November 12, 2019

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...]

Ephesus Christmas Parade and Bazaar (Dec. 7)

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Ephesus Christmas Parade and Bazaar will take place on December 7, 2019. The lineup will begin at 9:30 AM at Hoyt Rogers' Field and the parade will start at 10:00 AM. We would like to invite any businesses or organizations to enter a float, antique car, motorcycle, truck, horse & buggy, etc this year. Contact the Ephesus City Hall … [Read more...]

Make your ‘Toys For Tots’ donations at State Farm through December 6

(Franklin, GA) -- The Terry Harper State Farm Insurance office in Franklin will be accepting your 'Toys For Tots' donations at their office for the holidays. Harper Realty and State Farm Insurance is located at 270 E. Court Sq. in downtown Franklin across from the Piggly Wiggly. For more information see the flyer below or call (706) 675-3093. … [Read more...]

EPL donates items to local Animal Shelter

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Public Library accepted donations for the Heard County Animal Shelter during the month of October. They were delivered to a representative at Heard County Animal Control Center in honor of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. Thanks to Crystal Blacquiere for heading up this important event! … [Read more...]

Veterans Day Celebration at Centralhatchee Park this Saturday

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Veterans and citizens are invited to Centralhatchee Park this Saturday at 10:00 AM for a Veterans Day Celebration. The keynote speaker will be B. T. McCutchen, Jr. (Retired) Col. USA/AV MI. The program will also feature the Heard County High School Chorus, a performance of 'Taps' by Daniel Burgos, and the singing of 'God Bless … [Read more...]

Youth Winter Baseball Camp at HCHS

(Franklin) -- Head coach Trent Bianco and the Braves varsity baseball team will be hosting their annual Winter Baseball Camp from December 3-5, 2019 at Heard High School. The camp is open to grades K-8 and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. This is the sixth year the high school coaches have held … [Read more...]

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving recognizes Caregivers of the Year

(Americus, GA) -- On Thursday, October 24, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving hosted an awards luncheon to honor and recognize all caregiver regional winners throughout the state. Each region had up to three winners consisting of family, volunteer and paraprofessional caregivers. The event took place at the Rees Park Economic Development Center … [Read more...]

Balloon Release in honor of the late Mrs. Virginia Smith

(Franklin, GA) -- In Memory of Mrs Virginia Smith, you are cordially invited to attend a balloon release at Prospect Church, on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at 12:30 PM. With much love, we will celebrate almost 97 years of her life on her birth date, 11-24-22. Following the service, we will meet at the crosses, at the edge of the cemetery, for a few words … [Read more...]

HCPR named 4th district ‘Agency of the Year’

(Franklin, GA) -- The Georgia Parks and Recreation 4th District held their 2019 Annual Awards Banquet held on October 16, 2019 at the Heard County Recreation Department. Director Kathy Scott received the award on behalf of HCPR for "Agency of the Year" which is the most prestigious award given at the banquet. Heard County BOC Chairman Lee Boone stated, "I … [Read more...]

Turn Your Clocks Back This Weekend

(Franklin, GA) -- Clocks in Heard County will turn back one hour at 2:00 AM this Sunday, November 3 marking the beginning of regular standard time for the next few months. This means that this fall weekend will be one hour longer than normal and it will get dark one hour earlier in the coming evenings. Standard time will be used through March 8, 2020 when … [Read more...]