11th Annual FRANKLIN FOLK FESTIVAL :: Saturday, July 19 from 9am - 4pm in Historic Downtown Franklin

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Arts & Entertainment

Jane Jerry has been appointed Executive Director of The Bascom Visual Arts Center in Highlands.

Willis Willey, chair of the Board of Trustees, made the announcement Friday, Feb. 25, following the conclusion of a national search.

“Jane has extensive experience in developing and directing audience-focused institutions and we are delighted that she will be at the helm as The Bascom advances to its next stage of development,” said Willey.



The Jackson County Genealogical Society has announced the publication of the Macon County Cemetery Book, Volume I. Orders are being accepted for delivery in April 2011.

This volume covers all known cemeteries east of the Little Tennessee River with gravestone inscriptions through 2009. Inscriptions include the first and last name of the interred as well as birth and death dates where given. Other inscriptions such as military service, son of, daughter of, wife of, etc. are also included, and the volume features an every-name index.


Second annual ‘Walking with Spring’ Photography Contest

In celebration of Franklin being recognized and designated as an Appalachian Trail Conservancy Community, the Macon County Public Library is sponsoring its second annual photography contest “Walking With Spring.”

Photographs of hikers, landscapes, or nature, as long as it is taken on the Appalachian Trail, are accepted.


We the Kings will perform in concert with special guest Ryan Cabrera at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grandroom on the campus of Western Carolina University.

The concert is sponsored by WCU’s Last Minute Productions, a student-run entertainment and activity planning organization at WCU.


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