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For the fourth year in a row, Patrick Jenkins spent 48 hours high above Macon County to stir community support for CareNet. This year, Jenkins’ efforts encouraged the community to donate 1,052 pounds of food and more than 2,000 coats to be given to CareNet.

With the help of the community group Franklin Young Professionals Inc. and CareNet Director, Shaina Adkins, once again, Jenkins’ efforts benefited those in need in the community.

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“Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” was held at the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Franklin Sunday. Sponsored by the Macon County Human Relations Council, the event featured music, guest speakers and youth participation.

Rev. David Beam made opening remarks offering a memorial presentation for Andrew Ray, former member of FUMC. Town of Franklin Mayor Joe Collins greeted the congregation. William G. Crawford Jr. led the litany for Martin Luther King Jr. with responsive reading from the congregants.

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During Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day of Service Jan. 21 Western Carolina University students like Whitney Collins, left, and Gabrielle Ellis volunteered to help at the Jackson County Friends of the Library Used Book Store's annual cleaning.

 

 

 

George W. and Margaret Berry Moses celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 4.

A reception will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Higdonville Baptist Church. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

Mr. and Mrs. Moses have one son, Wally Moses and wife Marie of Indiana, one grand-daughter Cynthia and husband Royce, two great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

No gifts please.

 

 

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