April 15, 2021

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...]

Ephesus Library asks “Where’s Denney?”

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Ephesus Public Library is asking "Where's Denney?" during the month of March. See flyer above for more information. Check the calendar below for information and news about other EPL events this month! Also visit our Facebook page at Facebook.com/EphesusPublicLibrary. … [Read more...]

Georgia State Troopers pay respects to local businessman

(Franklin, GA) -- A contingent of Georgia State Troopers came together on Sunday, February 21 to honor a respected local businessman who passed away recently. Mr. James R. "Jim" Fuller passed away on February 18. He was 82 years old. Jim and his son Terry purchased Westside Tire and Alignment on Franklin Highway, Newnan in 1987 and for many years the shop … [Read more...]

Heard County 4-H Food Talk Virtual Series

(Franklin, GA) -- Start 2021 in the right direction! Are you ready to make positive changes for your health this new year? If so, here is the series for you! Food Talk is a series of six interactive classes that feature tools and ideas for making healthier food, nutrition, and physical activity choices on a budget. Each 60 minute class features a cooking … [Read more...]

Heard High Chorus performing Winter Concert Thursday

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County High School Chorus is experiencing an exciting winter of music and competition and will perform its Winter Concert performance virtually for the local community this Thursday evening at 6:00 PM. Four students will be presenting their songs from the 2021 Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase held at the Carrollton Center for the … [Read more...]