October 21, 2019

Local art students shine bright at Hummingbird Festival

(Hogansville, GA) -- Several Heard County students were recognized for their impressive artwork over the weekend at the annual Hogansville Hummingbird Festival. Bringing home the 'Best in Show' award was Heard County High School senior Madison May. Claiming first place in the high school division was another HCHS senior Rayann Langley. This was the second … [Read more...]

Braves blast Red Jackets 49-14

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Braves remain perfect (3-0) in Region 5-AA competition following a 49-14 homecoming game win over Jordan at Staples Stadium Friday night. A large crowd was on hand to see the Braves (3-4, 3-0) dismantle the visiting Red Jackets behind strong performances on both sides of the ball. The home squad led 37-0 at the half … [Read more...]

Estate Sale in Franklin (October 25-26)

(Franklin, GA) -- An Estate Sale will take place Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 at 394 Birch Road in Franklin. All kinds of decor and porcelain pieces, furniture and electronics, as well as cookware and small electric appliances.  Estate Sale hours will be from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM each day. … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Homecoming Highlights

(Franklin, GA) -- A festive atmosphere took center stage in Franklin this week as the Brave Nation and Heard County High School hosted its annual Homecoming Week. The celebration included the crowning of the 2019 Homecoming Queen during the halftime of Friday night’s 49-14 region football win over visiting Jordan. The capacity home crowd cheered loudly as … [Read more...]

Braves take down Temple, will host championship game Thursday at Staples

(Franklin, GA) -- Current Florida Gator Emory Jones was the eighth grade quarterback of the Heard County Middle Braves football team the last time they won a league championship in 2013. This year's squad will have a chance to equal that feat next week when they host Villa Rica in the 2019 West Georgia Small School Championship game at Staples Stadium. The … [Read more...]

Local Law Enforcement offers Halloween Safety Reminders

(Franklin) -- It’s that time of the year for all of our little ghosts and goblins to come out and play. “Next to Christmas, Halloween is one our children’s favorite times of the year. Kids love it! They get the chance to dress up and get FREE CANDY!  Chief Hannah and I have discussed different safety issues that we feel are important and we wish to share … [Read more...]

Lady Braves punch ticket No. 7 to Columbus

(Franklin, GA) -- For a remarkable seventh time in eight years, the Lady Braves are once again bound for Columbus in hopes of bringing home the school's second GHSA Class State Softball Championships. The No. 2 state ranked Lady Braves made short work of the visiting Bleckley County Royals at Heard High Wednesday sweeping the visitors in a doubleheader that … [Read more...]

Fourth Annual ‘Breakfast with Santa’ event slated for November 23

(Franklin) -- The Heard County 4-H program will host the fourth annual 'Breakfast with Santa' event on Saturday morning, November 23, 2019 at the 4-H office (Old Recreation Dept. Gym) in Franklin. Tickets are $5 each but seats are limited and available via pre-order only. All activities are included in the admission cost. Visit with Santa and his elves and … [Read more...]

HCMS Lady Braves compete at All-Star Softball Game

(Mt. Zion, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School softball coaching staff and three players traveled to Mt. Zion Middle School this week to compete at the 2019 West Georgia Middle School Exhibition All-Star game. Heard County coaches Alicia Carroll, Kelley Hadley, and Dalton Reed led one of the all-star squads and the Lady Braves who competed in the game … [Read more...]

GHSA Class AA Round 2 Softball Preview: Lady Braves vs. Bleckley County

Heard Co. Lady Braves vs. Bleckley Co. Royals WHEN: Wednesday/Thursday October 16-17 GAME TIMES: Doubleheader @ 4:00 PM on Wednesday, Game 3 if necessary @ 6:00 PM on Thursday WHERE: Heard County High School ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217 RECORDS: Lady Braves (23-6), Royals (16-11) SEEDINGS: Lady Braves #1 in Region 5-AA, Royals #2 in Region … [Read more...]