August 18, 2018

Alzheimer’s Group of Carroll County presents Teepa Snow at Midway Church

(Carrollton, GA) -- Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is growing expeditiously. One in three people are affected by dementia in some way. It is critical that not just family and professional caregivers learn about coping with dementia but the entire community as we all have opportunities to encounter someone with dementia whether it be at the grocery … [Read more...]

Saturday in the Park

“Saturday in the Park” (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 18) Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm Heard County Middle School Gym  Six Queen Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy Queen (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Grades 2-3: Little Miss Grades 4-5: Junior Miss Grades 6-8: Miss … [Read more...]

Franklin Housing Authority Yard of the Month

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Housing Authority awarded the August, 2018 Yard of the Month prize to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Summers last week. Mr. Summers has used his vast creativity to transform both their yard and building into a bird sanctuary using repurposed items. Standing in their yard, one can hear the whirring of wings of hundreds of hummingbirds. Mr. … [Read more...]

Heard High in Zambia

(Franklin, GA) -- My name is Clint Robinson, I am the visual art teacher at Heard High School, I am also a father to a little girl with Down syndrome. During the years of 2011 and 2012 I pursued a master’s degree in art education form the University of Florida. My degree culminated with a book titled “What down syndrome has to offer art education.” It … [Read more...]

Anita Renfroe Power of the Purse Show

(Carrollton, GA) -- You don’t want to miss this show! Nationally-known comedienne Anita Renfroe is coming to Carrollton for a fundraising event for the Community Foundation of West Georgia’s Power of the Purse fund. Anita has been featured in The New York times, Reader’s Digest, Woman’s Day and The Washington Post. She has been featured as a comedy … [Read more...]

Dinah Rowe wins distinguished award for youth influence

(Tucker, GA) -- Dinah Rowe of Heard County was recently awarded the William H. Booth Award (Northwest District), which recognizes the outstanding work of Georgia extension agents in the 4-H program. The Booth Awards, sponsored by Georgia Electric Membership Corp., were presented July 26 in Atlanta at the Annual Georgia 4-H State Congress. Georgia 4-H’ers … [Read more...]

Interested in becoming a Girl Scout?

(Franklin, GA) -- Interested in becoming a Girl Scout? Heard County Girl Scout Registration is NOW OPEN! Join us for a parent's informational meeting on Friday, August 10 from 5-6 PM at Franklin Church of God. See the flyer below for more details!   … [Read more...]

Lorrie Morgan in concert at Woodland High School

(Woodland, AL) -- American Country Music singer and Grand Ole Opry member Lorrie Morgan (w/ special guest Kevin Moon) will be appearing in concert at the first Vern Gosdin Memorial Concert on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Woodland High School in Woodland, AL. The concert begins at 7:00 PM CST/8:00 PM EST) at the Woodland High football stadium. For … [Read more...]

Football Fans Say ‘I Do’ at Staples Stadium

(Franklin, GA) -- When it comes to couples who share football fandom, sometimes the love between them is as important as their love of the game. For Heard County Brave fans Charles Israel and Tricia Shepherd, it was a no-brainer to include their favorite football venue, Staples Stadium in their wedding day. The couple, now Mr. and Mrs. Charles Israel, says … [Read more...]

Bat Search by Boat on West Point Lake

Thursday, August 9 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm (EST) Pyne Road Park (Lagrange, GA) -- Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is offering a program “Bat Search by Boat” on West Point Lake on Thursday, August 9 from 7:30-9 pm. Come aboard Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s floating classroom to look and listen for bats! LaGrange College professor Mark Yates will be providing acoustic … [Read more...]