January 27, 2020

DAR and American Legion deliver Christmas gifts to Veterans

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and members from the American Legion Post 148 teamed up to deliver Christmas gifts to the seven veterans at Pruitt just before Christmas. Each of the veterans received warm pants and shirts, t-shirts, socks, candy, fruit and other goodies to make the holidays a little brighter. The local DAR … [Read more...]

Local media receive Certificate of Awards

(Franklin, GA) -- Editors and staff of the three primary media sources for Heard County were recently honored by the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, for their coverage of the NSDAR and other local events in the county. On Thursday, December 5, 2019, members of the chapter met at the local newspaper office. Along with Lee Boone, Chairman, Heard County … [Read more...]

Paws 4 Bravery Extends Services to Heard County Veterans

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter welcomed the Paws 4 Bravery organization at a recent chapter meeting to introduce a non-profit organization available to Heard County Veterans. Their official canine Paws 4 Bravery Ambassador, Trey, enjoyed his time with the chapter members and their special guests, American Legion Adjutant, Durell Langley and … [Read more...]

DAR Day of Service benefits local non-profit

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter recently played in the dirt to commemorate the 129th anniversary of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary Lane, Conservation Chairman for the group, coordinated the special day to benefit This Old Farmhouse Georgia. Located on Highway 27 South in Centralhatchee, the farmhouse … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, welcomes new member

(Franklin, GA) -- Amy Marie Riss Caouette became a member of the James Stewart chapter and was inducted at their October meeting Saturday, October 12th. A resident of Ephesus, Amy transferred her membership to our chapter on October 10th.  Amy came to discover the chapter in the spring when her daughter DJ was awarded the Youth Citizenship Medal from … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, welcomes new member

(Franklin, GA) -- Tracey Gay Hunt became the newest member to join your local DAR chapter and was inducted at their September meeting. A native of Heard County, Tracey is in her 6th year of teaching History at Centralhatchee Elementary School. She holds a Master’s Degree from Mercer University and a Specialist Degree in Early Childhood Education from the … [Read more...]

Celebrate Constitution Week

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” (Franklin, GA) -- These … [Read more...]

Remembering September 11

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the Heard County Fire Department, the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and Heard County citizens Raymond Brown and Thomas Miller gathered on Wednesday, September 11th for a moment of reflection. White remembrance roses and a little toy fire truck sat quietly at the base of the large 9/11 memorial. A moment of silence was observed … [Read more...]

Braves Patrol at CES completes training on Flag Etiquette

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Did you know that there are six American flags on the moon? This was one of many facts that the new Braves Patrol at Centralhatchee Elementary learned on Friday, August 23rd. Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, were invited to the school to instruct and demonstrate flag etiquette, the different parts of the flag, and proper … [Read more...]

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census (August 23-24)

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter NSDAR, and other around Heard County will be participating in The Great Georgia Pollinator Census. This project is an historic initiative where all Georgians can record the numbers and types of pollinators that populate our state during the late summer. This census was designed so that everyone in Heard County … [Read more...]