Franklin’s Winter Wonderland starts today, expands to three weekends

Franklin’s Winter Wonderland starts today, expands to three weekends

Get ready to light up the holidays with an expanded celebration in Historic Downtown Franklin, North Carolina. This year’s Winter Wonderland events will encompass three consecutive Friday evenings beginning November 29th. “Each year the Franklin Main Street Program strives to make each of our festivals better and this year is no different,” said Linda Schlott,…

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Macon EDC encourages local shopping this Saturday

Macon EDC encourages local shopping this Saturday

Support your local economy by shopping Macon County businesses on Small Business Saturday – November 30.    

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Moss Knob shooting range to reopen spring 2014

The Moss Knob Shooting Range, located in the Nantahala Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest, will reopen in spring 2014 following improvements. Repairs were scheduled to be completed this fall. However, forestry officials say logistical challenges with the project have delayed reopening of the range. The improvements will include building a new access road to the…

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Run for hope: Gilliam’s Hope 5K today

A program that promotes positive choices among Macon County’s youth is spreading to the Franklin area. Gilliam’s Promise was started in Highlands 2009 by Bill and Eleanor Cheney as an effort to guide local youth away from the temptations of substance abuse. The Cheney’s experienced the heartache of losing their grandson, Gilliam, because of his…

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Derek Roland chosen as next Macon County manager

On Tuesday night, the Macon County Board of Commissioners announced the next county manager. After about three months of consideration, the board unanimously named Macon County native Derek C. Roland as county manager. Roland was one of 38 applicants for the position of county manager. He currently serves as town planner for the town of…

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Closing and Delays for 11-27

Closing and Delays for 11-27

Here is the Latest from the Winter Storm Center: Great Beginnings Lutheran Pre-School: CLOSED Macon County Transit Suspended Services until 9am Town of Franklin: 2 Hour Delay

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Community Calendar

  • November 13, 2013 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
  • July 26, 2014 10:00 am49TH ANNUAL MACON COUNTY GEMBOREE
  • July 31, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • August 1, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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