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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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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Community Calendar

  • September 25, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 26, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • September 27, 2014 9:00 amGEM CAPITAL AUTO CLUB CAR SHOW
  • October 2, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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