More theft charges for local man and woman

A man and woman listing a Lakey Creek Road address were arrested by Macon County Sheriff’s Office on multiple theft-related crimes. According to arrest reports, Scotty Randall Clark and Cynthia Ann Bradley were arrested without incident on June 12. The pair is accused of felony counts of breaking and or entering and larceny. The two suspects were scheduled to appear […]

Read more

County leaders get update on sweepstakes legislation

Video sweepstakes establishments in Macon County and across North Carolina could face heavy taxation if House Bill 1180 is approved by lawmakers. On Tuesday, Macon County Attorney Chester Jones updated the board of commissioners on the direction the state of North Carolina is taking on regulating the sweepstakes parlors. The bill, if approved would allow the state to impose a […]

Read more

Animal Control offers Father’s Day special on dog, cat adoptions

Macon County Animal Control describes last week’s special cat adoption program as a big success, and to further help animals in need of good home, they’re offering a special on both dog and cat adoptions for Father’s Day. Animal Control Director John Hook tells us today and tomorrow only, adoption fees for cats and dogs will reduced to from $65 […]

Read more

New Angel CEO appointed

Mission Health is pleased to announce the appointment of James B. Bross as President and CEO of Angel Medical Center, effective July 9th. Bross, an executive with more than 28 years of experience in hospital, health plan and healthcare consulting, will assume overall leadership and strategic vision and strategy for the hospital. Bross comes to Angel Medical Center, an affiliate […]

Read more

Senator Davis scheduled to speak at The Bascom

On Thursday, June 21, District 50 North Carolina Senator Jim Davis will be speaking at special engagement at The Bascom in Highlands. Senator Davis will share his thoughts regarding current issues important to all residents in North Carolina. The two hour event begins at 5:30 p.m. Light hor d’oeuvers will be provided to those in attendance; they’ll also have the […]

Read more

Duke merger, summer heat raise concerns on energy costs

It looks like the path to a merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy is just about clear, but there are some consumer advocates are concerned the combinations of the companies could result in another power rate hike. Both providers already raised their electricity prices in recent months and the extreme heat that’s predicted for North Carolina this summer only […]

Read more

Drivers continue to see relief at the gas pump

Drivers in Macon County continue to pay less to fill their cars up. Gas prices slid more this week with some stations in the Franklin area reporting prices at $3.32 a gallon. The declining price for fuel started after peaking around $4 in mid-April according to Tom Crosby with AAA Carolinas. On a local level, gas prices have receded from […]

Read more
1 462 463 464