National, state legislators to join robot for SCC facility’s ribbon cutting

National, state legislators to join robot for SCC facility’s ribbon cutting

Representatives from Congress and the N.C. Senate, along with others in business in industry are planning to attend a ribbon cutting at Southwestern Community College’s advanced manufacturing training labs. However, the business of cutting the ribbon for SCC’s advanced manufacturing education facility won’t be done by these folks. Instead Baxter, a state of the-art robot…

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Catamounts enjoy best season since 2001

With one game left on the schedule, the Western Carolina Catamount football is enjoying their best season since 2001. The Cats improved to 7-4 overall and 5-2 in the Southern Conference after a 42-27  win at home Saturday against VMI. The win gave Western the most victories in a season since 2001. It also gives…

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Franklin Rolls Past Wilkes Central 51-7

The first round of the 2-AA playoffs began with temperatures in the 20′s but the Panthers Jeremiah Young was red hot through out the night scoring 6 touchdowns and breaking the single game touchdown record in route to a 51-7 win over Wilkes Central. Dalton Cochran added a 28 yard TD pass to Zach Tallent…

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Franklin House set for grand opening

Franklin House set for grand opening

The Franklin Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Franklin House Assisted Living & Memory Care at 186 One Center Court in Franklin, just below the corporate offices of Macon Bank. This senior living community will operate in a brand new facility and already has a wide array of events and activities planned for…

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Town discussing new way to recoup lost revenue

After facing a hefty loss in revenue stemming from a new law that axed privilege licenses, the town of Franklin is talking about another approach to make up the lost funds. At the November town board meeting, town attorney John Henning Jr. presented Aldermen with a draft Business License Ordinance that would charge up to…

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More than 100 violations in Macon during Halloween Booze It & Lose It

More than 100 traffic and criminal violations were issued on Macon County roads during the Halloween Booze It & Lose It traffic safety campaign, which spanned October 31 through November 2. Included in those violations were 2 DWIs, 32 seatbelt citations, 2 drug violations, 1 fugitive arrest, 24 speeding tickets, 2 charged for driving without…

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