Men’s Night Out set for tonight

At tonight’s Men’s Night Out meeting, the guest speaker will be Dr. Mohan Thakuri, Cancer Care of WNC.  The topic will be Prostate Cancer.  The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Video Conference Room on the 3rd floor at Angel Medical Center. Men’s Night Out is a partnership between Macon County Public…

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Local youth enjoy agriculture at Macon County Fair

Local youth enjoy agriculture at Macon County Fair

The 61st annual Macon County Fair is in the books, and once again, the last purely agricultural fair in North Carolina drew a tremendous turnout. Regardless of age, the fair is educational and fun, with the best in agriculture, craftsmanship, and other talents being display. And as always, the fair is just something that local…

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Unique Cherokee language exhibit this week at the Macon Heritage Center

Unique Cherokee language exhibit this week at the Macon Heritage Center

The Macon County Heritage Center at Cowee School in Franklin is hosting “Understanding our Past, Shaping our Future,” on view in the auditorium through September 27th. The exhibit will be open to the general public on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm. “Understanding our Past, Shaping our Future” is a touring exhibition…

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N.C. nets 12,500 jobs in August

August brought a slight increase to the jobless rate in North Carolina—this according to new information out from the Department of Commerce. The unemployment rate rose from 6.5 to 6.8 percent from July to August, but still remains 1.2 percent lower than August 2013. State employment officials estimate that about 12,500 jobs were added in…

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Houston named Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence

Congratulations to Franklin High School Exceptional Children’s Teacher Sherri Houston as she was named the EC Teacher of Excellence in Macon County this year. Each year the Department of Public Instruction asks school districts to recognize an exceptional children’s teacher to be honored at the state EC conference. The person that is selected must carry…

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Franklin Defeats Enka 31-15

Franklin now has won 17 consecutive regular season games as they push their mark to 4-0 with a 31-15 win in Candler, NC at Enka. The Panthers Trey Maslin scored two touchdowns as all of Franklin’s points came in the first half. The Jets fall to 1-4 and scored in the second half on Luke…

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Community Calendar

  • March 27, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • March 28, 2015 7:00 amPANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER FOR MACON TRACS
  • March 28, 2015 10:00 amEASTER EGG HUNT
  • April 2, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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