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Photo by Betsey GooderThe Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 108 presented a new American Flag at the Macon County Courthouse on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. Commissioners Ronnie Beale and Gary Shields were on hand to receive the flag. Members of the American Legion Post 108 raised the flag on the flag pole at the Macon County Courthouse.

Attending the ceremony were Ronnie Beale, Gary Shields, Larry & Marilyn White, Art Pittman, Scottie Thomas, Barb and Carl Moyer, Louise Womack, Ken and Audrey Carpenter, Susie Hallern, Mike Coates, Christine Jason - president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Derek Roland, Frank Hunter, Bob & Dutch Slicer and John and Dorothy Crawford.

Last Saturday the Macon County Heritage Center at the Historic Cowee School held the first annual Cowee Christmas.

With local artisans and vendors displaying Christmas treats, music provided by local musicians and a locally grown lunch cooked up by the Cowee Farmers Market, Saturday's holiday celebration had something for the whole family.

 

 

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The Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Gingerbread House competition during Winter Wonderland Dec. 6 and 13.

Entries on display at the lower level of town hall were judged and the following contestants placed in their respective categories:

Children
1st Place – Brooklyn Davis
2nd Place – Emily Pilkerton
3rd Place - Awtrey’s, Beller’s & Coker’s

Youth
1st Place Place Youth – Hannah Cabe

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Town employees have been decorating the downtown area for the past couple of weeks, assembling the tree on town square, and hanging wreaths and lights helping Franklin get in the Christmas spirit for the upcoming holiday season.

 

 

View more pictures from around town and the Christmas Calendar of Events after the jump!

 

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