Franklin to celebrate Quilting Heritage

Franklin to celebrate Quilting Heritage

This coming Saturday the artistry of quilting will be showcased with the third annual Airing of the Quilts in Franklin. Airing of the Quilts will be held on Saturday, May 11 and all throughout Historic Downtown Franklin and in other areas of Macon County as well. “While Saturday, May 11, is the main focus of…

Read more »

Town: No more banners across streets

The Franklin Board of Aldermen voted Monday to prohibit banners from being suspended across streets. Alderman Verlin Curtis made a motion to delete from a town ordinance the provision that allowed banners to span across streets and roadways. Curtis cited concerns about the banners distracting drivers or falling down, “We all know there is a…

Read more »

Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday

Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday

The nation’s Largest Single-Day Food Drive is this Saturday. To participate in the Stamp Out Hunger food drive, residents are encouraged to leave a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, peanut butter, rice or cereal, next to their mailbox prior to the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday,…

Read more »

NC tax reform package introduced

The first big step in reforming North Carolina’s tax code was taken this week as Senate Republicans are out with tax reform package. The plan would reduce personal and corporate income taxes, but nearly 100 services that aren’t taxed would be subject to a sales tax. Senator Phil Berger of Rockingham County says the new…

Read more »

Nat. Champion coach to auction house on lake

If you have millions of dollars laying around, you might be able to purchase a home in Rabun County designed in part by the head coach of the reigning college football National Champions. It was recently announced that a home on Lake Burton in Rabun County developed and owned by Alabama Crimson Tide Head Football…

Read more »

Town looks at zoning sweepstakes cafes

Town of Franklin Aldermen say they want to be prepared in the event sweepstakes gaming establishments begin popping up again. Between legislation, suits and countersuits, and changes to the games, the legality of these so-called “internet gaming devices” could change. Town of Franklin Attorney John Henning recommended the town board consider zoning the sweepstakes parlors…

Read more »

Macon County Weather

Community Calendar

  • October 24, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • 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"
AEC v1.0.4

Images of Macon