Health Dept. seeks input from seniors and underinsured

Macon County Public Health is currently conducting a series of public listening sessions to gain public input on a variety of vulnerable health populations who live in Macon County.  A listening session to learn more about the issues affecting senior citizens will be held on March 13th, at noon.  A lunch will be provided.  The…

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DOT tackling snow covered roads in Macon Co.

Macon County DOT crews are out in full force this morning after nearly six inches of snowfall blanketed the county Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Macon County DOT Supervisor Jim Ashe explains virtually all equipment and personnel are at work this morning. “We’ve got most of our primary roads in fairly good shape. We are…

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Body of murder suspect discovered in Rabun County

A body was found  Wednesday morning in the area of the Popcorn Lookout in Rabun County Ga., says Rabun County Chief Investigator Jack Tanksley. “We had got a call earlier on a Be On the Lookout on a person of interest in a homicide in South Carolina, a little after 11am we received a call…

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Town approves agreement with Bowery

Town approves agreement with Bowery

The Franklin Board of Aldermen’s continued meeting on Monday drew a standing room only crowd in anticipation of board action in The Bowery restaurant sidewalk issue. The matter was opened and closed in about a minute after a swift, unanimous approval by aldermen to enter into a license agreement with the newly opened restaurant, The…

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Macon County among best prepared to retire on time

Macon County has been named among the top 10 counties in North Carolina where residents are best prepared to retire on time—this according to a new study from financial advisor SmartAsset. The counties secured their ranking based on ability to meet the recommended annual savings rate for a 35-year-old – calculated considering county-level net wealth,…

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Macon gets 3 inches of snow, more forecasted Wednesday night

Macon County residents were greeted with 3-4 inches of snow Tuesday morning and forecasters say more is on the way. A second low pressure system coming out of the Gulf of Mexico is expected to collide with cold air from the north in western North Carolina Wednesday evening for another chance of snowfall. A winter…

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