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Tourism continues to bring big bucks, jobs to Macon County

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Western Carolina University has been hosting a hospitality and tourism conference for the last three years, with students conducting research...

TDA looks for ways to promote Franklin during 2017 solar eclipse

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Just over 300 days are left for hundreds of thousands of people from around the world to decide where they...

Harmony House and TekTone expanding in Macon County Industrial Park

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Macon County Economic Development Commission announced last week that TekTone® Sound & Signal Mfg., Inc. will expand operations in...

Franklin TDA adopts new marketing initiative for 2016-17 year 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Franklin Tourism Development Authority is charged with promoting tourism and related activities for the Franklin area. For the last...

Volunteers remove 4 tons of trash from Cullasaja Gorge on Saturday

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer For more than 20 years, volunteers have been hiking up and down the Cullasaja Gorge between Highlands and Franklin to...

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...

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...

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...