Vision health, the topic for next Ladies Night Out

This month’s Ladies Night Out Program will be on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in the cafeteria at Angel Medical Center. The topic will be Vision Health. The guest speaker will be Dr. Frank Killian. Remember that there are two meetings. The first meeting will be from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and the second will…

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Arrest made in suspicious package case

An arrest is made regarding the suspicious package dismantled by the GBI Bomb Squad just over a week ago. On Friday June 14th between 2 and 2:30 in the afternoon, authorities were called to a location on Old Highway 441 South near Tiger in reference to a suspicious package. The investigation led authorities to take…

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Woman accused of stealing identity

Multiple felony counts, including stealing an identity, landed a 28-year old local woman in jail. A reported filed by the Sheriff’s Office indicates Kayla Noel Guest-Snyder, of Franklin, was arrested June 18 and charged with felony counts of forgery, identity theft, and obtaining property by false pretenses. The suspect was booked in the Macon County…

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School Board meets this evening

Tonight at 6 p.m., the Macon County School Board will meet for its regular June meeting at the Administrative Offices. According to the agenda, the board is expected to discuss final budget amendments and address a formal request to transfer supplement funding into the current expense budget. Additionally, the Board of Education will consider the…

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Fewer ginseng permits to be issued by Forest Service

Fewer ginseng permits to be issued by Forest Service

Officials with the U.S. Forest Service, concerned with the reduction in wild ginseng, will limit the harvesting of wild ginseng in Nantahala and Pisgah National Forest. The following changes are set to take place this year: • The number of permits issued will be reduced to 136 annual permits, a 75 percent reduction of permits…

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Bear crossings cause two wrecks on Ga Road

Bear crossings cause two wrecks on Ga Road

Wildlife experts say don’t be surprised if you cross paths with a black bear this summer as their search for food could bring them into residential areas. A couple of incidents in recent days in Macon County confirm bears are indeed roaming from their habitats. From June 12 to June 19, there were two reports…

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