N.C. Wildlife public hearing next week

N.C. Wildlife public hearing next week

Over 40 changes to hunting and fishing regulations are planned and if you want to comment on them, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a public hearing in Murphy on January 14. The hearing, is one of nine planned across the state, and begins at 7 p.m. at Tri-County Community College. The Wildlife Resources…

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N.C. Medicaid card mix-up

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that it mailed 48,752 Medicaid cards for North Carolina children to the wrong addresses. According to DHHS, the cards include children’s names, Medicaid identification numbers, dates of birth and the names and addresses of their primary care physicians but do not contain Social Security…

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Closings and Delays for 01/08

Closings and Delays for 01/08

- Macon County Schools: FRANKLIN AREA 2 Hour Delay - Jackson County Schools:  SMOKY MT DISTRICT 2 Hour Delay - Jackson County Schools:  BLUE RIDGE DISTRICT IS CLOSED - Macon Program for Progress: LATE START SCHEDULE - Trimont Christian Academy: 2 Hour Delay  

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FHS Basketball & Wrestling Postponed

The Franklin High School Home Basketball games and Wrestling match that was scheduled for Tonight 01/07 has been postponed until tomorrow night at the same times. The Henderson County School system won’t let West Henderson travel tonight since they didn’t have school today.

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Duke Energy asks Carolinas customers to conserve electricity for the next 24 hours

As temperatures across the nation continue to plummet to historic lows, Duke Energy officials are asking the company’s customers to conserve power during the next 24 hours, as extreme temperatures continue. Below are some steps customers can take: The thermostat is a real culprit of higher winter bills. To help save energy and money, select…

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Prestigious award garnered by former Franklin mayor

Prestigious award garnered by former Franklin mayor

Former Mayor Joe Collins joined the ranks of other famous North Carolinians as he was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award at the January meeting of the Franklin Board of Aldermen. Mayor Bob Scott made the presentation of this prestigious award Monday night to Collins with his wife and children by…

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  • September 4, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 5, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • September 11, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 12, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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