February 7, 2016

Student Art Spotlight (Jayden Moreland)

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 holiday piece was created by 2nd grader Jayden Moreland from HES. Jayden created this oil pastel snow storm using water colors and salt. … [Read more...]

Sole accident survivor overcomes injuries, prepares for college

Courtesy of  Melanie Ruberti/The Lagrange Daily News (Lagrange, GA) -- Jayvianna Johnson’s smile and personality light up almost every room she walks into — almost like a beacon in the foggiest of nights. The 18-year-old is genuinely happy and can usually be found laughing and cutting up with Julie Smith, the woman she lovingly refers to as a sister, best … [Read more...]

Thursday night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Come out every Thursday night for Bingo at the American Legion. 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. All proceeds go to support the American Legion. Facility is located at 3191 Franklin Parkway just north of Franklin. … [Read more...]

Art Display at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ms. Julia Thornton Wilson, an artist from Carrollton, Georgia, has graciously agreed to display her art in the display case at the Ephesus Public Library during the month of February. A mix of still life paintings, mixed media, and aged looks are just a few of the items she has on display. All items are for sale. Please come by our library and … [Read more...]

Georgia Artists With DisAbilities Reception

(Ephesus) -- On Saturday, February 13, at 11:00 a.m., Ephesus Public Library is hosting a reception for the Georgia Artists With DisAbilities. The 2015-2016 Tour Exhibit will be on display at Ephesus Library from Monday, February 8th, through Saturday, February 27th. Some of the artists will be at the reception, so the public is welcome to come out and … [Read more...]

Student Art Spotlight (Bryce Davis)

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 holiday piece was created by 3rd grader Bryce Davis from HES. Bryce's artwork demonstrates the use of tints and shades of complimentary colors. … [Read more...]

Ephesus Library home-school program

(Ephesus) -- The Ephesus Public Library hosted a home-school program on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016. Justin Nobles, Melissa Gearhart and Teresa Jones of the West Georgia Regional Library administration were on hand with the components for "STEAM ENGINE: Ideas in Motion." This is a program made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H offers free cooking classes

FREE COOKING CLASSES (Franklin) -- Are you interested in cooking some delicious and healthy meals? Heard County 4-H is hosting its free 6-week, hands-on Cooking Matters class series. You will learn how to: Make the most of your food resources Cook nutritious, delicious food Shop defensively at the grocery store Work with foods … [Read more...]

$100 Reward offered for Missing Dog

$100 REWARD (Franklin) -- A $100 cash REWARD is being offered for a 5-year-old missing German Sheppard named "Diesel" missing since Monday, January 18. Diesel went missing in the Joe Stephens Rd./Powers Crossroads area in eastern Heard County. He is wearing a black collar and weighs approximately 75-80 pounds. If you have any information please call … [Read more...]

3 D Journeys Cuba Free Lecture Series

3D Journeys offers you free lectures to enrich and inspire. Focused on Cuba, each Monday morning session will feature a member of LaGrange College’s distinguished faculty: Jan. 25 “The Cuban Literary Soul: Dreams, Memory and Rediscovery” Dr. Amanda Plumlee, Latin American Studies & Modern Languages Feb. 22 “Cuba: Little Country, Big Sports” Dr. … [Read more...]