Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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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...

Corbin joins Republican legislators to introduce “Economic Terrorist” bill

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer If a bill introduced by House Republicans last week makes it through the legislature, unruly protestors in North Carolina can...

Town to host block party for Solar Eclipse 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Franklin is one of the few towns in the entire United States that falls within the line of totality for...

Town employees get training from NCDOT on sidewalk repair

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The town of Franklin has 65,379.12 feet or 12.38 miles of sidewalk. Maintaining those sidewalks is a monumental task, from...

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...

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...