Rain and a new mayor also shaped 2013

Elections, new mayors Municipal elections were held in Franklin and Highlands in 2013, and both towns voted in a new mayor. In Franklin, former aldermen Bob Scott won the election over Sissy Patillo and in Highlands, voters elected Patrick Taylor as the new mayor. Here’s what Mayor Scott had to say following November’s election. “The…

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Think Twice this New Year’s

Think Twice this New Year’s

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Year-in-Review continues today

Today, we continue our look back over 2013 to see what topped the headlines in Macon County. New superintendent, education budget Schools were a big part of what happened in 2013; here in Macon County a new chapter began as Dr. Chris Baldwin was sworn-in as the Superintendent in July. “I look forward to working…

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Ingles Markets, Inc. reports 49th year of record sales

Ingles Markets, Inc. reports 49th year of record sales

Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA)  reported record sales of $3.74 billion for fiscal 2013, its 49th consecutive year of sales growth. Net income for the fourth quarter totaled $15.6 million, 17.2% higher than net income of $13.3 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. For the full fiscal years, net income was $20.8 million…

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A look at Macon County’s top stories in 2013

2013: A year that will be remembered for Obamacare, the Boston Marathon bombings, the birth of a royal baby, and the government shutdown. Quite a bit took place this past year on the national, state and local level. Today, we’ll begin looking at what made headlines here in Macon County in 2013. Cabe becomes Franklin…

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Wettest year on record for Macon Co.

Data from the Coweeta Hydrologic Labratory determined the weekend rain was enough to set the annual rainfall record in Macon County. December’s total as of 8:00 am today is 11.39 inches. From Christmas Day through December 29, the county received 1.11 inches of rain. This brings the annual total to 93.85 inches, breaking the previous…

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