Macon County Board of Education will meet tonight

This evening the Macon county board of education will meet for their regular monthly meeting at the administrative office beginning at 6:00 pm . On the agenda for the meeting are numerous requests for fundraising activities and discussion of SACS accreditation along with a strategic plan update. Also the board of education would like to…

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Holly Spring Baptist Honored with Health Certification

Partners in Health and Wholeness is awarding Holly Springs Baptist Church a silver certification. Along with the certification comes a $750 mini-grant that will be used to obtain fresh fruits and vegetable and healthy snacks for their Second Mile Ministry. This assistance will primarily include food, clothing, and monetary aid for shelter and utilities. They…

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Foreign Terrorist Bill introduced by Congressman Mark Meadows

A house bill introduced by our Western North Carolina Congressman passed the house earlier this week. On Tuesday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014,¬†H.R. 4411,¬†introduced by Congressman Mark Meadows , by a vote of 404-0. The bill targets Hezbollah, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, by sanctioning…

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Theft and Arrest Report

The Macon County Sheriffs office is investigating an apparent theft from a business of several thousand dollars worth of items. According to reports someone broke into a storage building and removed some service valves, copper wire and a chain link fence all valued at $4,700. In a unrelated incident a Franklin woman awaits a court…

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New Diabetes Program Launched by the Macon County Health Dept

A new health program that is the result of a partnership between the Macon County Department of Health and the Macon County Senior Center is being rolled out to help inform those in the community on diabetes education and chronic disease self management. Jesse Bassett, Health Department dietician says “So what we are talking about…

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Macon County School District Releases 2014-2015 Orientation Schedule

The new school year begins in a little over a month and the Macon County School District has released its orientation schedule which will begin with an Open House on Tuesday August 5th at Macon Early College. This open house and orientation will begin at 6pm for freshman and new students. The majority of the…

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Community Calendar

  • April 30, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • May 1, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • May 7, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • May 8, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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