Mental health workshop to address trauma

NAMI Appalachian South is sponsoring a presentation “A Healthy Response to Trauma” at the Macon County Public Library on Friday, May 30 at 7p.m. Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event such as abuse, bullying, combat, loss of a loved one. It affects most of us in our lifetime. How we deal with…

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Several Panthers chosen for All-Conference

Coaches in the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference have voted on their All-Conference selections and several from Franklin High School make the list. In baseball: Seniors Joe Templeton and Hayden Volk, and junior Trey Maslin In Softball: Seniors Erin Campbell and Kaitlin Bishop, and junior Maddy Cousineau In girls soccer: Seniors Hannah Hylton, Christy Barton,…

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Memorial Day Service in Franklin today

The American Legion Post 108 will host a Memorial Day ceremony today at 11:00 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park, on Highway 441 South. In case of rain, the event will be moved to the Fine Arts Center at Franklin High School. The public is invited to the American Legion Post 108 for a barbecue…

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Macon County Schools moving forward with teacher lottery

The Macon County School System is moving ahead with a state law requiring school districts to offer new contracts and bonuses to 25 percent of the district’s eligible teachers in exchange for their career status rights. The future of that law, however, is not clear. Last week, Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood ordered…

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More trouble at Paws 4 Life Shelter?

There could be more problems at the Rabun County, Ga. Paws 4 Life Animal Shelter. As the former shelter director was convicted on charges of using deceitful means to steal funds from the Boggs Mountain Animal Shelter, the shelter’s current Director Justin Willis is being accused of a verbal dispute and false imprisonment. According to…

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The Search for two escaped inmates is over

The Search for two escaped inmates is over

UPDATE: At around 4pm on Friday both men were captured in a residence near South Macon Elementary School. Nobody was hurt and this situation came to a peaceful end. Both were taken back to the Macon County Jail and will be facing additional charges.

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Community Calendar

  • November 28, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • December 4, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • December 5, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • December 11, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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