June 29, 2016

13th Annual Randolph County Rodeo

(Randolph County, AL) -- The 13th annual Randolph County Sheriff's PCA Rodeo will be Friday and Saturday, July 1-2, at 7:30 p.m. on U.S. 431, just north of Wedowee Building Supplies. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at Randolph County Sheriff's Office. Fireworks will follow the rodeo. … [Read more...]

Gutsy the Fox visits Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Thursday, Gutsy the Fox made a visit to Ephesus Library! Gutsy involved the children in the audience in his crazy antics, while teaching them about the benefits of reading! Gutsy is shown above with Joseph Hudgins. … [Read more...]

Museum Salutes the 20th Anniversary of Olympic Torch in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- In the 1989 Heard County History Book, according to long time Franklin resident and businessman, Thomas Lipford, “W.D Lipford constructed a new service station on the northeast corner of the square.” It was a Gulf Station that was added to, changed to different businesses through the years, then saved and renovated by First Georgia Bank in … [Read more...]

Heard County artists shine at Coweta Art Show

(Newnan, GA) -- Heard County artists R.L. Hughey and Deborah McNeil once again wowed the crowd Tuesday night at awards reception of the 11th annual Performing Arts Juried Art Show sponsored by the Newnan Coweta Art Association. The inventive and creative couple were honored with the "Best in Sculpture' award for their extremely complex and interactive piece … [Read more...]

HHS grads complete cross-country road trip

(Franklin, GA) -- Some Heard County High School Class of 2016 honor graduates celebrated their achievements by embarking on a 7,000 mile plus cross-country road trip soon after they completed commencement exercises on May 20. Valedictorian Hannah Rogers, Salutatorian Jaime Conlan, and fellow honor grads Brian Hill and Riley Curbow had been planning the … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Installs New Officers

(Franklin) -- In May, the members of the James Stewart Chapter NSDAR of Franklin held their last meeting of the 2014-2016 term in the community room of the Community & Southern Bank in Franklin. The chapter welcomed new member Joyce McLain and her visitors, her daughter Amy Kent and her granddaughter Kati Kent: held its final business meeting: and … [Read more...]

SummerFEST 2016 – Food, Fun, and Fireworks over the ‘Hooch

(Franklin, GA) -- “The newest go-to venue with more to do than any other venue around is Franklin’s SummerFEST. We have more activities, crafts and vendors than any other event in this area. We’re not just a fireworks show,” said Keri Denney, SummerFEST Committee Chair. Children’s activities include a Water Walker which allows youth to step inside an … [Read more...]

Touchdown Club Color Run

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Touchdown Club will be hosting a Color Run/Walk over a 5K course on July 23, 2016. During the race, participants are doused with color at various color stations ending with one final color celebration at the finish line. The event kicks off at 9 AM at Glenloch Baptist Church. See flyer below for more information. The … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Honors 5 Local Students

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR was pleased to be able to honor five Heard County students this May. The chapter presented its first $100 DAR Good Citizen Contest Winner scholarship to our Class of 2016 DAR Good Citizen Brian Hill at the Heard County High School Awards Program on Tuesday May 3rd. As the 2016 DAR Good Citizen, Brian chose to … [Read more...]

4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS MEETING (For those interested in archery) WHEN: Thursday, June 23 WHERE: 4-H Building (Old Recreation Dept.) TIME: 6:00-7:00 PM WHO: Grades 5-12 Boys & Girls and parents … [Read more...]