April 2, 2020

Glenloch Community Outreach (Food Pantry)

GLENLOCH COMMUNITY OUTREACH WHAT: Glenloch Food Pantry WHEN: Open each Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ELIGIBILITY: We serve all of Heard County REQUIREMENTS: First time client we will need a valid drivers license plus 1 more proof of address MISSION STATEMENT: The need for food does not stop in a time of crisis; our Food Pantry should be open so no kids … [Read more...]

BRAKING MUSE: Newly identified virus causing a ‘Big Stir’

(Heard County, GA) -- Local wellness professionals and government officials are concerned that a gross misunderstanding of a new ordinance by some residents may have led to a weekend outbreak of a new virus in western Heard County. While the new virus appears to be a sexually transmitted disease that only affects middle-aged married men, officials say they … [Read more...]

National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29th

Former President Ronald Reagan once said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” Please join the members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, in thanking our Vietnam veterans on this day and all of those … [Read more...]

Langley to receive DAR state honor as Outstanding Veterans Volunteer

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter is pleased to announce that Durell Langley has been selected to receive the Outstanding Veterans Volunteer Award from the Georgia State Society, NSDAR. One of the most prestigious awards given by the DAR, this award is only awarded once each year to a veteran in recognition of outstanding achievement in personal, … [Read more...]

Katy Gray receives excellence in American History Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- At the recent chapter meeting for the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, Katy Gray from Heard County Middle School was awarded the Excellence in American History Medal for her chapter-winning essay on “The Voyage of the Mayflower.” Katy also received a Certificate of Award for her essay. Katy’s parents, Beth and Billy Gray, were also present to … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Brailey Watkins)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week's Student Artist Spotlight is by 8th Grader Brailey Watkins. Brailey is an advanced art student and created art from a chosen theme. Brailey's theme is nature and flowers using watercolor paint. … [Read more...]

Heard County School System offering emergency food for all students

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County School is offering free food items for all Heard County students this week at designated times and locations. The emergency food program is being headed up by popular Heard County Elementary School counselor June Barber. The first pick-up time will take place this Wednesday afternoon from 3:00-5:00 PM at Heard Elementary … [Read more...]

Franklin Nursing home seeks acts of kindness for its residents

(Franklin, GA) -- For many people, living in a skilled nursing facility includes a regular schedule of activities and visitors. Since new visitation rules have been put in place in response to the threat posed by the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the days and nights in these centers are about to become much quieter. PruittHealth is taking action to … [Read more...]

Heard County art featured at gallery show

(Franklin, GA) -- Several Heard County art students recently worked with Mr. Clint Robinson on art for a gallery show entitled "exalted notions." Pictured in the slideshow above are some of the students with their art. Callie Robinson "vampires," Dharma Robinson "punk," Kari Griffith "John the Baptist," and Danielle Reynolds "untitled." Not pictured are … [Read more...]

Student Artist Spotlight (Addie Arp)

Heard County Student Art Spotlight (Franklin, GA) -- Each week we spotlight an art creation of a student from Heard County Middle School. This week's Student Artist Spotlight is Addie Arp. Addie is a 7th grade advanced art student and they recently created art from a chosen theme. Addie's theme was nature/landscapes and she used watercolor paints. … [Read more...]