August 18, 2018

Child Death Investigation in Greenville

(Greenville, GA) -- On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations was requested by the Greenville Police Department to conduct a child death investigation of Ayla Reeves, approximately 10 months old. According to a press release issued by the GBI, preliminary information indicates that at approximately 11:15 AM, Greenville Police … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Group of Carroll County presents Teepa Snow at Midway Church

(Carrollton, GA) -- Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is growing expeditiously. One in three people are affected by dementia in some way. It is critical that not just family and professional caregivers learn about coping with dementia but the entire community as we all have opportunities to encounter someone with dementia whether it be at the grocery … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/15/18)

(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...]

Saturday in the Park

“Saturday in the Park” (a pageant open to all girls ages 1 to 18) Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm Heard County Middle School Gym  Six Queen Divisions (divisions may vary based on participation) Ages 1-4: Itsy Bitsy Queen (may be escorted by one parent) Grades K-1: Tiny Miss Grades 2-3: Little Miss Grades 4-5: Junior Miss Grades 6-8: Miss … [Read more...]

Heard County Hall of Fame inducts 10 new members

(Franklin, GA) -- Ten new members were honored by being placed into the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Friday prior to the Braves scrimmage game versus Alexander. Friends and family members of each honoree were present as the esteemed members of the second class were officially inducted into the Hall at the HCHS school cafeteria Friday afternoon before … [Read more...]

HCHS Athletic Director honored with Program Dedication

(Franklin, GA) -- Each year, the Heard County Football Program picks out one special person to honor and to dedicate the upcoming football season. It is an annual tradition that has allowed Heard County High School to say thank you for the hard work and support of many well-deserving people. The 2018 dedication took place prior to Friday night's varsity … [Read more...]

Mrs. Christina Jackson

Mrs. Christina Ann Bolt “Tina” Jackson, age 49, of Franklin, passed away August 8, 2018. Funeral services for Mrs. Jackson will be conducted Sunday August 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM from Heaven Bound Church of God with Pastor Debbie Kendrick officiating. Interment will follow in Heard County Memorial Gardens. The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home … [Read more...]

3 Lady Braves blast first homers in opener

(Villa Rica, GA) -- Heard County fans that made the trip to Villa Rica High School Thursday evening were treated to a fun night of softball as the Lady Braves scored an exciting 12-10 win over the Wildcats in the 2018 season opener. The impact of the talented young freshmen players was felt immediately with big offensive performances from third baseman … [Read more...]

Small portion of Franklin Parkway receives unintended repairs

(Franklin, GA) -- A contractor's mistake has given a small portion of Franklin Parkway an unexpected face lift. The Heard County government hired a contractor recently to do some maintenance work including a double chip seal finish on the northern county-owned portion of Franklin Parkway between the city of Franklin and US Hwy 27. The contractors, however, … [Read more...]

2018 MDA ‘Fill the Boot’ Campaign

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Fire & Emergency Services will proudly be at the red light in Franklin with boots in hand for this year’s annual MDA Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease. This event will be held on Thursday, August 30 through Saturday, September 01, 2018 between the hours … [Read more...]