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American Legion Post 108 member Jim McGill along with Louise Womack (right) presented two checks totalling $360 to Read2Me member Diane Cotton (far left) in support of bringing the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to local children.

The program provides one free age-appropriate book per year for every child birth to five years old in Macon County who signs up.

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Eddie and Devannah Woods Long celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 30, with a family dinner.

The couple was married on that same date in 1962 at the home of Rev. Gene Southard.

Eddie retired from Zickgraf Enterprises and Davannah retired from MCH.

They attend Windy Gap Baptist Church.

 

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Bill and Joan Trapani celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 22.

The couple has one daughter, Sherry Taylor; two grandchildren, Lori Duncan and Derick Janzer; five great-grandchildren, Cadence, Raegan, Kenlie, Addilyn and Branson.

They were married in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1952.

Bill served in the Navy for eight years as a corpsman.

After all the turkey had been gobbled down, and the pumpkin pies had been finished off, the holiday season got into full swing on Sunday afternoon for Franklin's annual Christmas parade. This year's theme, “A Country Christmas,” reminded all generations of the things that they love most about the holiday season.

With more than 54 entries into the float decorating contest, competition was stiff this year. Hickory Knoll Methodist Church won “Best of Theme” with grandma in her rocking chair in front of the fireplace, listening to Christmas tunes on Grandpa's dulcimer.

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