October 16, 2018

Student Artist Spotlight (Addison Crofts)

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 Addison Crofts. Addison is a third student at Heard County Elementary School. In Art class, Addison and her classmates studied about … [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 was designed by Kaden Forbus.  Kaden is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Kaden and his classmates studied about cave art. His … [Read more...]

OPINION: Time for Georgia to officially recognize recreation on the Chattahoochee

Thanks to large investments by the City and people of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee River downstream of Atlanta is dramatically cleaner than it was two decades ago. Once severely polluted, the stretch of river from Atlanta’s Peachtree Creek down to West Point Lake has dramatically rebounded and riverside communities have taken advantage. Each year, hundreds … [Read more...]

Kiwanis Club News

(Franklin, GA) -- The Kiwanis Club of Heard County is preparing for the first annual “Haunted Hustle” 5K and fun run on October 6. It will be held at the Heard County Recreation Department. The Tot Trot will begin at 8:30 followed by the 5K at 9:00 AM. All revenues generated by this event will be used for the benefit of children in Heard County. It is … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On October 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., Ephesus Public Library is pleased to welcome author Julie Hedgepeth Williams. Ms. Williams appeared here a couple of years when she did a one-woman play of A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells' Story of Survival, the story of Ms. Williams family members who were on the Titanic. Ms. Williams' latest book … [Read more...]

James Stewart Junior Member attends Constitution Week Luncheon

(Atlanta, GA) -- Junior Member and Chapter Officer, Elizabeth Chapman, recently served as a personal page to Melodye  Brown, State Regent, Georgia State Society, NSDAR, at the annual Constitution Week Luncheon, held at the Dunwoody Country Club on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Celebrating the 231st Anniversary of the signing of the US Constitution, the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Veterans Day 2018

(Franklin, GA) -- On Saturday, November 10th, the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, will honor our local Heard County veterans with a patriotic program, from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, at the 4H Center of Franklin Parkway. This year, we are pleased to welcome our keynote speaker, Lt. Colonel, US Army (retired) Geoffrey Schmalz. We will be sending out invitations in … [Read more...]

Stateline Showdown at Staples Stadium this Saturday

(Franklin, GA) -- A throng of Marching Band fans are expected to descend on Franklin this Saturday, Sept. 29 as Heard High School hosts its second marching band competition. Staples Stadium will once again be the site for the 'Stateline Showdown' featuring some of the top high school marching bands in the area. The event will also feature special … [Read more...]

Monday accident involved two Heard County buses

(Franklin, GA) -- Two Heard County school buses were involved in a minor accident near Heard County Middle School Monday afternoon resulting in several injuries. According to a report by Georgia State Trooper Olen Kuhr, the accident occurred at the intersection of Old Field Road and Franklin Parkway. Both buses were traveling east bound on Old Field … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Hunter Barnhill)

Heard Co. Student Art Spotlight (Franklin) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. The Student Artist Spotlight for this week is Hunter Barnhill. Hunter is a 3rd Grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Hunter used his imagination to create artwork beginning with a … [Read more...]