September 19, 2017

UDC presents food to Heard County Food Pantry

(Franklin) -- The Heard County United Daughters of the Confederacy 2587 gave boxes of instant grits and instant oatmeal to the Heard County Food Pantry for school backpacks. Every Friday, the pantry sends out packs of food to children who qualify to use for the weekend. The UDC is a service organization that helps the community in many ways, and this is … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Pike, Hedrick, Muller, and Muller)

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 a collaborative project created by Sara Mae Pike, Michael Hedrick, Luke Muller, and Lane Muller. These students are in 5th Grade at Heard County … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter NSDAR inducts new members

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR inducted four new members at their September meeting: Sandi Allen, Elizabeth Chapmen, Teresa Chapman, and Sarah McCrary. Each of these ladies has proven her direct lineage to someone who fought or provided service in the American Revolution. Once an applicant’s proof documentation is approved, her application … [Read more...]

Southwire Disaster Relief Collection for Hurricane Irma Victims

(Carrollton, GA) -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which leaves a path of devastation and flooding in Florida, Georgia and the surrounding areas, Southwire’s Project GIFT will host a disaster relief collection, beginning on Tuesday, September 19. The collection event will run through Wednesday, September 20. The collection will be held in the parking … [Read more...]

Caney Head’s Annual Barbecue this Saturday

(Heard County, GA) -- Church members and other helpers will be hard at work later this week as Caney Head Methodist Church prepares for their barbecue fundraiser this Saturday, September 23 at the church. The event has been a tradition at the church since the 1950's and draws hundreds of people annually looking to purchase the famous barbecue, brunswick … [Read more...]

Heard County Historical Society Meeting (9/21)

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Historical Society will meet at Three Rivers Commission Building Thursday, September 21 at 5:30. We are delighted to have a representative from the Georgia Battlefields Association present the program. Everyone is invited. Refreshments will be provided. For questions about the program, call Sharon Frost at 770-301-8788. … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Rhone, Frazier, Karamesic and Russell)

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 a collaborative project created by Kimberly Rhone, Chris Frazier, MacKenzie Karamesic and Ahmad Russell.  These students are in 5th grade at Heard … [Read more...]

Fall Festival returns to Heard Elementary!

(Franklin) -- The Fall Festival returns to Heard County Elementary School on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM! We are going to have an inflatable slide, inflatable obstacle course, and a bounce house. Games and activities will include BINGO, a cake walk, a coke bottle toss, pick-a-duck, go fish, candy corn bowling, a bean bag toss, putt-putt … [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...]

Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM -4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. Services include, but are not limited to: Women's Health • DOT Physicals • Sick Visits • Sports … [Read more...]