December 9, 2019

Job Opening at Heard County Water Authority

The Heard County Water Authority The Heard County Water Authority is currently taking applications for an Operations Specialist to work in the office. Applicant must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Salary is based upon experience. Applications may be picked up at the Water Authority office at 11520 Highway 34 West, Franklin, GA, or … [Read more...]

Caney Head UMC Christmas Bazaar

(Heard County, GA) -- Caney Head United Methodist Church will be hosting a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 7 beginning at 9:00 AM. The church which is located at 1304 Caney Head Road near Roosterville. The Bazaar will feature loads of crafty Christmas items, handmade woodwork, quilts, canned goods, local honey, handmade pottery, beautiful framed … [Read more...]

New Winter Hours at Heard County Convenience Centers

(Franklin, GA) -- Daylight Savings Time has ended and it has started getting dark at 6:00 PM. Effective December 02, 2019, the operation hours during the week for the Heard County convenience centers will change to increase more access during daylight hours. These changes will only be in effect until Daylight Savings Time begins again on March 8, … [Read more...]

Caney Head UMC dedicates new flagpole in memory of Vets

(Franklin, GA) -- Caney Head United Methodist Church recently dedicated a new flagpole and flag in honor and memory of local veterans. Thank you to members of Welcome UMC for helping with this project. Veterans present, were (oldest WWII vet at age 93), Charles E. Gore, and next oldest, (absent) Jack Walls. Vietnam vets: Bill Turner, Jim Tarpley, James Ray … [Read more...]

New voting system coming to Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia is in the midst of rolling out equipment for more than 30,000 voting stations with touchscreen devices to make their choice, printers, ballot scanners and locked ballot boxes. The first statewide use will be in time for the early voting in the March 24 Presidential Preference Primary. The cost of the new voting system to the state … [Read more...]

Roopville Historical Society Christmas Events

(Roopville, GA) -- The Roopville Historical Society will host a Christmas Open House at The Roop House on November 23rd and 24th from 2 PM - 4 PM both days. $5 per person, children under 5 are free. Come see The Roop House decorated for Christmas. Contact Pat Wilson at 770-301-5745 for more info. The Roopville Historical Society will host a Christmas … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee Christmas Parade

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Please join the Town of Centralhatchee to kick off the holiday season this year with its Annual Christmas Parade. Citizens, friends and families are encouraged to line up along Centralhatchee Parkway and enjoy the parade on Saturday, December 7th at 2:00 PM. If you would like to participate in the parade with a float, car, truck, … [Read more...]

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...]