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The Franklin Chamber recently celebrated the grand opening of Millie & Eve's Used Book Store's new location with a ribbon cutting celebration.

The relocated bookstore is conveniently located closer to town at 1781 Georgia Road. The stores hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm.



EDC teams with town and SCC to host small business seminars

There’s a new catch-phrase for economic development and entrepreneurship: “business gardening.” Just as in gardening, in economic development, the business environment must be prepared before planting, and once the young seedlings begin to grow, they must be fertilized and nurtured until they are ready for harvest.

This may sound just like the philosophy of Chauncy Gardener, the character played by Peter Sellers in the movie “Being There,” but it’s not.


The Franklin Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of Lisa’s Corner’s new location at 714 Highlands Road.

With a spacious, new location, owner Lisa Kline and her staff, are offering even more products. The store is located in the shopping center beside Peppermint Patti’s Ice Cream Shop.

Store hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.


DOD to measure impact of Guard and Reserve on U.S. workforce

The Department of Defense released a nationwide survey recently to gain insight into the benefits and challenges of employing members of the Guard and Reserve. The Department of Defense National Survey of Employers is the Department’s largest study of its kind since the United States entered sustained military operations nearly 10 years ago in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001.


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