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...]

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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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...]

Worksource Three Rivers awards In The Door, LLC $663,108 to provide youth services

(Griffin, GA) -- WorkSource Three Rivers has contracted with In The Door, LLC to provide services to youth (ages 16-24) for the Three Rivers Region. In The Door provides career pathways, credential attainment, and supportive services to young adults who may face barriers to employment. Through local partnerships, participants gain hands-on work experience. … [Read more...]

Padgett Family Benefit Ride/Concert

(Franklin, GA) -- Family and friends are raising funds to help the Padgett Family recover from this catastrophic incident that has come in and flipped their worlds upside down. The family lost everything in a house fire on July 30, 2019. The Padgett family Benefit/Ride/concert is going to be September 14, 2019 and riders will be registered from 8:00 AM-9:30 … [Read more...]

Head Start Program now taking applications

Head Start is NOW taking appointments for applications! If you would like for your child/children to attend the Early Head Start/Head Start program in the counties of Carroll, Coweta, Harris, Heard, Meriwether or Troup, please call 706-594-4846 or to set up an appointment. ***Slots are filling up fast!!*** … [Read more...]

Feathered and All Breed Fun Show at the Covered Arena

Laughing Horse Farms Feathered And All Breed Fun Show September 6-7, 2019 @ Heard County Covered Arena (Franklin, GA) -- Come have a great time and see some beautiful feathered horses. See, Gypsies, Clydesdales and Shires! Something for everyone -- got a horse that drives? Large or small, we’ll have classes for them all, even a ‘run what ya brung’ class … [Read more...]

Franklin Housing Authority residents get help from local church

(Franklin, GA) -- On August 1 and 2, volunteers from First Baptist Church launched 'Operation: Franklin.' One of the project’s goal was to beautify the yards of Franklin Housing Authority residents by planting mulch, removing old lawn furniture and equipment, and helping in whatever small yard projects residents might have. The Housing Authority provided … [Read more...]