Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship applications accepted

The Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship Endowment Committee is accepting scholarship applications for the 2015 year. The endowment is an affiliate of the NC Community Foundation. This Scholarship Program for Nurses was established in 1997 as a memorial to Judy Moore, RN who was killed in a tragic accident in 1996. A resident of Macon County,…

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Beating the common cold: Experts say less is more

Cold season is far from over and will soon be complicated by spring allergy season. Doctors say most adults in North Carolina will sneeze and sniffle through up to three colds every year, and experts say there are some things to keep in mind before heading to the drugstore for over-the-counter treatment options. Dr. Dana…

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County to renovate courthouse for DA office

A few simple renovations to existing space at the county courthouse will enable newly elected District Attorney Ashley Welch to have a home office in Macon County. After Welch was elected to the office of District Attorney for the 30th Judicial District last November, county officials began exploring the possibility of establishing office space for…

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Board of Ed. meets this evening

The February meeting for the Macon County School Board is scheduled for this evening at 6 p.m. at the Administrative Office. Among items on the agenda for tonight are recognition of the 2015 Young Author State Winner, and presentation of a youth risk-behavior survey. Additionally, the school board will consider next year’s academic calendars for…

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Panthers begin playoffs with road games

The state basketball playoffs begin Tuesday in North Carolina and the Franklin Panther teams have drawn road games in the opening round. The Lady Panthers, at 15-7, received a 20 seed and will travel to North Surry, who is also 15-7. The Franklin Boys finished the regular season 11-11, drew a 22 seed, and will…

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Ladies Night Out: Heart health

Ladies Night Out: Heart health

At the upcoming February 24, 2015 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be My Heart Beats For You (Heart Health). The guest speaker will be Dr. Kit Helm. February is Heart Health Month. During the month of February, Americans see the human heart as the symbol of love. Learn about your risks for heart…

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Community Calendar

  • March 5, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • March 6, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • March 12, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • March 13, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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