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Fallen officers remembered in Franklin

Fallen officers remembered in Franklin

Law enforcement officers in Macon County gathered with members of the local community on Friday to pay remember and honor officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. The Law Enforcement Memorial was held at the courthouse square where special guest speaker District Attorney Ashley Welch paid respect to fallen officers and…

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Driver impaired, speeding nearly 150 mph, Sheriff’s Office says

Driver impaired, speeding nearly 150 mph, Sheriff’s Office says

The Macon County Sheriff’s Office say a Jackson County man was clocked at speeds of nearly 150 miles per hour Tuesday evening as he sped down Cowee Mountain heading into Franklin. That man, 23-year-old Michael Stiwinter, of Cullowhee, is now facing charges including felony flee…

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Lady Panthers advance to fourth round of state soccer playoffs

For the first time in the school’s history the Franklin High School Lady Panthers have reached the fourth round of the state playoffs. The Franklin girls (16-3-1) won in the third round Wednesday at Ashe County by a final score of 4-2. On Saturday, the…

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Ladies Night Out: Arthritis

At the upcoming May 26, 2015 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will all about – Arthritis. Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of…

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Police seek assistance in Ace Hardware burglary

Franklin Police are looking for a suspect that burglarized the Franklin Ace Hardware in the early hours of Friday, May 15. According to Franklin Police Chief David Adams, the incident…

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Lady Panthers advance in playoffs after late homer at Polk County

A two-run homer in extra innings lifts the Franklin Lady Panther softball team to a 4-2 win at Polk County in the third round of the state playoffs Tuesday. With…

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  • May 22, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • May 28, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • May 29, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • June 4, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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