December 12, 2018

Not Enough Cowbell: Brave Defense Stymies Devils to Claim Region 5-AA Crown

(Bremen, GA) -- The Bremen High School student section were certain all signs pointed to a Blue Devil win just prior to Friday night's huge region clash -- but in the end (and on the field) all signs pointed to another Region 5-AA Championship for the Heard County Braves. In the battle between two of the top five ranked teams in the state, a stellar … [Read more...]

Lady Braves vault to No. 4 state ranking

(Franklin, GA) -- After remaining unranked by state pollsters through the first few weeks of the season, the Lady Brave varsity softball team vaulted to No. 4 earlier this week in the Score Atlanta week four rankings. The Lady Braves (12-3, 5-0) were solid again last week picking up two easy region wins over Jordan at home on Wednesday and two more big wins … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (09/04/18)

(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...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (08/21/18)

(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...]

Primary and Non-Partisan Election Day in Heard County

(Franklin) -- The 2018 Primary and Non-Partisan election polls will be open all day today at all six Heard County voting precincts. Three seats on the Board of Commissioners will be up for grabs in the county as well as three school board seats although three of these candidates are running without opposition. Polls will be open from 7:00 AM thru 7:00 … [Read more...]

Spring Signings at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- Six senior Heard County High school athletes from six different sports took part in the Spring Signing Day at Heard County High School Thursday morning at HCHS and another Brave musician recently signed to move up to the next level as well. Family, friends, administrators, faculty and coaches were all on hand for these big moments … [Read more...]

Epic Moment in Atlanta

(Atlanta, GA) -- Trailing 4-1 entering the bottom of the seventh Saturday, the No. 10 Florida State softball team (47-10) scored four runs, including a three-run, walk-off home run from former Heard County Lady Brave Anna Shelnutt to earn a 5-4 victory over Pitt (33-18-1) to win the 2018 ACC Championship at Georgia Tech. It was the kind of moment every … [Read more...]

David Walls discusses platform for District 5 Commissioner Race

(Franklin, GA) -- David Walls hopes to replace Joe Adams as the District 5 representative on the Heard County Board of Commissioners in 2019. Walls formally announced his candidacy for the office after qualifying in March. Adams is not seeking re-election and will vacate the office at the end of 2018. Walls, a 63-year-old retired 30-plus year employee of … [Read more...]

‘Summer in the South’ tour kicks off in Ephesus on May 27

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus will be the location for a country music concert this Memorial Day weekend featuring local up-and-coming country talent Charles Hudgins as well as two other local musicians, Josh Purgason and Chase Tibbits. The family friendly 'Summer in the South' kickoff tour event will take place on Saturday, May 27th at Hoyt Rogers Field in … [Read more...]

Brave Nation Weekly News & Notes (04/18/17)

(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...]