December 19, 2018

Student Artist Spotlight (Emma Lawson)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight was designed by Emma Lawson. She is a fourth grade student at Ephesus Elementary School. Emma learned to use a grid for balance as she designed an … [Read more...]

FFA students finish strong at area career development events

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard FFA would like to congratulate Callum McCay and Bailey Hefner. Callum placed second in the state for the Tractor Operations and Maintenance Career Development Event which took place last Saturday Tifton, GA. He won the area event in September which took place at Camp John Hope. We are proud of the effort that Callum put into … [Read more...]

DPS Partnering with Toys for Tots

(Atlanta, GA) -- This year marks the tenth year that the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) is teaming up with the United States Marine Corps Reserve for the annual Toys for Tots program to collect new, unwrapped toys for less fortunate children during the Christmas season. Colonel Mark W. McDonough, DPS Commissioner, announced today that all 52 … [Read more...]

Heartsaver CPR and AED Training

(Franklin) -- Heard County Fire and Emergency Services will be having Heartsaver CPR and AED training on the 3rd Saturday of every other month at 9:00 AM for anyone interested. The next class will be on Saturday, January 19, 2018. See below for more details: Training Classes WHO: Heard County Fire & Emergency Services WHAT: Heartsaver CPR, First … [Read more...]

American Legion Receives Award for Flag Programs

(Franklin, GA) -- George Washington once said of our Flag, “We take the stars from Heaven, the red from our mother country, separating it by white stripes, thus showing that we have separated from her, and the white stripes shall go down to posterity representing freedom.” On Tuesday December 4th, local American Legion Post #148 were presented with a … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Kaden Forbus)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Kaden Forbus. Kaden is a 2nd grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Kaden's design is inspired by Ancient Egyptian cats using patterns with … [Read more...]

Ephesus Neighborhood Closet

(Ephesus) -- The Ephesus Neighborhood Closet will be open the second Friday of December instead of the third from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The Closet has everything from clothing and toys to linens and dishes, sometimes even furniture. Every item is absolutely free, so take home what you need! It is located in the big white house next to Ephesus Baptist … [Read more...]

Food for Fines at Heard County Public Library

(Franklin, GA) -- 'Tis the season of giving, so bring in a non-perishable food item to the Heard County Library in Franklin and we'll knock $2 off your fine balance. Donations will be given to the Heard County Food Pantry. See flyer below for more details. … [Read more...]

Birth Announcement: Pruett Adeline Gilbert

Jeremy and Elizabeth Gilbert announce the birth of their daughter, Pruett Adeline Gilbert. Pruett was born on October 13, 2018. She weighed 7 pounds and was 19 inches long. The proud grandparents are Tommy Stutts and the late Ginger Stutts of Franklin, GA, and Ron and Dawn Gilbert of Milton, GA. Great grandparents are Patricia Gentry and the late Billy … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Alexis Cash)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s  Student Artist Spotlight was created by Alexis Cash. Alexis is a 5th grade student at Centralhatchee Elementary School. While using a grid to create proportion Alexis drew the … [Read more...]