October 19, 2021

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...]

‘Moving Wall’ coming to Centralhatchee

ARTICLE COURTESY OF CLAY NEELY/NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD (FRANKLIN, GA) -- The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be coming to Centralhatchee later this month. The replica will be on display at the Centralhatchee City Park, located at 139 Nutt Road, Franklin.  The Moving Wall will be escorted to the … [Read more...]

Position Available: City of Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The City of Franklin is taking applications for the Full-Time position of City Clerk. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency, a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be able to attend paid, mandatory state training. Applicants must also be willing to undergo a criminal background investigation and … [Read more...]

Fall Book Sale at Heard County Library

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard Co Public Library is having our Fall Book Sale Oct 8-25. Hardback books - 50 cents Paperback books - 10 cents DVDs - $1.00 … [Read more...]

Heard County Water Authority Food Drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority will be collecting pre-packaged, non-perishable food items to donate to the Three Sisters Food Pantry located on Caney Head Road. Those that wish to donate to the effort may drop donations off at the Heard County Water Authority located at 11520 Highway 34 W, Monday through Friday, between the hours of … [Read more...]

Patsy Pike celebrates 20 years with Heard County court system

(Franklin, GA) -- On Thursday, September 30, Ms. Patsy Pike was honored with a luncheon for her 20 years of service to Heard County. Through the years, Ms. Pike has served as a Bailiff for the various courts in the county to include Probate Court, Superior Court, Juvenile Court and Magistrate Court. Ms. Pike was presented with a certificate by Heard County … [Read more...]

Langston coming to Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The legacy of the Franklin Music Park will be alive and well starting this January, as the Heard County School System is proud to announce that rising country music star Jon Langston is coming to Franklin to perform at the opening date of the new performing arts center. On Saturday, January 22, Langston and his band will perform at the … [Read more...]

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mary Hines Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that Mary Hines Johnson will be posthumously presented the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at the 4H Center located at the river on 101 Glover Road in Franklin. Mrs. Johnson was chosen for this recognition because of her notable … [Read more...]

Fall Festival at Heard Elementary School (October 1)

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County Elementary School will be hosting its annual Fall Festival outdoors on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Activities will include BINGO, cake walk, pick-a-duck, putt putt golf and many others! Heard County FFA will also be providing a hayride! Unlimited activity bracelets can be pre-purchased at  HCES for $10 or $15 … [Read more...]

GACD now accepting 2022 scholarship applications

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) awards an annual scholarship of $1,000 to encourage study and careers in soil and water conservation related fields. Awards will be given to students majoring in, or intending to major in, a soil and water conservation related area. Acceptable areas of study include, but are not limited … [Read more...]