April 15, 2021

Heard High Senior awarded full music scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- Heard County High School is proud to announce that senior Charity Abrahamson-Anglin is receiving a full tuition music scholarship to Southern Union State College in Alabama. The awarding of the scholarship stems from a March 8 audition for the Southern Union Sound, the college's prestigious show choir. A lifetime resident of Heard County, … [Read more...]

Former Brave hired as football offensive coordinator at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- On March 23, 2021, the Heard County Board of Education hired Heard County High School alum and former football coach Jake Yates as Heard County Elementary School’s physical education teacher and offensive coordinator for the varsity football team. Yates was selected for the school board’s approval by head football coach Shane Lasseter and … [Read more...]

Heard County names new varsity boys basketball coach

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School System has appointed Zerick Green as the varsity boys basketball coach for the 2021-2022 school year. “We're excited to welcome Coach Green into his new position of Head Basketball Coach at Heard County High School,” stated Heard County Athletic Director Trent Bianco. “Coach Green has a passion for Heard County and … [Read more...]

Heard Middle FFA leads food drive to support Franklin Food Pantry

(Franklin, GA) -- Classes from Heard County Middle School collected over 1000 pounds of food to support the work of The Franklin Food Pantry. The Franklin Food Pantry is open to serve Heard County residents in need of food each Friday morning from 8:00 AM until Noon at 1191 Franklin Parkway. The drive was initiated and led by the HCMS Future Farmers of … [Read more...]

HCHS students team up to serve the local community

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School National Honor Society and FFA (Future Farmers of America) recently came together to help clean trash from several roadways in the county. The event took place on Friday, March 12 and about 30 students participated. CTAE Teacher/FFA Advisor Kristin Wilson was pleased with the students who took time to … [Read more...]

Special Week Honors Georgia’s School Boards

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School District is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 15-19, 2021 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education. Citizens elect board … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight: Sarah Hannah

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- We regularly spotlight the art creations of Heard County students. Today's Student Artist Spotlight tempera painting, 'Snow Landscape with Evergreen Trees,' was created by HCMS 8th-grader Sarah Hannah. Advanced art students worked independently according to a visual theme that they each … [Read more...]

ESPLOST keeps Heard County athletics competitive

(Franklin, GA) -- The coaches and athletic personnel of the Heard County School System have worked to expand the number of sports and student participation in athletics over the past several years. The addition of fishing, volleyball, and junior varsity/B-teams have allowed far more students to be involved in athletics in the last five years. Research has … [Read more...]

Heard High FFA installs ‘Little Free Food Pantry’ at Franklin City Park

(Franklin, GA) -- Frequent Franklin City Park and nature walk visitors may have noticed something new at the park's trailhead entry the last couple of days. The Heard County Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter has constructed a "Little Free Food Pantry" that will be available for those in need throughout the Heard County community. With the partnering … [Read more...]

Heard High Chorus performing Winter Concert Thursday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Chorus is experiencing an exciting winter of music and competition and will perform its Winter Concert performance virtually for the local community this Thursday evening at 6:00 PM. Four students will be presenting their songs from the 2021 Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase held at the Carrollton Center for the … [Read more...]