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Arrest reports for April 28

The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests April 18 - 24. All suspects are...

Brett Murphy named EDC’s 2016 Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer The Macon County Economic Development Commission crowned the Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the annual BizWeek banquet last Thursday,...

Key part of history can be found at Franklin Gem and...

Ella Kliger – Contributing Writer Starting May 1, visitors will be able to stop by the Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum six days a week...

Arrest Reports for April 21

The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests April  11 - 18. All suspects are...

7th annual Smoky Mountain Relay planned for this weekend 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer A 214-mile overnight relay in its 7th year is scheduled to pass through Franklin this weekend. The relay, which features...

Mayor Scott resigns from Franklin ATCC board 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Since Franklin was designated as the first town along the nearly 2,200 mile Appalachian Trail to be deemed an official...

TDA funds AT banner; considers concert request

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer The Franklin Tourism Development Authority reported the sixth consecutive month of record high room occupancy tax collections. For the month...

Franklin Police Department teams up with Safe Kids Macon County to...

Since February, Safe Kids Macon County had distributed more than 500 free gun locks to families in the community. In an effort to help gun...

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...

EDC names nominees for Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Macon County and as a Certified Entrepreneurial Community, (CEC) small business growth...