July 24, 2021

American Legion Post 148 installs officers for 2021-2022

(Franklin, GA) -- Earlier this month, Heard County American Legion Post 148 in Franklin installed their new officers for the 2021-2022 year. Pictured above (left to right) are Ronnie Pate, (Post 143 Carrollton) Sr. Vice Commander 5th District of Georgia; Al Hillman, (Post 57 Newnan) Installing Officer Past State Officer; Theron Levens, Commander; Jim … [Read more...]

July water cut-off date at HCWA

July Cut-Off Notice (Franklin, GA) -- To avoid interruption in water service, make your past due payment by Monday, July 26, 2021. If you are unable to come to the office during normal business hours, you may place payments in our drop-box located on the front door, visit www.myhcwa.com or call our automated payment system at 1-888-695-7749 to make a … [Read more...]

Ephesus Public Library Bake Sale

(Ephesus. GA) -- Ephesus Public Library will be having its annual Bake Sale on Saturday, August 14, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All proceeds will benefit the library. There will be pies, cakes, cookies, muffins, fudge, and fried pies. Come out and support the library, while grabbing a sweet treat! The bake sale will be in the community room at the library. … [Read more...]

Book Sale at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- We're having a book sale! The Ephesus Library book sale will be held on Tuesday, August 3rd through Thursday, August 12th. We'll have all types of books, free magazines, homeschool books, and DVDs at reasonable prices. The sale will be going on during normal business hours! … [Read more...]

DAR announces American History Contest for 2021-22

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County students are invited to participate in our DAR American History Essay Contest. The contest is open to Grades 5 – 8. Title of Essay: “The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.” November 11, 2021, marks the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Imagine that you had a brother who lost his life on the … [Read more...]

Ephesus Neighborhood Closet

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Neighborhood Closet, located next to Ephesus Baptist Church in Ephesus, Georgia, will be open the third Friday of each month, with extended hours of 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. The closet has new and  slightly used clothing in all sizes, as well as household items and toys. The items are free to those in need! … [Read more...]

Solstice publishing announces release of “The Closet” by Joseph MacNabb

(Newnan, GA) -- Solstice Publishing is pleased to announce the release of “The Closet,” a psychological thriller by Joseph MacNabb of Newnan, Georgia, on May 23, 2021. Although the setting of the book is entirely fictional, many of its aspects may be quite familiar to local residents. In “The Closet,” 10-year-old Annie Rowan is lured away from a small-town … [Read more...]

SummerFest 2021 – Food, Fun & Fireworks over the ‘Hooch

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce is excited to continue the tradition of SummerFest on the square in downtown Franklin, GA on Saturday, June 26, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Folks, young and old, are invited to come out and enjoy great food, good music, street dance, and some fantastic fireworks. Free Admission. This family-friendly festival … [Read more...]

June water cut-off date at HCWA

June Cut-Off Notice (Franklin, GA) -- To avoid interruption in water service, make your past due payment by Monday, June 28, 2021. If you are unable to come to the office during normal business hours, you may place payments in our drop-box located on the front door, visit www.myhcwa.com or call our automated payment system at 1-888-695-7749 to make a … [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...]