September 17, 2019

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...]

Braves Patrol at CES completes training on Flag Etiquette

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Did you know that there are six American flags on the moon? This was one of many facts that the new Braves Patrol at Centralhatchee Elementary learned on Friday, August 23rd. Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, were invited to the school to instruct and demonstrate flag etiquette, the different parts of the flag, and proper … [Read more...]

Heard County Hall of Fame inducts 11 new members

(Franklin, GA) -- Eleven new members were honored by being officially inducted into the Heard County Athletics Hall of Fame Friday prior to the Braves season opening game versus Lagrange on Friday, August 23. Friends and family members of each honoree were present as the esteemed members of the third class were officially inducted into the Hall at the HCHS … [Read more...]

Head Start Program now taking applications

Head Start is NOW taking appointments for applications! If you would like for your child/children to attend the Early Head Start/Head Start program in the counties of Carroll, Coweta, Harris, Heard, Meriwether or Troup, please call 706-594-4846 or to set up an appointment. ***Slots are filling up fast!!*** … [Read more...]

Local law enforcement shares Back to School Safety Tips

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County schools resume normal activities this week and everyone is reminded to review the following safety tips regarding buses, driving, and other important reminders courtesy of local law enforcement. “First, I would like to start off by welcoming all new students, faculty and staff members to Brave Nation! I speak on behalf of all … [Read more...]

DAR announces essay contest for local students

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to invite all Heard County students in grades 9 through 12 to participate in this National Essay Contest. Since 1996, the DAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual national essay contest on Christopher Columbus. The contest is open to students in grades 9 … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Community Fun Day at HCPR

(Franklin, GA) -- Alfred Blunt will present the 2nd Annual 'Community Fun Day' at The Heard County Parks and Recreation Department in Franklin this Saturday, August 3. The FREE event will take place from Noon until 5:00 PM and will offer school supplies, haircuts, food, activities, and more! Everyone is welcome to attend! … [Read more...]

‘Back To School Bash’ slated for July 27

(Franklin, GA) — Heard County Community Partnership, a Georgia Family Connection Affiliate, and its’ collaborative partners will hold their annual Back To School Bash Resource Fair on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Heard County Covered Arena in Franklin. Local Heard County resident students will take advantage of the event to glean a … [Read more...]

Heard County School System 2019 Open House Schedule

(Franklin, GA) -- Teachers and staff are busy already preparing for a great 2019-2020 school year. Teachers have been training throughout the summer to learn new strategies for instruction and to plan for classes. Principals have been studying data and setting goals for improvement. Everyone is very excited to begin a new year of growth and learning. All … [Read more...]

Heard High School Honor Roll (2nd Semester)

Heard County Comprehensive High School Honor Rolls (2nd Semester) Distinguished Honor Roll (90 or above) Kassidy Hope Baldwin, Trent Ulin Baxter, Haley LeAnn Bennett, Luke Mitchell Bennett, John Dalton Blakley, Jayden Carlyle Bloodsworth, Aidan Randall Boyd, Annette Rose Bradley, Ivey Reese Brant, Maximus Drake Brewer, Samuel Vance Brown, Charles Allen … [Read more...]