Carenet cuts back Soup Café

Local food pantry Carenet says it has to cut back on its Soup Café program that has grown in demand over the past few years. Carenet Executive Director Shaina Adkins says the program has expanded much farther than it was planned to, and additional challenges with funding, donations, and limited volunteers made it difficult to…

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December meetings tonight for town, school board

This evening, the Macon County Board of Education and Franklin Board of Aldermen will hold their regular meetings for December. The school board will meet at 6 p.m. at Nantahala School and the town board will meet at 7 p.m. at town hall. Newly elected Franklin Mayor Bob Scott and aldermen Barbara McCrae and Patti…

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Land Trust aims to restore J.H. Duncan Oil property

LTLT has signed a contract to purchase the J.H. Duncan Oil Company property (former CITGO gas station) adjacent to LTLT’s office at 557 East Main Street in Franklin. Including 350 feet of river frontage, the 1.3-acre property is a former petroleum storage and dispensing facility and is expected to have soil contamination from that long-term…

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Tips to shop safely on Cyber Monday

Today is the busiest online shopping day of the year as web stores offers their best deals of the year and many will provide free shipping. If you’re planning to take part in Cyber Monday it’s important to shop safely. The North Carolina Attorney General’s Office recommends you stick to well-established companies with secure web…

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Franklin’s Winter Wonderland starts today, expands to three weekends

Franklin’s Winter Wonderland starts today, expands to three weekends

Get ready to light up the holidays with an expanded celebration in Historic Downtown Franklin, North Carolina. This year’s Winter Wonderland events will encompass three consecutive Friday evenings beginning November 29th. “Each year the Franklin Main Street Program strives to make each of our festivals better and this year is no different,” said Linda Schlott,…

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Macon EDC encourages local shopping this Saturday

Macon EDC encourages local shopping this Saturday

Support your local economy by shopping Macon County businesses on Small Business Saturday – November 30.    

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  • April 26, 2014 8:00 amKYLE MORGAN BENEFIT
  • April 28, 2014 6:00 pm"HIS TABLE" FREE DINNER
  • April 30, 2014 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
  • May 14, 2014 4:00 pmFOOD PANTRY OPEN AT HICKORY KNOLL UM CHURCH
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