July 2, 2020

Alzheimer’s Association continues to provide virtual services as pandemic persists

(Atlanta, GA) -- While the on-going coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic still threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, it continues to create additional challenges for people living with Alzheimer's and all dementia, their families and caregivers, including 150,000 in Georgia and their estimated 540,000 caregivers. The Alzheimer’s … [Read more...]

Local church honors Heard County’s heroes

(Franklin, GA) -- The Heard County Sheriff's Office and the Heard County Fire & Emergency employees were honored by the delivery of 'Plates of Love' on Wednesday, June 24. The lunch plates were prepared with love by all the members at Heaven Bound Church of God located in Centralhatchee. Heaven Bound Church of God also presented Heard County Sheriff … [Read more...]

Birth Announcement: Newborn baby girl

(Franklin) — Cody and Jessica Newborn of Franklin announce the birth of a 7-pound, 13-oz baby girl. Waylynn Charlotte Newborn was born at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton on May 8, 2020. She was 20 and 1/2 inches long. … [Read more...]

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...]

Ephesus Neighborhood Closet

(Ephesus, GA) -- The Ephesus Neighborhood Closet will be open this Friday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The Closet has toys, clothes for all ages, and small household items. NO FURNITURE IS BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME!!! Every item is absolutely free, so take home what you need. It is located in the big white house next to Ephesus Baptist Church on Highway … [Read more...]

Corinth resident inducted into GCWA Hall of Fame

(Corinth, GA) -- A Corinth resident was recently announced as the 2020 inductee into the Georgia Cattlewomen's Association Hall of Fame. 72-year-old Marcia Callaway was originally supposed to be honored at the GCA convention in Perry in April before that event was postponed due to COVID-19. The event was eventually held May 28-30. Marcia and her husband, … [Read more...]

Flag Day

James F. Burns a retired professor at the University of Florida, wrote the following definition of the American flag.  This was shared with me and as a member of the James Stewart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, I would like to share his words with our citizens. This flag represents us all! ~ Carla Brown Written by James F. Burns I’ve been … [Read more...]

Curbside Service at Heard County Library!

Curbside Service at Heard County Library!  - Beginning June 1! - Place items on hold at gapines.org or call library staff to make a request. - When you arrive at the library, give us a call to let us know you are here and to confirm your library card number. We will check out your items and bring them to you. You never have to get out of your car! - … [Read more...]

Summer Reading at Ephesus Public Library

(Ephesus, GA) -- It's time for  Summer Reading at Ephesus Public Library! Although our library will not be open to the public for awhile, we will still have Summer Reading bags for you, including a bag of activities for you to pick up at the door each week so you can "Imagine Your Story!" For information on how to pick up your registration bags, we will … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Centralhatchee Elementary School. Ethan Penados-Johnson was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen.  Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership … [Read more...]