October 1, 2016

‘Uncle Poppy’ visits EPL

(Ephesus) -- On Saturday, September 24th we had the most amazing author here from Birmingham, Alabama, Randy Pardue, better known as Uncle Poppy! One of the nicest men you'll ever meet, Randy is a pastor, and the author of two books, A Blue Chair Christmas and Sandy the Selfish Seagull. He wrote A Blue Chair Christmas with his granddaughter Harper Kate, a … [Read more...]

2016 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Info

2016 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Please pick up an entry form at Heard Elementary School or visit the Heard Elementary website to print one. Also, you will find a pageant information sheet on the website. Entry fee is $35 for Formal Wear $5.00 for Miss Photogenic (optional) Deadline to enter is Friday, Oct. … [Read more...]

Learn to Live Well With Free Workshop From Tanner

(Carrollton, GA) -- Living with an ongoing health condition and want to be in better control of your symptoms? Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is offering a free, six-session Living Well Workshop that teaches participants how to manage any health condition, including arthritis, autoimmune conditions, cancer, chronic lung conditions, … [Read more...]

Celebrate Constitution Week

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” These words, written 229 … [Read more...]

HHS combines art and science to bring kids back to the beginnings of photography

(Franklin) -- Carrie Poole and Laura Barido (Physical Science) and Clint Robinson (Visual Arts) teamed up with physical science students to drive home the understanding of light waves by creating photographs using simple paint cans. Yes, the paint cans you get from the local hardware store. Students got to experience how the simplest form of Photography … [Read more...]

Fall Festival returns to HES

(Franklin) -- The Fall Festival is coming back to Heard County Elementary School on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 PM! We are going to have an inflatable slide, inflatable obstacle course, and a CAMO 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, … [Read more...]

HHS Class of 1970 Reunion

(Franklin) -- The Heard County High School Graduating Class of 1970 will be having their 46th class reunion on Friday, October 14, 2016@ 7:00 p.m. Anyone interested in attending or needing more information about the reunion, please contact Randy Chesnut at 706-675-6579. We hope to see everyone there! … [Read more...]

“A Magical Moment” Pageant at HCMS

“A Magical Moment” (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 18) Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Heard County Middle School Gym 6 Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Grades 2-3: Little Miss Grades 4-5: Junior Miss Grades 6-8: Miss Middle School 9-12: … [Read more...]

Happy 92nd Birthday Grandma Winnie

For My Grandma on Her 92nd Birthday Grandma, you most definitely have to know That your spirit in me certainly does show. Your love, your respect, your generosity, Those are the things you gave to me that others can see. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you, That is the main thing you showed me to do. Not through just words but … [Read more...]

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

On September 16, 2016, we pause to remember the sacrifices of the 83,193 Americans who are still missing or unaccounted for. We remember their families - whose pain and suffering does not subside with the passage of time. POW/MIA Recognition Day serves to remind us that the true cost of war extends far beyond the last shots being fired. WWII claimed more … [Read more...]