emory and Glover were recognized by the faculty. Congratulations … [Read more...]

2015 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant

(Franklin) -- The 2015 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Heard Elementary School. Please pick up an entry form at HES or visit the Heard Elementary website to print one. Also, you will find a pageant information sheet on the website. The entry fee is $30 per contestant for formal wear and $5.00 for … [Read more...]

Heard High Class of 1970 Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard High School graduating class of 1970 will be having a 45th class reunion at Heard High on October 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. If interested in helping organize this reunion, please meet at the Centralhatchee Parkway Baptist Church on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Please call Randy Chesnut at 706-675-6579 if interested in … [Read more...]

Varsity Football Preview: Heard County vs. Fitzgerald

Heard County Braves vs. Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane WHEN: Saturday Night @ 8:00 PM WHERE: Five Star Stadium @ Mercer University ADDRESS:1327 Stadium Dr, Macon, GA 31207 DIRECTIONS: Click here for MapQuest directions to the game RECORDS: Purple Hurricane (1-0, 0-0 in Region 1-AA), Braves (0-0, 0-0 in Region 5-AA) HEAD COACHES: Hurricane – Jason … [Read more...]

HHS Senior participates in Governor’s Honors Program

(Valdosta, GA) -- The Governor’s Honors Program is an annual, month-long event held at Valdosta State University that involves Georgia’s most intellectually and artistically gifted students. Accepting only less than one percent of high school students statewide, several notable alumni of this program include Georgia State Senator Tyler Harper, rapper … [Read more...]

Calling All 4th through 6th graders!

(Franklin) -- 4-H Wants You! Heard County 4-H is starting a new group activity called “Clover Kids” and we want you to be a part of the fun! It will be for youth in grades 4th, 5th , & 6th that live in Heard County. Clover Kids will be led by a special group of kids that serve on our Leadership Council. We will meet at the Old River Gym the second … [Read more...]

Hank Barnes Completes Awesome ‘Journey of Hope’

(Washington, D.C.) -- A former Heard High Student athlete, Mr. Hank Barnes completed an amazing Journey earlier this week when he cycled to the nation's capital in Washington, D.C., completing a 3,700 mile Journey with some of his fraternity brothers while raising funds for a good cause. The Journey of Hope began in 1987 when one member of the fraternity Pi … [Read more...]

School Board recognizes Governor’s Honors Nominees

(Franklin) -- At Tuesday night's meeting, Heard County School Board members recognized Governor's Honors Program nominees Bren Meacham (Visual Arts), Jaime Conlan (Spanish) and Hannah Rogers (Spanish). Congratulations to these students for their accomplishments. For more school system information visit the Heard County School System facebook page. Pictured … [Read more...]

Heard Students return to School

(Heard County) -- The 2015-2016 school year officially began on Friday for all elementary, middle, and high school students in the Heard County School System. With school buses and parents transporting kids each morning and afternoon, motorists are reminded to use extra caution especially in school zones. See a few back to school photos in the slideshow … [Read more...]