A look at tonight’s County Commission meeting

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will meet this evening at 6 p.m. at the courthouse for their regular July meeting. According to the agenda, commissioners are expected to consider a fencing bid for the Parker Meadows project, adopt a resolution designating Harold Corbin as an Honorary Historian of Macon County, consider a resolution opposing…

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Driver hospitalized after two-car wreck

An 17-year-old driver from Franklin was seriously hurt after a two-car accident on July 4. According to the Bryson City Post of the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Walnut Creek Road at approximately 5:57 p.m. State troopers say Mason Thomas Dudra, of Franklin, was traveling west near 4074 Walnut Creek Road in a…

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Scaly Mountain Post Office likely to see less hours instead of closure

Scaly Mountain Post Office likely to see less hours instead of closure

On Wednesday, residents of Scaly Mountain found out what the US Postal Service has planned for their Post Office. “I’m going to tell you up front—we are not closing Scaly Mountain Post Office,” said Clara Deaver, Postal Service Operations Manager, who oversees 84 offices in western North Carolina. The news came during a public hearing…

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Town officials to speak on ‘State of Franklin’

The League of Women Voters of Macon County will host Mayor Bob Scott and interim county manager Summer Woodard, to speak about the “State of the Town” on Thursday, July 10 at noon at Tartan Hall in Franklin. The mayor and town manager will report on major projects underway, ideas being floated around for down…

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Franklin town board meets tonight

The July meeting of the Franklin town board is set to take place this evening at 7 p.m. at town hall. According to the agenda, aldermen are expected to discuss an amendment to the town’s nuisance ordinance that would add a section for chronic violators. Additionally, the board will consider a proclamation for the Wilderness…

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Franklin to host biggest Independence Day celebration in the mountains

Franklin to host biggest Independence Day celebration in the mountains

Get ready for a spectacular 4th of July as the Franklin Chamber of Commerce finalizes plans for the largest annual Independence Day celebration in Western North Carolina.  The 4th of July Fireworks & Fun Day will be held at the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park just south of Franklin off U.S. 441 on Friday,…

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  • May 28, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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