February 22, 2020

Student Artist Spotlight (Caroline Greenway)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is by 8th grader Caroline Greenway. Caroline is an advanced art student and created art from a chosen theme. Her theme is art that combines text. Caroline used watercolor and … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR Installs New Officer

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter is pleased to announce that Tracey Gay Hunt was recently installed as Chapter Secretary. Tracey will take this interim position until May when the chapter will install their new board for 2020-2022. A native of Heard County, Tracey has been enthusiastic about expanding the chapter goals increasing public awareness … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Makenlie Lasseter)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Makenlie Lasseter. Makenlie, a 7th-grader, is an advanced art student and they create art from their chosen theme. Her theme is animals and she used tempera paint. … [Read more...]

Win FREE Roses from Nancy’s Flower Shop!

(Franklin, GA) -- Want to win some FREE roses?!? 🌹🌹 🥰🥰❤️❤️ Contest Rules: Flowers are for local delivery only (Heard County, GA) Visit Nancy's Flower Shop on Facebook for more information on the simple contest! (All you must do is share the pinned post AND tag 3 friends in the comments) Winner will be randomly chosen on February 13th to receive a FREE … [Read more...]

Nursing home asks for help in spreading Valentine’s Day love to seniors

(Franklin, GA) -- For most people, Valentine’s Day represents a time to celebrate love with romantic partners, friends and family. But for some – especially older adults – many feel lonely across the U.S. around the holiday. According to research from AARP, 1 in 5 older adults in the U.S. feel isolated. Eighty-two percent of older adults say they would … [Read more...]

Franklin Library invites you to go on a ‘Blind Date with a Book’

Franklin Library invites you to go on a Blind Date with a Book Step 1: Come to the library on Valentine’s Day (Feb 14), pick up a surprise wrapped book, take it home and read it. Step 2: Fill out the enclosed “Rate Your Date” card (be honest, you won’t hurt our feelings) and return it to the library to be entered into a prize drawing. Maybe it will be … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Celebrate Your Valentine in Georgia’s State Parks

(Atlanta, GA) -- Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, so Georgia’s State Parks are offering 10 ways to celebrate over the weekend. From sunset hikes to hayrides, park rangers have planned outdoorsy events for couples, families and even Fido. Check out the suggestions below or find your own way to surprise your nature-loving sweetheart on … [Read more...]

‘Drop Your Drawers’ at the Ephesus Public Library in February

(Ephesus, GA) -- From February 1st through February 28th, Ephesus Library will be having a "Drop Your Drawers" event! We are looking for donations of brand new packages of underwear to go to the local elementary schools. Both boys and girls sizes from 4 to 16 are needed. Everyone that donates will receive a "Drop Your Drawers" button, while they … [Read more...]

Heard County Public Library invites you to ‘Drop Your Drawers’

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Public Library is inviting you to 'Drop Your Drawers.' The Library will be accepting donations of new underwear during the entire month of February. Donations will go directly to students at local elementary schools. See flyer below for more details. … [Read more...]

New program aims to make Heard County a ‘Dementia Friendly’ community

(Franklin, GA) -- A group of business and community leaders recently met in December for a presentation on dementia at the Three Rivers Regional Commission/Area Agency on Aging (TRAAA) in Franklin. Leaders from churches, local law enforcement agencies, businesses, and other local government agencies learned about what it would mean to make Heard County a … [Read more...]