May 29, 2015

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive a Huge Success

Franklin Postmaster Melanie Spradlin with Denise Harrison

(Franklin) -- To the generous people of Heard County, and to the letter carriers and volunteers who put in long hours hauling sacks of heavy food…THANK YOU! Results are in and this year's 23rd annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive to Stamp out Hunger in our community was a huge success. The NALC conducted its 23rd annual food drive on Saturday, May 9. Letter … [Read more...]

Get Your Amateur Radio License!


Get Your Amateur Radio License! WHEN? Deadline for registration is June 6 Testing will be on June 20th WHERE? Centralhatchee Fire Dept. 16150 Hwy 27 (Joe Cook Rd), Franklin Ga. 30217 WHAT? Technician Class, General Class, Extra Class, WHO? Brian Campbell 770-328-9977 Test fees: As established by the ARRL will be … [Read more...]

2015 Summer Music Camps


2014 Summer Music Camps (Director: Nancy Heard) June 1-3: Jazz Band - HCMS Band Room (1:00 pm-4:00 pm) For middle and high school students  interested in playing challenging music in the many styles of American Jazz Music. Students will also learn the beginning skills of improvisation.   June 8-10: Show Choir - HCMS Choir Room (1:00 pm-4:00 … [Read more...]

2015 Little Braves Cheer Camp

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(Franklin) -- Little Girl's Cheer Camp is the Heard County High School Cheerleader's biggest fundraiser of the year. High school cheerleaders and coaches are ready to instruct 3-12 year old girls on the basic fundamentals of cheerleading. All that is left to do at this point is to sign your little girl up. Camp is June 3-5 at the Heard County High School … [Read more...]

Recent UGA graduate juggled more than just schoolwork

(L-R): Amber, Abigail, and recent UGA graduate Drew Keim

(Athens, GA) -- On May 7, Drew Keim became the first person in his family to graduate from college – a feat he managed to accomplish while simultaneously raising his three-year-old daughter. With two part-time jobs and a full course load, Keim quickly learned how to balance his busy academic life with his responsibilities at home. "I came up here, and the … [Read more...]

HCPR Youth Fishing Tournament


(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Friday, May 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the recreation department on Thompson Road. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. For more information see the flyer below or call the recreation department at 706-675-3778. … [Read more...]

Heard County Rangers Camp 1996 Accepts New Camp Flag

Susy Primm, wife of Lt. Commander Jonathan Primm,   
 presented  a new Confederate flag to Commander Tom Wise

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Rangers, Camp 1996 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans was presented with a Camp flag at the monthly meeting on May 4, 2015. Susy Primm, wife of Lt. Commander Jonathan Primm, presented  a new Confederate flag to Commander Tom Wise. Susy is deeply interested in American History, especially the War Between The States era. When … [Read more...]

Village Inn Employee Reunion Thank You

Village Inn Employee Reunion

(Franklin) -- For everyone that was able to attend, thank you for coming to our Village Inn Employee Reunion. Over the years, we built so many unforgettable relationships. We consider each of you a part of our family. We enjoyed all the warm welcomes and well wishes, during our fellowship time over lunch. Then we took a walk down memory lane by looking at … [Read more...]

Franklin Health Fair a Success


(Franklin) -- Pruitt Health of Franklin and Peach State Health Plan hosted a fun-filled informational health fair on Saturday May 2, 2015 on the Square in Franklin near the Franklin Police Department from 10:00 a.m - 1:00 pm. The Health Fair had a great turnout, beautiful weather and provided lots of fun for the whole family. Many Franklin residents … [Read more...]

Kayne’s Ride: Benefit Bike Ride (May 17)


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