Closing and Delays for 11-27

Closing and Delays for 11-27

Here is the Latest from the Winter Storm Center: Great Beginnings Lutheran Pre-School: CLOSED Macon County Transit Suspended Services until 9am Town of Franklin: 2 Hour Delay

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Annual free Thanksgiving Dinner in Franklin Thursday

A free Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be hosted by First Presbyterian Church located at 26 Church St., in Franklin, on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28. Turkey, dressing, all the trimmings, and home-baked desserts will be served from noon to 2 p.m. in Tartan Hall, located just behind the main sanctuary. Take-out meals for shut-ins, and…

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2013 Panthers recognized with All-WNCAC awards

Western North Carolina football postseason awards have been handed out—and several of the Franklin Panthers make the list. The All-Western North Carolina Athletic Conference selections were voted on this week by coaches. • Coach of the Year was Franklin’s Josh Brooks. • Defensive Player of the Year went to Franklin’s Jeremiah Young Other Panthers were…

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Lots of North Carolinians traveling this Thanksgiving, says AAA

AAA Carolinas is predicting a big travel season for this Thanksgiving. The wintry forecast, however, may skew their original predictions. The travel organization expects nearly 1.2 million North Carolinians to be on the road for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. One big factor in the number of folks traveling is lower gas prices compared to recent…

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Gusty winds, wintry precipitation, and cold on the way

High winds, steady rain, and possible snow are on the way for western North Carolina. Rain is expected throughout Tuesday and into Wednesday when temperatures will fall sharply. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Macon and the surrounding area until Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Additionally, a Wind Advisory will…

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Official challenge grant issued at Dryman House

Official challenge grant issued at Dryman House

The Hospice House Foundation of Western North Carolina has jump-started fundraising efforts after the official presentation of a challenge grant on Thursday afternoon. Representatives from the foundation were presented with the $ 1 million challenge check by State Employees Credit Union during a special ceremony. The presentation was made at the Dryman House in Franklin,…

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  • November 6, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 7, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • November 13, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 14, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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