Panthers knock off East Henderson

The Franklin High varsity hoops teams racked up another pair of wins Tuesday night at the Panther Den against East Henderson. In the girl’s games, the Lady Panthers dominated the Lady Eagles winning by a final of 69-34. In the boy’s game, Franklin took care of East winning 51-36. Both squads improve to 13-3 on…

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Family, pet escape fire Friday night

Two Macon County residents lost their home in a fire late Friday night. Crews from Franklin Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the blaze on 193 Kinsland Road around 10 p.m. Upon arrival, flames were shooting from the living room area, said Franklin Fire Chief Warren Cabe. The fire was contained quickly, and the occupants…

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All you need to know about recycling: Next LWV program

On Thursday January 10, the League of Women Voters of Macon County will sponsor a program on the many benefits recycling has on a community. Recycling-conserves natural resources, saves energy, creates less pollution, saves landfill space, and it puts money back into our general tax base income funds. The more we recycle the more money…

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NC drivers to pay tax and tag at same time

NC drivers to pay tax and tag at same time

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is working with county revenue offices across the state to educate vehicle owners to a new legislative program that will require the payment of vehicle property taxes at the same time vehicle registration renewals are due.   The new “Tag & Tax Together” program is the result of…

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Panthers surge on the hardwood

The Franklin High School varsity basketball teams are continuing to have a solid season. On Friday, both girls and boys teams picked up road conference wins at North Henderson. The Lady Panthers topped the Lady Knights 63-40, and the boys won 56-42. On Saturday, the teams split wins against Swain. The Lady Panthers crushed Swain…

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Franklin’s January meeting tonight

Keeping control of the city’s Municipal water system is one of the topics Franklin Alderman plan to address tonight as they hold their first meeting of the New Year at town hall at 7 p.m. The board is scheduled to vote on a resolution opposing legislation for the forced taking of a Municipal Water System,…

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