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...]

Remembering September 11

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the Heard County Fire Department, the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and Heard County citizens Raymond Brown and Thomas Miller gathered on Wednesday, September 11th for a moment of reflection. White remembrance roses and a little toy fire truck sat quietly at the base of the large 9/11 memorial. A moment of silence was observed … [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 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...]

Worksource Three Rivers awards In The Door, LLC $663,108 to provide youth services

(Griffin, GA) -- WorkSource Three Rivers has contracted with In The Door, LLC to provide services to youth (ages 16-24) for the Three Rivers Region. In The Door provides career pathways, credential attainment, and supportive services to young adults who may face barriers to employment. Through local partnerships, participants gain hands-on work experience. … [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...]

Franklin Housing Authority residents get help from local church

(Franklin, GA) -- On August 1 and 2, volunteers from First Baptist Church launched 'Operation: Franklin.' One of the project’s goal was to beautify the yards of Franklin Housing Authority residents by planting mulch, removing old lawn furniture and equipment, and helping in whatever small yard projects residents might have. The Housing Authority provided … [Read more...]

Area residents invited to join 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

(Atlanta, GA) -- The Alzheimer’s Association® is inviting LaGrange and surrounding area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Vernon Woods Retirement Community in LaGrange. On Walk day, participants will honor those … [Read more...]