Burns Night Supper this Saturday

Burns Night Supper this Saturday

Franklin’s Tartan Hall will come alive with Scottish heritage at the 17th annual Burns Night Supper this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The event commemorates Scottish poet Robert Burns and attendees will enjoy a five-course authentic Scottish meal as well as other activities such as Calling of the Clans, poems, singing and dancing, and raffle and…

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Arrest Report

Arrest Report

A man charged with shooting at his girlfriend on New Year’s eve in the Nantahala Community is facing an additional charge. Alexander Justin Bryant, age 22, of Commerce, Ga. was charged with a felony count of possession of a weapon by a felon. Bryant reportedly fired a .22 rifle toward his girlfriend following an argument.…

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Closings and Delays for 01/24

Closings and Delays for 01/24

Keep Checking Back! We update the list as we get them. If we have missed a delay or closing let us know by giving us a call at 828-524-4418.

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Forecasters expect prolonged cold wave

Forecasters expect prolonged cold wave

Another blast of arctic air has settled into the mountains and forecasters are expecting a prolonged cold wave. Low temps the next two mornings will run 15 to 20 degrees below normal and will combine with high winds to create bitterly cold conditions. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Macon…

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Elections office reopens, special meeting called

The Macon County Board of Elections Office reopened Thursday morning after being shuttered for a few days by county officials. The office closure was a result of an investigation of potential questionable business practices and possible irregularities with records at the office. Luke Bateman, Chairman of the Board of Elections, announced a special called meeting…

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County ponders options for Parker Meadows rec. park

At Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Macon County Board of County Commissioners, board members gave the go ahead to take the first step toward making the Parker Meadows Recreational Park a reality. Commissioners voted unanimously to begin the permit process for the beginning phase of the project. After the permits have been acquired, the county…

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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
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