Franklin coach-pitch all-stars win District Championship

Franklin coach-pitch all-stars win District Championship

Congratulations to Franklin’s 6-year-old coach-pitch all-star team as they won the district title. The team defeated Hendersonville Tuesday night to win the District 5 Championship. Franklin went undefeated in both division and tournament play beating Jackson County, Canton, Asheville and Hendersonville. The players are Lane Crawford, Cayden Hunter, Tyler Koch, Gregory Karcher, Anderson Terrell, Tucker…

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Wayah Street to close for resurfacing

Beginning Monday, June 30 at 8:00 a.m. the NCDOT will begin milling and repaving work on Wayah Street, which will result in daytime road closures. During the resurfacing project, Wayah Street will be closed to all through traffic during daytime hours and the closure will be removed at the end of each workday. Barricades will…

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Taylor enters school board race

Taylor enters school board race

With less than two weeks remaining in the period to file for Macon County School Board, another name has entered the race. According to the Board of Elections, Bill Taylor has filed to run for District II. That seat is currently held by Tommy Cabe, who has filed for re-election. The other seat coming open…

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Lowanda Kilby seeks new trial

After recently being convicted on 60 counts of theft and racketeering in the Lucky Dog trial, former Rabun County, Ga. animal shelter director Lowanda “Peanut” Kilby may get another trial. Attorney Tim Healy has filed a Motion for New Trial. Counsel for the state will appear before Judge Russell W. Smith on October 9th, at…

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Fire torches Cowee home

Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a Saturday afternoon fire that ripped through a three-story log home in the Cowee Community. At approximately 4:10 p.m. crews from Cowee Fire Department were paged to the scene at 29 Valhalla Road, located off of Ruby Mine Road. The homeowner was outside mowing grass when he noticed…

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NC Wildlife conducts cyber sting

NC Wildlife conducts cyber sting

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and other agencies cracked down on illegal wildlife activities online with a recent cyber sting known as Operation Wild Web. During the four-day operation, investigators used the Internet to find those intentionally selling fish and wildlife illegally, as well as committing other crimes. Cases involved the unlawful sale of…

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Community Calendar

  • April 18, 2015 8:00 amAMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
  • April 18, 2015 8:00 amBREAKFAST FAITHRAISER
  • April 23, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • April 24, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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