Pair charged with meth possession

A Franklin man and woman were taken into custody Friday charged with meth possession. Reports filed by Sheriff’s Deputies indicate James Frank Willis, age 45, and Theresa Green Willis, age 40, both of Bradley Creek Road, were charged with felony counts of possession of methamphetamines and maintaining a vehicle as a dwelling place for a…

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Development on Macon County dialysis center to begin soon

It won’t be much longer before construction begins on a much-needed dialysis center here in Macon County. Commissioner Ronnie Beale said at the November board meeting that construction will begin on the facility as soon as January 7. Beale says the provider, Davita, has had a few minor delays in the lease process, but is…

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GA man charged in package store incident

A man is arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle and alcohol from a Rabun County, GA business. According to reports on file with the Clayton Police Department, on Saturday, a man later identified as fifty five year old Charles Terry Roebuck of Clayton allegedly took one bottle of vodka without the knowledge of the clerk…

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October marks lower NC jobless rate

The jobless rate in North Carolina continues to improve slowly, dropping last month by 0.3 percent to 9.3. Compared to one year ago, the state’s unemployment rate is 1.3 percent lower. Over the year, North Carolina has experienced 37,500 job gains. Larry Parker, spokesman with the Department of Commerce explains the job sectors that saw…

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Kid’s Vision Day scheduled next week

A project aimed to help eligible families get vision care for their school children will take place next week.   “Kid’s Vision Day” will be held on November 26th and November 27th from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Macon County Community Facilities Building on Highway 441 South in Franklin.   Macon County Public…

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Highlands: A safe place to drive, says AAA

Highlands: A safe place to drive, says AAA

For the sixth straight year the town of Highlands is being recognized for its strong efforts to make the roads safer. Highlands joins Holly Springs and Chapel Hill as the grand winners for the North Carolina Traffic Safe Communities for 2012 by the AAA Carolinas Foundation for Traffic Safety. Representatives from the town of Highlands…

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