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Warrior Hikers stop in Franklin for 5th year

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The 2017 class of Warrior Hikers stopped in Franklin on Tuesday and were treated to a pizza dinner at the...

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...

POW designation added to Nathan B. Henry Bridge

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Sometimes, there are no words, actions, celebrations large enough to do justice to those who deserve it. Sometimes, the life...

Commissioners pitch in on sound system for veterans park

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Macon County has supported veterans in the community for decades, ensuring that services and opportunities are available. County leaders are...

Warrior Hikers stop off in Franklin along their journey on the...

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer After leaving out of Springer Mountain, Ga., on March 21, a group of 10 hikers representing all branches of the...

“Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another” 

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer On March 29, 1973, the last U.S. troops left Vietnam, ending 11 years of war that saw 58,000 Americans killed....

Warrior Hikers embark on long journey on the way ‘home’

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer Soldiers returning home from battle historically would have a long journey home. After fighting a campaign abroad, military units would...

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...

Retired Delta captain speaks to aviation society

Harry Taylor -- Contributing Writer Retired Delta Airline Captain Marc Sharp addressed the monthly meeting of the Macon County Aviation Historical Society on Tuesday, Feb....

American Legion Post 108 honors sacrifice of Four WWII Chaplains

By Harry Taylor -- Contributing Writer On Sunday, Feb 21, The American Legion Post 108 presented a ceremony honoring four World War II United States...