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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...

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...

Tourism industry proves to be big bucks for WNC counties

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Franklin's Appalachian Trail Community Council (FATCC) has finished analyzing more than 500 surveys from Appalachian Trail hikers who visited Franklin...

Hiking season means tourism dollars for Franklin 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer To get a better picture of the economic benefit the hiking industry has on Franklin, The Franklin Appalachian Trail Community...

Veteran thru-hiker shares stories during Walking with Spring series

Ella Kliger – Contributing Writer “I was telling stories in my classroom, and realized that I just wanted to be a storyteller, and go long...

Franklin Trail Days begins month-long celebration of Appalachian Trail

Brittney Raby – Staff Writer The Franklin Appalachian Trail Community Council (FATCC) kicked off Franklin Trail Days, the month-long celebration of the Appalachian Trail on...