January 20, 2020

American Legion Post 148 December Activities

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County American Legion Post 148 received an award and participated in several activities during the month of December. Firstly, the post received an "Excellence Award." Adjutant Durell Langley received the award from 5th District Jr. Vice Commander Wade Lnenicka. Post 148 members also participated in all three community … [Read more...]

Great Gatsby Casino Night at EPL

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Book Club is hosting an adults only Great Gatsby Casino Night Fundraiser! All proceeds will benefit Ephesus Public Library. The event will be held at Ephesus Library on Saturday, February 8, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Stay and play as long as you like! This is a drop in event, and feel free to wear your best 1920's attire! No gambling … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(Franklin) — If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution. Every Monday night from 6:00 – 7:00 PM an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Giving spirit abounds at Heard County’s annual ‘Shop with a Cop’

(Franklin, GA) -- Friday the 13th was everything but 'unlucky' for a large contingent of Heard County special needs children that enjoyed the fourth annual 'Shop With A Cop' holiday celebration. The spectacle was something to see as a motorcade featuring Heard County School System's Special Olympics Program and West Georgia area law enforcement descended on … [Read more...]

Christmas Choir Concert at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Chorus under the direction of Nancy Heard will perform a FREE Christmas program this Thursday, December 19 at 7:15 PM in the high school cafeteria. All parents, friends, and community members are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

Heard UDC donates to Toy Drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County UDC Chapter 2587 met at Three Rivers Regional Commission on Saturday, December 7, 2019. President Eve Davenport Holder called the meeting to order and led the group in the ritual and objectives. President Holder gave a very interesting program on Jim Limber Davis, an orphan in the Confederate White House. Members and … [Read more...]

‘One Night in Bethlehem’ at Glenloch Baptist Church

(Glenloch, GA) --  The 2019 version of “One Night in Bethlehem” will return to Glenloch Baptist Church on December 13-15, 2019 from 6:00-8:30 PM each night. Many months of preparation goes into the re-location and re-creation of this production which is enjoyed annually by the local community. "One Night in Bethlehem" is a live version of the town of … [Read more...]

2019 Heard County Christmas Parade and Event Guide

(Heard County, GA) -- Several community Christmas events are taking place this weekend and HeardCitizen.com has combined the information for all of these local events below for your convenience. City Christmas Parades and correlated events will take place on Friday and Saturday in Franklin, Centralhatchee, and Ephesus. 2019 Christmas Parade and Event … [Read more...]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Each year on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Survivors, veterans and visitors from all over the world come together to honor and remember the 2,403 service members and civilians who were killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. A further 1,178 people were injured in the attack, which permanently sank two U.S. Navy battleships - the … [Read more...]

Thursday Night Bingo at American Legion Post 148

(Franklin) -- Come out every Thursday night for Bingo at the Heard County American Legion. 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...]