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April’s Fools — It’s no joke

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 11:07 am

By Daris Howard Beatrice first saw Merritt when she went to eighth grade. Actually, he had been there during all of her years going to school, but two things had changed: her, and him. He was now tall and handsome, and, well, she was at an age where boys were more interesting to her. She started flirting with him, but boys are an interesting lot, and he being a typical

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  • Boy Scout Troop 184 staying busy

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 9:24 am

    ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy Scouting keeps young boys busy and focused on giving back by encouraging them to participate in community service projects. In this way, Scouts learn hands-on lessons that stick with them throughout life. Members of Boy Scout Troop 184 recently completed a very physically demanding service project which will be enjoyed by folks long after they have grandchildren and great-grandchildren of their own. These Scouts took it

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  • Local couple celebrates 60 years

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

    Julius and Helen Lightfoot of Franklin County celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 8, 2015, at Paynes Baptist Church. They were married in Rossville, Ga. on March 3, 1955. The anniversary celebration was attended by about 65 of their family and friends. It was hosted by Linda Swann, Sue Lightfoot, Rebekah Swann and Jennifer Kilgore. Servers included, Freda Bennett, Roxanne Bennett and Joyce Armstrong. Guests enjoyed looking at past

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  • University Gallery Walk is tomorrow

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

      The University of the South will host their fourth annual Campus Gallery Walk Saturday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on the campus of the university in Sewanee. Gallery exhibits will be set up in The University Art Gallery, The Museum, Gallery of Archives and Special Collections, and the Carlos Gallery of the Nabit Art Building. All locations will be open late with special receptions designed by Ivywild to tantalize visitors’ taste

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  • Franklin County Republican Women’s Club-Federated Officers

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:37 am

    Republican Women’s Club-Federated Officers The Franklin County Republican Women’s Club-Federated officers are, from left, Sheila M. Williams, president; Joanne (Jody) McGee, vice president; Shirley Wert, second vice president; Janet Doran, recording secretary; Anna Marie Brickse, corresponding secretary. Tere Anderson, not pictured, is the treasurer. —Photo provided

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  • Franklin County Democratic Party Officers Elected

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:34 am

    FCDP Officers Elected The Franklin County Democratic Party met March 21 to choose officers for the next two years, discuss issues, and determine a meeting time.  The new officers pictured from left are, chair, Nancy Silvertooth, vice-chair, Robin Smith; treasurer, Dianne Hand; and secretary, Helen Stapleton. FCDP meets the second Monday each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Franklin County Annex, 839 Dinah Shore Blvd in Winchester. They are focusing on

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  • Free ‘Listen’ concert Friday in Sewanee

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    Free ‘Listen’ concert Friday in Sewanee A big treat awaits Friday night in Sewanee for music lovers. The Sewanee Symphony Orchestra (SSO) presents “Listen,” a concert dedicated to modern American composers Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Guerry Auditorium at the University of the South in Sewanee. Listen will feature chamber and orchestral music by Aaron Copland, John Philip Sousa, and Terry Riley. Additionally, the SSO will record one of the most controversial works

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