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|Chamber names The Sun Business of the Month|
The Franklin Sun, which turns 154 years-old this week, has been named the Winnsboro-Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for October.
When the Sun, one of the oldest ongoing weekly newspapers in Louisiana, first opened its doors in 1856 Democrat James Buchananó the man who would be succeeded by Abraham Lincolnówas just weeks away from defeating Whig Millard Fillmore to become the 15th president of the United States.
Twenty-nine presidents and eight wars lateróincluding a civil war and two world warsóthe Sun is still going strong.
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