January 30, 2015

Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC February Meeting


Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. at the Heard County Public Library. We will be celebrating Georgia Day.  … [Read more...]

National Freedom Day


National Freedom Day is an observance on February 1 honoring the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a resolution that became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. President Lincoln signed the Amendment outlawing slavery on February 1, 1865, although it was not ratified by the states until later. Major Richard Wright, Sr., a former slave believed there … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts are Mad About Science

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(Heard County) -- Girls at Ephesus and Centralhatchee Elementary Schools recently participated in the Girl Scouts Science Program. Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta provided a day of science fun to both schools through a grant they received from Carroll EMC. Girl Scouts was one of 57 local organizations to receive an Impact Grant through Operation Round Up®, … [Read more...]

Movie Review: “The Wedding Ringer”

Kevin Hart and Josh Gad definitely display chemistry in this “Cool black guy, lame white guy” adult comedy. (Photo: Collider.com)

You can tell a lot about a person at a movie theater. By what they watch, who they’re with, what kind of snacks they order. So what do you make of a guy who shows up alone, with a notebook, and orders a large popcorn and a diet coke? You might think “wow, that guy looks lonely”, or “what a weirdo”. And though you might be right on both counts, I’m there to … [Read more...]

4-H Cooking Class


(Franklin) -- Are you interested in cooking some delicious and healthy meals? Heard County 4-H is hosting a six-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series. You will learn how to: Make the most of your food resources Cook nutritious, delicious food Shop defensively at the grocery store Work with foods you've never used … [Read more...]

“TAKEN 3,” It Is What It Is

If you’re ready to see Liam Neeson beat up a bunch of generic bad guys, you’ve come to the right place. (Photo: projectcasting.com)

“Nobody likes a critic”. Truer words have never been spoken. But you know what else people don’t like? Blowing $20 on a crappy movie. So I’ve decided it’s my civic duty to weed through the weekly Hollywood offerings, and hopefully steer you away from the garbage and toward the gems. Now I understand that not everyone has the same opinions, and all genres … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter DAR Meeting


(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will have its regular meeting on Saturday January 19th at 10 AM at the Heard County Library. This will be our yearly business meeting and we will discuss and plan the February meeting, the May workshop, the end of year reports, our partnership with the Vietnam Anniversary … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 Meeting


Heard County UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- Heard County Chapter 2587 will have its regular meeting on Wednesday, January 14th at 1 PM at the Heard County Library.   Our program will be on Lee's Fighting Tigers. Anyone interested in the learning about the Daughters of the Confederacy is welcome to join us. … [Read more...]

Talented Performer to appear at the Ephesus Library

Cliff Patton (Photo: Perry Chamber of Commerce)

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Library once again hosts Family Fun Night! On Tuesday, January 27th, at 6:00 p.m., we'll have a visit from ventriloquist, comedian, balloon twister, and magician Cliff Patton! Mr. Patton has performed all over the U.S., and will introduce us to a new character, Augie the Possum. It will be free fun for the whole family, so come ahead. … [Read more...]

Dental Center of Carrollton Hosting Free Day of Dentistry


(Carrollton, GA) -- Dr. Betsy Ayers, DMD and Dr. David Forrest, DMD are out to change lives by offering free smiles to anyone who needs dental work, as they host the latest event for Dentistry From The Heart. Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH) is a national non-profit organization with a simple mission – making people smile. Founded in 2001 by a dentist in New … [Read more...]