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The Scaly Mountain Women’s Club Auction will be held on Friday, July 8. This will be the 8th year the Scaly Women have sponsored an auction. It was started at the Scaly Ski Lodge in 2004 - followed by the auctions being held at the Community Center/Old Scaly School House. This year there is another improvement. The auction is being moved to the new Scaly Mountain Fire Department. The building is much larger and is air conditioned.

Admission is free. The Silent Auction and viewing of the items will begin at 6 p.m. at the Scaly Mountain Fire Department, 169 Hale Ridge Road, Scaly Mountain. The auctioneer will again be Bryan Snyder from Clayton, and he will begin the auction at 7 p.m.


The Macon County 4-H Fashion Revue participants recently modeled their projects in front of a large audience. The judges, Genia Edmonds and Carol Messina commented on the excellent workmanship of the projects.

The County Champion is Chandon Ivey, who received a 4-H backpack and $20 for the guitar case he designed and sewed. The Reserve Champion is Emily Wylupek, who received a 4-H backpack and $15 for the pink tie-dye dress she sewed. Brianna Olsson received Honorable Mention, as she received a 4-H backpack and $10 for the white daisy design, cotton rayon dress she sewed. The monetary amounts were in the form of gift certificates from “Sew Creative.”


Blood donors can get tech savvy this summer and help save lives at the same time. Presenting blood and platelet donors during the American Red Cross “Donor Appreciation Days,” July 1 through 15, will get a chance to win one of five Apple iPad 2s. It’s just one of the ways the Red Cross will be saying “thank you” to donors.

— Friday, July 8 - Angel Medical Center Blood Drive, 120 Riverview Street, Franklin, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (828)369-4166 to schedule an appointment or for more information.


Macon Program for Progress, (MPP) a non-profit organization that provides child care for low income families, has partnered with the Summer Food Service Program to hand out free lunches to school-aged children during the summer months.

The Summer Food Service Program is a federally-fund program to make nutritious meals available to children in lower income households during the summer months. The program was begun in 1968, however, this is the first year that Macon County has been involved.


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