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Numbers are in: Impact of eclipse creates record revenue

Brittney Lofthouse – Staff Writer For months leading up to the Great American Eclipse, experts attempted to gauge what economic impact the eclipse was going...

Congressman Meadows tours TekTone’s new manufacturing operations

Brittney Lofthouse – Staff Writer Manufacturers contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016 and tor every $1 spent in manufacturing, another $1.81 is...

Gov. Cooper calls for removal of confederate monuments

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer For 108 years, a confederate solider statue has been the centerpiece in Rankin Square in downtown Franklin. The monument was...

Five things to help you best prepare for the Solar Eclipse

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Great American Eclipse will be here before you know it, and while there are a lot of uncertainties about...

Macon County Emergency Services urges residents to prepare for August 21...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer With just a few weeks until the Great American Eclipse, Macon County Emergency Management is falling in line with emergency...

Senate passes House Bill 13 compromise on class size requirements 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer When House Bill 13 unanimously passed the House of Representatives, Senate leaders refused to consider the legislation, which addresses the...

Tennessee man attempting to break Appalachian Trail record

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Hiking the entire Appalachian Trail is no small feat for adventurers at any stage in life, but for Dale Sanders,...

NC beer month highlights economic, cultural impact of industry

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer From the mountains to the coast, more than 100 breweries across North Carolina will be celebrating NC Beer Month this...

Plemmons to return as FHS Varsity basketball coach 

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer A familiar face will find himself in the Panther Den next basketball season, as Doug Plemmons was hired to once...

90-year-old volunteers time as a Trail Angel along the AT

By Harry Taylor -- Contributing Writer At 90 years old, David Watters  has spent his life working on the cutting edge of space age electronics...