Restaurant contest to highlight best of North Carolina on local menus

Restaurant contest to highlight best of North Carolina on local menus

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is launching a new contest for restaurants that use locally sourced ingredients on their menus. The “Dig into Local” Best Menu NC contest is part of an expanding array of foodservice programs offered by the department through its Got to Be NC and Savor NC marketing programs.…

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Mustangs clip Panthers on the diamond

The Battle of Cowee Mountain on the baseball diamond on Friday was won in a close game by the Smoky Mountain Mustangs. Smoky Mountain edged out Franklin by a final of 8-7. The Mustangs went up early, but a big second inning for Franklin tied the game at 7; however, Smoky was able to punch…

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County approves secure exit for attorneys

Licensed attorneys working at the Macon County Courthouse will now have a more secure option for leaving the building following the outcome of a trial. The new security measure was approved by county commissioners at their March Meeting after the county attorney Chester Jones explained he received a call of concern from Senior Resident Superior…

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SCC connects jobs seekers and employers at annual job fair

Connecting job seekers with employers was the mission of Thursday’s 21st annual job fair at Southwestern Community College’s Burrell Building on the Jackson Campus. Employers from across western North Carolina in various industries were on hand to talk potential positions with mountain residents. SCC Career Counselor Patty Kirkley says the event spells success for the…

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Franklin students shine in Math competition

Franklin students shine in Math competition

Congratulations to Franklin High School Students Jonas Kolousek, Andrew Moore, Cody Strain, Abigail Emory, Robert McAllister and Morgan Guynn. Their team won the Comprehensive Division High School Math Competition Award at Western Carolina University’s Math Competition earlier this week. Franklin High School Freshman Turner Swafford was also named the First Place Winner in the Annual…

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Macon Public Health plans ‘Just for the Health of It’

Macon County Public Health will celebrate Public Health Month in April by offering a free Healthy Aging Series called “Just For the Health of It”. April 2nd is the date of the first series.   At 4 pm,  join Registered Dietitian Jessi Bassett and learn how to use vitamins and supplements wisely.  At 5 pm, join…

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Community Calendar

  • April 2, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • April 3, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • April 6, 2015 11:30 amFRANKLIN GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY LUNCHEON
  • April 7, 2015 7:00 pmSOLARIZE WNC FORUM
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