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Local author Pamela Duncan will present a reading of her works on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Jackson County Public Library Complex. This program is free of charge.

Duncan was born in Asheville and raised in Black Mountain, Swannanoa and Shelby, N.C., and currently lives in Cullowhee, N.C., where she teaches creative writing at Western Carolina University. She holds a BA in journalism from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in English/creative writing from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.


Otto School Class of 1977 held its 36-year reunion last Saturday at the Otto Community Building.

The 1977 class was the last 8th grade that attended the school. A picnic was held earlier in the day with dinner that evening.

Class members are planning on holding another reunion next year.


In honor of Floyd and Barbara Sigler's 60th wedding anniversary, the couple's son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Tammy Sigler, dedicated a glider bench and flower planter at Dr. Ann Showers Animal House Vet Clinic on East Main Street.

"We wanted to do something in honor of their anniversary and to help out the clinic," said Tammy Sigler. "So we decided to give the vet somewhere for clients to enjoy while their furry ones get care. We named the garden area after Floyd and Barbara's dog Shadow who passed away last year."


Mr. and Mrs. Jim Crisp of Franklin annouce the engagment of their daughter, Shannon Elizabeth Crisp, to Austin Tony Shuler, son of Tony and Janet Shuler of Franklin.

The bride-elect is a full time student at Western Carolina University majoring in elementary education, and works as a waitress at Sunset, in the accounting department at Franklin Tubular Products, and is the owner of Southern Belle Hauling, LLC.

The groom-elect attended Tri County Community College for welding, works as a heavy equpiment operator for Tony Shuler Grading, Inc., and is the owner of ATS Hauling and Excavating.

The wedding date is set for Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Bloemsma Barn located in Franklin.

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