Pisgah slips by Franklin

The Franklin Lady Panther basketball team loses a heart breaker at Pisgah Friday night. The final was Pisgah 66, Franklin 63; it was the Franklin girls’ (14-2) first conference loss of the season. In the boy’s game Pisgah held off the Panthers (5-12) by a final of 71-43. Franklin returns home this Tuesday night as…

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Delays & Closings for 01/27

Delays & Closings for 01/27

- Macon County Schools: Franklin Area 3 Hour Delay - Trimont Christian Academy: 3 Hour Delay - Macon Program for Progress: LATE START SCHEDULE  

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NC may withdraw from new common core testing for students

The State Board of Education is considering not implementing a new group of tests that are focused on the Common Core Standard. In March, the first run of the federally-funded Common Core testing will take place. State Superintendent of Public Schools Dr. June Atkinson believes the tests, currently taken by North Carolina students, should not…

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State: NC Flu deaths now at 33 since October

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says 33 people in the state have died since October as a result of the flu. That number includes 15 people ages 25 to 49; 9 ages 50-64; 8 over the age of 65; and one child. According to health officials, the H1N1 strain has been…

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Propane costs going up as cold snap lingers

Propane costs going up as cold snap lingers

As the cold snap continues in western North Carolina, consumers that use propane and heating oil to keep warm will be paying more.   The average retail price for propane rose 10.3 cents from a week ago to $2.96 per gallon. That’s up 68.1 cents from a year ago, based on the residential heating fuel…

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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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Community Calendar

  • September 20, 2014 7:00 amPANCAKE BREAKFAST FUND RAISER
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 amHICKORY KNOLL BREAKFAST FAITHRAISER
  • September 25, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 26, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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