May 25, 2016

Cardio Dance Fitness Classes

Cardio Dance Fitness (Franklin) -- A total body workout including a Zumba-like dance class with pilates and strength training. Classes are one hour each and are held at the Old Recreation Dept. Gym (by the river) in downtown Franklin on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 PM. Beginning June 13, we will also offer 9:30 AM morning classes at Ephesus Gym on … [Read more...]

TCSO presents check to Youth Home

(Lagrange, GA) -- On Monday the Troup County Sheriff’s Office presented a check in the amount of $13,000 dollars to Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Home Pineland which was the proceeds generated from the 7th annual car show that was on May 7th. This year’s car show once again topped the amount of money raised from the previous year and it also had a record turnout … [Read more...]

Super Saturday Carnival at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will have its annual Super Saturday Carnival to kick off the Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 4th, from 10:00 AM-12 PM. You can sign up for the reading program at this event, plus we'll have the giant Slip-n-Slide, a hula hoop dancer, Hot Dog Eating Contest, baseball pitching contest, snacks and drinks, and … [Read more...]

First Heard County Farm Day

  (Franklin, GA) -- If you talk to a third or fourth grader in Heard County this week, be sure and ask them what they did last Tuesday at school! You may be surprised to get a variety of interesting answers. They may tell you they got to pet a calf, touch a chicken, discover how to milk a goat, learn about bees, climb on a tractor or watch a … [Read more...]

HHS Graduate Earns Master’s Degree at UGA

(Athens, GA) -- Amber Keim, a local graduate of Heard County Comprehensive High School (Class of 2004) and the University of West Georgia (Class of 2009), will graduate from the University of Georgia on Friday, May 13, 2016. Amber will receive a Master's Degree in Middle Grades Education. Amber is the wife of Drew H. Keim and mother to 4-year-old Abigail. … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Summer Lock-In

4-H Summer Lock-In (Franklin, GA) -- Get ready for a super fun-filled night with Heard County 4-H the night of May 31 at the Old Recreation Department down by the River in Downtown Franklin! We will have games and relays led by our awesome teen leaders. We will have pizza for supper and roast marshmallows over a bonfire down by the river. There will be … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Amelia Fercken)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s artwork is designed by Amelia Fercken, a 4th grade student at Heard Elementary School. Amelia composed a self-portrait as part of a class project entitled "Selfies With … [Read more...]

Meet the Artists Reception

(Ephesus) -- On Saturday, April 30th, Ephesus Public Library held a  "Meet the Artist" reception for artists and twin sisters Annice Sorrells and Janice Cook. A display of their artwork, "Growing Up Country" was shown during the last two weeks of April. The artists are pictured above with good friend Phyllis Wiggins. … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 Meeting

Heard County Chapter 2587 Meeting (Franklin) -- The May meeting of Heard County Chapter 2587 will be held at the Heard County Library on Wednesday, May 11 at 1:00 p.m. Newly elected officers for the 2014-2016 term will be inducted. There is one supplemental certificate to be awarded and one new member to be welcomed. All committee reports for the … [Read more...]

Local Veterans Honored on Confederate Memorial Day

(Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 celebrated Confederate Memorial Day on April 23, 2016 with two special programs. We met at the library and were pleased to have Commission Chairman Lee Boone, Mayor Joel Rogers, family members, and friends of both recipients join us to honor veterans Raymond Brown and Larry Denney by presenting each the Cross of … [Read more...]