Applications being accepted for educational booths at 2013 Macon County Fair

County Fair time is almost here again! This year’s Macon County Fair will be held September 11th – 14th, 2013. The theme is “Diamond Jubilee”. The Fair Association extends to you the opportunity to construct an educational booth using this theme. This is an excellent time to better acquaint the public with your organization. Booths…

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SCC Macon Campus to offer Human Services program

In less than two weeks, Southwestern Community College will kick off the fall semester. Cheryl Davids, Dean of the Macon County SCC Campus, says they’re excited to offer a new program this year: Human Services Technology. “The HST curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies. They get wonderful core courses, relevant knowledge,…

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Update: Norton Creek Farms gas leak kills one, sends several to hospital

A carbon monoxide  leak from a cooler unit at Norton Creek Farms in Franklin is suspected for the death of a local man and sickening several others. According to the Macon County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 7 p.m. Friday, a woman reported to 911 dispatchers that two men were down at the facility located at…

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Three Macon Sheriffs at next women’s league program

Local residents are invited to a program involving the past, present, and future of law enforcement in Macon County. The program will be hosted by the Macon County League of Women Voters and will feature Sheriff Robbie Holland and former sheriffs George Moses and Homer Holbrooks. The three sheriffs will provide an interesting look at…

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Franklin woman arrested for assault with intent to kill

An alleged serious assault incident lands a local woman in jail. The suspect, identified as 26-year-old Amanda Bidwell Shope, of Franklin, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with three felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. She was also charged with a felony count of burglary and misdemeanor counts…

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Too busy to get healthier? Try Angel’s Lighten Up 4 Life

The sixth kick-off for Lighten Up 4 Life sponsored by Angel Medical Center will be on Tuesday, August 22 at 5:00 pm in the hospital dining room. The program is a free weight loss challenge that is entirely web based. The program is based on 4-person teams who compete with others to lose the largest…

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Community Calendar

  • November 24, 2014 6:00 pmTHANKSGIVING PRAYER SERVICE
  • November 27, 2014 12:00 pmCOMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER
  • November 27, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 28, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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