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Macon Pride, local recycling advocates, commends the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Franklin for their efforts to “reduce, reuse, and recycle.”

The UU green sanctuary exhibits many recognized energy savings features and use of recycled materials throughout, including greener carpeting, and Icynene insulation.

“Our building and the activities within express our mission of caring for the earth and environmental justice,” said team member Bonnie Gramlich.

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The Macon County Beekeepers’ Association is holding Beekeeping School.

The public is invited to come and learn the basics of beekeeping. Topics covered will include basic hive construction, honeybee biology, colony management, handling your bees, and harvesting your honey crop. Introduced pests and diseases have made beekeeping more difficult and we will discuss methods for overcoming these problems. Each session will cover various aspects of beekeeping presented by local beekeepers. Times for questions and discussion will be allotted throughout the school.

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Ceremony honors four who gave their lives in WWII.

In a special ceremony on Sunday, Franklin's American Legion Post 108 joined people from across the country who have taken time this month to remember the selfless acts of four brave men who lost their lives on Feb. 3 1943. Known as the saga of the four chaplains, Sunday's event remembered and honored four brave men who put God and country before themselves, ultimately costing them their lives.

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For the 18th year in a row, youth from First United Methodist Church will be hosting more than 80 teens during the 30 Hour Famine on Feb. 22-24.

As part of the Famine weekend, local participants will fast for 30 hours, collect canned goods for CareNet and donations for World Vision, and take part in activities to learn more about both the issues of hunger and ways to help. Participants will also perform hands-on service projects during the weekend in order to make a difference in the Franklin community. Prior to the event weekend, students raise funds with the knowledge that every $30 they raise can help feed and care for a child for a month.

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