Popular walk/run to help residents pay for cardiac-rehab program

Popular walk/run to help residents pay for cardiac-rehab program

On Saturday, April 6, AMC’s Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program will hold the 3rd Annual Macon Your Heart Beat 1 mile, 5K & 8K Walk/Run beginning at the Little Tennessee Tassee Park. Last year over 175 participants came out and took part in either the 1 mile walk/run or the 5K walk/run raising close to…

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Traffic stops result in three drug arrests for Franklin PD

A Whittier man faces a string of meth-related charges after a traffic stop in Franklin. According to an arrest report filed by Franklin Police, James Leon Massey, age 41, is charged with felony counts of trafficking meth and possession of meth with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver. Reports indicate Massey was allegedly in possession…

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Workshop on private access roads scheduled by Land Trust

Workshop on private access roads scheduled by Land Trust

Private landowners are invited to register for a one-day workshop on “Low-Volume Private Access Road Construction and Maintenance” to be held June 6th, 2013 at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory in Otto, NC. The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee (LTLT) is sponsoring the event in partnership with Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory and the Macon Soil and Water…

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Recent fires intentional, says Arson Investigator

Recent fires intentional, says Arson Investigator

The Macon County Fire Investigator has concluded that three recent fires were set intentionally. The fires occurred at vacant homes on Promise Lane near Trimont Christian Academy, and the Old Murphy Road. There was also a car fire set at the Board of Education. Arson Investigator Farrell Jamison tells us the incidents were determined arson…

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Nominations sought for Macon’s Public Health Hero

The Macon County Health Department has announced that April is Public Health Month and to raise awareness about the important role public health plays in our lives, Macon County Public Health will recognize a “Public Health Hero” in the month of April. Citizens may nominate community volunteers for this award by completing the short nomination…

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Spring to return by week’s end

The latest springtime cold blast led to delays and cancellations across western North Carolina Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service is reporting unofficial snowfall totals for Monday and Tuesday from this spring snow and cold storm that has been affecting our region. Highway Departments, Cooperative Observers, Media, and others have helped provide accumulation totals for…

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Community Calendar

  • January 29, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • January 30, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • February 5, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • February 6, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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