November 1, 2014

Author visits Ephesus Public Library


(Ephesus) -- Tuesday night, October 21st, at 6:30 p.m., author Cheryl Pollard came to Ephesus Public Library to present her latest book, Love Lifted Me, the story of an African-American woman born in the Depression-era south. Ms. Pollard is also the author of Fording and Sunrise. Her books have sold all over the United States, as well as Canada and … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Welcomes 4 New Members

Pictured above (L-R): Bonnie Baker, Sharon Frost, Pam Rogers, Hollis Crockett, Carla Brown

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to welcome four new members into the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and into our chapter. Mary Wirth was verified by the National Society on May 5th, Sharon Denney Frost and Pam Denney Rogers were both verified by the National Society on August 5th … [Read more...]

Local Toddler Waiting for Transplant

Malik 2

(Franklin, GA) -- 3-year-old Malik Jones of Franklin is at the top of child organ donor lists in both Pennsylvania and Ohio awaiting a liver and small intestine transplant. Malik was born June 24, 2011 at Atlanta Medical Center at only 26 weeks, and two weeks after his birth he developed a hole in his small intestine and was rushed to Scottish Rite … [Read more...]

Uncomfortable High School Student


(Franklin) -- If you take a look into our school handbook, who do you think the majority of the dress code rules are geared towards? If you don’t know then let me tell you, it’s the girls. I am not allowed tear wear, leggings, tank tops, jeggings, there can be no holes in jeans, and my dress MUST fall two inches above my knee. Why you might ask? Because as … [Read more...]

Fall Book Sale


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will be having a Fall Book Sale, running from Thursday, October 23rd through Saturday, November 1st. We'll furnish a bag that you can fill up for $5.00, or you can buy items separately.  Great books - great prices!  Come on out! … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Book Presentation


(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday, October 21st, at 6:30 p.m., Ms. Cheryl Pollard will be doing a book presentation at Ephesus Public Library. Having published 2 books previously, Ms. Pollard now has her third book ready, Love Lifted Me. This is the story of Fannie Billingsley Cooley Sullivan, a black woman born in the South during the depression. Ms. Pollard will … [Read more...]

WWE Salutes America’s Armed Forces with the 12th Annual Tribute to the Troops


(Stamford, CT) -- WWE and Georgia State Governor Nathan Deal this week announced that the 12th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday, December 9 at the Columbus Civic Center for the military personnel and their families stationed at United States Army post at Fort Benning. In the tradition of Bob Hope, WWE brings together the best … [Read more...]

5th Annual Heard County Lion’s Club Car Show


(Franklin) -- The 5th Annual Heard County Lions Club Car Show will be held on the town square in Franklin on Saturday, October 18, 2014  from 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m. EST. Registration for the event begins at 9:00 a.m. Heard County High School students will provide the food this year with the proceeds going towards helping Will Hutchins in his continued recovery … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Welcomes Australian Visitors


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Library hosted visitors from Australia, Ken and Carol Duval earlier this week. They've spent the past several years touring the world on a motorcycle. Their tales of adventure included a Power Point presentation. Right now they're touring the United States, and are guests of their friends, David and Emy Woodburn, for a few days. David … [Read more...]

Heard County Chapter 2587 October Meeting


(Franklin) -- The October meeting of Heard County Chapter 2587 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday October 8th at the Heard County Library. Any ladies interested in learning more about the UDC are invited to join us. There will be an executive board meeting at 12:30 at the Old Jail Museum prior to the meeting. … [Read more...]