Friday, January 17, 2020
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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...

Jail, schools, and county debt load eyed in first budget work...

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Macon County Sheriff spent $163,156 in 2016 for out of county housing for Macon County inmates transported to other facilities...

Mountain legislators have busy first week 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer From Congressman Mark Meadows gaveling in the U.S. House of Representatives, calling to order the House' first session under the...

Macon County Commissioners a part of legislative goals conference

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer County commissioners from across the state convened in Wake County last week for the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners...

School system debates potential impact of proposed county budget 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer When giving his annual budget message to commissioners, County Manager Derek Roland touted state legislators for their continued commitment to...

Aldermen shut down mayor’s request for a 2 cent tax hike

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Franklin Town Manager Summer Woodard went department by department Monday night during a special budget work session with the Franklin...

Sylva allowing alcohol at town events

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer With Sylva preparing for its annual Spring Festival, Greening Up the Mountains, festival-goers will see a new addition to the...

Board of Health reduces its 2016-17 budget by $152K

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer With Macon County on track to approve a new budget by June, department heads across the county have been submitting...

Macon leaders push local issues on the federal level 

Brittney Raby - Staff Writer To better work on behalf of the citizens of Macon County, county leadership spent last week in Washington D.C. for...