Hearth Health, topic of tonight’s Ladies Night Out

This month’s Ladies Night Out Program will be on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in the cafeteria at Angel Medical Center. The topic will be Heart Month. February is American Heart Month. You’re invited to come learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and how to stay heart healthy for yourself and your loved…

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Lightning may have sparked Otto house fire

An Otto home was destroyed by fire early Friday morning. Otto Fire and Rescue was paged to the fire at 303 Quail Ridge Road at approximately 6:50 a.m. to find the fire had ripped through the roof of the single-story home. Barry Cabe with Otto Fire and Rescue says the home was unoccupied and they…

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Road crews begin pothole repair

Road crews begin pothole repair

The harsh winter this year has been tough on North Carolina roads and the NCDOT says the conditions have created potholes on highways across the state—and more are likely to form. “Potholes are common during the winter months when moisture that seeps into cracks in the pavement gets in between the layers of asphalt, freezes,…

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N.C. flu deaths rise to 74

Eight more people in North Carolina have died from the flu—this according to new information from the state Department of Health and Human Services. A total of 74 people have died this flu season in the state due to influenza complications. Health Officials say the flu season spans from October to mid-May; last season, during…

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Election filing update

The deadline to file for a 2014 election bid in Macon County is Friday, February 28 at 12 noon and so far incumbents are the majority to enter the races. As of February 21, two more people filed; according to the Board of Elections, incumbent Ron Haven has filed re-election for District II County Commission…

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Franklin High Lady Panthers Secure a #8 Seed in 2A Playoffs

The FHS Lady Panthers (19-3) have picked up a #8 Seed in the 2A West Playoff Bracket and will Host the Forbush Lady Falcons (12-10) from East Bend, NC Monday Night @ 6pm at the Panther Den. If the Lady Panthers win they will again host the 2nd round game against the winner of North…

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Community Calendar

  • November 13, 2013 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
  • July 31, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • August 1, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • August 2, 2014 8:30 amMACON COUNTY HORSE ASSOCIATION SHRINE HORSE SHOW
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