March 1, 2015

Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC March Meeting


Heard County Chapter 2587 UDC Meeting (Franklin) -- The regular meeting of Heard County Chapter 2587 Daughters of the Confederacy will be held on Wednesday March 11, 2015. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. as soon as the library opens and we get set up. Our program is on war trivia. Come see how much you know. Our chapter is responsible for the April … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library Hosting Author of Civil War Novel


(Ephesus) -- How did Stonewall Jackson really die? On Tuesday, March 17th, at 6:00 p.m., you just may find out. Ephesus Public Library will have a visit from Author Skip Tucker. Mr. Tucker's book, Pale Blue Light, is a Civil War Novel, but also full of action and adventure, and a murder mystery to boot. Mr. Tucker will speak about his book, and will have … [Read more...]

2015 Heard County March for Babies Kickoff

Emma Rylee Cothran, 2015 March of Dimes Ambassador Baby

Article: Times~Journal (Franklin) -- March of Dimes had a March for Babies Kickoff Luncheon on Friday, February 20 at Certus Bank Community Room in Franklin, Georgia. Carla Starling, Senior Community Director of March of Dimes welcomed everyone. Bobby Cothran gave the invocation. Carla spoke about her love of working for the March of Dimes and hoped that … [Read more...]

EES 5th Graders enjoy Cooking Class


(Ephesus) -- On Wednesday, February 11th, Ephesus Public Library invited Ephesus Elementary School's 5th grade class and their teacher Ms. Debra Revis to the library for a cooking lesson from Chef Carlin Breinig. Chef Carlin, with help from her husband, had the children to prepare a complete breakfast, with Banana French Toast, Homemade Sweet Sausage, … [Read more...]

Miss Snowflake Pageant Results

Miss Snowflake (L-R): Kiara Robinson, Kristen Johnson, Nikki Grier, and Victoria Pounds (Photo: Rodney East)

(Franklin) -- On Saturday, January 31st an array of gorgeous dresses adorned the stage at Heard County Middle School as 47 girls from Georgia and Alabama competed in the First Annual Miss Snowflake Pageant. This event was coordinated by Tiana Spearman who worked diligently to make sure the first pageant of this type was one to remember by spectators, the … [Read more...]

Mona Awbrey Gamble Celebrates 90th Birthday

Sisters Norma Golden, Mona Gamble and Hollis Crockett celebrating Mona’s 90th Birthday

(Franklin) -- Mona Awbrey Gamble had insisted her daughters, Dr. Georgia Evans, Joan Bradfield, and Deborah Gamble, not plan any celebration of her 90th birthday, other than the tradition of the family going to Red Lobster in Newnan.  As it turns out, the partying lasted a week. A little bird had spread the word in the UDC -- send cards to Mona, she's 90 … [Read more...]

MOVIE REVIEW: Jupiter Ascending


It was a slow week at the box office. The only movies that came out in my area were both Sci-Fi films. Jupiter Ascending starring Mila Kunis, and Seventh Son starring Ben Barnes. Which way do you think I went with this one? I’m usually a sucker for Sci-Fi, not to mention I have not had the chance to see a 3-D film in quite some time, so I was excited. To … [Read more...]

Beginners Quilting Seminar


(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will host a Beginners Quilting Seminar on Saturday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The seminar will be led by Ms. Clenette Todd. The cost of the seminar is $5.00 per person, which includes materials. No lunch will be served. For more information, or to sign up, please call the library at (770) 854-READ, or … [Read more...]

MOVIE REVIEW: The Grand Budapest Hotel


Sometimes you just need to get out. You’ve worked all week, you’re full of pent up energy and you just need to go do something. You don’t know what, but something. “I know, I’ll go check out a movie”. Millions of Americans flock to theaters across the country every weekend in search of a couple of hours to forget their troubles, and immerse themselves in … [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...]