SCC Hosting Free Health Fair Next Week

If you have ever considered a career in healthcare, or wanted to learn more about ways to improve or maintain your health, Southwestern Community College’s annual health fair is a great opportunity to explore the different fields and healthy living activities available in the area. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, […]

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Special Needs Goat Show Draws Big Crowd at Macon County Fair

A large crowd gathered in the show arena for the fourth annual Macon County Fair Special Needs Goat Show held last week at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center. Under the direction of Franklin High School agriculture teachers Jenny Collins and Blake Fox, exceptional students grade 5th through 12th grades from Macon, Jackson and Swain Counties were given the opportunity to […]

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Macon County Fair Continues to Celebrate Local Agriculture

For over 60 years, the Macon County Fair has celebrated local agriculture showcasing businesses, craftsman, youth, farming and livestock. Young and old alike will enjoy the 64th annual Macon County Fair which started Wednesday and will continue through Saturday at the Wayne Proffit Agriculture Center on 441 South. The theme of this year’s fair is FAIR – Family, Agriculture, Impact […]

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Town of Franklin Partners with Asheville Consulting Firm to Look at Best Use of Whitmire Property

After years of discussions about what should be done with the Whitmire Property, the Franklin Town Council recently took a new step toward identifying the best use of the land for the citizens of Franklin. At the September meeting of the council, board members unanimously approved a contract with WR-Martin Management Consulting of Asheville for the development of a plan […]

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Macon County, Town of Franklin Recognize Constitution Week

Recognizing the 230th anniversary of the Constitution of the United States, both local governing bodies, the Franklin Town Council and the Macon County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a proclamation at their September regular meetings recognizing September 17-23 as Constitution Week 2017. Members of the Battle of Sugartown Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) of […]

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