NC Attorney General warns of child ID theft

The state’s top law enforcement officer is urging North Carolinians to be watchful of their children’s personal information. Attorney General Roy Cooper says thieves are not excluding children as identity theft targets. “Some thieves have actually stolen those numbers, set up loans or credit cards in the name of the child and they have established…

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Franklin announces Cabe as likely next town manager

The town of Franklin announced this week that the next town manager will be current Franklin Fire Chief Warren Cabe. Cabe is said to be taking over for Sam Greenwood in mid-2013. Chief Cabe began his tenure with the town of Franklin in 2011 after serving as the Macon County EMS Director. In a statement…

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Remains identifed as missing Smokies hiker

Human remains recently found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park have been identified as those belonging to Michael Giovanni Cocchini, who went missing in the park in March. Investigators worked with the Sevier County Medical Examiner’s Office, Knoxville Regional Forensic Center, and the Knox County Sheriffs Forensic Unit to make the official identification through dental…

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Town sets up committee to review ordinances

Whether it’s a junk car, unsightly grass, or loud blaring music the town of Franklin, at this time, may have trouble resolving the issue because some ordinances are weak when it comes to enforcement. The matter was brought at the town board’s September meeting held Monday; Alderman Bob Scott said some of these regulations–as they…

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Presentation on ACA coming to Franklin

A presentation on The Affordable Care Act and what It Means for Employee Benefits & your business is coming to Franklin on September 10, 2012 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Macon County Community Building. Cost: $35 includes food, beverages & materials The presenter will provide an overview of the Court’s decision and its impact…

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New state food rules benefit local restaurants and patrons

Macon County residents dining out at local restaurants may not notice the changes, but their dining experience may soon be a little safer thanks to changes in North Carolina’s food safety code. The new rules are effective September 1. “Macon County Public Health environmental health staff work closely with local eating establishments to promote safe…

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