Candidate Filing Period for Primary Elections Opens Monday

The candidate filing period for the upcoming May 8th primary elections in Macon County begins Monday at noon. The seats that are up for election include: US House of Representatives District 11, District Attorney District 30, NC Senator District 50, NC House of Representatives District 120, Macon County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2, Macon County Sheriff, Register of Deeds, and […]

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Macon County Emergency Services Warning of the Possibility and Dangers of Flooding

Macon County Emergency Services is warning people of the possibility of flooding in the rivers and streams all around the county, after the heavy rainfall that came through the area all weekend. From Emergency Services Director Warren Cabe: “As the rainfall diminishes, residents should still expect the possibility of flooding. Runoff from smaller tributaries will reach larger streams and flood […]

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Special Young Adults Get a “Night to Shine”

Over 100 young adults will get their chance to make special memories they can cherish for a lifetime at Franklin’s first annual Night to Shine this Friday night at Bloemsma Barn. For months, Cartoochechaye Baptist Church, under the leadership of Carolanne Elliott with the help from the entire community from local churches to law enforcement, has been making plans to […]

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Town Hears Potential Uses for Whitmire Property

Since December 2004, the Town of Franklin has owned the Whitmire Property, 12.71 acres located at the gateway to downtown Franklin. For almost 15 years, the question of what to do with the Whitmire Property has been the topic of many meetings of the town council. Since the town purchased the property, numerous thoughts and ideas have been considered and […]

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Franklin Town Council Tables River District Discussion After Concerns Voiced During Public Hearing

Monday’s public hearing to consider the town’s proposal to establish a River District Overlay along the Little Tennessee River and the Cullasaja River drew a large standing room only crowd at the February meeting of the Franklin Town Council. After hearing comments expressing concerns about the proposed river district from several residents and business owners, the town council decided to […]

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SCC Job Fair Coming Later this Month

Last spring, Southwestern Community College welcomed a record turnout of employers and job-seekers to its annual Job Fair. Later this month, college officials expect to set a new standard. More than 100 area employers are expected for this year’s Job Fair, which is scheduled for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, in Burrell Conference Center on Southwestern’s Jackson Campus. […]

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Closings and Delays for 2-5-18

Jackson County Schools: Smoky Mountain District, 2 Hour Delay; Blue Ridge District, 2 1/2 Hour Delay. No Buses on Icy Roads Swain County Schools: CLOSED, Optional Teacher Workday Cherokee Central Schools: 2 Hour Delay Southwestern Community College: All Locations except Public Safety Training Center Opening at 10am

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Church Delays & Cancellations for 02-04-18

To Place Your Church on our list On-Air & Online Email: [email protected] or Call 828-524-4418 and leave a Voice Mail. Here is the Latest List of Churches: Sugar Fork Baptist Church: NO MORNING SERVICE, WILL HAVE 6PM SERVICE. First Pentecost Church: 2PM SERVICE ONLY Grace Baptist Church: NO MORNING SERVICE, WILL HAVE 2PM SERVICE Ridgecrest Baptist Church: NO SUNDAY SCHOOL, […]

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