June 18, 2018

Lew-E’s Reading Rock-A-Thon Show

(Franklin, GA) -- Lew-E’s Reading Rock-A-Thon show will be at the Heard County Public Library this Tuesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM. This is a free program open to all ages that will include juggling, magic, and more! Come join us! … [Read more...]

Free Concert at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, June 19th, at 6:00 p.m., Gladius, Flamenco Guitar Player, will appear at Ephesus Public Library. Inspired by great composers and Spanish guitar maestros, Gladius is more than a fabulous performer and award-winning composer - fusing these elements into a refreshing formula. He evokes the Spanish spirit in a distinctly unorthodox … [Read more...]

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Chattahoochee Bend State Park

(Newnan, GA) -- On Friday, June 15, 2018, the Department of Natural Resources will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Chattahoochee Bend State Park’s three new visitor cabins, including one with ADA amenities and one with dog-friendly lodging. A public ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. at the state park. The program will include a … [Read more...]

American Legion Post 148 installs New Officers

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County American Legion Post 148 installed new officers for the 2018-2019 year on June 5, 2018. Harold Watkins, Georgia 5th District Commander installed Jim Bishop, Commander; Durell Langley, Adjutant; Earnest D Pugh Sr, Sgt At Arms & Historian; V D Massey, Finance Officer; Lawrence Lipford, Jr Vice Commander; Charles Norwood, Sr … [Read more...]

UDC celebrates Confederate Memorial Day

(Franklin, GA) -- On May 5, 2018, the United Daughters of the Confederacy celebrated Confederate Memorial Day with speeches from President Sharon Frost, President Elect Eve Holder and member Marifaythe Whitley. The members had taken the time to clean off their Confederate Soldier’s grave and place flags on other Confederate Soldiers’ graves,  place a flag … [Read more...]

Baby Brave Reunion this Saturday!

(Franklin, GA) -- The Baby Braves will be getting together for another big reunion this Saturday at Centralhatchee Park. Baby Brave members and families are invited out to the park to enjoy free food, giveaways, a train ride, face painting, arts and crafts, and much more. The latest Baby Brave event will take place from 4:30-7:00 PM at the park. (See … [Read more...]

Local Veterans Honored with Breakfast at Hardee’s

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and Hardee’s Franklin location teamed up on Saturday, May 26th to honor local veterans as we remembered those service men and women who gave all for the freedoms we enjoy. These veterans were treated to a breakfast biscuit, beverage and appreciation for their service to our country from the chapter members … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Public Library Grand Opening & Super Saturday

(Centralhatchee/Times-Journal) -- Centralhatchee Public Library opened their door for the first time at their soft opening on May 22nd at 11:00 am. The new facility was made possible by SPLOST dollars and State Funding. Centralhatchee Elementary School's amazing group of 2nd graders and teachers, Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Dorsey showed their support and … [Read more...]

SummerFest 2018

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce will host SummerFest 2018 on the square in downtown Franklin, GA on Saturday, July 7th. Folks, young and old, are invited to come out and enjoy great food, good music, and some fantastic fireworks. This event is free to the public. This family-friendly festival will provide a wide array of foods that … [Read more...]

DAR Patriotic Service Appreciation Award Presented to HCHS Band Students

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is a service organization, and there is no better service that they can do than honor our youth, for they are the future. On the 11th of May, members of the James Stewart Chapter attended the Heard County High School Band Awards Banquet to honor two young men for their … [Read more...]