February 21, 2018

Student Artist Spotlight (Trevor Strickland)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. The artwork for this week’s Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Trevor Strickland. Trevor is a first grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Trevor created a still life of … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Announces Essay Contest Winners

(Franklin, GA) -- Every year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors essay contests for middle and high school students, the American History essay for middle schoolers and the Christopher Columbus essay contest for high school students. This year the James Stewart Chapter was pleased to have participants in both contests. The … [Read more...]

Abby’s Angels Foundation Rainbow Run and Family Fun Day

(Newnan, GA) -- Share smiles and join us for the 5th annual Abby’s Angels Foundation Rainbow Run and Family Fun Day! Meet us under the rainbow April 21, 2018, at Coweta County Fairgrounds, as we say thank you to our community for your support and celebrate Abby’s life. April is also organ donation awareness month. Join us as we honor Abby’s life-giving … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Brendan Gaillard)

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 Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Brendan Gaillard. Brendan is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Brendan created a landscape at sunset and added … [Read more...]

Teen group delivers Valentine’s Day gifts to Senior Center

(Franklin) -- The Ephesus Library teen group prepared Valentine balloons stuffed with candy and confetti for guests at the Franklin Senior Center last week. They were hand delivered by a representative Samara Watson, daughter of Michael and Beverly Smith of Ephesus. Samara is shown above with some of the guests at the Senior Center. … [Read more...]

Peregrine Falcons return to Tallulah Gorge: An Avian Valentine’s Story

(Tallulah Falls, GA) --  Call it a soaring love story -- or perhaps “romance on the rim.” A pair of Peregrine Falcons has returned to Tallulah Gorge State Park for breeding season, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Even though the raptors mate for life, they keep the spark alive with elaborate annual courtship. “The male will spend about a month … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Come out every Thursday night for Bingo at the Heard County American Legion. Doors open at 6:00 pm and game starts at 7:30 pm. Family fun, smoke-free area, and no alcohol served. We look forward to seeing you! $15.00 minimum cash only. Proceeds support the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of Heard … [Read more...]

34th Annual Hunger Walk Run Unites Thousands to End Hunger

(Atlanta, GA) -- Registration is now open for the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s largest event, the Hunger Walk Run. This year’s walk will be held Sunday, February 25 at Georgia State Stadium (formerly Turner Field) in Downtown Atlanta. For the past three decades, the charity 5K has raised more than $9 million in critical funds needed to make a difference … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter NSDAR Announces Class of 2018 DAR Good Citizen

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce that Eli Caldwell has been selected as the DAR Good Citizen Award Recipient by the Heard County Class of 2018. Eli is the son of Tim and Robbie Caldwell of Bowdon, GA. The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Madden Karamesic)

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 Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Madden Karamesic. Madden is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Madden created a landscape at sunset and added … [Read more...]