September 16, 2014

Bells Across America

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(Franklin) -- September 17, 2014 begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The week-long commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. Our Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedom, and to ensure those … [Read more...]

Home For Sale in Franklin, GA


Home For Sale in Franklin, GA 4000 Square Foot Four-Sided Brick Ranch Home Built in 2006. In-law Suite with Full Kitchen in Full Finished Basement on 19 Acres. House + 19 acres $315,000 or  House + 2 Acres $289,000 (Owner Will Finance 17 Acres). Total of Six Bedrooms; Four Bathrooms; Garage and Carport to Accommodate  Four to Six Vehicles. Call Valerie … [Read more...]

Bright-Barnett October Nuptials

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Alissa Michele Barnett and Corey Scott Bright would like to announce their wedding for October 11,2014. The bride is the daughter of George and Kathy Lee, and David McCraney of Newnan, GA. The groom is the son of J.W. and Faye Bright of Franklin, GA. The wedding will be held in Newnan, GA. … [Read more...]

Where There’s Will There’s Way


(Franklin) -- Our son, Will, was involved in a roll over car accident on June 1, 2013. It left him paralyzed from the waist down. After his accident he has continued to do the things he loved doing before his accident like driving his truck, hunting, and fishing, but Will is now a senior in high school and it is his goal to walk across the stage on … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts “Adoption Day” at Heard County Animal Control


(Franklin) -- Girl Scout Troop 13324 of Franklin will be hosting an "Adoption Day" at Heard County Animal Control on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The girl scouts will be on hand to answer questions and will be giving out helpful information on the adoption of a cat or a dog as well as information about strays. Heard County … [Read more...]

2014 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant


2014 Heard Elementary Fall Pageant Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Please pick up an entry form at Heard Elem. School or visit the Heard Elem. website to print one. Also, you will find a pageant information sheet on the website. Entry fee is $30 per contestant. Deadline to enter is Tuesday, September 9th Admission tickets will … [Read more...]

The Gift of Life

Beverly Wiggins and her living donor Leslie Calderoni

(Atlanta, GA) -- A long search by one local family came to a successful end last week for one local family after the generous donation of a kidney by a living donor from over 3,000 miles away. Two Heard High students, Trey and Sara Wiggins along with the help of their mom Angela began an internet campaign late in 2013 hoping to find a new kidney for their … [Read more...]

Library Card Sign-Up Month


(Ephesus) -- September is Library Card Signup Month!  Come on out and see what the Ephesus library has to offer!  Get a library card free - it's the smartest card in your wallet!  Come to your local library and sign up today! … [Read more...]

Woman honoring friend and mother by running 5K


I will be running in a 5K in memory of my mom and in honor of my best friend, Charles Israel, in order to raise money for cancer research. Please help me raise money to fight cancer by supporting research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Visit my page on the Winship Win the Fight 5K website and register or donate today. Why I'm … [Read more...]

Zumbathon for Ginger Stutts

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Zumbathon Fundraiser for Ginger Stutts! Mark your calendars August 23, 2014 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Centralhatchee Elementary School Gym. Fun for the whole family! Kids corner (jumper/slide, cotton candy, face painting, popcorn, snowcones) we have some awesome raffle and silent auction prizes!!! Vendors (Origami owl, Thirty-one, Doterra … [Read more...]