Franklin looks to continue dominance at North Henderson

The Franklin Panther football team will look to keep their unbeaten streak alive tonight as they travel to North Henderson to take on the Knights. Franklin (7-0) is coming off a 42-6 thrashing of Smoky Mountain, and the Knights  0-7) are seeking their first win of the season. We talked to Panther Head Coach Josh…

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Parker Meadows advisory group approved by county

Construction is set to begin November 1 at the Parker Meadows Recreation Complex Project and county officials are asking a group of local residents to help sort out the details on the park’s specific usages. County Manager Derek Roland updated commissioners at their October 14 meeting and said grading at the site will wrap up…

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Mission announces Ebola plan for WNC

With the death of the Ebola patient in Texas, concerns of the impact of the virus in the U-S increases. While the Ebola virus is not a problem in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Mission Health says it is prepared. Chief Patient Safety Officer Dr. Chris DeRienzo says the health system has an experience…

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County acquires landfill expansion properties for $1.5 million

County acquires landfill expansion properties for $1.5 million

After meeting in closed session Tuesday night, Macon County Commissioners voted unanimously to expand the county’s current landfill. With the board’s approval, the county will move forward and acquire two adjoining properties to allow for the landfill expansion. For the last several years, county officials have held many discussions with Chris Stahl, the county’s Solid…

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Arrest Report

Arrest Report

A Georgia man is due in Macon County court on October 23 on new charges stemming from an arrest earlier this year. The suspect, 32-year-old Jerimy Adam Burr, of Savannah, Ga. was charged on October 9 with a felony count of military desertion and a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Burr, who has…

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NCDOT reminds drivers to watch for deer

NCDOT reminds drivers to watch for deer

The arrival of the fall season not only means dropping temperatures and leaves, but also an increase in the chances of a collision with a deer across North Carolina. Between 2011 and 2013, nearly half of the more than 61,000 animal-related crashes took place in October through December.  About 90 percent of those involved deer.…

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  • October 23, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • 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
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