Closings and Delays for 01/08

Closings and Delays for 01/08

- Macon County Schools: FRANKLIN AREA 2 Hour Delay - Jackson County Schools:  SMOKY MT DISTRICT 2 Hour Delay - Jackson County Schools:  BLUE RIDGE DISTRICT IS CLOSED - Macon Program for Progress: LATE START SCHEDULE - Trimont Christian Academy: 2 Hour Delay  

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FHS Basketball & Wrestling Postponed

The Franklin High School Home Basketball games and Wrestling match that was scheduled for Tonight 01/07 has been postponed until tomorrow night at the same times. The Henderson County School system won’t let West Henderson travel tonight since they didn’t have school today.

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Duke Energy asks Carolinas customers to conserve electricity for the next 24 hours

As temperatures across the nation continue to plummet to historic lows, Duke Energy officials are asking the company’s customers to conserve power during the next 24 hours, as extreme temperatures continue. Below are some steps customers can take: The thermostat is a real culprit of higher winter bills. To help save energy and money, select…

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Prestigious award garnered by former Franklin mayor

Prestigious award garnered by former Franklin mayor

Former Mayor Joe Collins joined the ranks of other famous North Carolinians as he was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award at the January meeting of the Franklin Board of Aldermen. Mayor Bob Scott made the presentation of this prestigious award Monday night to Collins with his wife and children by…

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Angel begins visitor restrictions to curb flu spread

Due to an increase in influenza (flu) activity throughout North Carolina, Angel Medical Center is asking that family and friends limit their visitations to patients in the hospital. In particular, Angel is asking children under age 12 and people who do not feel well, to call patients rather than visit them. Mission Health has implemented…

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Walgreen’s: Franklin store will remain open

The 2012 acquisition of Kerr Drugs by national chain Walgreen’s will become evident to North Carolina residents this year. According to the Triangle Business Journal’s Amanda Hoyle, within the next year, Walgreen’s will have replaced all Kerr Drug locations. “The company spokesman said the Kerr Drug name would be going away this year, with all…

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