Franklin names Angel as Main St. consultant

The Town of Franklin has entered into a contractual agreement with Tony Angel Media to serve as a consultant for the Franklin Main Street Program. “The Town of Franklin is pleased to have Tony Angel Media serve in a consulting role for the Franklin Main Street Program,” said Summer Woodard, Town Manager.  “Mr. Angel has…

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Franklin hosts Rabun for scrimmage

Panther fans will get a taste of the upcoming football season as Franklin will host Rabun County Friday night in a scrimmage at the Panther Pit. The scrimmage will be run like a real game and will last for two quarters. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. and admission is $5. The Panthers will officially…

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NC officials: WNC fracking-related tests starting soon

(Courtesy: Carolina Public Press) When the state’s Mining and Energy Commission visits Cullowhee next month, it’s likely to get an earful about the prospects that fracking might happen a little closer to home than many in Western North Carolina once thought. State officials told Carolina Public Press this week that, with the passage of the new…

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Rainy start doesn’t hamper this year’s barbecue festival

Rainy start doesn’t hamper this year’s barbecue festival

After the rain subsided Friday evening, the 6th annual Mountain High BBQ Festival and Car Show starting heating up—leading to one of the biggest turnouts yet. The festival held Friday and Saturday, at the Wayne Proffitt Ag Center, featured lots of barbecue, a car show, live entertainment, and was enjoyed by visitors of all ages.…

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SCC students take note: Road construction changes traffic patterns at Jackson Campus

SCC students take note: Road construction changes traffic patterns at Jackson Campus

Students who’ve not been by Southwestern Community College’s Jackson Campus this summer are in for a surprise when they return Monday, Aug. 18, for the first day of classes. The NCDOT project, R-5000 has arrived at Southwestern’s doorstep resulting in some changes students should be aware of when navigating campus. Construction of new concrete box…

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Attacks heighten safety awareness for area hikers

With two attacks taking place on nearby hiking trails in Georgia over the last week, Rabun County, Ga. Sheriff Frank Andrews is reminder hikers to stay safe. “When you’re hiking, usually try to hike with a group, or at least, have a partner to hike with. If you see anything suspicious, make sure you have…

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  • March 6, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • March 12, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • March 13, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • March 19, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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