September 26, 2021

Braves Patrol at CES completes training on Flag Etiquette

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The Braves Patrol at Centralhatchee Elementary had a couple of visitors on Friday, August 20th. Jane Barker, Chairman of the Flag of the USA Committee for the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and Georgia State NSDAR Flag Chairman, Pamela Lyle, stopped by the school to review flag etiquette and other topics with the new patrol members … [Read more...]

Heard student receives NSDAR Award for Community Service Project

(Franklin, GA) -- Ava Childers was recognized and honored for her conservation project at the recent Heard County Commission’s Meeting, held on Tuesday, June 22. Dinah Rowe, Heard County Extension Coordinator, and Pamela Lyle, Regent, James Stewart Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, worked together to share details of Ava’s … [Read more...]

Ephesus student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Award

(Ephesus, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Ephesus Elementary School. Sarah Caouette was chosen by the school faculty as the student that best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership, and … [Read more...]

National Vietnam Veterans Day

To our Vietnam Veterans in Heard County: “Thank you for your service and welcome home” The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, wishes to commemorate the Vietnam War on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, Monday, March 29, 2021. There’s no doubt that the Vietnam War was one of the most brutal. In fact, over three million people were killed during the 20 years it … [Read more...]

DAR hosts local artist during Women’s History Month

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, met on March 13th to commemorate March being Women’s History Month. Their special guest speaker was local writer and photographer, Debbie R. Hudson. Author of “Putting Nature in Focus,” Ms. Hudson spoke about her desire to capture nature’s beauty and her passion for photography. She shared the … [Read more...]

Celebrate Georgia Day

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia Day is celebrated each year on February 12. This important day commemorates the landing of the first colonists in our state under the leadership of James Oglethorpe in 1733. The colonists arrived in Anne, later to be renamed to Savannah. Savannah would later be our first capital. Oglethorpe volunteered to lead the first group of … [Read more...]

HCMS student named American History Essay winner

(Franklin, GA) -- Rylee Reeves, an eighth grade student at Heard County Middle School, was awarded the American History Essay Medal and Certificate of Award on Thursday, December 10, 2020. The 2020 essay topic was the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre. The Boston Massacre is considered to be a pivotal event that paved the way to the American … [Read more...]

Heard County Student receives Dar Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that Caroline Cammon is the recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for 2019 -20. Before moving to the 6th grade at Heard Middle, Caroline was selected by the 5th grade teachers at Heard Elementary. Caroline was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies … [Read more...]

Franklin Police Department receives National Award from DAR

(Franklin, GA) -- At the December meeting of the Franklin City Council, Franklin Police Department were honored with the DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal. The DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal is presented to a group of individuals that demonstrate honor, courage, leadership, and patriotism. These individuals have contributed to the defense, security or … [Read more...]

BOC proclaims November as National Native American Heritage Month

(Franklin, GA) -- Native American Heritage Week began in 1976 and recognition was expanded when Congress and President George Bush in August 1990, designating the month of November as National Native American Indian Heritage Month. Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, were present for the recent signing of a proclamation by Heard County Commission … [Read more...]