61st Annual Macon County Fair :: September 17-20 @ Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center - 441 South, Franklin, NC

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Brittney Burns and Andrew Raby, both of Franklin, were married on Friday, Aug. 22, at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Raby and Burns, who are both Atlanta Braves fans, were married on the field before the Braves defeated the Reds.

The couple will hold a reception to celebrate with friends and family on Sept. 6.

The bride is a contributing writer to The Macon County News and will now be writing under her married name, Brittney Raby.

 

 

 

Brian and Madisson Horner received their adult black belts in American Kenpo Karate at Legacy Fitness on Friday, Aug. 8.

The father-daughter pair tested the same night.

Dustin Chovanic (center) was the Karate instructor.

Brian is married to Gina Horner; children, Mckenzie, Samuel and Jonah.

In karate for seven years, there are ten belt levels to achieve black belt.

Richard and Lorraine Sauderson recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniverasry at daughter Cheri and husband Doug’s home on Lake Norma in Cornelius, N.C.

Daughter Carol Shelton and husband Chuck were also there to celebrate, along with daugher Patti and husband Loren; grandson, Drew and wife Mary; granddaughter, Heather Radford and husband Matt; and great granddaughter Laura, Drew and Mary’s daughter.

Grandson Justin Saunderson surprised his grandparents with a phone call from Australia.

The Saudersons were married in Vermont on Aug. 28, 1949.

The Franklin Lion’s Club inducted two new members at its July 14 meeting, Ben Nahlen and Richard Orhn.

Both men expressed their interest in the Lions Club because of its endeavors to help local community members with eyeglasses, vision screenings for youth and kids, the Santa Pal for underprivileged children at Christmas, and food and gift baskets for local shut-ins, as well as several other local projects.

Nahlen had been a Lion prior to moving to Franklin and wanted to get involved while Orhn just wanted to be with a group who raised funds and used them in the local community.

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