October 19, 2021

Mary Hines Johnson Day proclaimed in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- In a special program hosted by the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Mary Hines Johnson was posthumously awarded the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021.   Mary Hines Johnson received this award because of her impact on the education of African-American children during the early to mid 1900’s in Heard County.  … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Bingo, coffee, and doughnut night at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- On Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM, Ephesus Public Library is planning an adult program, Bingo Night! Coffee and doughnuts will be served. If you would like to attend, please call us to sign up at 770-854-7323. If we don't have enough participation, the program will be canceled. Call us today! Thank you! … [Read more...]

Heard County Gospel Singing Convention at Mt. Pleasant

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Gospel Singing Convention will have a singing Sunday September 26, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (2227 Mt. Pleasant Rd Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM with lunch to follow. The singing will continue after lunch. All lovers of new book Gospel singing are encouraged to attend and celebrate our … [Read more...]