September 17, 2019

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, 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...]


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It’s Miller Time at HHS

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Brave wide receiver Austin Miller recently received his first college scholarship offer from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Miller, a senior that coach Tim Barron and staff will be looking to this season for leadership, is excited about the offer and hopes to get more. Like some other Brave athletes, Austin spent … [Read more...]

Mr. Virgil Perry

Mr. Irley Virgil Perry, age 76 of Franklin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Hospice LaGrange, Georgia. Mr. Perry was born in Whitley City, Kentucky on June 26, 1939, the son of the late, Goldie Hellen Taylor Perry and Henry McCoy Perry. He was a Christian by faith. Until his retirement he was a machinist in the plastic industry. He was … [Read more...]

Brave spirit shines in heart-breaking loss to Canes

(Franklin) -- Friday night's second round playoff game could not have started in a more disappointing way for the Heard County Braves football team. A hush fell over Staples Stadium when sophomore star quarterback Emory Jones was carted off the field after suffering a broken leg on the very first play from scrimmage. Ultimately, Coach Tim Barron's squad … [Read more...]

Senior Night Shut Out

(Franklin) -- The Heard County Braves football team got an important Region 5-AA win Friday night at Staples Stadium, defeating the visiting Bowdon Red Devils 21-0. The game was huge for a myriad of reasons after an emotional week for the Brave Nation that saw Senior Marching Brave drum major Lilly Scott laid to rest on Wednesday. “It was a challenging … [Read more...]

Seniors lead Lady Braves to exciting win over Central

(Franklin) -- Coach Matt Hornsby could not have scripted a better Senior Night outcome than the actual one that took place Wednesday night at HHS. A large crowd not only had the chance to honor the senior class but also witness one of the most exciting home games in recent memory, a 2-1 win over Class AAA Central of Carrollton. Senior Alexis "Lucy" Raines … [Read more...]