NC Attorney Gen. warns of Ebola-related scams

Scammers are constantly scanning the headlines, looking for a current event they can use to rip off unsuspecting consumers. With the Ebola outbreak in the news, it was only a matter of time before the con artists began using the deadly virus to steal money. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper warns that these criminals…

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NCDOT Town Hall event in Franklin canceled

The Town Hall Event in Franklin, scheduled to be hosted by NCDOT Sec. Tony Tata at 4 p.m. today, has been canceled.

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Turnout strong for early voting

As of Tuesday afternoon, 2,534 Maconians had cast their ballots by One-Stop Voting. State officials say the number of North Carolinians using early-voting in this year’s mid-term is up significantly so far this election. Some changes have been made to early voting. The number of days has been shortened by a full week, but the…

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Dispute over dog leads to home invasion, arrest

Conflict over the sale of a dog ends with a home invasion and the arrest of a Franklin man. According to Macon County Sheriff Robby Holland, last week two suspects returned to a residence where they had been earlier in the day to reclaim a dog that they feel was not paid for. Holland said one…

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Applications for heating assistance begin Monday

The Crisis Intervention Program known as CIP will be administered by Macon County DSS.  Applications will begin on Monday, November 3rd beginning at 8:00 am. Applications will be taken for households needing assistance for their immediate heating needs and to alleviate their heating crisis.  Eligible households must meet all criteria for heating assistance which includes income…

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Board of Ed. approves new leader teacher at MVI

At Monday’s monthly meeting of the Macon County School Board, school officials named Devon Deal the new lead teacher, more commonly known as assistant principal, at Mountain View Intermediate School. After a motion by school board member Stephanie McCall seconded by board member Melissa Evans, the board voted unanimously to move Deal from her position…

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