January 23, 2022

Wreaths placed to honor our Veterans

Members of American Legion Post 148 left to right Raymond Brown, Larry Denney, Theron Levens, Tom McCutchen, and Durell Langley (Photo: DAR) (Franklin, GA) -- At 12:00 pm on Saturday, December 18th, the blue sky came out for members of the community to participate in a nationwide event – Wreaths across America.  This was Heard County’s first year being a … [Read more...]

Wreaths Across America comes to Heard County

Remember the fallen, Honor those who served,  Teach our children the value of freedom Please make you plans to be on the square when the Wreaths across America comes to Heard County at 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 18, 2021. Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and our Veterans from American Legion Post #148 will hold a wreath laying ceremony … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Welcomes New Member and Outstanding Junior

(Franklin, GA) -- Anna Marie McCrary became a member of the James Stewart chapter and was inducted at their October meeting Saturday, October 9, 2021.  After her induction, she was nominated as the chapter’s Outstanding Junior for the year and will represent James Stewart Chapter at the annual State Conference next March 2022 at the Evergreen Resort inside … [Read more...]

Glenn Independent Methodist Church receives Historic Preservation Award

(Glenn, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, recently awarded the NSDAR Excellence in Historic Preservation Award to the Trustees of the newly formed Glenn Independent Methodist Church (formerly Mount Zion UMC).  This recognition honors individuals or groups that have saved and/or preserved their local history, including restoration of buildings, … [Read more...]

Mary Hines Johnson Day proclaimed in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- In a special program hosted by the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Mary Hines Johnson was posthumously awarded the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021.   Mary Hines Johnson received this award because of her impact on the education of African-American children during the early to mid 1900’s in Heard County.  … [Read more...]

Dedication of Historical Church

(Glenn, GA) -- Dedication and Renewal Service for Glenn Independent Methodist Church will be held Sunday, October 24, 2021, at 11:00 AM. Tim and Alecia Wilson will be leading the service. They have served for the past 34 years in Ministry. Tim’s family is also from the Glenn Community. The beginning of this Church was organized in 1825 in Heard County … [Read more...]

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...]