Macon County Humane Society presents SUPER ADOPTION DAY! :: Saturday, April 26 from 11am - 4pm at the Macon County Fairgrounds

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A new program, called “Fit and Fun,” is being offered by the Cowee Community Development Organization (CCDO) and might be just the thing to get you out of the house and back into being social again.

The CCDO, a local 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to “preserve the heritage, quality of life, and beauty of Cowee Township,” is sponsoring the sessions. For more information about CCDO, visit


Students from Franklin High School danced the night away at the annual Mr. & Ms. FHS dance held Saturday in the gym.

“New York Nights” was the theme for this year’s dance.

Members of the Mr. & Ms. FHS court are chosen by the Franklin High School faculty and voted on by the student body.


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Macon County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to proclaim Macon County a Purple Heart County to recognize local citizens who have served in the military.

Commander of Chapter 639 Military Order of the Purple Heart Lenny Lazzara presented the board with the proclamation during the March meeting of the board. The Purple Heart was the first American service award or decoration made available to the common soldier and is specifically awarded to any member of the United States Armed Services wounded or killed in combat with a declared enemy of the United States.


Susan Floyd, a reservationist with Chambers Realty & Vacation Rentals in Highlands, is to be married to James Williams, a senior network administrator with Macon Bank of Franklin.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Tucker and Jeannie Chambers of Highlands.

The groom-elect is the son of Robert and Karen Williams of Franklin.

An early May wedding is planned.




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