Panthers dominate key matchup at West Henderson

The Franklin Panthers improve to 10-0 on the season after a convincing 42-13 win on the road at West Henderson.

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NCDOT crews in Western NC monitoring forecast, prepared for first major storm of season

The N.C. Department of Transportation is ready for the first major winter storm of the season. The National Weather Service is forecasting unusually cold temperatures, gusty wind and snow in North Carolina’s mountains this weekend, particularly in the counties along the Tennessee border. The system is expected to move in Friday evening and continue through Saturday…

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Franklin’s PumpkinFest reaching new heights

Franklin’s PumpkinFest reaching new heights

According to festival organizers and town officials, this year’s 18th annual Pumpkinfest was the most successful ever with record crowds enjoying the perfect fall day. “I believe we had one of the largest crowds in the 18 year history of this event,” said Town Manager Summer Woodard. “I have spoken with all the vendors and…

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Macon County unemployment less in September

The unemployment rate in Macon County dropped by nearly one percent last month, according to the latest information from the North Carolina Department of Commerce. From August to September, the jobless rate fell from 6.6 to 5.8 percent in Macon County. The county’s unemployment rate in September 2013 was 7.4 percent. According to the commerce…

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NC Attorney Gen. warns of Ebola-related scams

Scammers are constantly scanning the headlines, looking for a current event they can use to rip off unsuspecting consumers. With the Ebola outbreak in the news, it was only a matter of time before the con artists began using the deadly virus to steal money. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper warns that these criminals…

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NCDOT Town Hall event in Franklin canceled

The Town Hall Event in Franklin, scheduled to be hosted by NCDOT Sec. Tony Tata at 4 p.m. today, has been canceled.

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  • May 22, 2015 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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