Macon County Humane Society presents SUPER ADOPTION DAY! :: Saturday, April 26 from 11am - 4pm at the Macon County Fairgrounds

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Bill Perry, President of Gem Capital Auto Club presents a $275.00 check to CareNet.

The club also gave $275.00 to Macon Program for Progress and St. Assisi food pantry.

 

 

Franklin Area Students working to “overcome hunger”

Wars and natural disasters dominate the world’s daily headlines, but behind the scenes and far from the spotlight, hunger and preventable diseases claim the lives of 24,000 of the world’s children every day. More than 1 billion people go hungry every day. More than 6 billion live on the planet. One in six will go hungry tonight.

Why so many? For some families, the only food they have is whatever they can grow themselves. One drought or flood can wipe out a year’s harvest. When it does, there’s no supermarket or food bank they can turn to. Others can barely afford food despite their best efforts. Either way, hunger is anything but yesterday’s problem. For 1 billion people, it’s a problem right now. But world hunger is 100 percent preventable and teens from several area United Methodist church youth groups are ready to help.

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Western Carolina University will open its doors to prospective Catamounts and their families as the university holds Open House on Saturday, Feb. 18.

Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Open House is designed to give interested students an insider’s view of what life is like on the WCU campus. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the campus and residence halls, learn about the university’s wide array of academic programs and extracurricular opportunities, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.

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Macon Early College is starting the application process for the 2012-2013 school year. There will be a parent meeting in the cafeteria at Macon Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 2nd at 6:00 pm.

Another meeting will be held at Union Learning Academy on Monday, Feb. 6th at 6:00 pm. Parents may attend either meeting. Applications will be handed out to interested 8th graders at MMS and will be accepted thru Friday, Feb. 17th.

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