25th Annual Leaf Lookers GEMBOREE :: Friday, October 17 - Sunday, October 19 at the Macon County Community Building

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Pat and Richard Bachor recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with their family at their daughter’s home in Tennessee.

They were married Dec. 16, 1962, in Boynton Beach, Fla.

They retired to Franklin in 2001, Richard as a Florida Power and Light supervisor and Pat as a Registered Nurse.

They have a son and daughter, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Caleb Partridge presented a check to Gary Brown, principal of Iotla Valley Elementary School.

Caleb is a member of the Iotla United Methodist Church and Macon County 4-H club and is presenting the check on behalf of the congregation and as a community outreach for 4-H.

The congregation organized a fundraiser to go toward the playground fund.

 

 

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The Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum and Society 2012 raffle winner is Franklin visitor, Janet Sohacki.

Pictured with her is club member and host, Al Pribble.

The 25 by 18 hand crafted ruby pendant was made and donated by Diane Aiello, society member and owner of Franklin Gemstone and Jewelry Warehouse.

Photo by Doreen Freeman

 

 

Students in a freshman seminar centered on active citizenship raised more than $1,000 toward the Shops with Cops program through the Jackson County Office of the Sheriff.

Students chose the cause they wanted to support and collected donations for the initiative, which pairs law enforcement officers with children from the community to shop for Christmas gifts for the children’s families.

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