Clarks Chapel Fire & Rescue prepares for 40th anniversary celebration

Clarks Chapel Fire & Rescue prepares for 40th anniversary celebration

Clarks Chapel Fire and Rescue will celebrate 40 years of service to the community and hold its annual barbeque fundraiser on Saturday May, 17 from 4 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Clarks Chapel Fire Department, located at 270 Fulcher Road and will feature a barbeque dinner and gun raffle, followed…

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Groups teaming up to protect Georgia aster

Groups teaming up to protect Georgia aster

The Georgia aster is an uncommon Southern plant that has been in decline for decades and on the verge of federal protection. However, today, numerous organizations, private and public, are stepping up to conserve the plant in an effort that should keep it off the endangered species list. The move comes as the U.S. Fish…

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School leaders discuss ways to prevent inappropriate teacher actions

Macon County school officials met Wednesday to begin discussion on preventing indecent communications between teachers and students. This comes after the arrest of a local math teacher-who has now declared his intent to resign from the school system. The suspect, 24-year-old, Jeffrey Todd Rousselle, a seventh grade teacher in his second year at Macon Middle…

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Franklin’s Officer Memorial rescheduled

The Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony scheduled for today in downtown Franklin has been postponed until Friday, May 16 at 12 noon.

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Two homers help seal playoff win for Panthers

For the first time since 2002, the Franklin Panther baseball team picked up a win in the state playoffs. The Panthers traveled to Draughn High School for the opening round Wednesday night and jumped out to a 2-0 lead after a first inning homer by Michael Mathis. In the third inning Mathis homered once again…

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Read 2 Me essay winners

Read 2 Me essay winners

Macon County Board of Education recognized the winners of the Rotary Club of Franklin’s Read2Me Essay contest winners at their recent monthly meeting. Each year, the Rotary Club sponsors an essay contest for all students in third through eighth grades. The theme of this year’s essay contest was leadership. More than 100 students from area…

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Community Calendar

  • February 26, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • February 26, 2015 6:30 pmGEM & MINERAL SOCIETY MEETING
  • February 27, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • March 5, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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