Saturday cash mob to help businesses affected by fire.
Just before 6 p.m. on Friday, a mob of more than 20 people gathered outside of Smart Pharmacy in Franklin. They were all there for one reason, to support a local business.
Friday’s cash mob marked Venture Local Franklin’s 20th successful cash mob. For the last couple of years, monthly cash mobs have been planned by Venture Local Franklin - a community grass-roots organization located in Macon County, and through word of mouth and social media sharing, hordes of people have met at a local businesses with cash in hand prepared to "mob" the business.