Responders swamped Wednesday after storms sweep through county

Responders swamped Wednesday after storms sweep through county

Wednesday’s stormy weather made for a busy afternoon for Macon County Emergency Services, Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Fire Departments across the county. Weather data at our studios indicate around 4 inches of rain fell between Tuesday night and Wednesday night. According to the Macon County 911 center between 1 and 4 p.m. on Wednesday…

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SCC to hold school violence training

A training session on school violence described as life-changing for educators is coming to Franklin. The seminar, titled Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, is being sponsored by Southwestern Community College’s Public Safety Training Center on Monday, April 15 at the Smoky Mountain Center for Performing Arts. The event will feature speaker Lt. Col. Dave…

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Crisis heating funds still available to eligible Maconians

Macon County Department of Social Services still has money for Carenet to administer crisis funds for the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP). Households that are eligible for CIP must meet income guidelines, which are posted at Carenet. CIP will provide payment to the vendors for eligible households. Funds for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program will…

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NC Legislature reconvenes this week

Lawmakers in North Carolina are back in Raleigh as the state legislature reconvenes for the 2013-2014 session. House Speaker Thomas Tillis discussed the GOP’s leadership’s agenda with the media this week saying tax reform is a big issue of focus, “Our tax system is antiquated. Some of the fundamentals of it are approaching 50 years…

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Closings and Delays for 01/31

Closings and Delays for 01/31

Check Back often we update delays and closings as we get them. UPDATED: 6:20am

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Franklin Flooding Pictures

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