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Child Welfare Board Angel Trees are going up

The Child Welfare Board Angel Trees are going up this week all around the community to aid families.

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Community wide Thanksgiving event set

A Community Wide Thanksgiving Worship event will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24 at the MTV Oasis Church. The event will be about peace, thanksgiving, and unity for the community.

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Newsom resigns from Chamber

Diane NewsomDiane Newsom officially resigned her position as the Manager of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce effective Monday, November 11.

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Baskets distributed Saturday

Thanksgiving food baskets will be distributed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 23 at the Community Food Bank of Franklin County at 822 Leftwich St., Mount Vernon.

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Lake Cypress documentary to be shown Saturday

Building a Legacy, a documentary exploring the history of Lake Cypress Springs, will be shown during a special event at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 16 at the First Baptist Church’s Recreational Outreach Center.

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Christmas parade registrations open

The Community Events Committee is accepting applications for floats to join the annual Christmas Parade.

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Beautiful foliage

These Bradford Pear and Japanese Maple trees in front of the Franklin County Appraisal District popped with deep red and orange colors.Mother Nature has put on quite a show this week with beautiful fall foliage colors throughout Franklin County.

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Lowe’s makes food baskets possible

The Community Food Bank of Franklin County, together with the aid of employees at Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center, will provide Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families of Franklin County.

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Tickets available for lake documentary

A documentary exploring the history of Lake Cypress will be shown during a special event planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, November 16.

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