October 27, 2016

2016 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Winners

(Franklin) -- The Heard Elementary Fall Beauty Pageant was held Saturday afternoon, October 15 in the Heard County Middle School gymnasium. The proceeds from the event organized by Ms. Wylene Spearman went to support Heard County Special Olympics. A large crowd filled the auditorium at HCMS. The girls in the fall pageant are judged in six different … [Read more...]

2016 Heard County Homecoming Highlights

(Franklin, GA) -- A cheerful atmosphere took center stage in Heard County earlier this week as the Brave Nation and the high school hosted its annual Homecoming celebration. The celebration of course included the crowning of the 2016 Homecoming Queen during the halftime of  Friday night’s 41-20 region football win Jordan. The capacity home crowd screamed … [Read more...]

Red Ribbon Week at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School will participate in Red Ribbon Week from October 24 - 28. The main theme for Red Ribbon Week this year is 'Respect Yourself and Elect to be Drug Free!' Each day will have a different sub-theme.  Monday, October 24th  Dress for the Day - Twin Day - dress like a friend(s) Theme for Day - "Friends don't let … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery) WHEN: Monday, October 24 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM WHO: Grades 4-12 Boys & Girls and parents WHAT: BB (4th-8th grader) and Shotgun (7th-12th grade) … [Read more...]

New Brave Nation Cafe at HES

(Franklin) -- Heard County Elementary School is very pleased to announce the opening of our BRAVE NATION CAFE! A huge THANK YOU to Mr. Brian Long and his construction class students that built three wooden picnic tables for our Brave Nation Cafe - they not only built them but also delivered them! This is a prime example of the Brave Nation family working … [Read more...]

FPD visits Centralhatchee Elementary

(Centralhatchee) -- Chief Kevin Hannah and Officer Nikki Chapman of the Franklin Police Department recently visited Mrs. Debra Holland and Mrs. Becky Miller’s kindergarten students at Centralhatchee Elementary School, where an array of topics were discussed. Included in those topics were the many duties of law enforcement officers, being respectful to … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Substitute Bus Drivers

HELP WANTED (Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System is looking to hire substitute school bus drivers for field trips, athletic events and regular daily routes. All training will be provided and applicants will be paid for training time. Annual physicals, MVR's, drug testing, and safety meetings will be required. Please contact Heard County Board … [Read more...]

Heard High hosts RESA Academic Bowl

(Franklin, GA) -- On Monday, October 3rd, Heard County High School greeted in style 16 schools from the surrounding RESA region for the second match of Academic Bowl season. Heard High serves as the host every three years. The Academic Bowl is a quiz game that tests players on a wide variety of academic subjects. Standardized quiz bowl formats are played … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Yard Signs at EES

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Elementary PTO is selling Heard County Yard Signs! Show your Brave Pride and support a local school. $10 each includes double-sided sign with metal stake. Please contact Ephesus Elementary 770-854-4400 to place your order by October 13, 2016. … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (10/04/16)

(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email … [Read more...]