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

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Members of the Franklin First United Methodist Church are getting ready for their 24th Annual Bazaar Friday, July 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, July 30, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wayne Proffitt Agriculture Center, 441 Georgia Hwy.

Crafts, clothing, furniture, toys, books, plants, food and more.

Proceeds benefit Missions Committee.

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The Foundation for MedWest Health System’s Harris and Swain hospitals hosts the “Here’s to Hollywood Gala” Saturday, Aug. 13, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel Event Center.

The highlight of the night of fine dining and dancing, with music provided by the Goodtimes Big Band, will be the presentation of Oscar awards for Best Female and Best Male Actor awards.

Nominees for Best Male Actor are: Chuck Wooten, Jackson County Manager; Ray Don Letts, retired educator and business owner; and Scott Baker, dean of career technologies at Southwestern Community College.

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Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C., held its spring commencement ceremony May 13. Robert Browning graduated with a degree in marketing and management.

He also played four years of collegiate football with the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears.

He is now currently employed with Drake Software and is the son of Pat and Tommy Browning of Franklin, N.C.

 

 

Franklin High School welding student, Adam Queen, recently competed in the 2011 National Skills USA Championships in Kansas City, Missouri.

The National Skills USA Championships is the showcase for the nation’s best career and technical students to demonstrate their excellence in both skills and leadership.

The philosophy of the Skills USA Championships is to reward students for excellence, to involve industry in directly evaluating student performance and to keep training relevant to employers’ needs.

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