Election underway in Macon county

Election underway in Macon county

The polls are open in Macon County on this Election Day as Maconians will decide several seats in this mid-term election. Voters must cast their ballot at the precinct where they are registered. The polls will be open until 7:30 p.m. this evening. The ballot in Macon County includes the US Senate race in North…

Read more »

Macon community groups host annual awards ceremony

Macon community groups host annual awards ceremony

On Tuesday, October 21, the Macon County Community Development Council held its annual awards dinner to recognize individual community development organizations and their accomplishments for this year.  Representatives of each community organization spoke on the past year’s achievements and their future plans. Community Development is a program facilitated by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. …

Read more »

Prescribed burns planned for Nantahala Ranger District

The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a series of prescribed burns in the Nantahala Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest, this fall. Weather will dictate the dates of the prescribed burns. All four sites are located in southern Jackson County. The Moses Creek area burn units are: Coward Bald (684 acres) Moses Creek (158 acres)…

Read more »

Cats look to recover from tough loss against Chattanooga

After a strong start in the 2014 season, the Western Carolina Catamounts were handed their first loss in the Southern Conference on Saturday from Chattanooga. Chattanooga rolled up 512 yards of offense including a season-high 386 yards on the ground as it handed Western Carolina a 51-0 defeat Saturday afternoon at E.J. Whitmire Stadium /…

Read more »

Town to hold November meeting this evening

The Franklin Town Board of Aldermen will meet tonight at town hall for its regular November meeting at 7 p.m. Among the items on the board’s agenda are a request to close a portion of Main Street for the First Annual Franklin Ruby Drop on New Year’s Eve, consideration of a waste water treatment policy…

Read more »

MPP taking applications for Christmas assistance

MPP taking applications for Christmas assistance

Macon Program for Progress Holiday Angels will offer assistance to low income families with young children and elderly with the greatest need during the Christmas holidays; dates to apply are November 3 through November 28. Eligible adults must be age 63+ or special needs adults on fixed incomes. Families who apply must have full custody…

Read more »

Macon County Weather

Community Calendar

  • No upcoming events
AEC v1.0.4