Scaly Mountain Post Office likely to see less hours instead of closure

Scaly Mountain Post Office likely to see less hours instead of closure

On Wednesday, residents of Scaly Mountain found out what the US Postal Service has planned for their Post Office. “I’m going to tell you up front—we are not closing Scaly Mountain Post Office,” said Clara Deaver, Postal Service Operations Manager, who oversees 84 offices in western North Carolina. The news came during a public hearing…

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Town officials to speak on ‘State of Franklin’

The League of Women Voters of Macon County will host Mayor Bob Scott and interim county manager Summer Woodard, to speak about the “State of the Town” on Thursday, July 10 at noon at Tartan Hall in Franklin. The mayor and town manager will report on major projects underway, ideas being floated around for down…

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Franklin town board meets tonight

The July meeting of the Franklin town board is set to take place this evening at 7 p.m. at town hall. According to the agenda, aldermen are expected to discuss an amendment to the town’s nuisance ordinance that would add a section for chronic violators. Additionally, the board will consider a proclamation for the Wilderness…

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Franklin to host biggest Independence Day celebration in the mountains

Franklin to host biggest Independence Day celebration in the mountains

Get ready for a spectacular 4th of July as the Franklin Chamber of Commerce finalizes plans for the largest annual Independence Day celebration in Western North Carolina.  The 4th of July Fireworks & Fun Day will be held at the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park just south of Franklin off U.S. 441 on Friday,…

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NCDOT halts construction during holiday weekend

As the summer travel season continues, the N.C. Department of Transportation is taking steps to help ensure motorists save both time and money by suspending most road construction work on major routes across the state. By avoiding traffic delays, motorists can reach their destinations quickly and safely, while cutting down on fuel consumption and costs.…

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Macon Bank donates $20k to Cancer Center

Macon Bank donates $20k to Cancer Center

Angel Medical Center says the community is stepping up to support the recently opened Cancer and Rehabilitation Center. According to hospital officials, Macon Bank recently donated a $20,000 grant for the center to be used over the next three years. Individuals and their families that are fighting to defeat this terrible disease can now receive…

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  • March 5, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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