Sportsmen legislation could have positive impact on NC, wildlife officials say

Sportsmen legislation could have positive impact on NC, wildlife officials say

New legislation is being introduced in Congress that would add protection to one of the most prominent activities in North Carolina: outdoor recreation. Wildlife Officials are hoping the new legislation, which is being introduced by Senator Kay Hagan and others, will ensure that hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities will continue to be a significant…

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Macon Navigator reminds health insurance deadline next month

The deadline to get insurance coverage and avoid possible penalties is March 31, when open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace will close. If you are still looking for affordable health insurance, there is time to check the North Carolina Market Place for options and see if you qualify for a subsidy. Macon County Affordable…

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Police nab man after chase

Police nab man after chase

A 47-year-old Franklin man was taken into custody on Sunday after trying to outrun Franklin Police. According to an arrest report, the suspect, Damon Rayvonn Miles, was charged with a felony count of fleeing and eluding arrest with a motor vehicle and misdemeanor counts of driving while license revoked and injury to personal property. Incident…

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Panthers to begin tourney on a positive note

The Franklin Panther hoops teams close out the regular season on a high note as they defeat Tuscola on Monday. The Lady Panthers had no trouble taking care of the Lady Mountaineers winning by a final of 77-28. In the boys game, Franklin won convincingly by a final of 65-50, which will give them momentum…

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Planners finish review of dormant county-owned properties

The Macon County Planning has wrapped up its review of vacant properties owned by the county and what potential options exist for each one. County Planner Matt Mason presented the planning board’s summary of findings to county commissioners at their February meeting. According to Mason, planners reviewed nine properties owned by the county and one…

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New stroke guidelines for women

The American Heart Association has released guidelines on preventing stroke in women. The guidelines include stroke risks unique to women and provide recommendations on how best to treat them. Dr. Cheryl Bushnell—Director of the Stroke Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center— says that stroke can happen at any age, so it is important to…

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Community Calendar

  • November 27, 2014 12:00 pmCOMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER
  • November 27, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 28, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • December 4, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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