October 22, 2020

Student Artist Spotlight (Destiny Brown)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- We regularly spotlight the art creations of Heard County students. Today's Student Artist Spotlight was created by Heard County Middle School 8th grader Destiny Brown. In the recent 'Double Vision' 8th Grade drawing project, students selected a portrait by a famous artist and recreated it. Next, the … [Read more...]

Heard County School System announces launch of ‘Baby Braves Academy’ in 2021

(Franklin, GA) -- In any community where poverty exists in a sizable portion of the population, an equally large percentage of students will begin school missing critical academic and social skills. To counteract this reality and to make sure ALL Heard County students have an opportunity to succeed, the Heard County School System along with the Heard County … [Read more...]

2020 Heard County Homecoming Highlights

(Franklin, GA) -- A festive atmosphere took center stage in Heard County last week as the Brave Nation and Heard County High School hosted its annual Homecoming celebration. The celebration of course included the crowning of the 2020 Homecoming Queen during the halftime of Friday night’s football game versus Central. The eager home crowd screamed loudly as … [Read more...]

HCHS Cross Country finishes strong at home meet

(Franklin, GA) -- Four Heard County High School distance runners earned Top 10 finishes during a home varsity cross country meet held last week at the Heard County Parks and Recreation facility on Thompson Road. Leading the way for the girls was Senior Annie Bradley who scored a top finish at the meet among all female competitors. Bradley finished the 5000M … [Read more...]

Brave alumnus in critical need of a Heart Transplant

(Franklin, GA) -- A Heard High Class of 1989 graduate and former standout Brave athlete is in need of a heart transplant and a family member is trying to help raise funds to make the surgery possible. Dante Emory is on a journey to becoming eligible for the Heart Transplant list. Dante was born and raised here in Franklin, and has previously worked for … [Read more...]

Heard High presents the 2020 Homecoming Court

(Franklin, GA) -- Pictured above is the full 2020 Heard High School Homecoming Court. All will be featured in Thursday's annual Homecoming Parade through Downtown Franklin beginning at 4:30 PM. The Homecoming King will be announced Thursday afternoon at the school while the Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime of Friday's home football game … [Read more...]

Youth football opens on high note for Little Braves

(Franklin, GA) -- The youth football season got underway Saturday at the Heard County Parks and Recreation Department. All three Heard County teams were in action and each pulled off a big opening day wins. The 10U Braves took down Mt. Zion by a final score of 26-6 to begin their season with a 1-0 record. Leading the way for the Braves on offense were … [Read more...]

Softball Round-Up: JV, HCMS Lady Braves score big wins

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Middle School Lady Braves softball team recognized its five 8th grade players prior to Wednesday's home game versus rival Bowdon. The Lady Braves rounded out the day's celebration with a 5-0 win over the Red Devilettes to earn the top seed for next week's middle school championship tournament. Starting pitcher Kinley … [Read more...]

Heard County School Superintendent addresses upcoming SPLOST referendum

Brave Nation: We have seen another 136 students graduate from the Brave Nation, and we are gearing up for another great year. I want to take a moment and make you aware of some very exciting things that are going on in our school system. But before I dive into the projects that we have going on I want to take a moment and say THANK YOU. Thank you for … [Read more...]

Superintendent Kay issues COVID-19 update

Good morning Brave Nation: I hope by now you all know that we strive for transparency in all we do. From test scores to finances to educational resources, to SPLOST expenditures, and now COVID reports. Transparency is the best practice! With that said, below you will find a COVID report that we will issue every week. Due to privacy issues it may seem … [Read more...]