February 22, 2019

Upcoming Baby Brave Reunion at Centralhatchee Park

Baby Braves Class Reunion  Baby Braves will receive a free ticket at check in! Be sure to wear your Baby Braves shirt or HC Colors! Shirts will be available for purchase. $12 Baby Brave $15 Adult *Don’t forget your chairs April 27th 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Centralhatchee Park 139 Nutt Rd. Franklin, GA 30217 Snacks and drinks, Giveaways, Train Ride , … [Read more...]

‘League of Ephesians’ helps local needy children

(Ephesus, GA) -- The “League of Ephesians” teen/tween group, at Ephesus Public Library, packed 90 bags to help some children in need. The bags were delivered to all the schools around Heard County today in hopes of helping serve our community and neighbors. Thank you to everyone who graciously donated items along with the many monetary donations that made … [Read more...]

Braves eliminated in close battle at ‘The Inferno’

(Elberton, GA) -- The Heard County Braves basketball season came to an end after a tough loss to No. 8 ranked Elbert County at 'The Inferno' in Elberton Saturday night. The Braves came in as the Region 5-AA No. 4 seed but put up a strong fight versus the Region 8-AA champs even holding a slim lead for a short time in the second half after a bucket by senior … [Read more...]

Medal finishes for three Braves at State Championships

(Macon, GA) - Three Heard County Brave varsity wrestlers earned medals after finishing in the top six in Class AA at the Centreplex in Macon this week at the 2019 GHSA Traditional State Wrestling Championship Meet. One of the most exciting Georgia High School events of the year featured almost 500 wrestlers competing in all seven classifications under one … [Read more...]

State Champions visit the Georgia State Capitol

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Heard County Brave State Championship football team visited the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday, February 7 where they were recognized and commended for the outstanding accomplishment of winning the GHSA Class AA football title at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in December. House Resolution 46 was introduced by Mr. Randy … [Read more...]

Braves blast Tigers in season opener

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves opened the 2019 varsity baseball season by thumping visiting Carver of Columbus 16-1 in four innings Wednesday at Alford Field. The win came easily versus an over-matched Tiger squad giving coach Trent Bianco and the Braves some early momentum as they head into this weekend's road doubleheader at Vidalia. The … [Read more...]

Heard Chamber Of Commerce announces new President

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of Melinda Brown as the new Chamber President. Melinda is a Heard County resident and has been involved for several years in various local activities and organizations. She will bring to the Chamber skills and experiences that focus on excellent … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County High School Baseball Preview

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves varsity baseball team will take the field its season opener this Wednesday afternoon when head coach Trent Bianco and his squad host Carver-Columbus at Alford Field with a first pitch at 5:30 PM. The 2019 version of the Braves will hope to build on the recent success of a program that has made three appearances in … [Read more...]

Heard BOC presents service award to Joe Adams

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners presented a service award plaque to former District 5 Commissioner Joe Adams at the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 22. Pictured above (L-R) are new D5 Commissioner David Walls, D4 Commissioner Larry Hammond, Commission Chairman Lee Boone, Joe Adams, D1 Commissioner Larry Hooks, D2 … [Read more...]

County receives large tax payment

(Tucker, GA) -- Officials from Carroll EMC, Coweta-Fayette EMC, Diverse Power, and Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently presented a check for $801,188.93 to Heard County’s Tax Commissioner Office, bringing Oglethorpe’s total 2018 ad valorem tax payment in Heard County to $2,402,088.60. The payment is for Oglethorpe Power’s 30 percent ownership in the Hal B. … [Read more...]