Boggs Mtn. Shelter could close in October

by: Craig Salmon, WRBN-FM A member of the Board of Directors at Boggs Mountain Humane Shelter made an announcement at today’s county commission meeting. Danny Benson spoke up at the Rabun County Commission Meeting that took place at 8 a.m. this morning. Benson said that the board has made the decision to close the shelter…

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Main Street seeks designs for Pumpkinfest T’s

The Franklin Main Street Program is calling all artists as they’re seeking designs for their first-ever PumpkinFest t-shirt with a contest open to artists of all ages; professional, amateur and student.   Franklin Main Street Director Linda Schlott says getting the community involved is a great way to celebrate the 16th year of this fall…

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Personal care items needed at Carenet

Macon County Carenet continues to be an anchor of support for those facing tough times in the local area. The food pantry says the community has been a tremendous help with food donations. Shaina Adkins, Director of Carenet says the organization is still seeing a big need for personal care items. Items needed at Carenet…

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Crews douse fire at Caterpillar

The Caterpillar Precision Seals factory on Industrial Park Road in Franklin had to be evacuated after a fire broke out Friday afternoon. Around 4:30 p.m. Franklin Fire and Rescue responded to the reported structure fire and upon arrival smoke was showing and the building had been evacuated. Franklin Fire Chief Warren Cabe said crews conducted…

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Franklin could save $300k by re-financing town properties

Town of Franklin leaders are pursuing some significant savings when it comes to financing three of their latest projects. At their August meeting, the town board authorized an application to re-finance the new town hall, police department and public works building. The financing package, if approved, would be a shorter loan term of 11 years…

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More arrests from Operation Mountain Top

More have been arrested following the August 1 sweep of sex offender registration compliance checks conducted by the Macon County Sheriff’s Office, US Marshals and other agencies. Those arrested include: 46-year old Anthony Yuzzi, Jr, 29-year old James Bundy, 48 year old William Charles Freimuth, 23-year old Alex William Rusch, 38-year old Jodie Lorene Simpson,…

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