Monday, February 24, 2020
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Town officially adopts BikeWalk plan for Franklin 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer After months of work and research, the Franklin Board of Aldermen officially adopted the comprehensive bicycle and pedestrian BikeWalk Plan...

Ideas for Whitmire property batted around at retreat

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer It has been 12 years since the town of Franklin first purchased the Whitmite Property in town, and after discussing...

Town discuss possibility of revamped summer music events 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Franklin Board of Aldermen retreat isn't just a time for budget discussions and looking at town infrastructure. Franklin Alderman...

Nonprofit coffeehouse seeking to enrich community

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Students at Western Carolina University have the opportunity to pay-it-forward, just by grabbing a cup of coffee. Hillside Grind Coffeehouse...

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...

Youth participate in 30 Hour Famine to raise awareness, donations for...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer For more than two decades, youth in Macon County have been participating in the 30 Hour Famine each year to...

Franklin Mayor asks board to consider room occupancy tax increase 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Since 1983, the North Carolina General Assembly has allowed counties and municipalities to collect room occupancy taxes from any lodgings...

REACH throwing a Mardi Gras Dinner

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer In the last week, REACH of Macon County has had a total of 21 shelter residents, 12 kids and nine...

Corbin and Davis sponsor legislation that could speed up broadband process

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer North Carolina's BRIGHT Futures Act, also known as House Bill 68, is intended to clarify rules governing the ability of...

Community building renovation project delayed; Wesley Park improvements to start soon

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Last year, the Macon County Board of Commissioners directed County Manager Derek Roland to prioritize funds to renovate the Robert...