April 25, 2018

Winter band groups growing in numbers

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School recently took the Indoor Winds group to the Championships in Cumming, GA on April 14. The Braves earned the silver medal in the Georgia Indoor Percussion Association Championships and the Bronze Medal at the Winterguard International Southeast Regional Contest. They competed in the Winds Scholastic A … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Conner Clark)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. The artwork for this week’s Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Connor Clark. Connor is a third grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Connor learned how to make coils of … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (03/27/18)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING April 24, 2018 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Special Use Application – Klaus & Katharina Huenermann, 1463 Welcome Road, Roopville, GA 30170 IV.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES – March 27, 2018 V.  AMEND AGENDA   VI.  NEW BUSINESS a.  … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Garden recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- This year we celebrated the 35th Anniversary of our national awareness month as April was first designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. It’s the time of the year again we recommit to giving every child a chance to succeed and to ensuring that every child grows up in a safe, stable, and … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Cooper Causey)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. The artwork for this week’s Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Sophia Bailey. She is a Kindergarten student at Centralhatchee Elementary School. Sophia created her artwork of a … [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...]

Benefit For Tricia Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- Tricia Johnson is a 26 year old wife of Bryan Johnson, a lineman for Pike Electric. She is also the mother of three beautiful girls, ages eight, five and one. Tricia was recently diagnosed with Chondrosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, that was found in her skull. In early February, she had surgery to try and remove the tumor. Even though … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Cooper Causey)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. The artwork for this week’s Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Cooper Causey. He is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Cooper created his artwork showing … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Rebecca Britt)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary.  The artwork for this week’s Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Rebecca Britt. She is a first grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Rebecca created her artwork while … [Read more...]

Heard Historical Society Farmhouse Museum Tour

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Historical Society will be heading to This Old Farmhouse GA on Thursday, April 19 at 5:30, to tour a farmhouse museum located on Hwy. 27 North in Heard County. We will explore early homesteading practices done in Heard County during  1920-1930. The museum grounds and buildings will be the focus with emphasis on farming … [Read more...]