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A Work-in-Progress: Downtown Franklin Thoroughfare 

Davin Eldridge – Staff Eldridge Like many other small mountain towns in Western North Carolina, there's hardly anything more elusive to local government than finding solutions...

Macon County is gearing up for a spectacular 4th of July...

The Town of Franklin is planning an All-American 4th of July in downtown Franklin from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. “Franklin’s July 4th celebration...

Understanding the definition of service animals and the law

  Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Service animals can provide invaluable help to people who are physically or emotionally impaired, but many people use untrained pets...

Local hero receives the honor he deserves, decades after his passing 

Harry Taylor -- Contributing Writer On Wednesday, Feb. 15, a joint funeral detail of the Franklin American Legion Post 108 and Veterans of Foreign Wars...

MCSO arrest suspect in 39 year old Florida murder

David Ovalle -- for the Miami Herald  dovalle@miamiherald.com Thirty-nine years to the day that Coral Gables nurse Debbie Clark was viciously beaten and shot to death,...

Four Macon County fire departments placed on probation for failing inspections

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer The Macon County Fire Marshal's Office conducted a 9s ration inspection on all 11 Macon County Fire Departments on March...

Law enforcement agencies partner with Vietnam Veterans Association to help those...

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer The Vietnam Veterans Association  has launched a "homeless backpack" program and has enlisted members of the Franklin Police Department, the...

Town of Franklin to implement new parking citations 

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer While reviewing town ordinances, local officials made a move to revive the town's traffic code, which allows for parking citations...

Investigation under way in suspicious death of toddler

Brittney Raby -- Staff Writer Franklin Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation are investigating a suspicious death that has been labeled a homicide...

Macon leaders designate April 23 at ‘Top Town’ Day 

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer Each year in Macon County, tourism generates $148.78 million in direct spending, $25.26 million in worker compensation and more than...