November 11, 2019

Ephesus Christmas Parade and Bazaar (Dec. 7)

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Ephesus Christmas Parade and Bazaar will take place on December 7, 2019. The lineup will begin at 9:30 AM at Hoyt Rogers' Field and the parade will start at 10:00 AM. We would like to invite any businesses or organizations to enter a float, antique car, motorcycle, truck, horse & buggy, etc this year. Contact the Ephesus City Hall … [Read more...]

Make your ‘Toys For Tots’ donations at State Farm through December 6

(Franklin, GA) -- The Terry Harper State Farm Insurance office in Franklin will be accepting your 'Toys For Tots' donations at their office for the holidays. Harper Realty and State Farm Insurance is located at 270 E. Court Sq. in downtown Franklin across from the Piggly Wiggly. For more information see the flyer below or call (706) 675-3093. … [Read more...]

EPL donates items to local Animal Shelter

(Ephesus, GA) -- Ephesus Public Library accepted donations for the Heard County Animal Shelter during the month of October. They were delivered to a representative at Heard County Animal Control Center in honor of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. Thanks to Crystal Blacquiere for heading up this important event! … [Read more...]

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving recognizes Caregivers of the Year

(Americus, GA) -- On Thursday, October 24, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving hosted an awards luncheon to honor and recognize all caregiver regional winners throughout the state. Each region had up to three winners consisting of family, volunteer and paraprofessional caregivers. The event took place at the Rees Park Economic Development Center … [Read more...]

DAR Day of Service benefits local non-profit

(Franklin, GA) -- Members of the James Stewart Chapter recently played in the dirt to commemorate the 129th anniversary of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary Lane, Conservation Chairman for the group, coordinated the special day to benefit This Old Farmhouse Georgia. Located on Highway 27 South in Centralhatchee, the farmhouse … [Read more...]

Balloon Release in honor of the late Mrs. Virginia Smith

(Franklin, GA) -- In Memory of Mrs Virginia Smith, you are cordially invited to attend a balloon release at Prospect Church, on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at 12:30 PM. With much love, we will celebrate almost 97 years of her life on her birth date, 11-24-22. Following the service, we will meet at the crosses, at the edge of the cemetery, for a few words … [Read more...]

James Stewart announces Chapter Outstanding Junior

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, proudly announces that Sarah Emily McCrary has been selected as the Chapter Outstanding Junior. The members of the chapter are very pleased that Sarah will represent the chapter at the Georgia State Conference in the Spring of 2020. Sarah was nominated at the recent chapter meeting. She was unanimously … [Read more...]

Chorus performs Fall Concert at HCHS

(Franklin, GA) -- A large crowd gathered at HCHS Monday evening to see the Heard County High School Chorus perform its 2019 Fall Concert in the cafeteria. Led by director Nancy Heard, the group of students performed several songs including among others Yonder Come Day, Hallelujah, You Are My Music, and a Mexican Folk song entitled Cielito Lindo. The … [Read more...]

Veterans Day Brunch

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, would like to invite each local veteran and their guest to a special Veterans Day Brunch, honoring your service to our country. The brunch will start at 10:30 AM on November 9, 2019 following the Veterans Day Program at the Veterans Memorial in Centralhatchee and will be held at the Centralhatchee … [Read more...]

Lions Club Car Show rescheduled for this Saturday, October 26

(Franklin, GA) -- After being postponed due to weather, the 10th Annual Heard County Lions Club Car Show will now be held on the town square in Franklin this Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m-2:00 p.m. The Car Show will feature vintage cars and trucks, entertainment, food, and award winning art. All are invited to attend. See the flyer below for … [Read more...]