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With temperatures beginning to drop, and the coldest months of winter right around the corner, Franklin native and local Farm Bureau agent, Patrick Jenkins, is gearing up for the third annual “Cold for a Cause” event. Jenkins will load up in a crane which will be parked in front of the Farm Bureau office on Highlands rd. He will remain in the box from noon on Friday until noon on Sunday, totalling 48 hours.

The rain that has poured down around Macon County all week is expected to taper off just in time for Jenkins climb into the crane and make the trip above the county on Friday afternoon.

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Zane and Nina Mashburn Wood of Franklin will celebrate their 68th anniversary on Jan. 15.

They are the parents of Devannah Long, Wanda Ashe, Marshall Wood and Dottie Nicholson.

They reside at Macon Valley Nursing Center and enjoy visitors and cards.

 

Although government offices will be closed on Monday to recognize Martin Luther King Day, several community organizations will be hosting events throughout the weekend to honor King's life and legacy.

The Human Relations Council will be hosting their annual event on Sunday, Jan. 14 at 3:00 pm at First United Methodist Church on Harrison Avenue. The Council's award-winning C-Square Band will present a program of Freedom Songs. The Council will take up an offering and serve a light supper after the program.

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The Western Carolina Community Chorus will begin rehearsals for Spring 2012, on Sunday, Jan. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. Experienced singers interested in joining the chorus should come to the first meeting, held in the choral rehearsal room 357 of the Coulter Building on the WCU campus.

The ensemble will rehearse weekly for the concert, which will be presented on Sunday, April 15, at 4 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Coulter Building.

For more information, contact the conductor, Robert Holquist, at (828)293-3270 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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