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Land of the Sky Barbershop Chorus will perform Sunday, August 14, at 3:00 p.m., in Tartan Hall at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Franklin. With more than thirty members, the allmale chorus sings lively a cappella renditions of old-time and contemporary favorites in four-part harmony.

The program has a comedic courtroom theme, and features many classic hits including “Make ‘em Laugh,” “You Make Me Feel So Young,” and “That’s An Irish Lullaby,” with costumes and props to enliven the show, and a heavy sprinkling of rib-tickling humor. Complimentary ice cream sundaes will be served.

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In conjunction with the annual Macon County Fair, the Macon County Rural Development Panel is once again raffling off a cord of firewood. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Agricultural Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The Fund awards scholarships of $500 to Macon County first-year college students enrolled in agriculture and natural resource-related studies.

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MANNA FoodBank and its partner agencies would greatly benefit from any excess bounty from your garden. Currently more than 1 in 6 of people in Western North Carolina seek food assistance at least once in a single year – 33,000 of whom are children.

The following agencies are happy to receive your bounty:

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Charolotte Coxe has seen a lot of life in 98 years and is still as active and alert as ever. Coxe celebrated the milestone of her 98th birthday with friends and family at a party on Saturday, Aug 6, at her Highlands residence.

“Amazing” was the only word that Coxe could think of to describe how it felt to have so many people come to a party just for her.

“I’m a very lucky person,” Coxe reflected. “I’m very thankful for my life.”

“Everyone at the party had such a good time, were wishing her well and they stayed until the very last minute,” said Joyce, Coxe’s daughter. “Mom loves to go to and give parties.”

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