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Economists predict rising food costs will continue to affect many families in this area.

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides a program called EFNEP: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

Families learn how to get the most from their food dollars by planning, shopping and preparing foods the smart way.

 

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Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) supports the SAFER program

Senator Kay R. Hagan (D-NC) has announced that Cowee Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Inc. in Franklin will receive $91,360 from the Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) program, which Hagan has supported in the Senate.

“This is going to be a good tool in keeping our volunteer fire fighters active and trained without the use of taxpayer money,” said Cowee Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Dustin Pendergrass.

“The courageous first responders at Cowee Volunteer Fire & Rescue help keep Franklin safe everyday,” Hagan said. “In this tough economy, this grant will help the fire department acquire and maintain volunteers, ensuring that there are always firefighters to answer the call and protect the community.”

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Kaitlyn Sutton and Ben Carrion, were crowned this year’s prom queen and king.

 

View all the pics and a full photo gallery after the jump!

 

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The Kiwanis Club of Franklin, in Macon County, hosted a contingent of officers and trainers of the Franklin Health and Fitness Center during their weekly luncheon at Fat Buddies on May 9.

Kiwanis members heard from ( L-R ) Rodney Morris, general manager of FHFC; Les Slater, Director of Membership FHFC; Sherena Garnett, weight loss participant; and Tiffany Allen, FHFC personal trainer.

President Diane Aiello recognized the outstanding group of professionals who presented a wide variety of services offered by Franklin Health & Fitness Center.

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