Local youth gear up for 30 Hr Famine

Local youth gear up for 30 Hr Famine

This week some Franklin area youth are leading the fight against hunger in the community with the 19th consecutive 30 Hour Famine. Youth from First United Methodist Church will host more than 80 teens during the famine from February 21-22. Local participants will fast for 30 hours during the Famine weekend—and at the same time…

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Macon Schools get report card from state

If you’re wondering how a particular school is doing when it comes to student achievement, class size, school safety, technology, and teacher quality, you can get the grade from the latest school report cards issued by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI). The report cards provide a snapshot of each public school in North…

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Sportsmen legislation could have positive impact on NC, wildlife officials say

Sportsmen legislation could have positive impact on NC, wildlife officials say

New legislation is being introduced in Congress that would add protection to one of the most prominent activities in North Carolina: outdoor recreation. Wildlife Officials are hoping the new legislation, which is being introduced by Senator Kay Hagan and others, will ensure that hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities will continue to be a significant…

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Macon Navigator reminds health insurance deadline next month

The deadline to get insurance coverage and avoid possible penalties is March 31, when open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace will close. If you are still looking for affordable health insurance, there is time to check the North Carolina Market Place for options and see if you qualify for a subsidy. Macon County Affordable…

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Police nab man after chase

Police nab man after chase

A 47-year-old Franklin man was taken into custody on Sunday after trying to outrun Franklin Police. According to an arrest report, the suspect, Damon Rayvonn Miles, was charged with a felony count of fleeing and eluding arrest with a motor vehicle and misdemeanor counts of driving while license revoked and injury to personal property. Incident…

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Panthers to begin tourney on a positive note

The Franklin Panther hoops teams close out the regular season on a high note as they defeat Tuscola on Monday. The Lady Panthers had no trouble taking care of the Lady Mountaineers winning by a final of 77-28. In the boys game, Franklin won convincingly by a final of 65-50, which will give them momentum…

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  • November 13, 2013 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
  • July 24, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • July 24, 2014 6:30 pmVACATION BIBLE SCHOOL @ EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
  • July 25, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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