Year-in-Review continues today

Today, we continue our look back over 2013 to see what topped the headlines in Macon County. New superintendent, education budget Schools were a big part of what happened in 2013; here in Macon County a new chapter began as Dr. Chris Baldwin was sworn-in as the Superintendent in July. “I look forward to working…

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Ingles Markets, Inc. reports 49th year of record sales

Ingles Markets, Inc. reports 49th year of record sales

Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA)  reported record sales of $3.74 billion for fiscal 2013, its 49th consecutive year of sales growth. Net income for the fourth quarter totaled $15.6 million, 17.2% higher than net income of $13.3 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. For the full fiscal years, net income was $20.8 million…

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A look at Macon County’s top stories in 2013

2013: A year that will be remembered for Obamacare, the Boston Marathon bombings, the birth of a royal baby, and the government shutdown. Quite a bit took place this past year on the national, state and local level. Today, we’ll begin looking at what made headlines here in Macon County in 2013. Cabe becomes Franklin…

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Wettest year on record for Macon Co.

Data from the Coweeta Hydrologic Labratory determined the weekend rain was enough to set the annual rainfall record in Macon County. December’s total as of 8:00 am today is 11.39 inches. From Christmas Day through December 29, the county received 1.11 inches of rain. This brings the annual total to 93.85 inches, breaking the previous…

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County accepting Christmas trees for recycling

The Macon County Solid Waste Department is accepting Christmas trees for recycling. The trees will be donated to North Carolina Fish and Wildlife for fish hatchery beds. You may bring your Christmas tree to either the landfill facility in Franklin, or the Highlands Transfer Facility. Please remove all ornaments, lights, tree-stands, etc. from the tree…

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Funeral service held for former radio announcer Randy Raby

Funeral service held for former radio announcer Randy Raby

Funeral services were held Sunday for Joseph “Randy” Raby, a friend to all in the Macon County community. Raby passed away on Thursday, December 26 at the age of 60. Randy’s voice was a familiar one as he worked as a local radio announcer for 30 years. He worked at WFSC and WRFR in Franklin…

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