July 24, 2021

Ephesus Neighborhood Closet

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Neighborhood Closet, located next to Ephesus Baptist Church in Ephesus, Georgia, will be open the third Friday of each month, with extended hours of 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. The closet has new and  slightly used clothing in all sizes, as well as household items and toys. The items are free to those in need! … [Read more...]

Solstice publishing announces release of “The Closet” by Joseph MacNabb

(Newnan, GA) -- Solstice Publishing is pleased to announce the release of “The Closet,” a psychological thriller by Joseph MacNabb of Newnan, Georgia, on May 23, 2021. Although the setting of the book is entirely fictional, many of its aspects may be quite familiar to local residents. In “The Closet,” 10-year-old Annie Rowan is lured away from a small-town … [Read more...]

Tickets go on sale July 1 for ‘Miss Lillian – More Than a President’s Mother’

(Carrollton, GA) -- Tickets go on sale July 1 for the one-woman play “Miss Lillian – More Than a President’s Mother,” which is coming to Carrollton at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 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 … [Read more...]

Celebrate Father’s Day in Georgia’s State Parks

(Georgia) -- For outdoorsy dads, fresh air and adventure are often the best gift of all. With Father’s Day just around the corner on June 20, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites make it easy to share the gift of heartwarming memories. Check out these top five ideas below, and find even more on GaStateParks.org: Go “Glamping” If Dad enjoys camping, … [Read more...]

Book Sale at the Heard County Public Library (April 9-26)

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Public Library in Franklin is having a book sale starting April 9-22, 2021. We have a large selection of books and novels! … [Read more...]

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...]

Pamela Lyle receives Outstanding DAR Service for Veterans Award

(Franklin, GA) -- The Outstanding DAR Service for Veterans Award is given to a DAR member in recognition of outstanding care given to veterans in any of the following areas, including, but not limited to: Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, state veterans’ facilities, nursing homes, shelters, and outpatient clinics. The outstanding NSDAR volunteer … [Read more...]

National Vietnam Veterans Day

To our Vietnam Veterans in Heard County: “Thank you for your service and welcome home” The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, wishes to commemorate the Vietnam War on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, Monday, March 29, 2021. There’s no doubt that the Vietnam War was one of the most brutal. In fact, over three million people were killed during the 20 years it … [Read more...]

DAR hosts local artist during Women’s History Month

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, met on March 13th to commemorate March being Women’s History Month. Their special guest speaker was local writer and photographer, Debbie R. Hudson. Author of “Putting Nature in Focus,” Ms. Hudson spoke about her desire to capture nature’s beauty and her passion for photography. She shared the … [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...]