Chamber Citizen(s) of the Year: Dot & John

Chamber Citizen(s) of the Year: Dot & John

On Tuesday, the Franklin Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards Banquet to recognize local individuals for outstanding contributions to the community. Continuing to serve local residents, far beyond retirement, are Dorothy and John Crawford; the couple was named as the Citizen of the Year. The Crawford’s are in their 90s but still continue to…

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Angel teams with CarePartners for home care, hospice services

Effective Feb. 1, Angel Medical Center is joining the other Mission Health System home health and hospice agencies to form a more integrated, efficient program to meet patient and caregiver needs. The combined agencies will operate under CarePartners, the Mission Health affiliate for post-acute care. Services to patients will not change. Clinical and administrative personnel…

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Deer relocate to Cherokee

In the next few weeks, the Cherokee Indian Reservation lands will welcome some new white-tail deer. The deer are being relocated from Morrow Mountain State Park, in Albemarle, which has a massive population of the deer. Charlie Peek with the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation says both groups have been working toward a…

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N.C. residents to pay Amazon sales tax

One of the world’s largest online retailers says North Carolina residents will soon have to pay sales tax on orders. It was confirmed Saturday that Amazon will begin charging North Carolina customers sales tax beginning February 1. The company did not announce reasons behind its decision to collect the taxes. In 2010, Amazon sued the…

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Closings and Delays for 1/22

Closings and Delays for 1/22

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Sheriff shuts down elections office after “questionable” practices

The Macon County Board of Elections Office has been closed due to potential questionable business practices and possible irregularities with records at the office. The Sheriff’s Department issued a press release Tuesday saying Sheriff Holland was contacted by County Manager Derek Roland last week about the possible questionable activity, which has not been identified. Holland…

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