Need for assistance grows at Carenet

Faith-based food pantry Carenet continues to meet a rising demand for food in Macon County. According to Carenet Director Shaina Adkins, April was a busy month as they served 1402 families locally. That translates to nearly 14,000 pounds of food distributed last month. Adkins says they’ve also noticed a strong demand in their daily soup…

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FHS 2013 Hall of Fame nominees announced

FHS 2013 Hall of Fame nominees announced

After the 2012 inception of the Franklin High School Athletic Hall of Fame, the second class has officially been announced. The Booster club revealed the nominees for the 2013 Hall of Fame class at Wednesday’s FHS Athletic Award Ceremony. This year’s three nominees are Jim Williams, Coach David Morgan, and the 2001 state champion baseball…

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Franklin Lion’s Club donate books to MVI

Franklin Lion’s Club donate books to MVI

The Franklin Lion’s Club made a donation of 80 books to MVI on behalf of World Book Night. World Book Night is an annual celebration dedicated to spreading the love of reading, person to person. Each year, tens of thousands of people go out into their communities and give half million free World Book Night…

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Playoff run ends for Lady Panther softball team

For the third straight year the Franklin Lady Panther softball team has been eliminated from the state playoffs by Fred T. Foard. Friday’s third round contest at Macon Middle School was a close one with Foard edging out the Franklin girls 2-1. The Lady Panthers snapped a 24 inning scoreless streak against Fred T. Foard…

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County to present proposed budget tonight

The 2013-2014 Macon County proposed budget will be presented tonight at the county commissioners meeting scheduled at the Highlands Civic Center at 7 p.m. In addition to the budget presentation, commissioners will discuss proposed revisions to the subdivision ordinance, the establishment of a cemetery board, funding for a No Rise study at the Macon County…

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Franklin opposes bill to change public notices

Franklin leaders are formally expressing opposition to a bill to allow certain counties and municipalities to opt out of the requirement to post public notices in a newspaper of record. It would allow them post the notices online instead of in print which is the current law. The Public Notice Bill narrowly passed the Senate…

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  • October 30, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • October 31, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • November 6, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 7, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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