Residents can submit gazebo designs at first town hall meeting

The League of Women Voters and Venture Local Franklin will host the initial Community Town Hall Discussion Series on March 31st from 6-8pm at Tartan Hall. The goal of this first discussion is to bring together ideas concerning the design and use of the gazebo property. It is our hope to have elected officials, designers,…

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Fire department offering free smoke alarm installations

Fire department offering free smoke alarm installations

  Franklin Fire and Rescue is beginning a proactive mission to ensure Franklin area homes are better prepared in the event of a fire. Thanks to a grant from the North Carolina Department of Insurance, the fire department has been awarded new smoke alarms and will be working to make sure they are installed properly…

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Healthcare deadline nears

North Carolinians have less than a week left to enroll in medical insurance under the Affordable Care Act. So far, some 200,000 people have signed up in the Tar Heel State – well above the anticipated number of people who would take advantage of the policies available at Healthcare.gov. There are trained “navigators” available throughout…

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Arrest Report

Arrest Report

A 24-year-old Franklin man was taken into custody on March 17 on a charge of habitual breaking and or entering. Derek Gene Camp was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies on the felony charge. He was booked into the Detention Center on a $4,000 bond and is due in court May 19. Macon County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested…

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More than 100 cited on Macon roads during March Booze It & Lose It

More than 100 drivers were cited on Macon County roads during the recent St. Patrick’s Day Booze It and Lose It Campaign conducted by state and local law enforcement. The traffic safety crackdown ran from March 14 through March 17 when officers stepped up patrols and held checkpoints across the state. In Macon County, two…

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Next year’s calendar approved by school board

School officials unanimously approved the 2014-2015 school calendar at Monday’s monthly school board meeting held at Highlands School. The first day of school for students is slated for Monday, August 25, 2014, and the school year will conclude on Thursday, June 11, 2015. Teachers will begin working on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 and their last…

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  • October 23, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • October 24, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • October 30, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • October 31, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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