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Rachael Carpenter and Brandon Williams, both of Franklin, N.C., were united in marriage on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin with the Rev. Gary Dodgion officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Vickie and Charles Carpenter of Franklin. She is the granddaughter of the late Dr. Stewart I. Francis and Shirley M. Francis of West Palm Beach, Fla. and the late Colie DuBoise of Tampa, Fla. and the late Zeb and Alvia Carpenter of Franklin.

The groom is the son of Susan and Mike Williams of Franklin, and the grandson of Thomas and Janie Koch, of Clayton, Ga. and Mary and Bill Williams of Franklin. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Charles Carpenter. Matron of honor was her sister, Francis Carpenter.

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American Legion Post 108 Commander Larry White presents Shriners Jim Dautel and George Faucher with a donation to the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Post 108 has been a partner with the Shriners since 1985 and has donated more than $22,000 to the Shriners Hospital for Children.

 

 

The Rotary Club of Franklin welcomed new members Rich Peoples of Sylva (second from left) and Debbie Tallent (second from right) at the Sept. 5 meeting. Peoples is sponsored by club member Tom James (C) and Tallent is sponsored by New Generations Director Susie Ledford (R). Rotarian Dennis Sanders (far left) conducted the installation.

Rotary District Governor Frank Dean (L) inducts new Rotary Club of Franklin member and Franklin Walmart Store Manager James Foxx at the Sept. 12 meeting.

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Every day, nearly one million preschool children across the country enter the doors of the local Head Start center and begin working, playing and learning their way toward success to kindergarten and in life. For more than 46 years, Head Start has served more than 28 million children and their families by promoting school readiness, educational, health, nutritional, social and other child development and family support services.

Macon Program for Progress Head Start (MPP) is beginning its 47th year and continues to serve the youngest children and their families in Macon County. In meeting the changing needs of families, MPP offers several program options. Early Head Start serves children before birth to age three, pregnant moms and a home base option.

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