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Patrons of Cashiers restaurant may have been exposed to Hepatitis A

A report of an isolated case of Hepatitis A is being investigated by Jackson County health officials. They say the virus is suspected in an employee at the High Hampton Inn restaurant in Cashiers. As a precaution, Jackson County Public health asks people who ate at High Hampton Inn from April 26-29 or May 1,…

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Could more out of state students help budget-strapped UNC system?

As public universities in North Carolina continue to face budget cuts, some are musing the idea of allowing more out of state students to attend. These students, who pay higher tuition, could help offset some budget issues the state’s universities are dealing with. UNC System President Tom Ross says in-state students remain the highest priority,…

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Citizens voice concerns over fake pot to Senator Davis

Citizens voice concerns over fake pot to Senator Davis

A group of Macon County citizens concerned over a legal substance that is causing great harm met with Senator Jim Davis Friday evening in Franklin. The Ad Hoc group of residents met with Davis and Sheriff Holland at the Sheriff’s Office to find out what could be done to outlaw synthetic marijuana which is being…

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Probationary teachers to receive non-renewal letters

First year probationary teachers and those on lateral entry in the Macon County School System are expected to receive notification that their contracts will not be renewed for the coming school year. Superintendent Dr. Jim Duncan made the announcement Monday night during a continuation of the school board meeting. Duncan said he intended to send…

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REACH holds annual American Girl Tea Party

REACH holds annual American Girl Tea Party

REACH of Macon County held its 5th annual American Girl Tea Party on Saturday, May 11 at the Holly Springs Baptist Church. The annual event, held each Mother’s Day weekend, is hosted by the staff of REACH as a fundraiser for the organization. “Today is meant to be a fun day for women of all…

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  • November 6, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 7, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • November 13, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • November 14, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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