County appoints board leaders

At last week’s swearing-in ceremony, the Macon County Board of County Commissioners elected a new vice-chairman to the board, Commissioner Jim Tate. Tate will replace Vice-Chair Ronnie Beale who has served in the position for the last several terms. After a motion by Beale seconded by Commissioner Gary Shields, the board voted unanimously to elect…

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Pearl Harbor remembered in Franklin

Pearl Harbor remembered in Franklin

Local veterans and members of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post #108 gathered at the Macon County Courthouse this past Sunday to present a new American flag to the citizens of Macon County.  The auxiliary chose Sunday, December 7th to present the flag to county officials in honor of the anniversary of Pearl…

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Learn how to curb holiday stress at Ladies Night Out

At the upcoming December 9, 2014 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Stress and the Holidays.   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. Please join us to learn more about this important topic.…

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Franklin Football Falls in the 2-AA Western Regional Final 31-21

For the first time since 1976 the Franklin Panther football team made a trip to the 4th round of the state playoffs Friday as they traveled to East Lincoln but came up short 31-21. The Panthers found themselves in a 14-0 hole but fought back to tie things up at 14 just before halftime but…

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Board of Commissioners to ask for a formal inquiry of the investigation into BOE

By Kristin Karcher: Prompted by a recent letter to the editor in The Franklin Press written by what Macon County Commissioner Chairman Kevin Corbin called “a misinformed citizen,” Corbin discussed the subject of the ongoing investigation of embezzlement within the Macon County’s Board of Elections office at Monday’s special called meeting of the county commissioners.…

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SCC is the Latest to Announce a Data Breach

Southwestern Community College is the latest to report a data breach as stated in a release from the school Thursday evening. Confidential student information has been confirmed as secure, and steps have been taken to prevent future data breaches after Southwestern Community College inadvertently released an enrollment report that included students’ social security numbers The…

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Macon County Weather

Community Calendar

  • September 5, 2015 8:00 amMACON COUNTY SR. GAMES FLEA MARKET
  • September 5, 2015 10:00 amAL-ANON MEETING
  • September 8, 2015 10:00 amRED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
  • September 8, 2015 3:30 pmCOWEE FARMERS MARKET
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