Rogers, Meadows to meet in final debate Tuesday

Candidates vying to take over as North Carolina‚Äôs District 11 Congressional Representative will take center stage Tuesday night in their final debate. Democrat Hayden Rogers and Republican Mark Meadows will square off at Western Carolina University at 7 p.m. in the Grandroom of the A.K. Hinds University Center. The debate is being hosted by the…

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Manning sets record as Panthers pounce West Henderson

The Franklin Panthers improve to 7-3 on the season after cruising to victory Friday at West Henderson. It was a record setting night for Franklin as Junior Tailback Marquel Manning racked up 263 yards on the ground giving him the school record for rushing yards in a single season at 1,864. The previous record of…

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FHS Football Wins at West Henderson

Franklin score 28 points in the first half on the way to a 35-13 win in Mills River, NC over West Henderson. Franklin is now 7-3 overall.  

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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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Community Calendar

  • November 13, 2013 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
  • July 30, 2014Save Our Children-Save Our World, feat. Josh McDowell
  • July 31, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • August 1, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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