Parker Meadows still on target for summer opening

Parker Meadows still on target for summer opening

Despite dealing with the constant rainy weather, contractors have continued to work on the Parker Meadows Recreation Complex doing all they can to keep the project on target for its projected opening date of late July to early August with tournament play scheduled to begin in September 2015. According to the report submitted to the…

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State considers surveillance for stopped school bus violations

A bill allowing video surveillance to enforce school bus stop-arm violations was approved by a Senate Judiciary committee Tuesday. The bill says video captured by a school bus safety camera can be used in enforcing school bus stop-arm violations. Sen. Tom McInnes of Richmond County says the bill sends a strong message. “We’re trying to…

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Local law enforcement to hold 2nd annual Buckle Up, Baby event this weekend

Local law enforcement to hold 2nd annual Buckle Up, Baby event this weekend

Just days after bringing a child into the world, you strap them up and put them in a car seat for the journey home. Whether it is your first child or your fifth, making sure you are up-to-date and educated an proper car seat safety will be one of the first responsibilities you have to…

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N.C. unemployment rate ticks up in March

New information from the North Carolina Department of Commerce shows a slight uptick in the state’s jobless rate. According to the latest figures, the unemployment rate rose from 5.3 to 5.4 percent from February to March. During March, Professional and Business Services noticed the largest employment increase with 2,700 jobs. Trade, Transportation, and Utilities, and…

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Macon to host statewide county commissioners meeting

Macon County will host the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, April 23 and Friday April 24. Representatives from all North Carolina counties will be in attendance for the two-day meeting scheduled at the Macon Bank Corporate Center. A special reception and dinner is also planned for the NCACC…

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Macon Heritage Center plans for a big year

Macon Heritage Center plans for a big year

Big changes are in the works for the Macon County Heritage Center at the Historic Cowee School, the former Macon County School which served thousands of area students until it closed in 2012 and was then renovated to serve as a community and heritage center with the goal of preserving the rich cultural heritage of…

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Community Calendar

  • April 24, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • April 25, 2015 9:00 am13TH ANNUAL MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE
  • April 30, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • May 1, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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