School Delays for Monday 02/04

School Delays for Monday 02/04

- Macon County Schools: FRANKLIN AREA 2 Hour Delay - Jackson County Schools: 2 Hour Delay Smoky Mt District/Blue Ridge District CLOSED - Southwestern Community College: 2 Hour Delay -Rabun-Gap Nacoochee School: Starting at 10 a.m.  

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Church Service Cancelations for 02/03

Church Service Cancelations for 02/03

Here is a list of churches who have canceled services for Sunday February 3. If you are a church who has canceled services and you would like it added to our list call 524-4418 and dial ext. 308.

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Whitley employees go back to work

One week after being told their position was gone, employees at Franklin’s Whitley Plant are back on the job. Macon County Economic Development Director Tommy Jenkins made the announcement Friday morning that the facility resumed operations as of Thursday evening, January 31. Whitley Management has indicted full production is underway with two shifts at the…

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Update in investigation of Sheriff’s Office Detective

The Macon County Sheriff’s Office released a press statement Wednesday concerning the internal investigation into criminal complaint allegations against Detective Amy Stewart. Sheriff Holland said in that statement, that Detective Stewart has been re-assigned to the Investigations Unit and will continue to be actively involved in any investigations at the Sheriff’s discretion. Stewart was issued…

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Sinkhole closes one lane of Addington Bridge Road

The South Bound Lane of Addington Bridge Road near Middle Skeenah Road is closed for safety precautions due to a sink hole that occurred after Wednesday’s rain surge. A pipe has undermined under the pavement of one lane, according to NCDOT Supervisor in Macon County Jim Ashe. “One lane is still open and there is…

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New tool available to map broadband access in WNC

New tool available to map broadband access in WNC

Residents of Western North Carolina hindered by sub-par broadband Internet access – or no access at all – can document their experience to share with policymakers thanks to a new website from the nonprofit Mountain Area Information Network (MAIN). “Mapping Broadband in Western North Carolina” enables local residents to run a broadband speed test and…

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  • April 21, 2014 6:00 pm"HIS TABLE" FREE DINNER
  • April 26, 2014 8:00 amKYLE MORGAN BENEFIT
  • April 28, 2014 6:00 pm"HIS TABLE" FREE DINNER
  • April 30, 2014 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
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