Holiday shopping tips from attorney general

As the Christmas shopping season swings into full gear, consumers are reminded to be careful when carrying and using personal information and debit cards. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says holiday shoppers need to remain vigilant, “Always be on the lookout for identity theft. It’s not enough to just hold on to your wallet…

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Winter Wonderland comes to Franklin one final night

Winter Wonderland comes to Franklin one final night

This evening marks the final night of the annual Winter Wonderland in downtown Franklin. This year’s schedule of activities includes ice artist Ryan McCurdy from Asheville, NC. McCurdy and crew will create a special slide made of ice for the young and young at heart to enjoy. “This is a working slide and takes the…

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Macon Schools tighten security with new locks

The Macon County School District is ramping up security at eight schools with a $31,800 electronic door lock system. The new technology will feature a camera will open with a key card according to Schools Superintendent Chris Baldwin. “This will give our school employees to see who is actually at the door before we allow…

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Corbin reappointed to county chairman

Macon County Commissioners reappoint Kevin Corbin as chairman of the board. At Tuesday’s meeting of the commission, Corbin was re-elected unanimously by fellow board members. Commissioner Ronnie Beale was also unanimously re-elected to the vice-chair post.

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Local Toys for Tots chapter seeks last minute donations

Local Toys for Tots chapter seeks last minute donations

Smoky Mountain Toys for Tots is making a push to help all families who have applied for assistance this season and they need your help. They are in need of donations of new and unwrapped toys to help brighten Christmas for children in the area. Toys are needed for girls from birth to 14 years…

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Gas expected to drop in 2014

There may be a bit more breathing room at the gas pump next year, as the U.S. Energy Information Administration expects prices to fall in the coming year. They predict retail gas per gallon to average $3.37 in 2014—down from $3.50 in 2013 and $3.63 in 2012. Energy officials say factors behind the drop include…

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  • October 23, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • October 24, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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