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Update: Macon County Deputy involved in two-car accident

Minor injuries were reported after a three-car accident involving a Sheriff’s Deputy Friday morning. Franklin Police were dispatched to the accident at the intersection of US 64 West and Sloan Road. According to Police SGT. Stephen Apel, the deputy was traveling in the westbound lane of US 64 responding to an emergency call with sirens…

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Panthers to face rising East Henderson team for Homecoming

The Franklin Panther football team returns to the Pit tonight for homecoming as they take on the East Henderson Eagles. The Panthers come in at 8-0 after crushing North Henderson last week 49-14. East Henderson comes in at 3-5 and 3-1 in the conference after…

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Franklin gears up for 18th annual PumpkinFest

Franklin gears up for 18th annual PumpkinFest

Historic Downtown Franklin, North Carolina is gearing up for its 18th Annual PumpkinFest to be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  During this event you can take part in some traditional and some very non-traditional fall festivities. “PumpkinFest is…

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Study: North Carolina homeowners pay more when filing a claim

A big hearing is going on this week in Raleigh over a proposal to raise North Carolina homeowner’s insurance rates by as much as 25 percent. But experts in the…

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NCDOT secretary to host town hall event in Franklin

NCDOT Secretary Tony Tata is planning a Town Hall event in Franklin on Wednesday, October 29, beginning at 4 p.m. The event will be at Franklin town hall at 95…

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State Troopers cracking down on school bus violations

The North Carolina Highway Patrol wants drivers to know that violating a law involving a school bus is a serious matter. To raise awareness of the importance of bus safety,…

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Community Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • October 30, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • October 31, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • November 6, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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