December 6, 2019

HELP WANTED: Registered Nurses

(Franklin, GA) -- Registered Nurse (RN) positions available. NO nights, NO weekends, and NO holidays. Currently licensed in the State of Georgia w/2 years experience in geriatric, community health, or long-term care. Computer skills are a must. RN will perform in-home assessments for the Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Office is in Franklin, … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Christmas Parade and Event Guide

(Heard County, GA) -- Several community Christmas events are taking place this weekend and has combined the information for all of these local events below for your convenience. City Christmas Parades and correlated events will take place on Friday and Saturday in Franklin, Centralhatchee, and Ephesus. 2019 Christmas Parade and Event … [Read more...]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Each year on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Survivors, veterans and visitors from all over the world come together to honor and remember the 2,403 service members and civilians who were killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. A further 1,178 people were injured in the attack, which permanently sank two U.S. Navy battleships - the … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Come out every Thursday night for Bingo at the Heard County American Legion. Doors open at 6:00 pm and game starts at 7:30 pm. Family fun, smoke-free area, and no alcohol served. We look forward to seeing you! $15.00 minimum cash only. Proceeds support the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of Heard … [Read more...]

Ephesus Neighborhood Closet Holiday Schedule

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Neighborhood Closet in Ephesus, Georgia will change its schedule during the month of December. For December only, the Closet will be open the 2nd Friday of the month. In January, it will revert back to opening the 3rd Friday of the month. The Neighborhood Closet, originally started by the Ephesus Library Book Club, has clothing, … [Read more...]

Healing PTSD Stamp to be issued on December 2

(Franklin, GA) -- The US Postal Service announced recently that a semipostal stamp will be issued on December 2 to help raise funds for those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Healing PTSD semipostal stamp features a photographic illusion of a green plant sprouting from the ground, which is covered in fallen leaves. The image is … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(Franklin) — If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution. Every Monday night from 6:00 – 7:00 PM an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Local man in need of kidney transplant

(Franklin/Times~Journal) -- Walter “Boot” Watkins of Heard County, was diagnosed with late-stage kidney disease. He’s had to start dialysis, hooking up three times a week to a machine that filters his blood. “It wipes you out,” Walter says. “But right now that is what is keeping me alive.” Walter was born and raised in Heard County and graduated from Heard … [Read more...]

Roopville Historical Society Christmas Events

(Roopville, GA) -- The Roopville Historical Society will host a Christmas Open House at The Roop House on November 23rd and 24th from 2 PM - 4 PM both days. $5 per person, children under 5 are free. Come see The Roop House decorated for Christmas. Contact Pat Wilson at 770-301-5745 for more info. The Roopville Historical Society will host a Christmas … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Christmas Parade

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Please join the Town of Centralhatchee to kick off the holiday season this year with its Annual Christmas Parade. Citizens, friends and families are encouraged to line up along Centralhatchee Parkway and enjoy the parade on Saturday, December 7th at 2:00 PM. If you would like to participate in the parade with a float, car, truck, … [Read more...]