Latest Story

Church resolution prompts political romp among county commissioners

Passing a resolution recognizing a prominent citizen or local organization is usually a routine procedure for the Macon County Board of County Commissioners; however, at last week’s meeting of the board, the subject brought on a heated discussion between two county commissioners. The proposed resolution to recognize the 100th anniversary of the Prentiss Baptist Church…

Read more »

Franklin woman dies in Ga. crash

Franklin woman dies in Ga. crash

A weekend accident in Rabun County claimed the life of a Macon County woman and left six others hurt. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the two-car accident occurred Saturday afternoon, just before 6 p.m., near Clayton, during a period of heavy rain. Officers say…

Read more »

Franklin gets past Murphy in season opener

The Franklin Panther football team opened the season with a win on Friday at Murphy. The game was close for most of the night against the defending 1-A state champion Bulldogs, but down 24-21 in the fourth, the Panthers pulled away with a win following…

Read more »

Nonprofit requests, TDA budget, logo, and more on tap for town board meeting

The town of Franklin Board of Aldermen will meet this evening at 7 p.m. at town hall for their September meeting. According to the agenda, the board will hear presentations…

Read more »

Franklin Rotarians hope to expand outreach

Franklin Rotarians hope to expand outreach

Getting the word out about The Rotary Club and its many outreaches was the goal of the first ever Rotary Public Relations Day, held Wednesday by the Rotary Club of…

Read more »

NC, GA, and SC officers conduct ‘Hands Across the Border’

The roads will be busy during this Labor Day holiday and to remind drivers of the dangers of traffic violations, officers from three states joined forces on August 27 for…

Read more »

Macon County Weather

Community Calendar

  • September 4, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 5, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • September 11, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 12, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
AEC v1.0.4

Images of Macon