AARP free tax help at Macon Library

The AARP Foundation is once again providing free assistance with tax preparation. The Foundation’s Tax-Aide program offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 60 and older. Residents who qualify can get help at the Macon County Public Library on Siler Road. Please call 524-3600 for an appointment.  

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WNCAC Basketball Tournament Schedule Announced

Due to the snow delaying the regular season finale for all conference teams the athletic directors met on Saturday and have announced an abbreviated schedule for the basketball tournament. On Tuesday  February 18th the  Franklin boys will take on  Brevard @ Smoky Mt at 7:30pm. The Franklin Girls have receive a Bye Tuesday and will…

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Be cautious of winter cleanup scams

Be cautious of winter cleanup scams

As western North Carolinians begin to recover from damage left by the latest snow and ice storm, state officials are urging you to be cautious about who you hire to help clean up your property. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says scammers often use situations like these to take advantage of consumers that need…

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Closings & Delays

Closings & Delays

Keep Checking Back! We Update Closings, Delays & Cancellations as they come into the Winter Storm Center. If you have a a closing or cancellation please call 828-524-4418

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Schools announce makeup days

Macon County School Officials have announced makeup days for students due to the winter weather. The schools plan to convert all remaining workdays to instructional days, which will be full days with no early dismissals. Workdays that will now be class days are: Friday, March 28 Friday, April 11 Friday, June 13 With converting these…

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Federal court says NC “Choose Life” plates unconstitutional

Federal court says NC “Choose Life” plates unconstitutional

North Carolina license plates bearing a pro-life message have been ruled unconstitutional by a federal appeals court in Virginia. The three-judge panel rejected the state’s argument that it has the right to use the plates they own to convey an anti-abortion message without giving the other the same option. The plates were approved by the…

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Community Calendar

  • October 30, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • October 31, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • November 6, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 7, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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