Franklin Blows Past North Henderson 49-14

The Franklin Panthers scored 42 points in the second quarter against North Henderson in route to a convincing 49-14 win to advance to 8-0, 4-0 in the WNCAC. Frankln has won 21 straight regular season games. Six players scored for Franklin in the quarter, including  a fumble 43 yards for a touchdown.  Dalton Cochran completed…

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Breast Cancer Awarness at next Ladies Night Out

Breast Cancer Awarness at next Ladies Night Out

At the upcoming October 28, 2014 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Breast Cancer Awareness.  Breast cancer is among the most common cancer in women in the United States, but millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection.  The guest speaker will be Michelle Hubbs, a breast cancer…

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Franklin looks to continue dominance at North Henderson

The Franklin Panther football team will look to keep their unbeaten streak alive tonight as they travel to North Henderson to take on the Knights. Franklin (7-0) is coming off a 42-6 thrashing of Smoky Mountain, and the Knights  0-7) are seeking their first win of the season. We talked to Panther Head Coach Josh…

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Parker Meadows advisory group approved by county

Construction is set to begin November 1 at the Parker Meadows Recreation Complex Project and county officials are asking a group of local residents to help sort out the details on the park’s specific usages. County Manager Derek Roland updated commissioners at their October 14 meeting and said grading at the site will wrap up…

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Mission announces Ebola plan for WNC

With the death of the Ebola patient in Texas, concerns of the impact of the virus in the U-S increases. While the Ebola virus is not a problem in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Mission Health says it is prepared. Chief Patient Safety Officer Dr. Chris DeRienzo says the health system has an experience…

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County acquires landfill expansion properties for $1.5 million

County acquires landfill expansion properties for $1.5 million

After meeting in closed session Tuesday night, Macon County Commissioners voted unanimously to expand the county’s current landfill. With the board’s approval, the county will move forward and acquire two adjoining properties to allow for the landfill expansion. For the last several years, county officials have held many discussions with Chris Stahl, the county’s Solid…

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  • October 23, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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