July 6, 2020

Commissioners present Alan Head with Service Award

(Franklin, GA) — At Tuesday night’s Heard County Board of Commissioner’s meeting, Chairman Lee Boone presented Parks and Recreation employee Mr. Alan Head with a 20-year Service Award. Head worked for many years with the Roads Department before recently moving to HCPR. The Board of Commissioners recognized and thanked Head for his 20 years of dedicated … [Read more...]

Important survey for parents of Heard County students

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System is requesting the input of parents in a new survey released yesterday. Click here to access the survey regarding the reopening scenarios for Heard County Schools this fall. Officials are paying close attention to the ever-changing situation with COVID-19 and HCSS has made no final decisions regarding the … [Read more...]

An Important Update from the Heard County School System

Brave Nation: We wanted to reach out to the community and give an update regarding the progress we are making toward the planning of the 20-21 school year. First and foremost, we want to acknowledge the pandemic and the uncertainty of the situation, but we also want to make it clear that as of today our intent is to hold face-to-face school beginning … [Read more...]

HCMS student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Heard County Middle School. Landon McLendon was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership and … [Read more...]

2020 Heard County Invitational Golf Tourney

2020 Heard County Invitational Golf Tourney The Heard County Invitational Golf Tournament takes place on Friday, June 12 at Oak Mountain Country Club in Carrollton. Check in will be from 7:30-8:30 AM. Start time will be 9:00 AM with a 'Best Ball' format. Cash prizes for 1st-3rd place. Cost is $100 per player or $400 per team. For more information on … [Read more...]

Brave Nation remembers Officer Jim Porter

(Franklin, GA) -- A graveside service and internment was held Thursday afternoon for Officer Jim Porter, Class of 2005 Heard County graduate and long-time law enforcement officer with several agencies in the West Georgia region including the Heard County Sheriff's Office. Porter died suddenly on Monday, May 18 from leukemia that was only officially … [Read more...]

Brave Tennis Senior Spotlight: Kailey Schneider

(Franklin, GA) -- This week we are highlighting the 2020 Brave and Lady Brave senior tennis players. The Brave tennis season was abruptly ended by COVID-19 when school was closed in mid March. Today's spotlight is on Lady Brave senior Kailey Schneider. "Kailey is very athletic as she played multiple sports throughout her career at Heard County High … [Read more...]

Brave Tennis Senior Spotlight: Lily Langley

(Franklin, GA) -- This week we are highlighting the 2020 Brave and Lady Brave senior tennis players. The Brave tennis season was abruptly ended by COVID-19 when school was closed in mid March. Today's spotlight is on Lady Brave senior Lily Langley. "Lily has been a big asset to the team the last two years, but this season, she had to step up in a big way … [Read more...]

Links for Virtual ‘Friday Night in Franklin’ tonight on YouTube

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School Senior Class of 2020's Virtual Graduation ceremony will be broadcast Friday night beginning at 8:00 PM. One hour prior to the graduation ceremony Heard High's 2019-2020 Awards ceremony will be broadcast at 7:00 PM. The traditional ceremony at Staples Stadium would have taken place tonight, and the hope is for … [Read more...]

Brave Tennis Senior Spotlight: Marty Clark

(Franklin, GA) -- This week we are highlighting the 2020 Brave and Lady Brave senior tennis players. The Brave tennis season was abruptly ended by COVID-19 when school was closed in mid March. Today's spotlight is on the lone male senior Brave Marty Clark. "Marty has grown so much in the last two years. He has a very competitive spirit and puts his all … [Read more...]