Forest Service to close Ball Creek Road for repair

The US Forest Service announced that Ball Creek Road (NFSR 83), located in Macon County, NC on the Nantahala Ranger District of the Nantahala National Forest, will be temporarily closed for its entire length from approximately September 29th until late October, depending on the duration of the road work. Ball Creek Road begins at Coweeta…

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Highlands Dermatology opens Franklin office

Highlands Dermatology opens Franklin office

Highlands Dermatology, which has served Macon County from its office in Highlands for the past decade, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Franklin Chamber of Commerce. “We value the confidence that those long-established patients have shown in the excellent care we provide and now they will have a much shorter drive.  And, of…

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Franklin Defeats Brevard 44-7, Young Set Record

Franklin opened up conference play with a dominating performance the panthers scored 41 points in the first half in route to a 44-7 victory over Brevard. Jeremiah Young scored two touchdowns to give him the all time record for career touchdowns with 46. Brevard’s only touchdown came in the final minute on a 12 yard…

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NCDOT announces bridge replacement over Jones Creek

Beginning Monday, September 29, SR 1448 will be closed to all through traffic at the intersection of SR 1128 to 0.2 mile west of SR 1448. The closure of this section of SR 1448 is necessary in order to remove and replace Bridge No. 344 over Jones Creek. The NCDOT anticipates reopening SR 1448 to…

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NFL quarterback turned family advocate to speak at Cowee Baptist

NFL quarterback turned family advocate to speak at Cowee Baptist

Jeff Kemp will be speaking this Sunday at Cowee Baptist Church in the 9:45am Crossover Service and 11am Traditional Service. Kemp is famous as the former professional quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He and his father, Jack Kemp, were the first of only six sets…

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County calls meeting to discuss Cartoogechaye SRO

School resource officers are on the minds of county leaders—and now commissioners plan to open discussions about placing an officer at Cartoogechaye School. The discussion will be part of a special called meeting of the Macon County Commissioners set for Monday, September 29 at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room at the Macon County…

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  • October 2, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • October 3, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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