April 24, 2014

Comic Con/ Pop Culture Expo

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Comic Con / Pop Culture Expo***Sat & Sun April 26th & 27th Merle Manders - Conference Center - 111 Davis Rd, Stockbridge, GA *******************ONLY $5 a Day***************** Guests Announcement:Sonic The Hedgehog Artist Tracy Yardly has just confirmed he will be attending as well as Walking Dead's Theodus Crane (Big Tiny) withMarilyn Ghigliotti … [Read more...]

Deal signs bill increasing rural health care providers

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(Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal this week signed into law House Bill 998, legislation that will expand the Georgia Medical Student Scholarship program and increase the number of practice opportunities for health care providers in rural areas. “Georgia’s Medical Student Scholarship program allows for us to retain our best and brightest medical doctors … [Read more...]

A Love Story: Keaton-Buchanan Engagement

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A Love Story Tammy and Sammy Carroll and Randy Keaton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Anna Joyce Keaton to Mr. Brandon Kasey Buchanan, son of Mr. Jerry Buchanan. Ms. Anna began school in Centralhatchee in 1999, which was first grade for her. As she began middle school in sixth grade, she met Brandon. And from there, it all … [Read more...]

Kite Day fun at Brush Creek Park

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(Franklin) -- Kite day at Brush Creek was a big success. It was held on March 22 at Brush Creek Park. Many different groups of people showed up throughout the day, some arrived for the American Indian artifact show that began first, followed by grilled hot dogs, baked beans, and chips for a picnic style lunch. Chattahoochee Archaeology Research Team … [Read more...]

Sweet Vidalia Onions are Coming Soon!!!

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(Franklin) -- Heard County 4-Hers and Shooting Sports teams are on the streets taking orders for Vidalia onions so be sure and place your order today! This is their main fundraiser to help them raise money so they can compete at the State competition. Delivery for the onions is expected in early May. We will be selling 10 lb. bags for $10.00 and 25 lb. … [Read more...]

James Stewart Members Attend State Conference and Bring Home 19 Awards

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(Stone Mountain, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter attended the 116th Georgia State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Conference at Stone Mountain March 13-16. They attended business sessions, elected new state officers, and met Lynn Forney Young, the President General of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution who was … [Read more...]

Senior Scam Jam Don’t Be Afraid…..

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(Franklin) -- A fraud education and protection program for senior citizens will be hosted by Franklin Police Department and Southern Crescent Area Agency on Aging. With a large amount of scams now focusing on seniors, this training is designed to protect you against becoming a victim. Learn about the newest and most common scams targeting seniors, steps to … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Cake and Rocket Contest Winners

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(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Library had its Cake Cook-Off and Rocket Contest in honor of West Georgia Reads Rocket Boys month on Saturday, March 15th.  Winner of the cake contest was Candice Collier (R), and winner of the rocket contest was Clayton Collier (L), both of Franklin, Georgia. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Public Library Book Sale

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Ephesus Public Library will be having its annual Book Sale Saturday, April 5th through Saturday, April 12th during normal library hours.  We'll have books, movies, music and magazines to choose from.  Fill up a bag for $5.00 - and we furnish the bag!  Come on out for great deals! … [Read more...]

Deal launches plan to improve rural access to health care

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(Atlanta, GA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal, in partnership with the Department of Community Health, today announced three new proposals to improve rural access to health care. “Rural hospitals are struggling financially and have been for many years; we have witnessed a handful of them close in recent times,” Deal said. “When they shut their doors, it’s not only bad … [Read more...]