Increased risk of fire today

Outdoor burning will be dangerous today—that’s according to fire officials and the National Weather Service which says low humidity levels in Macon County and western North Carolina will increase the risk of fire. Relative humidity values will fall to near 25 percent across much of the North Carolina Mountains. Lower elevations will see the lowest…

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Shop safely this Cyber Monday

Brick-and-mortar stores may get a break from holiday shoppers as many are turning to the internet today in search of the best online deals of the year. The Monday following Black Friday, known as Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year when many sites will offer special deals—some even pick up…

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Meet the Panthers tonight

Tonight at 7:00pm, FHS will host a “Meet the Panthers” night in the Franklin High School gym. This will be a special night for all of Macon County to come out and show their support for all the winter sports teams. The teams involved will include Women’s and Men’s JV and Varsity Basketball, Wrestling, Swimming…

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Shop local Saturday

Many retailers aim to be in the black on the Friday after Thanksgiving but small businesses in Macon County are hoping shoppers will think local on Saturday. The Macon County Economic Development Commission encourages you to shop in Macon County for the holidays, especially this coming Saturday, November 24, which is Small Business Saturday. Small…

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Angel’s ‘Festival of Wreaths’ to help hospice patients

Angel Medical Center is celebrating the season with a Festival of Wreaths fundraiser. Wreaths have been donated from churches, businesses, and individuals that are being auctioned off to help meet Hospice patients’ needs that are not covered by insurance. The wreaths will be displayed through Thursday morning, November 29, and then the winning bids will…

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SCC holding info sessions on gaming certification

Southwestern Community College, in collaboration with Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel, is offering the SCC/Harrah’s Table Gaming Certification to help individuals enter the exciting gaming industry. If you have an interest in starting a new career, please attend one of the information sessions: 12/3 Jackson County Public Library Community Room-Sylva 6:00-7:00pm 12/4 Tribal Bingo Hall-Cherokee…

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Macon County Weather

Community Calendar

  • 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
  • May 14, 2014 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
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