May 29, 2017

Unsung Heroes of Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- We want to thank the Heard County Food Pantry for their unending support this year! We received food bags packed and ready to send home with our Heard County Elementary kids every Friday. "Mr. Mike and Ms. Becky" Porter faithfully packed and delivered the bags to our school - we love and appreciate you! Two other faithful volunteers at … [Read more...]

NSDAR Youth Citizenship Medal awarded to Heard County students

(Franklin, GA) -- DAR Youth Citizenship medals are presented through the National Defense Committee of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce four winners of the DAR Youth Citizenship Medal, one eighth grade student and three fifth grade … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/26/17)

(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...]

Heard Athletics Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

(Franklin, GA) -- Following months of planning and preparation, the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce its first class of selected inductees for 2017. The Hall of Fame is being established as a way to recognize and honor in a permanent manner those who have excelled in their dedication to the community of Heard County sports … [Read more...]

Former Brave named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

(Huntington, WV) -- Marshall University redshirt sophomore center and former Heard County Brave lineman Levi Brown has been named to the Rimington Trophy’s 2017 Spring Watch List, the award’s committee announced this week. The Rimington Trophy has been presented annually to the Most Outstanding Center in NCAA Division I-A college football. Since its … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (05/23/17)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING May 23, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES (April 25,2017) IV.   AMEND AGENDA   V.  NEW BUSINESS      a.   Discuss ATV Park – Mr. David Barker, Heard County Resident b.   Discuss Appointments to Heard County Board of Elections – Mr. … [Read more...]

Public Meeting Held On Proposed ATV Park In Heard County

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- A public meeting was held Tuesday, May 16, at the Heard County Extension office concerning the proposed ATV Park. The meeting was held to allow residents to ask questions and voice their opinions on the proposed park. Many attending showed strong opposition to building it on the Bush Head Shoals State Park property. Bush Head … [Read more...]

Heard High Graduates 146

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Class of 2017 received their hard-earned diplomas during the 2017 commencement ceremony held at Staples Stadium on the campus of Heard County High School Friday night. The graduation returned to its traditional location after a brief one year hiatus in 2016 due to weather concerns, and this was the first … [Read more...]

Brave Senior Student-Athletes Moving Up

(Franklin, GA) -- Several Heard County High School senior student-athletes have signed to compete at the next level and were celebrated at Heard County High School Tuesday afternoon prior to the Spring Sports Banquet. The students were accompanied by family, coaches, faculty, and friends for the big moment. Auston Wilson (baseball), Savannah Stephens … [Read more...]

Important details and online viewing instructions for Heard County’s 2017 Graduation

(Franklin, GA) -- HHS faculty, staff, and students are eagerly preparing for the 2017 Heard County High School Graduation Friday night at Staples Stadium. Final preparations have been ongoing all this week to celebrate that big day for around 145 students expected to receive their diplomas and walk across the stage tomorrow night. The 8:00 PM commencement … [Read more...]