Operation Firecracker Statistics Released

The N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program announced last week that 1,929 DWI arrests were made during “Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker” which ran from June 27 through July 6. In Macon County there were 8 DWI’s and 32 occupant restraint charges, 17 criminal violations and 194 other traffic…

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Rabun County Plane Crash Kills One

Rabun County Plane Crash Kills One

On Saturday morning Rabun County EMS confirmed a plane went down around 9am near the landing strip at Heaven’s Landing near Clayton. According to Michael Mazarky, Rabun County Emergency Management director 62-year-old Ernest Merkelis of Clayton died in the crash he is believed to be the pilot and no other passengers were on board at…

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Macon County Arrest Report

A Franklin man faces numerous charges after an arrest last week. 37 year old Nathan Prevette has been charged with Aiding & abetting the breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, Possession of Meth and Communicating threats. He was booked into the Macon county detention center on $17,750 bond and is to appear in court…

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Macon County Board of Education will meet tonight

This evening the Macon county board of education will meet for their regular monthly meeting at the administrative office beginning at 6:00 pm . On the agenda for the meeting are numerous requests for fundraising activities and discussion of SACS accreditation along with a strategic plan update. Also the board of education would like to…

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Holly Spring Baptist Honored with Health Certification

Partners in Health and Wholeness is awarding Holly Springs Baptist Church a silver certification. Along with the certification comes a $750 mini-grant that will be used to obtain fresh fruits and vegetable and healthy snacks for their Second Mile Ministry. This assistance will primarily include food, clothing, and monetary aid for shelter and utilities. They…

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Foreign Terrorist Bill introduced by Congressman Mark Meadows

A house bill introduced by our Western North Carolina Congressman passed the house earlier this week. On Tuesday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014, H.R. 4411, introduced by Congressman Mark Meadows , by a vote of 404-0. The bill targets Hezbollah, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, by sanctioning…

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Community Calendar

  • May 7, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • May 8, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • May 14, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • May 15, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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