18th Annual PUMPKINFEST :: Saturday, October 25 from 9am - 4pm * Downtown Franklin :: CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

- published 8/21 (Larry) old link: http://www1.cfnc.org/applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1527

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

News Community

While it isn’t spring outdoors yet, one Franklin daisy scout troop is working diligently to give the gift of an early spring to at least one area organization. Troop #02315, led by Nicole Nelson, is completing a gardening project that will provide a local nursing home with potted herbs in handmade flower pots, which residents can enjoy indoors during the remaining winter months.

The scouts (11 girls in all, ages 5-7) will earn a community service badge for completing this project, but none of them seem to be thinking about that because they are having so much fun along the way!

Read more...

The Sylva Rotary Club sponsors a weekly storytime for preschoolers at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva on Monday mornings. The final February “Rotary Readers” program will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 27th. Beginning in March, the time will move to 11:00 a.m. every Monday. The theme for the month of March will be the books of Dr. Seuss.

Rotary International, whose motto is “Service Above Self,” has a long history of promoting both adult and childhood literacy.

Read more...

In 2004, a partnership began between Western North Carolina and Western Panama in Central America. That’s when some local Rotary Clubs and a Rotary Club in Boquete Panama decided make a partnership to help rural schools and their students by providing supplies and doing renovations.

Since then over a ton of supplies, $15,000 in cash, and nearly 3000 hours of labor have been provided by students and adults from this region.

Read more...

The Franklin Main Street Program has begun a new initiative to encourage volunteerism in the community. Franklin Friends’ goal is to match volunteers with the many events and projects within the program district.

“Volunteers help make Franklin a great place to live, work, and play. All members of the community who would like to get involved with the many projects in our vibrant downtown district are encouraged to get involved. We need and welcome all forms of help – your time, talents, creativity and energy,” said Linda Schlott, Franklin Main Street Program Executive Director.

Franklin Friends’ new initiative is being sponsored this year by Macon Bank.

 

 

Read more...

Page 216 of 329

216
Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter