News Briefs

Man charged with felony DWI

A 51-year old local man was arrested April 3 on a felony impaired driving charges. According to a report on file with the Macon County Sheriff’s Office, Gregory Dean Bailey, of Franklin, was charged with a felony count of Driving While Impaired. He was booked into the Macon County jail on a secured $10,000 bond and is due in court on April 18.


Gorge Clean-up a success

About 50 volunteers from the Franklin and Highlands area teamed up on Saturday for this year’s Cullasaja Gorge Clean-up.

According to the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, the volunteer efforts result in over 100 bags of garbage being removed from the gorge.