‘Whiskers Week’ at the Animal Shelter

‘Whiskers Week’ at the Animal Shelter

The Macon County Animal Control Shelter is asking the community to help save a life by adopting a cat or kitten at the shelter this week. The shelter currently has a wide variety of cats and kittens up for adoption and is offering all cat adoptions at a special rate this week. For just $10…

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County meets tonight

The September meeting of the Macon County Board of Commissioners will take place this evening at 6 p.m. at the Macon County Courthouse. As part of tonight’s agenda there will be a public meeting concerning the NCDOT’s Secondary Road Program. After the public meeting, commissioners will consider adopting the road plan for the county. Other…

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Congressional forum in Franklin Thursday

Congressional forum in Franklin Thursday

Hayden Rogers and Mark Meadows, candidates for US House of Representatives for North Carolina’s District 11, will participate in a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Macon County on September 13. The forum will be held at Tartan Hall in Franklin at noon. Mr. Meadows, the Republican candidate, is from Cashiers; Mr.…

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Town hears non-profit funding requests

With economy still in a slow recovery mode, many non-profits in the Franklin area are seeing tough times and they’ll soon find out if the town of Franklin will be able to help them out. Each budget year the town of Franklin budgets a set amount of money that gets distributed to non-profits that have…

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Pair charged after trying to flee arrest

A pair of Franklin teens was taken into custody after allegedly trying to escape officers Wednesday. According to arrest reports filed by Macon County Deputies, Cody Sean Anderson, age 18 and Tia Anne Marie Boatwright, age 17 were both charged with a felony count of fleeing and eluding with a motor vehicle. An investigation report…

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Swain too much for Franklin

The Franklin Panther football team drops to 2-2 on the season after a tough night Friday against the defending 1-A state champions Swain County. Swain defeated Franklin for just the first time since 1996 as they won by a final of 44-7. Maroon Devils Quarterback Raymius Smith had a big night throwing four touchdowns and…

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