Deer relocate to Cherokee

In the next few weeks, the Cherokee Indian Reservation lands will welcome some new white-tail deer. The deer are being relocated from Morrow Mountain State Park, in Albemarle, which has a massive population of the deer. Charlie Peek with the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation says both groups have been working toward a…

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N.C. residents to pay Amazon sales tax

One of the world’s largest online retailers says North Carolina residents will soon have to pay sales tax on orders. It was confirmed Saturday that Amazon will begin charging North Carolina customers sales tax beginning February 1. The company did not announce reasons behind its decision to collect the taxes. In 2010, Amazon sued the…

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Closings and Delays for 1/22

Closings and Delays for 1/22

Keep Checking Back for Updates! We update them as we get them. Last Update @ 8:30pm

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Sheriff shuts down elections office after “questionable” practices

The Macon County Board of Elections Office has been closed due to potential questionable business practices and possible irregularities with records at the office. The Sheriff’s Department issued a press release Tuesday saying Sheriff Holland was contacted by County Manager Derek Roland last week about the possible questionable activity, which has not been identified. Holland…

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FHS Baketball and Wrestling Postponed Tonight

As cold and snow are in the forecast tonight the FHS Basketball Games tonight against Brevard at the Panther Den and Wrestling Match have been postponed until tomorrow night at the Same times.

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Bitter cold, wintry mix expected in Franklin

The mild weather in western North Carolina will be short lived as another arctic cold front is heading into the area. Macon and surrounding counties are under a winter weather advisory until Wednesday morning—and a wind chill advisory is set to take effect later today through tomorrow morning. The cold front is expected to be…

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