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Arts & Entertainment

Back by popular demand, The Overlook Theatre presents “Smoke on the Mountain,” a rip-roaring musical comedy revival.

Set in the 1930s, this musical tale introduces the singing Sanders family, who perform their traditional and bluegrass gospel songs for the members of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in celebration of their new electric light bulb.


VLF takes part in state conference to promote economic development

With the fate of the nation's economy arguably resting on the backs of small business owners, North Carolina has taken the charge to lead the way in small business creation by talking to those who start it all, entrepreneurs.

Last week, entrepreneurs from across the state convened at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville for the N.C. Entrepreneurial Summit.


The family fun Deal Farms’ Plow Days was held last weekend and the entertainment was met with near perfect fall weather.


more pictures from the weekend after the jump!




The Franklin Chamber of Commerce has announced entry forms are now available for the 2012 Christmas Parade. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 25 beginning at 3 p.m. A wonderful tradition falling on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, this year’s parade is sure to delight all of those that attend.

“A Country Christmas” has been chosen as the theme of the parade. “This year’s theme provides for a broad range of ideas to be incorporated in float design and other entries. We encourage those participating to decorate their float featuring the country Christmas theme.” said Cindy Cavender, Special Events Coordinator. Prize money will be awarded. Judging of the floats will begin promptly at 2 p.m. Prizes for Best Use of Theme, Most Creative & Grand Champion will be awarded.


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