Pleasant Hill Baptist Church to host Winter Give Away

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church is having a free winter give away on Saturday, January 4 and Saturday, January 11. The church has winter clothing, (lots of women and children’s clothing), shoes, and blankets. The clothing give away will be at the church from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Pleasant Hill is located at…

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Closings and Delays for 01/03

Closings and Delays for 01/03

Here are the Latest Closings and Delays that we have been told about: - Macon Program for Progress: LATE START SCHEDULE - Macon Citizen Enterprises: CLOSED

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Macon man charged with shooting at girlfriend

A New Years Eve domestic skirmish ends with the arrest of a Macon County man who allegedly fired a shot at his girlfriend. Macon County Deputies detained 22-year-old Alexander Bryant, of Topton, on Tuesday night. Bryant reportedly shot a rifle toward his girlfriend following an argument. He has been charged with assault with a deadly…

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Cold and snow forecasted

The western mountains are in store for a blast of winter weather during the first week of the New Year. In the Franklin area, rain is expected throughout today, but as very cold air rolls in this evening, it may transition to snow. The National Weather Service is calling for a 40 percent chance of…

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N.C. tax changes not good for all, says group

The start of a new year means some tax changes for residents of North Carolina. Some may see a slightly larger paycheck as the personal income tax rate changes to a flat rate. However, there will be new taxes on tickets to movies and services. The tax reform has drawn mixed reactions since its passage…

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Program on controversial hydrofracking coming to Franklin

On Thursday, January 9, the League of Women Voters of Macon County will present a program on hydrofracking in North Carolina. Hydrofracking is a very controversial method of gas extraction. A study of the potential for hydrofracking in western NC, including Macon County, is being considered by the state. The League says through informing citizens…

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