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Franklin Defeats Enka 31-15

Franklin now has won 17 consecutive regular season games as they push their mark to 4-0 with a 31-15 win in Candler, NC at Enka. The Panthers Trey Maslin scored two touchdowns as all of Franklin’s points came in the first half. The Jets fall to 1-4 and scored in the second half on Luke…

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Local man killed after standing in the road

An accident involving a pedestrian in the early hours of Friday morning claims the life of a local man. According to Franklin Police Chief David Adams, the accident occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday when a driver traveling on the Depot Street Extension near the…

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Macon leaders send legislative goals to county commission association

Before state lawmakers open their next session in the General Assembly, Macon County is making sure its voice is heard after county leaders submit their goals for legislation to the NC Association of County Commissioners. At their September 9 meeting, Chairman Kevin Corbin, who serves…

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Forest Service Web page delivers foliage info for mountains

Forest Service Web page delivers foliage info for mountains

The U.S. Forest Service National Forests in North Carolina has unveiled its Fall Foliage 2014 webpage, which features scenic drives and other activities for enjoying autumn’s colorful splendor in the…

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SCC students prepare questions for WNC political candidates

SCC students prepare questions for WNC political candidates

The mere mention of words like “political debate” may cause some college students’ eyes to glaze over. That’s not the case with members of Dr. Bucky Dann’s “Social Problems” class…

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Two charged with assault

Two Macon County residents were arrested recently and charged with serious assault crimes. According to arrest reports filed by deputies, 23-year-old Erica Nicole Nicholson, of Franklin was detained on September…

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  • September 21, 2014 10:30 amLOUISA CHAPEL UMC OLD FASHIONED HOMECOMING
  • September 21, 2014 12:00 pmMACON CO. HORSE ASSO. HORSE SHOW
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