January 23, 2022

Wreaths placed to honor our Veterans

Members of American Legion Post 148 left to right Raymond Brown, Larry Denney, Theron Levens, Tom McCutchen, and Durell Langley (Photo: DAR) (Franklin, GA) -- At 12:00 pm on Saturday, December 18th, the blue sky came out for members of the community to participate in a nationwide event – Wreaths across America.  This was Heard County’s first year being a … [Read more...]

Wreaths Across America comes to Heard County

Remember the fallen, Honor those who served,  Teach our children the value of freedom Please make you plans to be on the square when the Wreaths across America comes to Heard County at 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 18, 2021. Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and our Veterans from American Legion Post #148 will hold a wreath laying ceremony … [Read more...]

HCWA supports Three Sisters Food Pantry

(Franklin, GA) -- To support the newest food pantry in Heard County, the Heard County Water Authority partnered with Three Sisters Food Pantry on Caney Head Road to host a food drive during October. HCWA Director Laurie Cook and staff wanted to focus on supporting the smaller organization since it was just established earlier in the year.  Three Sisters … [Read more...]

Local citizens receive Georgia State Society NSDAR Service to Veterans Awards

As part of the Veterans Day Bench Dedication Ceremony on Saturday November 13, 2021, the James Stewart Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented DAR Service to Veterans Awards to two local Heard County citizens who have spent countless hours of their time in the service to our veterans.  The chapter was pleased to honor DAR member Carla Marie … [Read more...]

Veterans Bench Dedication held on Franklin Square

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held a ceremony to dedicate a bench to the veterans of Heard County on the square on Saturday, November 13, 2021. Attendees were welcomed by Pamela Lyle, James Stewart Chapter Regent.  Bethany Dunmire and Gabby Smith, members of the Centralhatchee Braves Patrol, led … [Read more...]

Heard County Sheriff’s Office honors Veterans

(Franklin, GA) -- Sheriff Ross Henry and staff recognized their Veterans this past week.  A display is set up yearly in the Sheriff’s Office Lobby that includes photos of current and retired employees who have served our great country in the military.  Currently employed with the Sheriff’s Office are three deputies, two investigators, one detention … [Read more...]

Mary Hines Johnson Day proclaimed in Franklin

(Franklin, GA) -- In a special program hosted by the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Mary Hines Johnson was posthumously awarded the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021.   Mary Hines Johnson received this award because of her impact on the education of African-American children during the early to mid 1900’s in Heard County.  … [Read more...]

Dedication of Historical Church

(Glenn, GA) -- Dedication and Renewal Service for Glenn Independent Methodist Church will be held Sunday, October 24, 2021, at 11:00 AM. Tim and Alecia Wilson will be leading the service. They have served for the past 34 years in Ministry. Tim’s family is also from the Glenn Community. The beginning of this Church was organized in 1825 in Heard County … [Read more...]

‘Moving Wall’ coming to Centralhatchee

ARTICLE COURTESY OF CLAY NEELY/NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD (FRANKLIN, GA) -- The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be coming to Centralhatchee later this month. The replica will be on display at the Centralhatchee City Park, located at 139 Nutt Road, Franklin.  The Moving Wall will be escorted to the … [Read more...]

Fall Book Sale at Heard County Library

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard Co Public Library is having our Fall Book Sale Oct 8-25. Hardback books - 50 cents Paperback books - 10 cents DVDs - $1.00 … [Read more...]