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Franklin Rotary Club 2013-14 President Nancie Wilson (R) and 2014-15 President Susie Ledford (L) hold the trophy the club received at the recent Rotary Interantional District Conference in Greenville, S.C., as the Best Medium Size Club for the year 2013-14 in District 7670.







Downtowns all across the nation have begun to see a revitalization of sorts in the last few years with focus turning away from strip malls and department stores and refocusing on Main Street. With the emphasis to shop local continuing to grow, Franklin Mayor Bob Scott sees the upcoming “Focus on Franklin” event as a chance to bring more voices to the conversation.

“We're going to be discussing who we are, where we want to go, and how we're going to get there,” Scott says of the event that will be carried out by Western Carolina University's Public Policy Institute (PPI).

The PPI employs a mission to work with communities in the region to support local governments, nonprofits, and other institutions in creating programs and policies to improve the area says professor and PPI director, Todd Collins.


Robert and Paula Luckadoo of Kiowa, Colo., and Eddie and Cheryl Pullium of Dillsboro, announce the engagement of their daughter Sara Elizabeth Pullium to Christopher Steven Dills, son of Willard and Tammy Dills of Franklin.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Harl and Lillie Ashe and the late E.J. and Alma Pullium.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Steve and Janis Wilson of Franklin and Floy Mason of Franklin, and the late Lax Dills.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. at Snow Hill Inn in Franklin.

Friends and family are invited to attend.


Macon Program for Progress is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.

Meals are provided to all children without charge.

View the daily meal sites after the jump!


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