June 18, 2018

Honoring a Local Hero

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, visited Thomas Lipford on Friday, June 15th, to celebrate his recent 99th birthday. With family members present, Mr. Lipford was presented with an American flag flown over the United States Capitol building in honor of his birthday on May 30, 2018. Accompanying the flag was a special … [Read more...]

Baby Braves Class Reunion: A Big Hit!

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The Summer Baby Braves Class Reunion was held June 9th at Centralhatchee Park. Approximately 300 participants gathered at the park for an afternoon of fun. Activities included a train ride, snow cones, bubble station, math lego station, bowling for kids, face painting, sidewalk chalk, and park playground activities. The parents … [Read more...]

Heard Athletics Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce its second class of inductees for 2018. The Hall of Fame was established in 2017 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 and those who have made outstanding coaching and … [Read more...]

Store Management releases photos from Armed Robbery

(Franklin, GA) — The management of a local convenience store has released photos of the alleged suspects in an armed robbery that took place last week and says the store is considering changing some policies to better protect the employees and the business. Alicia Joyce Shah hopes that surveillance photos and video she released to the Heard Citizen and … [Read more...]

2018 Summer Baseball Camp

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard High School Baseball Program will be hosting a Summer Baseball Camp June 26-28 at Alford Field on the campus of Heard County High School. The camp will take place from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM each day. The cost of the camp is $45 and includes a t-shirt. For more information contact varsity baseball coach Trent Bianco at 678-777-8246 … [Read more...]

Ms. Mindy Moss

Ms. Melinda Ann “Mindy” Moss, age 45, of Franklin passed away June 7, 2018. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday June 16, 2018 at 1:30 PM (Eastern Time) from Gray Hill Church of God with the Rev. Mark Moore officiating. The service will be followed by a time of fellowship with family and friends in the church fellowship hall. Ms. Moss was born … [Read more...]

Free Concert at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, June 19th, at 6:00 p.m., Gladius, Flamenco Guitar Player, will appear at Ephesus Public Library. Inspired by great composers and Spanish guitar maestros, Gladius is more than a fabulous performer and award-winning composer - fusing these elements into a refreshing formula. He evokes the Spanish spirit in a distinctly unorthodox … [Read more...]

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Chattahoochee Bend State Park

(Newnan, GA) -- On Friday, June 15, 2018, the Department of Natural Resources will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Chattahoochee Bend State Park’s three new visitor cabins, including one with ADA amenities and one with dog-friendly lodging. A public ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. at the state park. The program will include a … [Read more...]

NEW Student Registration at HCHS

Heard County High School NEW Student Registration Thursday, July 19 & Friday, July 20, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. These days are only for NEW students transferring to HCHS (not for students entering 9th grade coming from HCMS). Please bring the following to register your student on either July 19th or 20th: Withdrawal form from previous … [Read more...]

Brave commits to Volunteers

(Franklin, GA) -- After leaning toward Tennessee since getting a scholarship offer from the Vols in February, Heard High football player Aaron Beasley announced his commitment to the Volunteers via twitter Sunday afternoon. The Braves' three-star athlete returned to Knoxville on Friday night for a weekend visit for the fourth time in less than four … [Read more...]