May 28, 2016

Light spring for Barron’s Braves

Article written by Jordan Hofeditz / The Times-Georgian (Franklin, GA) -- Once again, the Heard County High School football team opted not to hold a traditional spring practice this year in order to play two scrimmages in the fall leading into the 2016 campaign. It is something head coach Tim Barron not only likes to do, it is something he believes is in … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (05/26/16)

(Franklin) — Each week 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 editor@heardcitizen.com … [Read more...]

Heard County Voters Say Yes to Boone, Jennings, and education SPLOST

(Franklin, GA) -- With all Heard County precincts reporting tonight, voters have made their voices heard on the three major local ballot items placed before them during Tuesday's Primary/Non-Partisan elections. In the biggest race, incumbent Heard County Commission Chairman Lee Boone handily defeated former chairperson June Jackson on the Republican … [Read more...]

District 2 Commissioner recognized for achievement in continuing education

(Atlanta, GA) -- ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recognized several county officials for completing core and specialty certification levels in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy, the education and training program offered to Georgia’s county commissioners. Commissioner Keri Denney was one of many county officials honored for earning the designation of … [Read more...]

Cardio Dance Fitness Classes

Cardio Dance Fitness (Franklin) -- A total body workout including a Zumba-like dance class with pilates and strength training. Classes are one hour each and are held at the Old Recreation Dept. Gym (by the river) in downtown Franklin on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 PM. Beginning June 13, we will also offer 9:30 AM morning classes at Ephesus Gym on … [Read more...]

Super Saturday Carnival at EPL

(Ephesus) -- Ephesus Public Library will have its annual Super Saturday Carnival to kick off the Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 4th, from 10:00 AM-12 PM. You can sign up for the reading program at this event, plus we'll have the giant Slip-n-Slide, a hula hoop dancer, Hot Dog Eating Contest, baseball pitching contest, snacks and drinks, and … [Read more...]

Heard High School graduates record 154 students

(Roopville, GA) -- A record 154 students received their diplomas at Friday night's 2016 Heard County High School commencement ceremony held at Roopville Road Baptist Church in Carroll County. It was notably the first Heard County graduation held outside county lines after a grim weather forecast forced officials to move the event indoors. The graduation was … [Read more...]

Heard County School System Surplus Auction

Surplus School Buses/Items for Auction Bid Opening May 27, 2016 *PICK UP ANYTIME BEFORE JUNE 3RD, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AFTER JUNE 3RD Bus # 00-3 2000-lnternational -3800/ 72 Passenger Blue Bird Body/ International T444E-Engine/ Allison 545 Auto Transmission/ Power Steering/ Air Brakes/ 132,550 Miles/ Running Bus # 01-4 2001-lnternational … [Read more...]

Upcoming BOC Meeting Time Change

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners Monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. has been rescheduled to 5:30 p.m. due to the Primary/Non-Partisan Election. The monthly board meetings will resume at the normal time of 6:30 p.m. on June 28, 2016. The Board of Commissioners will also hold a budget work session at … [Read more...]

Weather forecast forces Friday night’s HHS Graduation indoors

(Franklin) -- Plans to christen the newly remodeled Staples Stadium for the 2016 Heard High School graduation ceremony have been changed due to a poor weather forecast for the Frankin area Friday night.  Instead, the commencement exercises will take place indoors at Roopville Road Baptist Church, the same site as Thursday night's scheduled … [Read more...]