Festival of Wreaths :: November, 10 - December 2 at Angel Medical Center :: click here for more info!

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Franklin High School Senior Katie Peck officially signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Gardner-Webb last Wednesday.

Peck’s gradparents, Bruce and Sue Bryson, siblings Kacie, Meghan and Kyle all joined in the celebration.

 

Tourney to benefit affiliate chaplaincy programs

MedWest Health System is presenting the MedWest-Harris and MedWest-Swain Foundation Chaplaincy Golf Tournament on May 12 at Smoky Mountain Country Club in Whittier to support the hospitals’ chaplaincy programs and the spiritual care provided to patients, families and hospital staff.

The fundraiser tournament at the club at 1300 Conleys Creek Road in Whittier is a four-man captain’s choice. Registration is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. A barbecue lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m. The tournament includes hole-inone prizes, goody bags and a putting contest for a golf membership.

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Simpson trades in the red and white to sport purple and gold

Franklin High School senior Lindsay Simpson signed to play basketball at Western Carolina University on Friday.

The 5’7” guard had been heavily recruited since her freshman year and decided to play for the Catamounts because of the opportunity to receive a quality education while playing for a dedicated sports team.

Numerous people spoke at the signing ceremony to honor Simpson including Gary Shields, John deVille and Bobby Kuppers.

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Saturday March 31st, 10 a.m. til 6 p.m. at the Little League Field/ Senior League Field, Macon County Rec Park events include:

• Throwing competition 9:45 a.m.-12 p.m.
• Running the bases 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
• Hitting competition 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
• Speed throwing 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
• Home run derby 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
• Adult softball home run derby 4 p.m. -6p.m.
• Raffle for 2012 Worth Titan softball bat
• Food and fun for all ages!

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit Franklin Little League baseball.

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