Local chefs challegened to Dig Into Local

A new program from the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is encouraging chefs to dig into locally grown products this summer. The Dig into Local – 90 Day Challenge aims to promote the bounty of N.C. agricultural products available during the growing season by challenging chefs from across the state to create new…

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Fire claims Otto home

Fire officials are trying to determine what sparked a fire on a very rainy Saturday afternoon in Otto that totaled a log home. Around 12 Noon, crews from Otto Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the fire at 590 Horseshoe Ridge Road after a neighbor called authorities. According to Barry Cabe with Otto Fire Department,…

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FHS seniors recognized at Awards Day

On Friday, Franklin High School prepared to send off the class of 2013 with the annual Senior Awards Day. Several honors and recognitions were given to students in areas including Civics, Academics, Sports, Organizations, Vocations, and Arts. This year’s distinguished school spirit award was given to Emma Scott and Jackson Roper. Ravyen Casada and Drew…

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North Carolinians creating less garbage

North Carolinians are tossing out less garbage than they have in over 20 years. Now, two years straight, North Carolina has the lowest solid waste disposal rate since record keeping starting in the early 90s. “We’re throwing away less in landfills, and that’s a great thing. At the same, we’re also seeing recycling increase,” said…

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Past county commissioners to convene at LWV program

Former Macon County Commissioners will gather to discuss how Macon County has changed at the next League of Women Voters program scheduled for Thursday, May 9 at 12 noon at the Tartan Hall. The program will feature commissioners from past decades. These community leaders will discuss how Macon County government has changed, what issues were…

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Kids Fishing Day announced

The annual Kids Fishing Day presented by the US Forest Service is just around the corner. These free events allow families and friends to share in fun and quality outdoor time together while learning about one of our nation’s favorite pastimes – fishing. The National Forests in North Carolina host these events each year as…

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Community Calendar

  • March 6, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • March 12, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • March 13, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • March 19, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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