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Relay for Life of Franklin will be held Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. at the Franklin High School football field. In the past, the event was be an all-night event rather than all-day. Admission is free. Parking is free.

Co-chairs of this year's event are Tammy Dills and Jean Crane, and the theme is “Country Folks Can Survive, Fightin’ For A Cure.” This year’s goal is to raise $80,000.

Almost 40 teams will be participating, however, you do not have to be a member of a team to attend.


The Franklin High School graduation ceremony was held Friday, May 31, at the Ramsey Center at Western Carolina University.

The conferring of diplomas was conducted by FHS principal Dr. Chris Baldwin and assistant principals Pamela Cabe and Barry Woody.

FHS Chamber Singers directed by Robert Jessup, provided the musical accompaniment.


Macon Early College held its commencement Sunday, June 2, at Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.

Photo by Eric Haggart – Timeless Moments Imaging

The Franklin Federated Woman’s Club will celebrate its Silver Jubilee Anniversary with an afternoon membership tea at the home of Betty Merrill on Friday, June 14, at 2 p.m. at Mill Creek Country Club.

The FFWC was officially chartered in 1989 with Jackie Hoffman elected the first president.


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