January 20, 2020

American Legion Post 148 December Activities

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County American Legion Post 148 received an award and participated in several activities during the month of December. Firstly, the post received an "Excellence Award." Adjutant Durell Langley received the award from 5th District Jr. Vice Commander Wade Lnenicka. Post 148 members also participated in all three community … [Read more...]

Great Gatsby Casino Night at EPL

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Book Club is hosting an adults only Great Gatsby Casino Night Fundraiser! All proceeds will benefit Ephesus Public Library. The event will be held at Ephesus Library on Saturday, February 8, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Stay and play as long as you like! This is a drop in event, and feel free to wear your best 1920's attire! No gambling … [Read more...]

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

(Franklin) — If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Come to a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous to hear a solution. Every Monday night from 6:00 – 7:00 PM an open discussion meeting of AA is held at the Franklin Church of God located at 12002 GA Hwy 100 in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

DAR and American Legion deliver Christmas gifts to Veterans

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, and members from the American Legion Post 148 teamed up to deliver Christmas gifts to the seven veterans at Pruitt just before Christmas. Each of the veterans received warm pants and shirts, t-shirts, socks, candy, fruit and other goodies to make the holidays a little brighter. The local DAR … [Read more...]

HELP WANTED: Registered Nurses

(Franklin, GA) -- Registered Nurse (RN) positions available. NO nights, NO weekends, and NO holidays. Currently licensed in the State of Georgia w/2 years experience in geriatric, community health, or long-term care. Computer skills are a must. RN will perform in-home assessments for the Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program. Office is in Franklin, … [Read more...]

Local media receive Certificate of Awards

(Franklin, GA) -- Editors and staff of the three primary media sources for Heard County were recently honored by the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, for their coverage of the NSDAR and other local events in the county. On Thursday, December 5, 2019, members of the chapter met at the local newspaper office. Along with Lee Boone, Chairman, Heard County … [Read more...]

A Christmas Story: Valley Forge 1776

By Christmas Eve of 1776, the American Revolution was, in essence, over.  The Americans had lost. George Washington was out of options. His army, down to only a few thousand had lost seven battles in a row and was freezing on the west bank of the Delaware River awaiting the end. The British, on the other hand had 33,000 soldiers, well over a hundred ships … [Read more...]

Christmas Choir Concert at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Chorus under the direction of Nancy Heard will perform a FREE Christmas program this Thursday, December 19 at 7:15 PM in the high school cafeteria. All parents, friends, and community members are invited to attend. … [Read more...]

April Anthony, NP-C, joins Tanner Primary Care of Roanoke

(Roanoke, AL) -- April Anthony, NP-C, a family nurse practitioner with deep roots in the Randolph County community, has joined Russell Peterson, DO, at Tanner Primary Care of Roanoke. The practice — formerly Randolph Medical Associates — offers services for the whole family, including chronic disease management for high blood pressure, diabetes and other … [Read more...]

Heard UDC donates to Toy Drive

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County UDC Chapter 2587 met at Three Rivers Regional Commission on Saturday, December 7, 2019. President Eve Davenport Holder called the meeting to order and led the group in the ritual and objectives. President Holder gave a very interesting program on Jim Limber Davis, an orphan in the Confederate White House. Members and … [Read more...]