Highlands-Cashiers Hospital officially partners with Mission

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital officially partners with Mission

On Friday officials with Highlands-Cashiers Hospital (HCH) and Mission Health completed the legal process required to bring HCH on as a full member of Mission Health. This action follows approval of the arrangement by the HCH and Foundation Boards of Directors as well as Mission Health’s Board of Directors during their respective meetings on Jan.…

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Town accepting ideas on new gazebo design

Town accepting ideas on new gazebo design

The gazebo centered in Franklin’s town square is up for a big renovation, and town leaders say they’ll look to local residents for ideas. At the town’s retreat last month, a sketch showing a potential future design for the gazebo was presented and the plans stirred reaction among some of the town’s residents. During the…

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Two Panthers declare college football plans on National Signing Day

High School athletes across the nation are making plans to compete at the next level today on National Signing Day. Two football players for the Franklin Panthers announced they’ll play on Saturdays. Senior lineman Daniel Marr and senior tailback Marquel Manning have both committed to Limestone College located in Gaffney, SC. Marr and Manning had…

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Election filing begins Feb. 10

Election filing begins Feb. 10

Candidates wishing to run for public office in Macon County this year will be able to file beginning Monday, February 10, at 12:00 noon at the Board of Elections Office. The seats open for filing in 2014 are Sheriff, Register of Deeds, Clerk of Superior Court, County Commission District I and District II, North Carolina…

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Raby night scores a win for cancer research

Organizers of Tuesday’s Tom Raby Night at the Panther Den say the event was a big success and want to thank all who participated and came out to support the event. A total of $2,765.25 was raised from the event which will go toward Pancreatic Cancer Research. The Panthers also picked up a pair of…

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Special night on tap at the Panther Den

“Tom Raby Night” at the FHS Basketball Games has been rescheduled for February 4, 2014 when the Panthers will take on East Henderson High School. With the winter season comes complications in trying to fit in make-up games, so it was decided to have “Tom Raby Night” at a home game where both the JV…

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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
  • September 25, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 26, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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