March 29, 2015

Barron Impresses at Nike Football Opening Regionals

Austin Barron

(Buford, GA) -- Heard County Brave running back Austin Barron competed with some of the top athletes in the Southeast at the Nike Football Opening Regionals held at Buford High School last Sunday. The recruiting Class of 2016 prospect finished with a Nike Football Rating in the top 10 out of almost 400 prospects who participated. Barron's rating was the … [Read more...]

Heard County Sheriff’s Office Easter Egg Hunt


Heard County Sheriff's Office Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 28, 2014 12:00 pm BRUSH CREEK PARK (Located at 1328 Brush Creek Park Rd,Franklin, GA 30217) 3 Different Hunting Age Groups If you have any questions contact the Heard County Sheriff's Office at (706) 675-3329 … [Read more...]

Keagan Spradlin No-Hitter Leads Braves in Region 5-AA Opener

Keagan Spradlin no-hit the Panthers over five innings in Tuesday's 17-0 win

(Cusseta, GA) -- Junior Brave pitcher Keagan Spradlin tossed a no-hitter over five innings Tuesday night as the varsity Braves dominated the Chattahoochee County Panthers on the road in Cusseta to open the Region 5-AA baseball schedule. The Braves offense scored in every inning including one run in the first, three runs in both the second and third innings, … [Read more...]

A Miracle Of Life

Pastor Debbie Kendrick and her husband Harvey Kendrick

(Article Courtesy of the Times~Journal) (Franklin, GA) -- Miracle is defined in the Webster's dictionary as any wonderful or amazing thing, fact or event; a wonder; an event in the natural world, but out of its established order, possible only by the intervention of divine power. About a year ago on March 14th, 2014 a miracle is what Harvey Kendrick, a … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter Welcomes New Members and Honors Veterans

Hannah Wright, Pam Wright, Tara Neighbors, Nicole Neighbors

(Franklin) -- The James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed four new members at their March meeting. Pam Langley Wright, her daughter Hannah Wright, Tara Langley Neighbors and her daughter Nicole Neighbors have had their lineage verified by the National Society to Samuel Gladney, a documented South Carolina patriot of the American … [Read more...]

Lagrange suspect charged in murder of Franklin man

20-year-old Christopher Rice of Lagrange is charged with Malice Murder

(Troup County, GA) -- Troup County Sheriff James Woodruff announced via press release Sunday evening that an arrest has been made in the murder of 39-year-old Jerry Lee Folds of Franklin. The body was located around the 3100 block of Hammett Road Sunday morning after a welfare check was requested by investigators with the Franklin Police … [Read more...]

Franklin man found dead in Troup County


(Troup County, GA) -- A 39-year-old Franklin man was found dead by Troup County authorities early Sunday morning in a rural area of northeastern Troup County. According to a press release issued earlier by Troup County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Sgt. Stewart Smith, the body of 39-year-old Jerry Lee Folds was located around the 3100 block of … [Read more...]

United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House at HCMS


United States Navy Sea Cadets Open House April 11, 2015  (9:00 – 3:00 pm) Heard County Middle School 269 Old Field Rd Franklin, Ga. 30217 ***The Unit will have Recruiters from respected Service Branches*** Come join in on the Fun! The Cadets will be hosting a Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner Fundraiser 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm $8.00 Adult / $6.00 Kids 5-8 / … [Read more...]

4-H Summer Camp Opportunities!


(Franklin) -- The Heard County Extension Office is taking registration for 4-H Summer Camp.  There are five camp opportunities offered to students of all ages. 4-H Camps are offered to all students in the county. Camp Sign-Up has begun but there are spots available.   Register for camps at the Heard County Extension Office located at the Old River Gym which … [Read more...]

Harrod Selected for GACA All-Star Softball Showcase


(Rome, GA) -- Heard High senior shortstop Cali Harrod was selected this week to compete in the 2015 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Softball Showcase this summer in Rome, GA. The GACA All-Star Softball Showcase is held each June as the culmination of the outstanding careers of many of the top players from around the state. Players were … [Read more...]