Board of Ed. approves plan to offer teacher raises

After struggling to find a fair to way to do it, the Macon County Board of Education has decided on a way to choose 25 percent of eligible teachers to receive a pay raise and contract per state law. The board approved a measure that would use a lottery system to select 68 teachers at…

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School board approves administrative changes

The Macon County School Board accepted the resignation of the district’s Personnel Director Dan Moore at their meeting held April 28. Moore has accepted employment with another school district; the board voted unanimously to fill Moore’s position with Macon County school administrator Terry Bell on a contractual basis. Bell has held roles at the central…

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Hearing draws no opposition to borrowing for Parker Meadows

On Tuesday at the board of commissioners meeting, local residents got a chance to review and comment on a proposed financing package that would help fund the Parker Meadows Recreation Park—and those who did—only expressed support. “Any time something involves real property, the county is required to hold a public hearing to disclose the terms…

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Panthers clip North Henderson as season winds down

The Franklin Panther varsity baseball team edges out North Henderson 3-2 on the road Wednesday afternoon. It’s the second straight win for the Panthers and improves Franklin’s record to 8-12 and 3-8 in the conference for the season. With three games left in the regular season, the Panthers return home Friday to host East Henderson…

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FHS Prom 2014

FHS Prom 2014

Historic downtown Franklin was a popular backdrop for pictures of Franklin High School students dressed in their finest suits and dresses as they celebrated the traditional rite of passage, the Junior/Senior Prom. Popular spots to preserve the memories of this special evening included the Macon County Historical Society and the Historic Clock Tower. The theme…

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Bishop resigns as Board of Elections Director

On April 29, 2014 the Macon County Board of Elections was advised by the NC State Board of Elections that Ms Kimberly Bishop had resigned as Director of the Macon County Board of Elections effective April 29, 2014. The Macon County Board of Elections is preparing a County Director nomination to the State Board of…

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