September 17, 2019

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...]

Book Fair at HCMS

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Middle School will host a Scholastic Book Fair Sept. 19-27 with online shopping for the event Sept. 14-27. Students may set up an e-wallet prior to the fair for shopping convenience. This book fair supports the media program and reading. To preview the fair, go to and select "Book Fair" from the … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: Boil Water Notice issued for Eastern Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority has issued a boil water advisory effective immediately on September 15, 2019 until further notice. Crews with the Heard County Water Authority worked to repair a broken water main in the area of GA Hwy 34 East at mile marker 15 Sunday morning. Crews were notified by the water treatment plant of water loss … [Read more...]

Veterans and public invited to attend POW/MIA recognition service in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The American Legion Riders Chapter 76 from Mobile AL will be traveling to The Heard County American Legion Post 148 on Thursday Sept. 19, 2019 at around 1:45 PM to raise the POW/MIA flag at Post 148. The Riders are leaving Mobile on Monday, Sept. 16 and stopping at Veteran Posts along the GA-AL border and will arrive in Montgomery on … [Read more...]

Nationally-known comedienne Jeanne Robertson to perform “Fabulously Funny” in Carrollton

(Carrollton, GA) -- Tickets go on sale today for humorist Jeanne Robertson’s “Fabulously Funny” tour coming to Carrollton at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, at the Carroll County Schools Performing Arts Center. The show is a fundraising event for the Community Foundation of West Georgia’s Power of the Purse, a women’s giving circle. “Jeanne Robertson … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Shooting Sports Meeting

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Friends and Family Day at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church 385 Old Field Rd Franklin, GA 30217 Rev. Henry Smoke, Sr. Pastor   Invite you to join us as we celebrate Friends and Family Day Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:00 P. M. Guest Speaker Rev. Milton Reeves Pastor of Rising Star Baptist Church Fayetteville, Georgia We look forward to you worshiping with us! … [Read more...]

Heard County Singing Convention

Heard County Singing Convention (Centralhatchee, GA) -- Please join the Heard County Singing Convention for its Fall Session on Sunday September 29, 2019. We will sing with Centralhatchee First Baptist Church (212 Church Street Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM. A covered dish dinner will be served. Singing will continue after … [Read more...]

Heard Family Reunion

(Franklin, GA) -- The John S. and Beatrice Pretty Heard Family Reunion will be September 15, 2019 at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Heard County. The reunion begins at 12:30 EDT with “Dinner on the Grounds.” Bring your favorite food and drink. Plates, cups, napkins, silverware and ice will be provided. A short program and memorial service will follow … [Read more...]

Important road closure information for South River Road residents

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin and Heard County Water Authority has been informed that the South River Road sewer project to complete necessary upgrades has now been rescheduled, after being postponed earlier this year. The rescheduling of this project came after a large amount of unexpected rock was encountered, forcing the contractor to revise the … [Read more...]