July 28, 2016

Summer Salad Contest Winners

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library held a Summer Salad Contest for children ages 6 - 13 on Monday, July 25th. The kids did a fabulous job, and it was difficult for the judges to decide which salad was best! After much tasting and deliberation, the following winners were determined: Maria Gunter, won 1st place, with a prize of a $50.00 gift card; Nathanael … [Read more...]

Back The Blue Memorabilia

(Franklin, GA) -- Let's Support our law enforcement! This is a support campaign for our nation's hardworking and courageous law enforcement officers. This is not a fundraiser. If you are interested in a yard sign $10, t-shirt $10, bumper sticker $2, bracelet $3, or coozie $1 please contact Mandy Stephens @ 706-594-2916 or mandystephens@ymail.com. PLEASE … [Read more...]

Back the Blue Day – August 1

(Franklin, GA) -- The Beautifully Designed Ministry has over 16,000 women from all over the nation in their community. On August 1st they are coming together for “Back the Blue” day. The women and families are committing to go to their Law Enforcement Precincts that day and pray, give cards, bottled water, and pre-packaged snacks. Right now they have … [Read more...]

Unique education initiative targets ‘Baby Braves’

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School system is launching an innovative new program aimed at reaching the youngest people in the county well before they reach official school age. The Early Childhood Outreach Initiative (ECHO) less formally known as the 'Baby Brave' program is the brainchild of several local leaders and will seek to reach out to not … [Read more...]

Salute to the 1996 Summer Olympics exhibit

(Newnan, GA) -- Opening July 19 at McRitchie-Hollis Museum is our salute to the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the Torch Run that crossed through Newnan and Coweta County. The Newnan Coweta Historical Society will have a special opening reception at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 6 at the McRitchie-Hollis Museum. One of the local torch runners, John … [Read more...]

Attention: Heard County Veterans

Attention:  Heard County Veterans (Heard County, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) want to honor and say “Thank You” to citizens who have served our country in any branch of the armed forces. If you were born in Heard County or live here now, or were born here and live in another county, we want to get … [Read more...]

Summer Salad Contest for Kids

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will have a Summer Salad Contest for children ages 6 - 13 on Monday, July 25th, at 10:00 a.m. Kids, we provide the ingredients, you show up and make the salad!  We'll have 3 independent judges who will award winners prizes of $50.00, $25.00, and $15.00. There are only 16 slots, so sign up today!  For more details, … [Read more...]

WARNING: What to know before exercising with dogs this summer

(Atlanta, GA) -- When someone is getting ready to run on a hot summer day with their dog, Dr. Miryam Reems of BluePearl Veterinary Partners has been known to give the stranger a warning. “I walk up and say ‘I know it’s none of my business, but I’m an emergency veterinarian and I’ve seen dogs die of heat stroke,’ ” she explains. Reems, of BluePearl … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(Franklin) — If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution. Every Monday night from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Summer Children’s Event at EPL

(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday, July 19th, at 10:00 AM, Ephesus Library will hold an event for children in keeping with our summer theme! We will be doing some indoor activities to keep our bodies active, we'll have a healthy snack, and then head outside for some water play! Stay as long as you like, and plan to get wet! For more information, call Ephesus … [Read more...]