September 22, 2017

Lady Braves pick up 16th straight region win

(Lagrange, GA) -- The Lady Braves softball team knocked off a game Callaway squad 7-3 Thursday in Lagrange as the team extended it's Region 5-AA winning streak to 16 games. The last Region 5-AA loss for Coach Matt Hornsby's squad came in a 3-2 regular season loss to Bremen on October 1, 2015. Thursday's win over the Cavs didn't come easy for the Lady … [Read more...]

Ribbon Cutting at Centralhatchee City Hall

(Centralhatchee) -- The Town of Centralhatchee celebrate the opening of their new City Hall with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Sunday, September 17. Mayor Barbie Crockett is pictured above cutting the ribbon along with several other city and county officials. Centralhatchee City Hall is located at 715 Centralhatchee Parkway, Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Under Armour celebrates Jones’ All-America Game selection at HHS

(Franklin, GA) -- Senior Heard County Brave quarterback and four star recruit Emory Jones was presented his Under Armour All-America Game jersey on Wednesday morning in front of a crowd of his classmates, coaches and family members at Heard High. Jones, considered the third-best dual-threat quarterback and No. 36 prospect overall in the country, is one of … [Read more...]

Local author presents new book at EPL

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, September 19th, author Rebecca Carlisle presented her latest book Sharing Miracles to a group at Ephesus Public Library.  A number of the people whose stories were told in this inspirational book were present, and stood to say a few words or to share a story. Those pictured above (L-R) are Richard Carlisle (Rebecca's husband), … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (09/20/17)

(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week. Anyone who would like to submit information for the weekly column, a question about anything Brave related, or a nomination for Player of the Week please email … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter NSDAR inducts new members

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR inducted four new members at their September meeting: Sandi Allen, Elizabeth Chapmen, Teresa Chapman, and Sarah McCrary. Each of these ladies has proven her direct lineage to someone who fought or provided service in the American Revolution. Once an applicant’s proof documentation is approved, her application … [Read more...]

Caney Head’s Annual Barbecue this Saturday

(Heard County, GA) -- Church members and other helpers will be hard at work later this week as Caney Head Methodist Church prepares for their barbecue fundraiser this Saturday, September 23 at the church. The event has been a tradition at the church since the 1950's and draws hundreds of people annually looking to purchase the famous barbecue, brunswick … [Read more...]

Heard High receptionist nominated for National Award

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School receptionist, Lori Cabe has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who … [Read more...]

Braves blast Lions in Carrollton

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Heard County Braves closed out the non-region schedule in impressive fashion Friday night, clobbering the Central Lions 42-21 on the road in a game not nearly as close as the final score would indicate. A potent and balanced Brave offensive attack exploded for 479 yards of total offense as the Braves built a 42-0 lead midway through … [Read more...]

Candidate for Franklin City Council Post 1

My name is Alan Slaughenhaupt, and I am running for City Council Post 1 because I believe I can make a positive impact on the future of our city through my education and experience. I have lived in the City of Franklin for 7+ years, and my family has lived in Heard County for over 20. I love the community of Franklin and want to help it continue to grow and … [Read more...]