Be cautious of winter cleanup scams

Be cautious of winter cleanup scams

As western North Carolinians begin to recover from damage left by the latest snow and ice storm, state officials are urging you to be cautious about who you hire to help clean up your property. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says scammers often use situations like these to take advantage of consumers that need…

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Closings & Delays

Closings & Delays

Keep Checking Back! We Update Closings, Delays & Cancellations as they come into the Winter Storm Center. If you have a a closing or cancellation please call 828-524-4418

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Schools announce makeup days

Macon County School Officials have announced makeup days for students due to the winter weather. The schools plan to convert all remaining workdays to instructional days, which will be full days with no early dismissals. Workdays that will now be class days are: Friday, March 28 Friday, April 11 Friday, June 13 With converting these…

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Federal court says NC “Choose Life” plates unconstitutional

Federal court says NC “Choose Life” plates unconstitutional

North Carolina license plates bearing a pro-life message have been ruled unconstitutional by a federal appeals court in Virginia. The three-judge panel rejected the state’s argument that it has the right to use the plates they own to convey an anti-abortion message without giving the other the same option. The plates were approved by the…

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Senator Davis lends support to Macon Co.

At Tuesday’s meeting of Macon County Commissioners, North Carolina District 50 Senator Jim Davis spoke to the board reminding them he remains committed to helping local governments. He told commissioners that state resources are available to the count and that he could help facilitate. Davis cited the ongoing embezzlement investigation with the Macon Board of…

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Panthers return to the court Monday; baseball tryouts Saturday

The high school hoops season will get back in gear on Monday, February 17, as Franklin will host Tuscola in the final regular season game. JV girls will tip off at 4 p.m. and then regular schedule follows. Senior Night Activities will be after the JV boy’s game. No word yet on the schedule for…

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Community Calendar

  • April 23, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • 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"
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