October 19, 2021

Position Available: City of Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is taking applications for the Full-Time position of City Clerk. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency, a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be able to attend paid, mandatory state training. Applicants must also be willing to undergo a criminal background investigation and … [Read more...]

Fall Book Sale at Heard County Library

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard Co Public Library is having our Fall Book Sale Oct 8-25. Hardback books - 50 cents Paperback books - 10 cents DVDs - $1.00 … [Read more...]

Heard County Water Authority Food Drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority will be collecting pre-packaged, non-perishable food items to donate to the Three Sisters Food Pantry located on Caney Head Road. Those that wish to donate to the effort may drop donations off at the Heard County Water Authority located at 11520 Highway 34 W, Monday through Friday, between the hours of … [Read more...]

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mary Hines Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that Mary Hines Johnson will be posthumously presented the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at the 4H Center located at the river on 101 Glover Road in Franklin. Mrs. Johnson was chosen for this recognition because of her notable … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Heard Elementary School (October 1)

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Elementary School will be hosting its annual Fall Festival outdoors on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Activities will include BINGO, cake walk, pick-a-duck, putt putt golf and many others! Heard County FFA will also be providing a hayride! Unlimited activity bracelets can be pre-purchased at  HCES for $10 or $15 … [Read more...]

GACD now accepting 2022 scholarship applications

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) awards an annual scholarship of $1,000 to encourage study and careers in soil and water conservation related fields. Awards will be given to students majoring in, or intending to major in, a soil and water conservation related area. Acceptable areas of study include, but are not limited … [Read more...]

Bingo, coffee, and doughnut night at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM, Ephesus Public Library is planning an adult program, Bingo Night! Coffee and doughnuts will be served. If you would like to attend, please call us to sign up at 770-854-7323. If we don't have enough participation, the program will be canceled. Call us today! Thank you! … [Read more...]

Heard County Gospel Singing Convention at Mt. Pleasant

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Gospel Singing Convention will have a singing Sunday September 26, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (2227 Mt. Pleasant Rd Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM with lunch to follow. The singing will continue after lunch. All lovers of new book Gospel singing are encouraged to attend and celebrate our … [Read more...]

‘We Will Remember’ Commemoration: The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

(Franklin, GA) -- Etched in the bricks at the 9/11 Memorial at Heard County Fire & Emergency Services, are the names of the 343 fire fighters that perished in the line of duty 20 years ago. Heard County citizens are invited to attend a Remembrance Program: Honoring the memory of the thousands of innocent victims that were lost Honoring the heroic … [Read more...]

Heard County Head Start registration now open for the 2021-2022 school year

(Franklin, GA) -- The Community Action for Improvement, Inc. (CAFI) Heard County Head Start program is now registering for the 2021-2022 school year. The program is open to ages six weeks to five years of age. Documents needed for registration include the applicants birth certificate, verification of home address (lease, utility bill, etc), verification of … [Read more...]