Panthers ousted from playoffs after goal in final seconds

Panthers ousted from playoffs after goal in final seconds

A record-breaking season for the Franklin Panther men’s soccer team ended Tuesday night as they lose in the final seconds in the Western Regional Championship. Newton-Connover moves on to the state championship game Saturday after they edged out Franklin 1-0 scoring a goal with just 14 seconds left in the game. Franklin finishes the season…

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Goodwill launches program in N.C. to match Vets with careers

Giving back to those who have given so much: That’s the mission of a recent initiative called Operation Good Jobs that aims to help Veterans discover careers after their military service. North Carolina is one of three states to take part in this program being organized by Goodwill Industries. Brad Turner-Little, Director of Strategy for…

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Little Tennessee to benefit from grant secured by Attorney General

North Carolina’s waterways, wildlife habitat and water quality will get a boost thanks to $1.9 million in environmental grants, according to Attorney General Roy Cooper. The grants are the twelfth in a series awarded to environmental projects under an agreement reached in 2000 between the Attorney General’s Office and Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork…

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FHS Soccer one win from state championship game

The Franklin High School men’s soccer team is now one win away from playing for the state championship. The Panthers defeated Lake Norman Charter on Saturday 2-0 in round four of the playoffs. Franklin, now 21-1 this season, will travel to Newton-Conover High School this evening to take on the 24-1 Red Devils. The game…

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Local biz hopes to spur downtown with New Years “Ruby Drop”

Local biz hopes to spur downtown with New Years “Ruby Drop”

This holiday season Franklin will see a new event – the First Annual Franklin Ruby Drop sponsored by the Motor Company Grill and the Crabtree Family Enterprises. At the November meeting of the Town of Franklin Board of Aldermen, town officials voted unanimously to close a section of Main Street on New Year’s Eve to…

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Landfill, convenience centers closed for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, the landfill, Highlands Transfer Station, and all Macon county Convenience Centers will be closed today. Normal operating hours will resume tomorrow Wednesday, November 12. Please keep in mind that leaving trash at the gates of the centers after hours is littering, and may be subject to criminal prosecution under state…

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