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N.C. Senate continues to stall HB 13; districts brace for the...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Senate leaders are still refusing to take up legislation that was unanimously supported by the House of Representatives. House Bill...

Youth band programs in need of community support

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Franklin High School Marching Panther Regiment has risen to fame over the last few years, winning awards, marching in...

School board eyeing $1.6 million expansion at South Macon Elementary 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Elementary schools in Macon County have done all they can to accommodate enrollment growth, including moving students to office spaces,...

FHS teacher uses trip to DC in the classroom 

Brittney Burns –Staff Writer Franklin High School history teacher John deVille travelled to the nation's capital last week to attend a mock hearing held by...

FHS senior secures spirit rock for the class of 2016

Brittney Burns -- Staff Writer After a lot of planning, organizing, and determination, Franklin High School can finally say that they have a spirit rock. "This...

Cherokee Schools to put on “The Lion King” next weekend

Students at Cherokee Central Schools have been working for months to transform themselves for the school system's first ever production of the Lion King....

Holly Springs community school building marks 100 years

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer A century ago, residents in Macon County joined together to build a public school building in the Holly Springs Community,...

School board working on policy manual revisions

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Identifying a need to update the school system's policy manual, and in an attempt to do so in a cost...

Iotla Valley PTO raises funds for outdoor classroom 

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer After raising $6,500 for an outdoor pavilion, the Iotla Valley PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) got the approval of the Macon...

Board of education to review corporal punishment policy

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer Last year, four districts in North Carolina employed corporal punishment as a disciplinary option for students 147 different times. Robeson...