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In what sponsors hope will become an annual event, the first ever information fair for the Town of Highlands took place Monday, May 23, at the Highlands Recreation Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. A project of the 2010-2011 Leadership Highlands class, the four-hour event featured programs and projects available for citizens and visitors to Highlands between May and November of this year.

The Highlands Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Leadership Highlands program. Each class creates and develops a project designed to benefit the community. This class designed the fair dubbed Highlands Happenings Forum and Information Fair 2011.


Catherine and Philip Migliore will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a trip to Detroit, Mich., to join family and friends for a dinner party to celebrate their occasion.

The couple has been married since June 4, 1951. They have three children and five grandchildren.




REACH of Macon County announces a Flowers and Farms for Families Garden Tour in Franklin on June 10 and 11. The tour will feature three properties. See a working farm with antique farm equipment, sheep, chickens, lovely streams and ponds in pastures, horses, peacocks and demonstrations in the gardens. Demos will includes shearing sheep, local artists painting Plein Aire on the sites, weavers, historical buildings and musicians.

There will also be a home and garden shop with plants, flowers and herbs, works of the artists and other handmade items.


The public is invited to begin the Memorial Day weekend with music, food and a visit with Mark Twain.

Marvin Cole, famous for his impersonations of Mark Twain will be featured at “Celebrate America” at the First Presbyterian Church on Friday, May 27, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Dr. Cole received his bachelor and master degrees from Western Carolina University. He worked in higher education for 37 years and retired in 1994 after serving 13 years as president of DeKalb College in Atlanta, Ga.

The public is invited to begin the Memorial Day weekend with music, food and a visit with Mark Twain.


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