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Pictured from left, Bunny Hawkersmith and Jeff McCool with several toys to be donated to the North Middle School toy drive.

Teaming up for a worthy cause

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 5:00 am

  In support of a North Middle School toy drive, Bunny Hawkersmith, owner of Bunny’s Gym, and Jeff McCool, from Moccasin Creek, have teamed up to challenge any or as many businesses in the county as they can to get more toys donated toward the effort. Their move follows another challenge at the school where North Middle School Principal Stanley Bean and teacher Chris Hawkersmith, Bunny’s son, have agreed to

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  • Teaming up to support North Middle School toy drive

    Posted on December 5, 2014 at 4:49 pm

    Pictured from left, Bunny Hawkersmith and Jeff McCool with several toys to be donated to the North Middle School toy drive.

    In support of the North Middle School toy drive, Bunny Hawkersmith of Bunny’s gym, and Jeff McCool of Moccasin Creek have teamed up to challenge any, or as many businesses in the County that they can get more toys donated than any opposition. So confident in the feat, both Hawkersmith and McCool have agreed to fress up as Santa and his elf and visit several businesses in Fraklin County, passing

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  • December activities to spread holiday cheer

    Posted on December 4, 2014 at 8:04 am

      Christmas is 20 days away and already an abundance of holiday fun is springing up all around. This weekend starts off with lots of fun, including a couple of parades, and Christmas at Tims Ford State Park. Other holiday fun follows in the coming weeks, including musical productions, opportunities to meet with Santa, Christmas cookie sales and entire town celebrations. In addition, many churches have special services listed in

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  • Franklin County Fairest of the Fair Pageant Winners

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    F.C. Fairest of the Fair Queen is Kylee B. Norris Kylee B. Norris, age 16 of Winchester, was named Franklin County’s Fairest of the Fair Queen. She is the daughter of Ronnie and April Norris. In addition to her crown, sash and award, Norris received $300 for wardrobe expenses and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Tennessee Fairest of the Fair Pageant in January 2015 where she will compete against 53

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  • Tablescapes by Southern Tennesseee Ladies’ Society

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    Tablescapes held by STLS There was an explosion of talent at the October Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society Tablescapes luncheon, as revealed by the 15 imaginatively and creatively decorated tables. A feast for the eyes was enjoyed by guests who viewed the talented members’ creations. Proceeds from this event are used to fund scholarships for high school seniors.  

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  • Happenings in Sept. 26 edition

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Farmers Markets  Farmers Markets Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 8 a.m. at Franklin County Senior Center behind STMC in Winchester. Farmers Market Saturdays on Sewanee Hwy. at 7 a.m. north of Sewanee Market. Farmers Markets Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 7 a.m. in the parking lot of old high school on Dinah Shore Blvd. in Winchester. 967-2741.  Volunteers needed  Franklin County has several elderly that need volunteers to check on them

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  • Huntland High School 50-year reunion held

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm


    Members of the Huntland High School Class of 1964 celebrated their 50th class reunion on Aug. 30 at the Huntland Community Center. The 19 classmates in attendance enjoyed a catered meal on tables decorated with their school colors of royal blue tablecloths overlaid with white lace. Each table was accented with a UFO lamp. Diane Womack Elk of Peotone, Ill., traveled the farthest distance to attend the reunion. Other classmates

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