Franklin’s Officer Memorial rescheduled

The Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony scheduled for today in downtown Franklin has been postponed until Friday, May 16 at 12 noon.

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Two homers help seal playoff win for Panthers

For the first time since 2002, the Franklin Panther baseball team picked up a win in the state playoffs. The Panthers traveled to Draughn High School for the opening round Wednesday night and jumped out to a 2-0 lead after a first inning homer by Michael Mathis. In the third inning Mathis homered once again…

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Read 2 Me essay winners

Read 2 Me essay winners

Macon County Board of Education recognized the winners of the Rotary Club of Franklin’s Read2Me Essay contest winners at their recent monthly meeting. Each year, the Rotary Club sponsors an essay contest for all students in third through eighth grades. The theme of this year’s essay contest was leadership. More than 100 students from area…

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MMS teacher charged with taking indecent liberties with student

MMS teacher charged with taking indecent liberties with student

A Macon Middle School teacher has been suspended after being charged with indecent liberties with a student Monday night. According to an arrest report, Jeffery Todd Rousselle, age 24, was charged with felony counts of indecent liberties with a student and indecent liberties with a child. Rousselle ‘s bond has been set at $75,000 and…

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Town approves new rules for outdoor goods

Business owners within the town of Franklin will have to keep a closer eye on their outdoor display of goods after town aldermen adopted a measure requiring shops to tidy them up. At their May meeting, aldermen voted unanimously to amend a portion of the Unified Development Ordinance to define outdoor displays and add some…

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A special day for local youth, community

A special day for local youth, community

Looks of determination at the starting lines and prideful smiles of accomplishment crossing the finish lines were abundant on the faces of over 250 athletes at the Special Olympics held last Friday at Macon Middle School. Macon County was the host of the Far West region of the competition welcoming athletes from the public schools…

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Community Calendar

  • December 19, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • December 25, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • December 26, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • January 1, 2015 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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