4th Events announced for downtown Franklin

4th Events announced for downtown Franklin

Bring out the red, white and blue for Friday, July 4th, as the Town of Franklin and the Franklin Main Street Program celebrates Independence Day in Historic Downtown Franklin.  Activities get underway at 9:30am. “We invite everyone to come to downtown Franklin for this fun, small town event,” said Linda Schlott, Franklin Main Street Program…

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25 percent plan struck down in all NC counties

25 percent plan struck down in all NC counties

The controversial 25 percent teacher selection mandate has officially been halted. At the board of education’s June meeting, Macon County School Board Attorney John Henning Jr. announced the law which would have selected 25 percent of a district’s eligible teachers for raises in exchange for career rights has been struck down in all North Carolina…

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Public comment underway for DOT planning in WNC

Changes are coming to the way the North Carolina DOT funds its transportation project and transportation officials want to hear your thoughts on what’s important. The Strategic Transportation Law overhauls the way the state funds transportation improvements, allowing the N.C. Department of Transportation to make more efficient use of its existing revenues to fund more investments…

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Melanoma: topic of Tuesday’s Ladies Night Out

At the upcoming June 24, 2014 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Melanoma Awareness.  Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and is the leading cause of death from skin disease.  The guest speaker will be Dr. San Ho Choi. Remember that there are two meetings.  The first meeting will be…

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Chamber announces July 4th cornhole tournament

Chamber announces July 4th cornhole tournament

Get ready for the Annual  4th of July Cornhole Tournament presented by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce and ServPro of Nantahala on Friday, July 4, 2014.  The Cornhole Tournament will kick off the Fireworks in the Park at the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park, just south of town on U.S. Highway 441. The Cornhole…

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Macon Schools considering free meals for all students

Macon County School Officials say they’re looking at plan that would provide free meals to all students in the school system. The federal program, known as the Community Eligibility Option, was discussed at the June meeting of the Board of Education. According to Child Nutrition Director Kim Terrell, the program would provide free breakfast and…

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  • April 2, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • April 3, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • April 6, 2015 11:30 amFRANKLIN GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY LUNCHEON
  • April 7, 2015 7:00 pmSOLARIZE WNC FORUM
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