Chamber seeks nominations for yearly awards

The Franklin Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations from the community for three annual honors to be handed out next month. Cindy Cavendar, with the Franklin Chamber explains how you can nominate someone, or an organization you know. “Simply write a letter stating the reasons you believe they deserve these prestigious awards and submit to…

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Holiday shopping tips from attorney general

As the Christmas shopping season swings into full gear, consumers are reminded to be careful when carrying and using personal information and debit cards. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says holiday shoppers need to remain vigilant, “Always be on the lookout for identity theft. It’s not enough to just hold on to your wallet…

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Winter Wonderland comes to Franklin one final night

Winter Wonderland comes to Franklin one final night

This evening marks the final night of the annual Winter Wonderland in downtown Franklin. This year’s schedule of activities includes ice artist Ryan McCurdy from Asheville, NC. McCurdy and crew will create a special slide made of ice for the young and young at heart to enjoy. “This is a working slide and takes the…

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Macon Schools tighten security with new locks

The Macon County School District is ramping up security at eight schools with a $31,800 electronic door lock system. The new technology will feature a camera will open with a key card according to Schools Superintendent Chris Baldwin. “This will give our school employees to see who is actually at the door before we allow…

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Corbin reappointed to county chairman

Macon County Commissioners reappoint Kevin Corbin as chairman of the board. At Tuesday’s meeting of the commission, Corbin was re-elected unanimously by fellow board members. Commissioner Ronnie Beale was also unanimously re-elected to the vice-chair post.

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Local Toys for Tots chapter seeks last minute donations

Local Toys for Tots chapter seeks last minute donations

Smoky Mountain Toys for Tots is making a push to help all families who have applied for assistance this season and they need your help. They are in need of donations of new and unwrapped toys to help brighten Christmas for children in the area. Toys are needed for girls from birth to 14 years…

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Community Calendar

  • November 24, 2014 6:00 pmTHANKSGIVING PRAYER SERVICE
  • November 27, 2014 12:00 pmCOMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER
  • November 27, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 28, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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