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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Fire burns Clarks Chapel home on Christmas Eve

Fire burns Clarks Chapel home on Christmas Eve

A fire on Christmas Eve leaves a Clarks Chapel home with substantial damage. It’s not clear at this time what started the fire at 4619 Clarks Chapel Road. Zach Ledford with Clarks Chapel Fire Department says the incident was reported around 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Firemen arrived within minutes and were able to contain…

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County approves new 911 technology

County Commissioners approve upgrades to outdated equipment being used by the Macon County 911 service. David Key, Director of Emergency Services, asked county commissioners at their December meeting for approval to spend part of the 911 general fund to purchase two new phone switches for the 911 system. The county recently upgraded several components within…

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Resolving to slim down? Angel Med offers a free, creative way

The seventh kick-off for Lighten Up 4 Life for our community sponsored by Angel Medical Center will be on Monday, January 6, at 5:00 pm in the hospital dining room. The LU4L program is a free weight loss challenge that is entirely web based. The program is based on 4-person teams who compete with others…

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Weekend rain could make 2013 wettest year for Macon

Despite a rainy December,  Macon County still has not broken the yearly record for rainfall–at least at this point. This week, the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory reported 92.74 inches of rain for this year in Macon County. That’s just shy of the record, set in 2009, of 93.50 inches. December rainfall is over 10 inches. The…

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Ruldoph’s memoirs published

Ruldoph’s memoirs published

Eric Rudolph, the Western North Carolina-based terrorist who became one of the FBI’s most-wanted suspects after a string of bombings in the 1990s, is giving away his version of his life story. His self-published autobiography, which was briefly for sale earlier this year, is now freely available online. Yesterday, the Virginia-based Army of God, a…

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  • November 6, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 7, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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