Town sets up committee to review ordinances

Whether it’s a junk car, unsightly grass, or loud blaring music the town of Franklin, at this time, may have trouble resolving the issue because some ordinances are weak when it comes to enforcement. The matter was brought at the town board’s September meeting held Monday; Alderman Bob Scott said some of these regulations–as they…

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Presentation on ACA coming to Franklin

A presentation on The Affordable Care Act and what It Means for Employee Benefits & your business is coming to Franklin on September 10, 2012 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Macon County Community Building. Cost: $35 includes food, beverages & materials The presenter will provide an overview of the Court’s decision and its impact…

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New state food rules benefit local restaurants and patrons

Macon County residents dining out at local restaurants may not notice the changes, but their dining experience may soon be a little safer thanks to changes in North Carolina’s food safety code. The new rules are effective September 1. “Macon County Public Health environmental health staff work closely with local eating establishments to promote safe…

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Police Blotter

A 22-year old Franklin man was taken into custody on Saturday charged with breaking into a local business. Reports filed by the Sheriff’s Office indicate Cory Jason Watts is facing felony counts of breaking and or entering and possession of stolen property. He is also charged with misdemeanor injury to real property. Reports indicate the…

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Duke grant to help Carenet install computer system

A recent grant received by Carenet could help them better serve clients with a much needed upgrade of their infrastructure. The faith-based food pantry received funds from Duke Energy recently that will go to assist local residents who qualify and need assistance paying their utility bills and other related energy-related costs. Plans are being made…

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Troopers remind drivers of bus safety as school starts back

School is back in session here in the mountains and that means more traffic in the mornings and afternoons. Law enforcement agencies are taking this time to remind drivers that school buses are carrying innocent lives and we all need to be alert and careful. SGT. Jeff Gordon, spokesman for the North Carolina Highway Patrol…

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  • April 21, 2014 6:00 pm"HIS TABLE" FREE DINNER
  • April 26, 2014 8:00 amKYLE MORGAN BENEFIT
  • April 28, 2014 6:00 pm"HIS TABLE" FREE DINNER
  • April 30, 2014 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
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