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Photo walks held to promote the beauty of hometowns

In celebration of the one year anniversary of Google+, individuals in 106 cities around the world participated in photo-walks to promote their hometowns.

The community-sponsored event was started by Thomas Hawk of Oakland, Calif. to celebrate the first year since Google+ launched and quickly spread to become a worldwide event in small towns and major cities from Paris to Tokyo and even right here in Franklin, North Carolina.

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The 15th Annual Sweet Corn Festival was held this past Saturday at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church.

Corn lovers from all over the area came to partake of summer’s bounty and fellowship with their neighbors.

Not only was there lots of good food, but festivalgoers were entertained with music by local groups, games and face painting for the children, arts and crafts and “the best silent auction ever,” said organizers.

Proceeds from the festival went to benefit All Saints Episcopal Community and CareNet.

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Rosetta K. Rowe and Norman W. Farrell will unite in marriage Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.

Family and friends are invited to attend.

The couple will honeymoon in Savannah, Ga., after which the couple will reside in Franklin.

 

 

Macon County non-profit organizations have until July 31, 2012, to apply for county funds through the Macon County Community Funding Pool (CFP).

Application forms and instructions are available on the Macon County website, http://www.maconnc.org/, or may be picked up at the Macon County Public Library on Siler Farm Road in Franklin, the Hudson Library on Main Street in Highlands, and the Nantahala Public Library on Nantahala School Road.

Organizations applying for CFP funds must provide financial statements such as budgets and federal tax-exempt reports, organization goals and objectives and program descriptions, and board/staff roster.

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