25th Annual Leaf Lookers GEMBOREE :: Friday, October 17 - Sunday, October 19 at the Macon County Community Building

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Members of the Franklin Amateur Radio Club were among the estimated 35,000 “ham” radio operators around the world who took part in the annual American Radio Relay League’s Field Day on Saturday, June 25.

Begun in 1933, amateur radio operators throughout North America have practiced the rapid deployment of radio communications equipment in environments ranging from operations under tents, in remote areas, to operations inside emergency operations centers. The Franklin club operated from Tassee Shelter on the Greenway.

The local club members contacted other hams throughout the day although atmospheric conditions limited long distance contacts. The furthest contact made was with a station in Ontario.

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The Mountain High Republican Women's Club (MHRWC) July luncheon and business meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 5, at the Highlands Country Club.

The featured speaker is the Honorable Paul Newbe, North Carolina Supreme Court Justice.

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Victory Baptist Church located on 441, midway between Dillsboro and Franklin on Cowee Mountain, will be conducting its annual Patriotic Day on Sunday, July 3. The special guest for the day will be Major General John Grinalds.

General Grinalds is a graduate with honors from the US Military Academy at West Point. He was the first cadet since 1814 to be commissioned directly into the U.S. Marine Corps. General Grinalds served in the Mediterranean Region, Panama Canal Zone, Japan, Belgium and two tours in Vietnam. He was awarded the Silver Star for heroism in combat. He was inducted by French President Mitterrand into the French Legion of Honor.

 

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The Keller Williams team in Franklin, has taken a big interest in feeding the hungry in their community.

With the struggling economy, people out of work and fewer resources to help the community, Keller Williams agents realized an urgent need to help the struggling families in the area.

Debbie Albriecht branch manager for the local Manna Food Bank was presented a check for $750 by Keller William Agents.

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