Arrest Report

Arrest Report

Macon County Sheriff’s Deputies make two arrests for burglary-related charges. According to reports, 16-year-old Jonathan Wade, of Franklin, was charged with two felony counts of breaking and or entering, two counts of larceny, and two counts of possession of stolen goods. He was booked into the Detention Center on December 8, on a $1,500 bond.…

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Franklin’s Christmas in the Park helping those in need

Christmas in the Park will be held at the Macon County Veterans Park large pavilion every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, in the month of December until Dec. 22. There will be decorations, lights, music, cookies, and hot drinks. Clothes for needy families will also be available. Don’t forget to bring your letters for Santa to…

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County to elect chairman, vice-chair

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will hold their December meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the courthouse. The board will begin the meeting with the election of chairman and vice-chairman for the commission and will then adopt the 2014 meeting schedule. In addition, commissioners will hear a report on expansion plans for Southwestern Community…

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Town Oks tower improvements to increase AT&T, 911 coverage

Town of Franklin Aldermen approved the application for six additional cell phone antennas to co-locate on an existing tower located at 90 Cunningham Road. The town’s Land Use Administrator Derek Roland presented the application to the board at their December 2 meeting. Roland says the plans do not call for any substantial modifications to the…

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A rainy year for Macon, but not wettest on record

A rainy year for Macon, but not wettest on record

Rainfall has pummeled the western mountains a lot this year, but it appears not enough to break the yearly precipitation record in Macon County. According to data from the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Macon County has received 86.23 inches of rain so far in 2013. The wettest year on record was 2009, when 93.50 inches were…

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Depression, stress: Focus of tonight’s LNO

At the upcoming December 10, 2013 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Stress and Depression. Guest speaker will be Cindy Miles, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher. Stress causes many illnesses in today’s world. We are caught up in many depressing and stressful situations that influence our mindset and affect our behavior and performance. Laughter…

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Community Calendar

  • September 4, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 5, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • September 11, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 12, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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