Wooly Worm Predictions are out for 2012-2013 Winter

Well in Pennsylvania its the groundhog and here in Western North Carolina its the wooly worm caterpillar. At a festival in Avery County they’ve been using the color of the wooly worm to indicate what type of winter we could be receiving here in Western North Carolina. This year according to reports by the Asheville…

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Community Groups Awards Banquet

Each year the Macon county extension office hosts an annual awards program to recognize the work of community groups in Macon County. The event will be held this Tuesday night October 23rd. Allan Durden Macon County Cooperative extension directors says the organizations are recognized for various things they do such as community cleanup like roadside…

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Arrest Reports

A Franklin woman is facing criminal charges today by the Macon County Sheriffs office. Reports say 24 year old Sterling Whorton of Cullasaja hollow road has been charged with contempt of court perjury and other court violations. Whorton posted bond in the amount of 1000 dollars. Whorton is scheduled to appear in court on October…

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FHS heads to West Henderson Tonight

The Franklin high school football team has an opportunity to seal the 2nd place spot in the Western North Carolina athletic conference tonight as they travel over to West Henderson. West is coming off a 21 to 16 win over Tuscola last week to pick up their 2nd conference win while Franklin looks to bounce…

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Next Friday’s FHS Football game will be a “Pink Out”

Next Friday nights Franklin High School football game is always a big one with Tuscola, but this year fans have a chance to support something even larger. On Friday October 26th, the Franklin High School football team is encouraging everyone to wear pink when they arrive at the home ballgame against Tuscola. The pink is…

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Police Blotter

A couple of recent theft related cases are being investigated by the Macon County sheriffs office. An Otto man is missing tires and rims today. According to reports four tires and aluminum rims in the amount of $1,200 were taken sometime on Tuesday. The sheriffs office is also investigating a missing canoe and paddles reportedly…

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Community Calendar

  • November 13, 2013 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
  • July 25, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • July 25, 2014 6:30 pmVACATION BIBLE SCHOOL @ EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
  • July 31, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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