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The second grade at East Franklin School was invaded by Leprechauns on St. Patrick's Day.

The students built Leprechaun traps.

The group photo above shows all the second graders and some of the traps that they made. Photos by Vickie Carpenter


The Victory Baptist Church located midway between Franklin and Dillsboro on Cowee Mountain will be hosting a Spring Revival meeting on March 27-30.

The guest speaker will be Evangelist Richard Harper.

A native of West Virginia, Harper has been in fulltime evangelism for 15 years.


Chef Caleb Partridge presents Vanessa Bailey, executive director from CareNet, a check for $300 from a spaghetti dinner fundraiser, held in February at Iotla United Methodist Church.

The church also received a check for $300 to be used for missions.

Community in partnership with First Presbyterian.

Parents, Highlands business owners and community leaders all describe the Highlands Community Child Development Center (HCCDC) as vital to the success of the community. Frances Oakley, president of the HCCDC Board of Directors goes even further.

“I feel the center is the anchor on one end of the town with the hospital on the other. What the center does for Highlands is incredible. We have provided care for the children of parents that are employees of 85 different businesses in Highlands.”

Jennifer Creswell’s seven-year-old son William, attended HCCDC from the time he was six months old until he entered kindergarten at Highlands School.


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published: 10/18/2013
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