Veterans honored in Macon

Veterans honored in Macon

Maconians filled town square in Franklin Tuesday morning to honor and thank service men and women as part of Veterans Day events, which included a parade. South Macon Elementary fourth grader Meg Bruner helped open the ceremony with a stunning rendition of the National Anthem and invocation was given by Rev. Steve Reeves. The special…

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Commerce Secretary plans Franklin visit

North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker will visit the Franklin area on Friday, November 14 to speak with business leaders and community members. Secretary Decker will share remarks during a breakfast at the Macon Bank Corporate Center and will then tour local businesses Drake Software, Tektone, and DuoTech Services.

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Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards

Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards

The Franklin Chamber of Commerce announces nominations are being accepted for three major awards, The Duke Power Citizenship and Service Award, Citizen of the Year and Club/Organization of the Year. Nomination letters can be delivered to the Franklin Chamber of Commerce at 425 Porter Street or emailed to [email protected]  Nomination deadline is Friday, January 2…

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Angel reintroduces Midwifery

Angel reintroduces Midwifery

After more than a ten-year absence, midwifery returns to Angel Medical Center.    Mission Women’s Care has locations in Franklin, Bryson City and Sylva that will be delivering babies at Angel Medical Center, as well as providing other healthcare services for women of all ages.  All three offices in Franklin, Bryson City, and Sylva are now…

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Cold blast heading to WNC

The weather in the western mountains has gotten off to a very mild start this week—but that is all about to change. A weather pattern is moving from the midwest and will bring cold temperatures all across North Carolina, according to Jonathan Blaes with the National Weather Service. “The coldest air of the season arrives Friday…

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Panthers ousted from playoffs after goal in final seconds

Panthers ousted from playoffs after goal in final seconds

A record-breaking season for the Franklin Panther men’s soccer team ended Tuesday night as they lose in the final seconds in the Western Regional Championship. Newton-Connover moves on to the state championship game Saturday after they edged out Franklin 1-0 scoring a goal with just 14 seconds left in the game. Franklin finishes the season…

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Community Calendar

  • August 27, 2015 2:00 pmMEDICARE PRESENTATION
  • August 27, 2015 6:30 pmGEM & MINERAL SOCIETY MEETING
  • August 29, 2015 10:00 amAL-ANON MEETING
  • September 1, 2015 3:30 pmCOWEE FARMERS MARKET
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