March 22, 2019

2008 HCHS graduate selected for pilot training program

(Augusta, GA) -- Augusta Aviation, Inc. announced William Dustin Raines this week as the first recipient of the General Aviation Initiative Pilot Training (GAIPT). The company narrowed the selection to Dustin based on his application packet which included an essay along with personal and professional references. Dustin’s knowledge of aviation combined with … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Keona White)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- 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 Keona White. Keona is a 4th Grade student at Heard County Elementary School. She designed a Google Doodle using a selected theme. … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Maddy Payne)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- 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 Maddy Payne. Maddy is a 5th Grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Maddy designed  a Google Doodle using the theme “When … [Read more...]

Georgia Association of Conservation Districts Poster Contest

(Athens, GA) -- The annual Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) Poster Contest provides students from kindergarten through 12th grade the chance to have their art displayed as part of a national conservation outreach initiative. Each year, the winning posters reflect the National Association of Conservation District’s (NACD) annual … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Lacey Faust)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist  Spotlight is Lacey Faust.  Lacey is a fourth grade student  at Heard County Elementary School. Kinsley used repetition to create tessellations inspired by … [Read more...]

4-H collecting supplies for local animal shelter

4-H Community Service Project (Franklin, GA) -- 4-H will be collecting donations of dog and cat food, and cat litter to help our furry friends at the Heard County Animal Shelter. You can bring in dry or canned food, or treats and cat litter. We will be collecting donations February 1st –28th. Drop all donations at 101 Glover Road Franklin, GA 30217 (Old … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Kinsley Robinson)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of an elementary grade student from Heard, Centralhatchee, or Ephesus Elementary. This week’s Student Artist Spotlight is Kinsley Robinson. Kinsley is a second grade student at Heard County Elementary School. Kinsley used repetition to create Op Art inspired by … [Read more...]

Franklin Library invites you to go on a ‘Blind Date with a Book’

Franklin Library invites you to go on a Blind Date with a Book Step 1: Come to the library on Valentine’s Day (Feb 14), pick up a surprise wrapped book, take it home and read it. Step 2: Fill out the enclosed “Rate Your Date” card (be honest, you won’t hurt our feelings) and return it to the library to be entered into a prize drawing. Maybe it will be … [Read more...]

Win FREE Roses from Nancy’s Flower Shop!

(Franklin, GA) -- Want to win some free roses?!? 🌹🌹 🥰🥰❤️❤️ Contest Rules: Flowers are for local delivery only (Heard County, GA) Visit Nancy's Flower Shop on Facebook for more information on the simple contest! (All you must do is share a post AND tag 3 friends in the comments) Winner will be randomly chosen on February 13th to receive a FREE dozen … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Founding of Georgia (February 12)

Did you know that throughout Georgia history, its capital has moved 4 different times? The cities of Savannah, Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, and Atlanta have all at one point served as the seat for our state government. Georgia celebrates their 286th birthday on Tuesday, February 12th. On this day in 1733, James Oglethorpe and over 100 colonists … [Read more...]