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Macon Aero Modelers will be hosting an AMA National Model Aviation Day Celebration event Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Otto Aerodrome with proceeds to benefit Macon TRACS.

Activities will include RC flight simulators, introductory RC flight training, and many demonstrations of Aerobatic Giant Scale RC aircraft, Scale War Birds, helicopters, and Smaller Park Flyers by our member pilots.


A ceremony to welcome the Torah will be held on Sunday, Aug. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of Andrews United Methodist Church, 111 Chestnut Street in Andrews, N.C. Rabbis and other religious leaders, as well as Jews from Western North Carolina, are invited.

Congregation Bamidbar (which means in Hebrew, "wilderness" or "Numbers," the fourth book in the Bible) has acquired the 100-year-old Torah. It is handwritten by a trained scribe over the period of a year on parchment, which is then rolled up onto two scrolls.


After a wreck that claimed the life of a mother and son last Wednesday, Macon County residents are working together to show support for the four children who lost their brother and mother.

Caleb and Joy Sloope lost their lives in a two-car accident on the Highlands Road last week that also sent three others to Mission Hospital in Asheville with serious injuries. Seventeen- year-old Cameron Sloope was airlifted from the scene to Mission Hospital, where she has spent the week recovering.

The Chevrolet van carrying the Sloope family collided with Hewart Hugel, 86, and his wife Ingrid of Florida. The Hugels were also transported to Mission Hospital.


Will and Ruby Peoples of Sylva, announce the birth of their daughter, Wren Hazel Peoples.

Wren was born Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Angel Medical Center in Franklin. She weighed 5 pounds and 14 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long.

The maternal grandparents are Teresa Burns and the late Jim Burns of Whittier.

The paternal grandparents are Rich and Renee Peoples, also of Whittier.




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