August 29, 2015

Ephesus Library Computer Classes

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(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library has one-on-one classes for anyone who needs computer instruction. Ms. Diane Langley has graciously volunteered to teach these classes. They can be scheduled at any time during the day. Whether you've never even turned on a computer before, or you're a novice and need a little help with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, or surfing … [Read more...]

Heard High Class of 1970 Reunion

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(Franklin) -- The Heard High School graduating class of 1970 will be having a 45th class reunion at Heard High on October 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. If interested in helping organize this reunion, please meet at the Centralhatchee Parkway Baptist Church on August 27th at 6:00 p.m. Please call Randy Chesnut at 706-675-6579 if interested in attending the planning … [Read more...]

Local Veteran Volunteers Needed

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Veteran Volunteers Needed (Franklin) -- Veterans wanted -- All branches of service. Take what you learned and use it to train the leaders of tomorrow. United States Naval Sea Cadet Corp. Call Joe Liranzo  at 706-957-8966 or visit www.seacadets.org  … [Read more...]

Local Librarian named West Georgia Region Star of the Month

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(Ephesus) -- Debra Camp has been chosen as Library Star of the Month for the West Georgia Region, consisting of five counties. Debra is an assistant librarian at Ephesus Public Library, and was chosen for her excellence in customer service. She is such a help and a blessing at Ephesus Library, and we appreciate her so much. Congratulations, Debra! … [Read more...]

PruittHealth Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony

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(Franklin) -- A wonderful ceremony was held for the many volunteers that give their time to the residents of PruittHealth of Franklin on Tuesday, July 22nd at 2:30 pm. The ceremony began with prayer led by Sheila Moody, Director of Healthcare Services. Rebecca South, Assistance Director of Healthcare Services gave the welcome and the introduction to the … [Read more...]

Ephesus Summer Reading Program

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(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the amazing Summer Reading Program that we had this year! We had 10 programs with almost 400 people in attendance. Thank you to the volunteers who helped to make it all possible, and to the parents and children who came to the events. You really made a … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Introduces New Language Program

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(Ephesus) -- At Ephesus Public Library, on Thursday, July 23rd at 3:00 p.m., we'll introduce you to something new that the West Georgia Regional Libraries have to offer - Mango Languages! At the library, you'll be able to use Mango through our GALILEO program to learn over 60 languages! We'll have a table set up with information about this free program, … [Read more...]

HCPR Youth Fishing Tournament (July 23)

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(Franklin) -- Heard County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament on Thursday, July 23 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the recreation department on Thompson Road. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. For more information see the flyer below or call the recreation department at 706-675-3778. … [Read more...]

“Murder in Coweta County” Event Planned for July 16-17

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(Newnan, GA) -- The Coweta County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the Newnan Carnegie Library are collaborating to present a two-night event featuring the movie “Murder in Coweta County." Dick Atkins, the producer of the movie, and the director, Gary Nelson, will discuss their memories of making the made-for-TV movie in and around Coweta County in the … [Read more...]

West Georgia Regional Library System Now Offers Free E-Magazines

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(West Georgia) -- The West Georgia Regional Library System now offers free e-magazine titles for checkout to anyone with a computer or tablet. Including popular titles such as People, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, and Southern Living, this new collection will bring the newsstand to your closest device. Serving Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, Heard, and Paulding … [Read more...]