April 25, 2017

Braves advance 10 athletes to GSHA Sectionals

(Franklin, GA) -- Seven girls and three boys from the Braves' varsity track teams will be competing at the GHSA Class AA Track and Field Sectionals in Calhoun, GA this Saturday, April 29 after earning spots during the Region 5-AA Track finals held at HCMS last week. The Lady Braves (123 team points) claimed a strong second place in the region finishing … [Read more...]

Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin Primary Healthcare Clinic, located at 1236 Franklin Parkway is open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM -4:00 PM by appointments and walk-ins are welcome. The clinic is staffed by Family Nurse Practitioners Ann Hastings and Cherry Toney. Services include, but are not limited to: Women's Health • DOT Physicals • Sick Visits • Sports … [Read more...]

‘Shoot 4 Kim’ Cancer Benefit Archery Shoot

Shoot 4 Kim Archery Benefit Friends of Kim Parrot will be hosting a Benefit 3-D Archery Tournament on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM 940 Armstrong Mill Road (Jim Garnder's Property). River Bottoms Outdoors classes and concessions will also be offered the day of the shoot. All proceeds from the event will go to help Kim and her husband Scott … [Read more...]

Braves blast Central in regular season finale

(Carrollton, GA) -- The Braves ended a five game losing streak with a big 12-5 win at Central Friday afternoon to close out the regular season. It was an important win momentum wise for the team as they embark on the postseason next Friday at home versus Pepperell. The Braves finished the season with a solid 18-10 record and could be contenders for the … [Read more...]

Braves honor seniors at Alford Field

(Franklin) -- The Braves baseball team celebrated their six senior players prior to last Tuesday's home game versus Whitefield Academy at Alford Field. The No. 2 seeded Braves from Region 5-AA are set for the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs this week where they will host the No. 3 seeded Pepperell Dragons from Region 7-AA. The teams will square off in a … [Read more...]

Lady Braves slay Dragons en route to Sweet 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Lady Braves tennis team narrowly defeated the Pepperell Dragons 3-2 Wednesday afternoon in Franklin to advance to the GHSA Class AA Sweet 16 next week. It's the second straight season the girls have advanced to the second round of the tournament and with a win next week they could make history by advancing farther than any male or … [Read more...]

ATV Trails to be discussed at public meeting on May 16

(Franklin, GA) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has scheduled a public meeting to discuss creating all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails at Bush Head Shoals in Franklin. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, at the Heard County 4-H Center (Old Recreation Dept.) on Glover Road. The state recently received a $1.1 million federal … [Read more...]

Rodeo coming to Franklin April 21 and 22

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Cattlemen’s Association is hosting their 9th annual Rodeo on April 21 and 22, 2017. Gates open at 6:oo PM each night. The PCA sanctioned Rodeo will begin at 8:00 PM Friday and Saturday night. Rodeo will feature cowboys and cowgirls competing in eight events each night. Enjoy great food, rides, and family … [Read more...]

Man facing charges after burning military flags in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- A man is in the Heard County jail tonight after vandalizing and burning several flags honoring the U.S. Armed Forces flags in downtown Franklin this morning. Bruce David Popphand, age 50, allegedly cut the ropes to the five flags and then set them on fire in broad daylight. According to a report by Franklin Police Chief Kevin Hannah, he … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Minutes (03/02/17)

FRANKLIN MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING March 2, 2017 The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, March 2, 2017 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance and gave the invocation.  Councilman Almond lead the pledge to the flag. MINUTES OF February 2, … [Read more...]