May 25, 2020

Katy Gray receives excellence in American History Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- At the recent chapter meeting for the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Katy Gray from Heard County Middle School was awarded the Excellence in American History Medal for her chapter-winning essay on “The Voyage of the Mayflower.” Katy also received a Certificate of Award for her essay. Katy’s parents, Beth and Billy Gray, were also present to … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Brailey Watkins)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week's Student Artist Spotlight is by 8th Grader Brailey Watkins. Brailey is an advanced art student and created art from a chosen theme. Brailey's theme is nature and flowers using watercolor paint. … [Read more...]

Heard County School System offering emergency food for all students

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School is offering free food items for all Heard County students this week at designated times and locations. The emergency food program is being headed up by popular Heard County Elementary School counselor June Barber. The first pick-up time will take place this Wednesday afternoon from 3:00-5:00 PM at Heard Elementary … [Read more...]

Franklin Nursing home seeks acts of kindness for its residents

(Franklin, GA) -- For many people, living in a skilled nursing facility includes a regular schedule of activities and visitors. Since new visitation rules have been put in place in response to the threat posed by the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the days and nights in these centers are about to become much quieter. PruittHealth is taking action to … [Read more...]

Heard County art featured at gallery show

(Franklin, GA) -- Several Heard County art students recently worked with Mr. Clint Robinson on art for a gallery show entitled "exalted notions." Pictured in the slideshow above are some of the students with their art. Callie Robinson "vampires," Dharma Robinson "punk," Kari Griffith "John the Baptist," and Danielle Reynolds "untitled." Not pictured are … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Addie Arp)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week's Student Artist Spotlight is Addie Arp. Addie is a 7th grade advanced art student and they recently created art from a chosen theme. Addie's theme was nature/landscapes and she used watercolor paints. … [Read more...]

‘Hippity Hop’ Color Drop 5K to benefit Ephesus Elementary

(Franklin, GA) -- Ephesus Elementary School will be sponsoring its first ever Hippity Hop Drop 5K race at Heard County High School on Saturday, March 28 at 10:00 AM. Proceeds from the race will be used to purchase new physical education equipment for EES. Registration fees range from $15 to $30 and forms can be downloaded at ees.heard.k12.ga.us or picked … [Read more...]

FREE Diabetic Screenings at Heard County Health Department

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Health Department will be offering FREE Diabetic Screenings on Monday, March 30, 2020 from 8:15 AM until 11:30 AM. No appointment is necessary and this event is open to residents from Heard County and all surrounding areas. Heard County Health Department is located at 1191 Franklin Pkwy. … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter recognizes members for 10 years of service

(Franklin, GA) -- At a recent chapter meeting, two members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, received Certificates of Award for 10 years of service to the community and the NSDAR. Marifaythe Whitley and Carla Brown received their certificates from DAR National headquarters in Washington, DC. Signed by Denise VanBuren, NSDAR President General, the … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Brayden Hutchins)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight "Wolf At Waterfall" is by 8th grader Brayden Hutchins. Brayden is an advanced art student and they recently created art from a chosen theme. His theme was nature and animals. Brayden … [Read more...]