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Heritage Scholarship banquet Friday night

The eighth annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet, honoring the black heritage graduates of the 2015 Mount Vernon High School graduating class, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 5 in the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Center

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Blood drive Friday

Mission Manor Healthcare Residence will be hosts for a Carter Blood Care blood drive on Friday, June 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the nursing home at 501 Yates St.

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Rhoades reunion announced

Descendants of Jim and Nancy Rhoades will gather for their annual reunion at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 6 at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church. Following the presentation,

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Five elected to Rockhill Cemetery board

Glen Burton and Syble Buck were re-elected as president and treasurer at the annual meeting of the Rockhill Cemetery Association Saturday, May 16. Three new directors were elected to three

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Democrat Legislative update Tuesday

The Franklin County Democratic Party will be host for a legislative update Tuesday, June 2 at Chelita’s Restaurant.The group will gather for a Dutch treat dinner at 6 p.m. with the meeting to follow.

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Paul’s Journey coming to Calvary Baptist

Paul’s Journey, formerly The Relations Quartet, will be in concert at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 6 at Calvary Baptist Temple. Paul’s Journey is a full time Gospel Music Ministry, which travels nationwide

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King, DeLeon, Pryor winners in Civil War Journal contest

Civil War Journal top 10 contestants honoredKristina King, Michayla DeLeon, and Mack Pryor were the top place finishers and claimed the cash prizes in the 18th annual Civil War Journal Writing Contest. The awards were presented at a dinner Tuesday, May 19.

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Cristy Orr receives national certification

Cristy OrrCristy Orr with Coldwell Banker Lakehaven (CBL), Realtors has been awarded the Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) Certification.The certification is a nationally recognized

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Adult Reading Challenge at Library

Franklin County Library will be offering a reading challenge for adults this summer. The challenge will run the same time as the children’s summer reading program June 16 - July 21. Adults who complete the challenge

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