January 17, 2021

4-H Summer Camp Survey

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia 4-H wants to hear your thoughts on your child/ren’s participation in 4-H camp this summer, with COVID-19 likely to remain a concern. What you tell us is very important as we gather information to inform our decision-making and communication regarding 4-H camp in 2021. Please follow this … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Thursday Night Bingo returns to the Heard County American Legion this Thursday, January 7! Doors open at 6:00 PM and game starts at 7:30 PM. Family fun, smoke-free area, and no alcohol served. We look forward to seeing you! $15.00 minimum cash only. Proceeds support the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of … [Read more...]

HCMS student named American History Essay winner

(Franklin, GA) -- Rylee Reeves, an eighth grade student at Heard County Middle School, was awarded the American History Essay Medal and Certificate of Award on Thursday, December 10, 2020. The 2020 essay topic was the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre. The Boston Massacre is considered to be a pivotal event that paved the way to the American … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight: Trystan Rowell

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- We regularly spotlight the art creations of Heard County students. Today's Student Artist Spotlight color pencil drawing was created by an advanced art student, HCMS 8th-grader Trystan Rowell. Advanced art students developed a theme of their own choice that they wanted to create artwork around, and then … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Food Talk Virtual Series

(Franklin, GA) -- Start 2021 in the right direction! Are you ready to make positive changes for your health this new year? If so, here is the series for you! Food Talk is a series of six interactive classes that feature tools and ideas for making healthier food, nutrition, and physical activity choices on a budget. Each 60 minute class features a cooking … [Read more...]

American Legion Bingo nights postponed due to COVID-19

(Franklin) -- Due to COVID-19, Thursday Night Bingo at the Heard County American Legion is being cancelled until January 7, 2021. Proceeds support Post 148 of the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of Heard County. Click here for more information and updates from The American Legion Post 148 is located at 3191 Franklin … [Read more...]

2020 Heard County Christmas Parade and Event Preview

Winterfest in Downtown Franklin The square in downtown Franklin will once again play host to the annual Winterfest celebration on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 4:00 PM-9:30PM. Admission is FREE and the celebration will feature the Christmas Parade at 6:00 PM, live music by Charlie Hudgins from 7:00-8:00 PM, photos with Santa from 7:00-8:30 PM, Christmas … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight: Makenlie Lasseter

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- We regularly spotlight the art creations of Heard County students. Today's Student Artist Spotlight tempera painting was created by an advanced art student, HCMS 8th-grader Makenlie Lasseter. Advanced art students developed a theme of their own choice that they wanted to create artwork around, and then … [Read more...]

Heard County resident wins distinguished award for youth influence

(Franklin, GA) -- Dinah Rowe of Heard County was recently awarded the William H. Booth Award for the Northwest District which recognizes the outstanding work of Georgia extension agents involved in the 4-H program. The Booth Awards, sponsored by Georgia Electric Membership Corp., were presented virtually through the Georgia 4-H broadcast, “Stars Across … [Read more...]

Glenloch Community Outreach (Food Pantry)

GLENLOCH COMMUNITY OUTREACH WHAT: Glenloch Food Pantry WHEN: Open each Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ELIGIBILITY: We serve all of Heard County REQUIREMENTS: First time client we will need a valid drivers license plus 1 more proof of address MISSION STATEMENT: The need for food does not stop in a time of crisis; our Food Pantry should be open so no kids … [Read more...]