September 24, 2020

Ephesus Library Children’s Costume Contest and Movie Night

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Ephesus Public Library will be hosting a Children's Costume Contest and Movie Night on Saturday, October 17 in the parking lot at EPL. Bring your own chairs. Popcorn and water will be served, and treat bags for the kids. See flyer below for further details and social distancing requirements. … [Read more...]

Local artist being featured at ‘Artisans on the Square’

(Greenville, GA) -- Franklin artist Arthur "Jack" Riggs is one of two featured artists at Artisans on the Square in Greenville, GA from September 19-October 31. Jack and Scott Foxx of Carrollton both paint on wood using acrylic and mixed media, in styles sometimes referred to as “outsider art,” “art brut,” “modern naive” or “neo-primitive.” The opening … [Read more...]

American Legion Post 148 Turkey Shoot

(Franklin, GA) -- American Legion Post 148 will be hosting a Turkey Shoot on Saturday, September 26, 2020 beginning at 10:00 AM. Post 148 is located at 3191 Franklin Pkwy in Franklin, GA just north of Stutts Funeral Home. For more information call Durell Langley at 678-575-6945. … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Thursday Night Bingo takes place at the Heard County American Legion every Thursday! Doors open at 6:00 PM and game starts at 7:30 PM. Family fun, smoke-free area, and no alcohol served. We look forward to seeing you! $15.00 minimum cash only. Proceeds support the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of Heard … [Read more...]

Dementia Friendly Heard County seeks local caregivers

(Franklin, GA) -- Are you taking care of a loved one with dementia or do you know someone who is? If so, there are people that want to help you. A local support group is looking to connect with both dementia patients and their respective caregivers here in Heard County. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders from churches, local law enforcement agencies, … [Read more...]

Methodist Church moving worship services to Flat Rock Campground

(Franklin, GA) -- Starting this Sunday, August 23, and every Sunday in August, September and October, Franklin United Methodist Church will have worship services at 9:00 AM at the Flat Rock Campground. Pastor Brett Mathews will lead us. These open-air services at Flat Rock will enable us to socially distance while staying faithful to our mission of … [Read more...]

Garage Sale this Saturday!

WHEN: Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Come early and beat the heat! WHERE: 5565 Hwy 27 South, Franklin Ga, 30217 ITEMS AVAILABLE: Some of the items to be sold include collectibles, antiques, Christmas decor, workout equipment, crafts, medical equipment, gardening tools, outdoor power equipment, VHS movies, picture frames, kitchen … [Read more...]

144th Annual Flat Rock Camp Meeting

(Franklin, GA) -- We are happy to announce that we are still having camp meeting at Flat Rock Campground next month. So mark your calendar for August 12-16, 2020! Come join us as we celebrate 144 years of worship. This year we will practice social distancing. We will have drive-in services, with a transmitter radio available to hear the services from the … [Read more...]

31st Annual ‘Give Burns The Boot’ drive goes Virtual

(Franklin, GA) -- Due to COVID-19, Heard County Fire & Emergency Services will be Giving Burns The Boot virtually in support of Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation (GFBF). The GFBF works to help educate Georgia residents about fire safety and burn prevention in an effort to reduce the number of injuries and deaths. Among programs made possible by Boot … [Read more...]

James Stewart DAR launches Patriot Bear Project with FPD

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, made the first delivery of their “Patriot Bear” Project to the Franklin Police Department on Friday, July 24, 2020. As our nation is looking to the 250th Anniversary of the country, chapter members adopted this project to honor their patriot ancestors, bring comfort to a child, and support local law … [Read more...]