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Franklin High School report cards are ready to be picked up at the main office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday only.

Ellijay, Sugarfork and Millshoal Precincts Ribfest will be held on Saturday, July 26, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Holly Springs Community Building. Meet the candidates have a good time and enjoy some ribs.

Nantahala Hiking Club Saturday Work Hike will be held on July 26. Meet at NHC Clubhouse at 9 a.m., 176 Carl Slagle Rd, Franklin. Participants should bring lunch, water, and snacks for the day. They should wear long pants, boots and gloves. Be prepared for rain. NHC will furnish tools and directions. Contact Don O’Neal at (828)586-5723 with questions.

Green Reunion will be held on Sunday, July 27, at 12:30 p.m. in the Louisa Chapel Church Fellowship Hall. Drinks and paper products will be provided, please bring your favorite dish to share. Everyone is invited to attend worship service which begins at 10:45 a.m., prior to the reunion.

Diabetic Support Group will meet Monday, July 28, 4 p.m., in the Cafeteria at Angel Medical Center. For More Information, call Kim Watkins at (828)369-4166.

Jackson County Public Library in Sylva Twitter Class will be held on Monday, July 28, 5:45 p.m. The class will meet in the Library's computer lab and is limited to the first 16 participants to pre-register. (There is no fee.) Attendees should plan to arrive by 5:45 and meet in front of the Reference Desk on the second floor of the Library, before proceeding into the Computer Lab. The class will run from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. For more information or to register, call the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva at (828)586-2016.

You can still enroll in Affordable Healthcare Insurance through a Special Enrollment Period. Did you know that you can avoid the penalty under certain circumstances? A workshop to discuss Special Enrollment Periods and Avoiding the Penalty will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 6:30 p.m. at the Macon County Public Library, led by Cynthia Solesbee, Certified Health Care Navigator for Macon County. You will be able to make individual appointments for help with enrolling in an insurance plan and applying for an exemption from the penalty. Registration is not required. For more information, call Cynthia Solesbee at (828)400-4177.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Appalachian South is adding a “Family Support Group” by request, in addition to the present Support Group that meets every Thursday. The initial meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 5, 7 to 8 p.m. at 14 W. Palmer St. in Franklin. Anyone who has a friend, family member or loved one living with a mental illness is invited to come for confidential listening and sharing, support, and education, and coping skills and share experiences with handling crisis and relapse, communication techniques, and local resources. For more information or directions, call Matt (828)349-9252 email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Sherry and Gary (828) 421-1225 email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Alcoholics Anonymous. Help is available. Call 349-HELP.


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published: 10/18/2013
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