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Relay For Life’s “Relay’s Got Talent” was held at the Fine Arts Center on Friday, April 13. There were seven acts that competed in the fundraising event, which raised almost $700.

The next event Relay For Life will be the “Survivor’s Dinner,” which will be held May 3 at 6:30 p.m. at Cowee Baptist Church. The event will be open for any cancer survivors.

Any persons interested are asked to call the Outpatient Department at Angel Medical Center at 828-369-4216 for more information.


The Drama Department of Franklin High school will present its Spring Musical “Willy Wonka Jr.” May 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. and May 6 at 2 p.m.

Tickets will be on sale starting April 24 from the Franklin High School Main Office, from Robert Jessup and Buddy Huckabee or at the door. Tickets will be $8 for adults, $5 for Macon County School Students or children under 5 for general admission or a limited number of reserved seats will be available for $10 for each show.


Auditions will be held Saturday, April 21, at noon, in the Franklin High School Fine Arts Center, for home school and private school students wishing to perform in Showcase of Talent 2012. Participation is open to actors, dancers, gymnasts, instrumentalists, and vocalists in the third to 12th grades. Solo, duo, and ensemble acts are welcome. A piano and CD player will be provided. Students should arrive between noon and 1p.m., and will perform on a firstcome basis; there is no pre-registration. (Public school students are chosen through their schools.)


Jeff Foxworthy has teamed up with Compassion International, a Christianbased organization that advocates for children in more than 26 countries, to raise money for the children in Africa. Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians in the country and he’ll take the stage at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Foxworthy is the largest selling comedyrecording artist in history. He has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards, is a best-selling author of 11 books, a TV and radio host, and an actor. His comedy act explores the humor of everyday family interactions and human nature.


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