Friday, November 24, 2017
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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...

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...

Arrests for March 23, 2017

The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests March 13 - 20. All suspects are...

Class of 2017 Warrior Hikers set to arrive in Franklin March...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer After hiking all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail, when he returned home from deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in...

Charlotte’s Web comes to life on Smoky Mountain stage this weekend

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Overlook Theatre Company is up to its old tricks preparing another phenomenal performance they will proudly present at the...

Community partnership looking to revitalize portion of East Franklin

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer During the annual board retreat Town Alderman and local historian Barbara McRae made a presentation to her fellow board members...

Spaghetti and a classic Western for a good cause

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer Have dinner plans for Thursday? How about an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Buffet, an old Western all while helping raise funds for...

Community basketball league recognizes long-standing volunteers

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer For decades, Macon County Community League basketball (MCBB) has been providing children with the opportunity to play basketball during the...