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Special plans for first game at Parker Meadows

Special plans for first game at Parker Meadows

Recently the community celebrating the grand opening of the Parker Meadows Recreation Complex—but the first game has yet to be played. That will happen on Thursday, September 10, in quite a special way. A newly formed group known as Macon County Adaptive Recreation & Sports has partnered with the community, school system, and county recreation…

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Panthers shake off Asheville loss, beat Murphy

The Franklin Panther football team bounced back from their season opening loss at Asheville with a win over Murphy at home Friday night. The Panthers got on the board first and then never trailed in the game, as they went on to win by a…

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Regional bird flu meeting planned

Macon County backyard poultry owners can learn more about the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus expected to be introduced in the state this fall. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is holding five regional meetings to inform backyard poultry owners across the state.…

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Labor Day Booze It & Lose It underway

The 2015 Labor Day Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) “Booze It & Lose It” has kicked off and runs through September 7. Nearly every law enforcement agency in the state…

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Panthers welcome Murphy to the Pit

The Franklin Panther football team returns for the Panther Pit tonight for its home opener against Murphy. The Panthers at 0-1 are coming off a loss against a tough Asheville…

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Grants available to Macon Co. farmers

WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications from Macon County farmers who are diversifying or expanding their businesses. With funding from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, WNC AgOptions…

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Community Calendar

  • September 1, 2015 3:30 pmCOWEE FARMERS MARKET
  • September 5, 2015 8:00 amMACON COUNTY SR. GAMES FLEA MARKET
  • September 5, 2015 10:00 amAL-ANON MEETING
  • September 8, 2015 10:00 amRED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
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