October 20, 2021

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...]

Heard County Water Authority Food Drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Water Authority will be collecting pre-packaged, non-perishable food items to donate to the Three Sisters Food Pantry located on Caney Head Road. Those that wish to donate to the effort may drop donations off at the Heard County Water Authority located at 11520 Highway 34 W, Monday through Friday, between the hours of … [Read more...]

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mary Hines Johnson

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that Mary Hines Johnson will be posthumously presented the NSDAR Women in American History Award on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at the 4H Center located at the river on 101 Glover Road in Franklin. Mrs. Johnson was chosen for this recognition because of her notable … [Read more...]

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...]