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Macon schools represented well at FBLA state competition

Macon schools represented well at FBLA state competition

The Franklin High School Future Business Leaders of America fared very well at the recent FBLA competition in Greensboro. The group, including Bryson Burt, Trevor Rogers & Chandler Rich as well as Franklin High School Teacher & FBLA Leader Michelle Brooks and FBLA Leader Shannon McConnell, took first place in North Carolina for their Community…

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Franklin Mayor opposed to partisan town elections

A North Carolina elections transparency bill is making its way through the Senate and, if passed, would make all elections in the state partisan. In Macon County, this would mean that the board of education and town of Franklin candidates would have to declare a…

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Arrest Report

A 32-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday evening by Macon Sheriff’s Deputies on a military warrant charge. The suspect, Jerimy Burr, listing a Franklin address, was booked into the Detention Center without bond. In an unrelated incident: Macon County Deputies arrested a 25-year-old Franklin…

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Macon planners move ahead after wrapping nuisance ordinance

After spending several months working on a county nuisance ordinance, which was adopted this week, the Macon County Planning Board is moving on to other issues. The planning board met…

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Nuisance Oridance officially adopted

Macon County law enforcement now have something to go on when they get a call about excessive and disturbing noise in the community. County commissioners approved the second reading of…

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NC insurance chief addresses Macon County Fire and Rescue personnel

NC insurance chief addresses Macon County Fire and Rescue personnel

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin was the guest speaker at the Macon County Fire and Rescue Commissions Meeting held recently at the Southwestern Community College…

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Community Calendar

  • April 18, 2015 8:00 amAMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
  • April 18, 2015 8:00 amBREAKFAST FAITHRAISER
  • April 23, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • April 24, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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