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On Thursday, Aug. 11, Alan Durden of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service will talk about the local food movement in Macon County at a program sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

He will describe local food sources and projects — tailgate markets, stands, farmers’ markets, and community gardens. He will discuss the marketing concerns of local farmers, how is what farmers grow and market changing, and in what direction is agriculture moving.

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Members of the Franklin First United Methodist Church are getting ready for their 24th Annual Bazaar Friday, July 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, July 30, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wayne Proffitt Agriculture Center, 441 Georgia Hwy.

Crafts, clothing, furniture, toys, books, plants, food and more.

Proceeds benefit Missions Committee.

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The Foundation for MedWest Health System’s Harris and Swain hospitals hosts the “Here’s to Hollywood Gala” Saturday, Aug. 13, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel Event Center.

The highlight of the night of fine dining and dancing, with music provided by the Goodtimes Big Band, will be the presentation of Oscar awards for Best Female and Best Male Actor awards.

Nominees for Best Male Actor are: Chuck Wooten, Jackson County Manager; Ray Don Letts, retired educator and business owner; and Scott Baker, dean of career technologies at Southwestern Community College.

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Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C., held its spring commencement ceremony May 13. Robert Browning graduated with a degree in marketing and management.

He also played four years of collegiate football with the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears.

He is now currently employed with Drake Software and is the son of Pat and Tommy Browning of Franklin, N.C.

 

 

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