October 21, 2019

Lions Club Car Show rescheduled for this Saturday, October 26

(Franklin, GA) -- After being postponed due to weather, the 10th Annual Heard County Lions Club Car Show will now be held on the town square in Franklin this Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m. The Car Show will feature vintage cars and trucks, entertainment, food, and award winning art. All are invited to attend. See the flyer below for … [Read more...]

Local art students shine bright at Hummingbird Festival

(Hogansville, GA) -- Several Heard County students were recognized for their impressive artwork over the weekend at the annual Hogansville Hummingbird Festival. Bringing home the 'Best in Show' award was Heard County High School senior Madison May. Claiming first place in the high school division was another HCHS senior Rayann Langley. This was the second … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, welcomes new member

(Franklin, GA) -- Amy Marie Riss Caouette became a member of the James Stewart chapter and was inducted at their October meeting Saturday, October 12th. A resident of Ephesus, Amy transferred her membership to our chapter on October 10th.  Amy came to discover the chapter in the spring when her daughter DJ was awarded the Youth Citizenship Medal from … [Read more...]

Fourth Annual ‘Breakfast with Santa’ event slated for November 23

(Franklin) -- The Heard County 4-H program will host the fourth annual 'Breakfast with Santa' event on Saturday morning, November 23, 2019 at the 4-H office (Old Recreation Dept. Gym) in Franklin. Tickets are $5 each but seats are limited and available via pre-order only. All activities are included in the admission cost. Visit with Santa and his elves and … [Read more...]

James Stewart member receives medal from Sons of the American Revolution

(Franklin, GA) -- George Wheeleses, President of the Casimir Pulaski Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, visited members and guests at the monthly meeting of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, on Saturday, October 12th. Mr. Wheeleses gave an informative program to chapter members last fall on Revolutionary Soldiers that settled in Heard County and is … [Read more...]

Class of 1969 Heard County High School 50th Class Reunion

(Franklin, GA) -- The Class of 1969 Heard County High School 50th Class Reunion will be held at 6:00 PM on November 09, 2019 at the Old Centralhatchee Gym. Music, sit down dinner $20.00 per person. Money is due by October 28, 2019. To make your reservation or for more information  contact Cutine Barber at 706-302-4300 or Karen Wright 770-328-4116. All … [Read more...]

Mahayley Lancaster the subject of upcoming lecture

(Newnan, GA) -- The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society's 2019 lecture series - "Living in Coweta County"- presents author Dot Moore. Dot Moore is a West Georgia native and current Montgomery Alabama resident. She graduated from The University of Montevallo with a speech and history degree and received Master’s degree from Auburn University. Moore is the … [Read more...]

4-H Fall Fun Fest

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County 4-H will be hosting a 'Fall Fun Fest' at the Old Recreation Department gymnasium on Friday, October 18 from 6-10PM. Cost is $7.00 per child. See the flyer below for more information. … [Read more...]

FREE Magical Family Movie Night at Centralhatchee Public Library

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- A Magical Family Movie Night Under the Stars is set to take place at Centralhatchee Public Library on Saturday, October 12th at 6:30. Bring your family, neighbors, blankets, and chairs for a fun night of games, crafts, and the showing of Hocus Pocus. Popcorn and drinks will be served along with some sweet treats. We look forward to … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, welcomes new member

(Franklin, GA) -- Tracey Gay Hunt became the newest member to join your local DAR chapter and was inducted at their September meeting. A native of Heard County, Tracey is in her 6th year of teaching History at Centralhatchee Elementary School. She holds a Master’s Degree from Mercer University and a Specialist Degree in Early Childhood Education from the … [Read more...]