Suspect Caught: Manhunt ends in woods

Suspect Caught: Manhunt ends in woods

An Otto man wanted on charges in Georgia spent most of Wednesday on the run from Macon County law enforcement. The manhunt ended in the North Franklin area with his arrest. The suspect, identified as 30-year-old Jeffery Alan Tedesco, of Coweeta Lab Road, fled Franklin Police Wednesday morning after officers attempted to arrest him on…

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Federal grant to boost Franklin’s afforable housing complex

The affordable housing complex being constructed on Roller Mill Road is getting a federal grant that will help keep construction costs in line. U.S. Senator Kay Hagan announced that Southeastern Housing Preservation, Inc. will receive a $480,000 grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) of Atlanta for the Westgate Terrace Apartment community in Franklin.…

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Overdose Awareness Day event planned in Franklin

August 31st 2013 is national Overdose Awareness Day, a time to commemorate loved ones lost from accidental drug overdose. In North Carolina, drug overdose claims over 1100 lives each year and is on track to surpass motor vehicle fatalities by 2017. The majority of the overdose deaths involve prescription painkillers, such as OxyContin, Percocet and…

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Duke Energy warns of utility payment scam

Duke Energy is warning consumers about an ongoing payment scam, and what they should do if targeted. The week, the nation’s largest utility launched a wide-spread radio campaign to get the word out. Here is how the scam works: A customer receives an unsolicited phone call from an individual who falsely claims to be a…

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Meadows brings town hall to Franklin

Meadows brings town hall to Franklin

In his eighth month on the job, North Carolina District 11 Congressional Representative Mark Meadows met with Macon County constituents at a town hall meeting in Franklin Monday night. Congressman Meadows, a Republican, was met by nearly a full house at the Fine Arts Center at Franklin High School. Participants wrote their questions down prior…

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Pair charged in domestic assault incident

An apparent domestic assault incident ends with the arrest of a Macon County couple. On Saturday, James Frank Willis, 45, and Theresa Lynn Green, 41, both listing a Bradley Creek Road address, were taken into custody on multiple charges. An incident report on file stated officers responded to a report of a husband and wife…

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Community Calendar

  • December 19, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • December 25, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • December 26, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • January 1, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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