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Ten employees at the Sunset Restaurant ‘hit big’ last week in Franklin, after winning a quarter of a million dollars from the Mega Millions lottery drawing.

The group of coworkers had been playing once a week for four years, according to Sunset line cook Kenny Genawese, who had finally bought a winning ticket from the local Bi-Lo. The group played computer- picked numbers—10,11,12,28 and 43.

All ten employees received their check on Monday, and after splitting the $250,000 evenly among themselves, Genawese said that the winnings amounted to approximately $17,000, after taxes of course.

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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

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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.

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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.

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