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...]

Veterans and public invited to attend POW/MIA recognition service in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- The American Legion Riders Chapter 76 from Mobile AL will be traveling to The Heard County American Legion Post 148 on Thursday Sept. 19, 2019 at around 1:45 PM to raise the POW/MIA flag at Post 148. The Riders are leaving Mobile on Monday, Sept. 16 and stopping at Veteran Posts along the GA-AL border and will arrive in Montgomery on … [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 County Singing Convention

Heard County Singing Convention (Centralhatchee, GA) -- Please join the Heard County Singing Convention for its Fall Session on Sunday September 29, 2019. We will sing with Centralhatchee First Baptist Church (212 Church Street Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM. A covered dish dinner will be served. Singing will continue after … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

West Georgia Autism Foundation presents ‘Concert on the Farm’

Courtesy of Stephanie Allen and the Times-Georgian (Carroll County, GA) -- The West Georgia Autism Foundation is holding a fundraiser, Concert on the Farm, to raise money to buy custom bicycles for children with autism. The money raised will go toward a fund intended to give custom bicycles to children who are on the middle to lower end of the autism … [Read more...]

Homecoming/Revival at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 385 Old Field Rd, Franklin, GA  invite you to join us as we celebrate our Annual Homecoming and Revival. Homecoming Celebration is Sunday, August 25, 2019: Pastor Henry L Smoke, Sr. will be the Speaker at 11:30 AM. At 2:00 pm the Guest Speaker will be Rev. Keith Lewis, Pastor of Flint Ridge Baptist … [Read more...]