July 29, 2014

West Georgia Tech Men’s Basketball Team Participates in Southwire’s Back-to-School Giveaway

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(Carrollton, GA) -- The West Georgia Tech men’s basketball team represented the school at Southwire’s Back-to-School Supply Giveaway last Saturday. West Georgia Tech players and coaches greeted kids and their parents as they came through the line and encouraged each child to nominate their favorite teacher for Southwire’s My Favorite Teacher Contest. “We … [Read more...]

HCMS Students to Perform in Thanksgiving Day Parade at Disney World

Pictured above (L-R): Tristen Corbin, Tori Manders, Morgan Kay, and Jade Sanchez

(Memphis, TN) – Jade Sanchez, Tristen Corbin, Tori Manders and Morgan Kay from Heard County Middle School are part of a group of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will perform in the 2014 UCA/UDA Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida. The individuals … [Read more...]

Marching Braves Drumline needs your help!

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(Franklin) -- Recently with temperatures into the 90’s Heard County band members stood on the street corners in Franklin collecting funds for a planned trip to Washington, D.C. this November. The Braves drumline had their drums set up and played for the traffic passing through downtown while other members collected funds. Some members were decked out in … [Read more...]

Meet the Braves set for new location


(Franklin) -- The annual "Meet the Braves" night will be held on August 21, 2014 at a brand new location this year. Meet the Braves will be held at the covered arena at the corner of Old Field Road and Highway 100 near Heard County Middle School. The event will also be home to the annual softball/baseball cow drop fundraiser in addition to the usual … [Read more...]

Deal: State to Invest in Early Childhood Teachers

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(Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) announced Wednesday the launch of additional financial support for Georgia’s early childhood educators to enhance their credentials through three new programs. “Throughout my administration, I have made the education of our state’s children my top budget … [Read more...]

Future Braves Wrestling Camp

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(Franklin) -- Pictured above are Braves wrestling coaches Thomas Sickman and Kyle Yates along with the participants at the annual Future Braves Wrestling Camp held at the Heard High School gymnasium from June 16-19. Around 25 wrestlers attended the camp and each received a t-shirt and a certificate. … [Read more...]

HCMS Student Qualifies to Compete at World’s Largest Junior High Rodeo

Hadley Sanders

(Franklin) -- Hadley Sanders, a 7th grade student at Heard County Middle School has earned a position on the Georgia state/provincial National Junior rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Des Moines, Iowa, June 22-28 to compete at the 10th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) in the Chute Dogging and Team Roping … [Read more...]

Heard County School System Surplus Auction


HEARD COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM SURPLUS AUCTION DATE: June 14, 2014 LOCATION:  Heard County School Bus Maintenance Facility, 4527 PeaRidge Road, Franklin, GA TIME:  10:00 a.m.  (Behind Heard County Elementary School) Prior to Sale:  Inspect Sale Items – Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Day of Sale:  Inspect Sale Items - 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 … [Read more...]

2014 Braves Cheer Camp

Pictured above are the 2014 Future Braves Cheerleading Camp participants along with the Heard County High School Cheerleaders. (Photo courtesy of Cindy Harrod)

(Franklin) -- The Heard County High School Cheerleading squad hosted their biggest fundraiser of the year last week. The 22 cheerleaders held a three day cheer camp for children ages 3-12 to raise money for the purchase of new uniforms for the junior varsity squad. A large crowd gathered at the HCHS gymnasium on Friday for a presentation by the campers and … [Read more...]

CES Perfect Attendance

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(Centralhatchee) -- Pictured above are students that achieved perfect attendance for the 2013-2014 school year at Centralhatchee Elementary School. Back row (L-R):  Orrin Rowley, Courtney Cannon, Trevarious Allen, Kaitlin Brown, Lydia Craven,  Katie Ray, and Jessica Cato. Middle Row (L-R):  Nathan Allen, Cody Hand, Chipper McCluskey, Jay Patel, Raven … [Read more...]