Forest Service reveals updated plan for local trails

Forest Service reveals updated plan for local trails

A look at the future of trails here in the mountains was unveiled Wednesday by the U.S. Forest Service National Forests with the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Non-motorized Trail Strategy report. Forestry Officials say the report helps identify objectives for an environmentally, socially and financially sustainable trail system for non-motorized uses in the two…

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One Dozen Who Care, Inc opens office in Franklin

One Dozen Who Care, Inc opens office in Franklin

The Franklin Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for the non-profit organization “One Dozen Who Care, Inc.” located at 245 Sloan Road in Franklin. Present for the Ribbon Cutting were former Executive Director, Ann Woodford; current Executive Director, Lynn Brumby; newly elected President, Zula Cox; Vice President and Finance Officer, Stella Moore; Parliamentarian,…

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Residents warned of “Sweetheart” scams

Technology is giving new life to an old scam where con artists use the promise of love to win victims’ trust and steal their money, Attorney General Roy Cooper warned consumers this week. Cooper says more people are looking for companionship online, and con artists are taking advantage of it. They’re described as “Sweetheart Scammers”…

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Winter rain good for WNC

What’s proven to be a wet winter so far has eased some concerns about ground moisture conditions with the growing season just ahead. State Climatologist Ryan Boyles says for now western North Carolina is in good shape, as far as precipitation, for the growing season. “Rainfall in the past several weeks has been quite beneficial,…

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Arrest Report

After being charged with possessing a stolen car, an Otto man was taken into the Macon County jail on Saturday. An arrest report filed by Sheriff’s Deputies indicates, Steve Royce Ulsh, Jr, age 48, was charged with a felony count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and a felony count of chop shop activity…

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Franklin biz wins national award

A business based in Macon County is receiving some national recognition. Luxury Therapeutics, of Franklin, maker of hot/cold therapy bags with boutique appeal was named a Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winner February 8 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This company was recognized for its dedication to the principles of free enterprise and its…

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