October 6, 2015

Heard County Stars on Broadway Pageant

“Heard County Stars on Broadway” (a pageant for all Heard County girls ages 1 to 18) Sat. Nov. 7th at 4:00 p.m. At Heard Middle School Gym FORMAL WEAR ENTRY FEE - $30.00 FOR THIS PAGEANT, WE HAVE THREE NEW OPTIONAL CATEGORIES, MOST PHOTOGENIC, PEOPLE’S CHOICE AND BEST COSTUME.  TO ENTER EACH ONE OF THESE CATEGORIES, THE FEE IS $5.00 PER … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR will old its regular monthly meeting on Saturday, October 10th at 10:00 AM at the Heard County Library. … [Read more...]

HHS Freshman Advances to State Tractor Competition

(Fort Valley, GA) -- Heard County High School freshman Justin George placed second at the Area 3 FFA Tractor Operations Competition last week at Camp John Hope in Fort Valley. The competition consisted of three different sections. Part one consisted of operating the tractor through a course designed to challenge driving skills and knowledge of safety and … [Read more...]

Heartsaver CPR, First Aid and AED Training

(Franklin) -- Heard County Fire and Emergency Services will be having Heartsaver CPR, First Aid and AED training on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 9:00 a.m. for anyone interested. The next class will be on Saturday, October 17, 2015. See below for more details: Training Classes WHO: Heard County Fire & Emergency Services WHAT: Heartsaver CPR, … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Inducts 4 New Members

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter welcomed four new members on Saturday September 12, 2015. Mindy Hyatt Runyan (Franklin, GA), Kayla Runyan (Franklin, GA), Cindy Hyatt Young (Spring Hill, TN), and Melba Hyatt Templeton (Hogansville, GA) all received their official DAR national numbers on July 5, 2015. All four ladies proved their ancestry to patriot … [Read more...]

Talmadge Davis receives Conservationist of the Year Award

(Carrollton, GA) -- On September 26th, Heard County resident, Talmadge Davis received a notable award for his support of soil and water conservation. Talmadge was awarded the "2015 Conservationist of the Year" award from the West Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District. The award was given at an annual banquet on Saturday evening held at the Waldrop … [Read more...]

Local Body Shop Changes Ownership

(Franklin) -- Well it's official as of this summer, Budget Paint and Body Works is now Platinum Body Werks, Inc. under the proud new ownership of Brad Manders -- Better service and a cooler name with a quicker turn around on collision repair for our customers! I would like to personally thank each and every customer I have had the pleasure of serving over … [Read more...]

Upcoming October Events at the Ephesus Library

(Ephesus) -- During the month of October, Ephesus Public Library will have on display a host of items on loan from the Anniston Museum of Natural History. This display will include fossilized coral, dinosaur eggs, replicas of dinosaur bones, petrified wood, and so much more!  Please come by and see this exciting display! On Tuesday, October 27th, at 5:30 … [Read more...]

HHS Class of 1959 Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard High School Class of 1959 held a reunion last weekend at the Fried Tomato Buffet in Newnan. Included in the group were five member's of the first ever Heard County Band, five ladies from Mason Alford's 1959 girl's basketball team, and one member of Don Staple's 1959 boy's basketball team. The reunion had a great turnout with over 50 … [Read more...]

HCMS Pep Band Brings the Brave Spirit

(Franklin) -- When visiting fans from the West Georgia area arrive on the hill at Heard County Middle School for Thursday afternoon football games they are usually surprised at what they find in the home stands, a fully functional middle school pep band. It is a rare tradition around this area for a middle school team to have a pep band, but at HCMS they … [Read more...]