Mr. & Mrs. FHS named Saturday

Mr. & Mrs. FHS named Saturday

On a snowy and frigid Saturday night Franklin High School had to cancel its Masquerade Ball, but not before they were able to name Mr. & Mrs. FHS for 2013. Seniors Drew Simpson and Kelsey Sheffield were crowned Mr. & Mrs. FHS just before the dance was called off. The school says it may reschedule…

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Mountains expected to get another round of winter weather

Mountains expected to get another round of winter weather

Precipitation and falling temperatures are expected bring in more winter weather for Macon and surrounding counties over the next 24 hours. A fast moving cold front is moving into the southwestern mountains of North Carolina bringing precipitation and temperatures cold enough to create a mix of snow and sleet. The National Weather Service has issued…

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Meadows wants to restore Cops in Schools Program

Meadows wants to restore Cops in Schools Program

Freshman Congressman and North Carolina’s District 11 Representative Mark Meadows says adding more law enforcement to schools across the country will be a big step in keep students safer. Friday, Meadows introduced a bill known as Protect America’s Schools Act of 2013—the legislation would restart to the Cops in Schools Program which hasn’t received funding…

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Judgement awarded to Macon family in wrongful death suit

A Macon County family that lost their 22-year old daughter in 2009 due to an overdose of alcohol and prescription drugs was awarded a $6 million judgment from the two men responsible for her death. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports a jury in Macon County Superior Court recently made the ruling in the wrongful death lawsuit…

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Planners wrapping up review of subdivision ordinance

The Macon County Planning Board is wrapping up their review of the subdivision ordinance and will soon begin work on another project. County Planner Matt Mason says the board will hold a joint meeting with county commissioners on Thursday, February 21, to get direction on what to focus on next. The Planning Board met Wednesday,…

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Church Services Canceled

Church Services Canceled

- Cowee Baptist Church: 8:45am Service CANCELED….WILL HAVE Sunday School and the 2nd Worship Service - Oakdale Baptist Church: ALL Services CANCELED - Itola United Methodist Church: No Services - Bible Baptist Church: No Services - East Franklin Baptist: No Sunday School Worship Service Moved to 11:30am  

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Community Calendar

  • August 1, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • August 2, 2014 8:30 amMACON COUNTY HORSE ASSOCIATION SHRINE HORSE SHOW
  • August 7, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • August 8, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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