January 25, 2021

‘Love Your Neighbor’ event at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- Love Your Neighbor! From February 1st to February 28, Ephesus Public Library will be hosting a "Love Your Neighbor" event. During this time, we are asking for your donations to help the Franklin Food Pantry. They are in need of toiletry items for both  adults and children, including shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, feminine … [Read more...]

Old magazine donations needed at Heard County 4-H

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Alzheimer’s Association to host a statewide virtual caregiver resource fair

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter is hosting a statewide Caregiver Resource Fair, a virtual three-hour program that will help Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers find local resources and talk to experts who can explain and give more insight to the many programs available in the state of Georgia. The event is scheduled for … [Read more...]

4-H Summer Camp Survey

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia 4-H wants to hear your thoughts on your child/ren’s participation in 4-H camp this summer, with COVID-19 likely to remain a concern. What you tell us is very important as we gather information to inform our decision-making and communication regarding 4-H camp in 2021. Please follow this … [Read more...]

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Heard County Tax Commissioner

(Franklin, GA) -- The State of Georgia will be undergoing the next stage in it’s DRIVES program in January 2021. The V12 upgrade will include a DRIVES update and DDS will be converting over to our DRIVES system. This implementation will be more complex and will take longer to complete. As a result of this upgrade, our Motor Vehicle program will shut down … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Thursday Night Bingo returns to the Heard County American Legion this Thursday, January 7! 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 … [Read more...]

Heard County Food Pantry open this Wednesday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Food Pantry will be open to the public this Wednesday, December 23 from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM for Christmas distribution. Please be sure to bring ID. Pick-up will be drive-thru style at the back of 1191 Franklin Parkway (Health Department Building). … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Food Talk Virtual Series

(Franklin, GA) -- Start 2021 in the right direction! Are you ready to make positive changes for your health this new year? If so, here is the series for you! Food Talk is a series of six interactive classes that feature tools and ideas for making healthier food, nutrition, and physical activity choices on a budget. Each 60 minute class features a cooking … [Read more...]

American Legion Bingo nights postponed due to COVID-19

(Franklin) -- Due to COVID-19, Thursday Night Bingo at the Heard County American Legion is being cancelled until January 7, 2021. Proceeds support Post 148 of the Heard County American Legion and the work they do for the veterans of Heard County. Click here for more information and updates from The American Legion Post 148 is located at 3191 Franklin … [Read more...]

Mt. Zion Community Church hosting ham and turkey giveaway

(Franklin, GA) -- Mt. Zion Community church in Franklin will giving 100 hams and 100 turkeys for the holidays in memory of Mother Annie Kate Wilkerson and Sister Janice Wilkerson. The giveaway will be held at the church (9703 Ga. Hwy 34 - west of Franklin) on December 19 beginning at 11:00 AM while they last. There is a limit of one per vehicle. The … [Read more...]