July 2, 2020

Heard County Food Pantry open this Friday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry will be open this Friday, July 3 from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM. Available items will include milk, fresh produce, butter, cheese, some whole chickens, and pulled pork. The address is 900 South River Road, Franklin, GA 30217. … [Read more...]

Glenloch Community Outreach (Food Pantry)

GLENLOCH COMMUNITY OUTREACH WHAT: Glenloch Food Pantry WHEN: Open each Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ELIGIBILITY: We serve all of Heard County REQUIREMENTS: First time client we will need a valid drivers license plus 1 more proof of address MISSION STATEMENT: The need for food does not stop in a time of crisis; our Food Pantry should be open so no kids … [Read more...]

Memorial Service for Wendell Langley

Mr. Wendell E. Langley, age 79, of Roopville (Ephesus) GA passed away on May 18, 2020. His memorial service will be held Friday, June 19 at 7:00 PM at Ephesus Community Center. The family will accept guests at the Community Center from 6:00 PM until the service hour. He was born on November 04, 1940 in Carroll County, Georgia, the son of the late “C.L.” … [Read more...]

Heard County’s Oldest Veteran Celebrates 101st Birthday

(Franklin, GA) -- Friends, family, and some local public safety workers celebrated the 101st birthday of Heard County's oldest Veteran with a drive-by parade last Saturday afternoon in Franklin. Mr. Thomas Lipford, a Veteran of World War II, was born on May 30, 1919. He was surrounded by his family as the parade of law enforcement, public safety, friends, … [Read more...]

Summer Reading at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- It's time for  Summer Reading at Ephesus Public Library! Although our library will not be open to the public for awhile, we will still have Summer Reading bags for you, including a bag of activities for you to pick up at the door each week so you can "Imagine Your Story!" For information on how to pick up your registration bags, we will … [Read more...]

Memorial Service for Mr. Dave Lannen

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- A memorial service for Mr. Dave Lannen will take place at 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church. Mr. Lannen, age 63, owner and operator of Store to Door Pizza, of Franklin, passed away May 17, 2020. Survivors include his wife, Tracy Lannen of Franklin; one daughter, Autumn Lannen of Baton Rouge, … [Read more...]

A Birthday Surprise for Dennis Shaw

(Franklin, GA) -- A handful of local business owners, friends, and Heard County law enforcement officials came together on the evening of May 11 to offer a special 66th drive-by birthday celebration for local icon Mr. Dennis Shaw. Dennis is well-known by citizens throughout Heard County and especially in Downtown Franklin where he often walks around daily … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day flower arrangements at Nancy’s Florist

(Franklin, GA) -- Nancy's Flower Shop has a limited amount of arrangements for Mother’s Day and will be delivering Friday and Saturday. Call 706-675-2020 now to place an order! Visit Nancy's Flower Shop on Facebook for more details! … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: Franklin’s SummerFest 2020 postponed

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors and Staff has decided to postpone Summer Fest 2020 that was previously scheduled to take place June 27, 2020. The Chamber Board will discuss a new date at the May meeting. They are tentatively looking a new date in September, possibly Labor Day weekend. If you are interested in … [Read more...]

Local church to host ‘drive-up’ Easter Sunday worship service

(Franklin, GA) -- Prospect Church is planning to host a very special "drive-up" worship service this weekend to celebrate Easter Sunday. The event will take place at the Flat Rock Campgrounds on HWY 34 about four miles west of Franklin this Sunday, April 12 beginning at 11:00 AM. The Easter service will be led by Prospect Pastor Brandon Brooks who says all … [Read more...]