WNC man gets prison time for illegal hunting activities

A spree of illegal hunting activities in the Nantahala National Forests leads to prison time for a western North Carolina man. On Friday in federal court, 35-year-old David Chadwick Crisp of Graham Co., was sentenced to 20 months in prison by Judge Dennis L. Howell after pleading guilty to six offenses. Crisp also pleaded guilty…

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Teen pregancies down in Macon County, report says

North Carolina’s teen pregnancy rate fell 11% last year, hitting a record low for a 6th consecutive year, according to new data provided by the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics. In Macon County, teen pregnancies dropped 25 percent from 2012 to 2013, with 33 pregnancies reported last year among the county’s 15-19 year…

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SCC hosting job fair at Macon Campus

SCC hosting job fair at Macon Campus

On Thursday morning (Oct. 23), a number of area employers will be at Southwestern Community College’s Macon Campus to answer questions and meet potential employees. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. until noon, will allow students and area residents an opportunity to explore educational opportunities, jobs and careers. “Two of our top goals at…

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Franklin Blows Past North Henderson 49-14

The Franklin Panthers scored 42 points in the second quarter against North Henderson in route to a convincing 49-14 win to advance to 8-0, 4-0 in the WNCAC. Frankln has won 21 straight regular season games. Six players scored for Franklin in the quarter, including  a fumble 43 yards for a touchdown.  Dalton Cochran completed…

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Breast Cancer Awarness at next Ladies Night Out

Breast Cancer Awarness at next Ladies Night Out

At the upcoming October 28, 2014 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Breast Cancer Awareness.  Breast cancer is among the most common cancer in women in the United States, but millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection.  The guest speaker will be Michelle Hubbs, a breast cancer…

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Franklin looks to continue dominance at North Henderson

The Franklin Panther football team will look to keep their unbeaten streak alive tonight as they travel to North Henderson to take on the Knights. Franklin (7-0) is coming off a 42-6 thrashing of Smoky Mountain, and the Knights  0-7) are seeking their first win of the season. We talked to Panther Head Coach Josh…

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Community Calendar

  • September 5, 2015 8:00 amMACON COUNTY SR. GAMES FLEA MARKET
  • September 5, 2015 10:00 amAL-ANON MEETING
  • September 8, 2015 10:00 amRED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
  • September 8, 2015 3:30 pmCOWEE FARMERS MARKET
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