November 11, 2019

Keris Kares thanks community, donates art supplies to local schools

(Franklin, GA) -- Thank you Brave Nation for supporting Keris Kares and Braves Going Gold. Our community, through donations, purchasing bands, and t-shirts raised approximately $1100.00! This is an amazing amount of money that will help families pay their bills during the most difficult time in their lives. Keris Kares appreciates the commitment of the … [Read more...]

Fall Festival returns to Heard Elementary!

(Franklin, GA) -- The Fall Festival returns to Heard County Elementary School on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 PM! We hope you will join us at Fall Festival for a fun-filled evening! We are going to have an inflatable slide, inflatable obstacle course, and a bounce house. Games and activities include BINGO, cake walk, coke bottle toss, … [Read more...]

‘A Night Under the Stars’ Pageant at HCMS

“A Night Under the Stars” (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 18) Saturday, September 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Heard County Middle School Gym   Six Queen Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy Queen (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Grades 2-3: Little Miss Grades 4-5: Junior Miss Grades 6-8: Miss … [Read more...]

Book Fair at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Middle School will host a Scholastic Book Fair Sept. 19-27 with online shopping for the event Sept. 14-27. Students may set up an e-wallet prior to the fair for shopping convenience. This book fair supports the media program and reading. To preview the fair, go to and select "Book Fair" from the … [Read more...]

Braves Patrol at CES completes training on Flag Etiquette

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Did you know that there are six American flags on the moon? This was one of many facts that the new Braves Patrol at Centralhatchee Elementary learned on Friday, August 23rd. Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, were invited to the school to instruct and demonstrate flag etiquette, the different parts of the flag, and proper … [Read more...]

Heard County Hall of Fame inducts 11 new members

(Franklin, GA) -- Eleven new members were honored by being officially inducted into the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Friday prior to the Braves season opening game versus Lagrange on Friday, August 23. Friends and family members of each honoree were present as the esteemed members of the third class were officially inducted into the Hall at the HCHS … [Read more...]

Head Start Program now taking applications

Head Start is NOW taking appointments for applications! If you would like for your child/children to attend the Early Head Start/Head Start program in the counties of Carroll, Coweta, Harris, Heard, Meriwether or Troup, please call 706-594-4846 or to set up an appointment. ***Slots are filling up fast!!*** … [Read more...]

Local law enforcement shares Back to School Safety Tips

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County schools resume normal activities this week and everyone is reminded to review the following safety tips regarding buses, driving, and other important reminders courtesy of local law enforcement. “First, I would like to start off by welcoming all new students, faculty and staff members to Brave Nation! I speak on behalf of all … [Read more...]

DAR announces essay contest for local students

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to invite all Heard County students in grades 9 through 12 to participate in this National Essay Contest. Since 1996, the DAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual national essay contest on Christopher Columbus. The contest is open to students in grades 9 … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Community Fun Day at HCPR

(Franklin, GA) -- Alfred Blunt will present the 2nd Annual 'Community Fun Day' at The Heard County Parks and Recreation Department in Franklin this Saturday, August 3. The FREE event will take place from Noon until 5:00 PM and will offer school supplies, haircuts, food, activities, and more! Everyone is welcome to attend! … [Read more...]