Thursday, October 28, 2021

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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...

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...

Board implored to take action in fight against drug addiction

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer The Macon County Commissioners boardroom was silent last week, as members of the community shared heart-wrenching stories about the county's...

Macon County magistrates: a look at the job and responsibilities 

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer While law enforcement is responsible for making arrests, the bonds which keep criminals behind bars are ultimately recommended by the...

Local hero receives the honor he deserves, decades after his passing 

Harry Taylor -- Contributing Writer On Wednesday, Feb. 15, a joint funeral detail of the Franklin American Legion Post 108 and Veterans of Foreign Wars...

Community rallies around 7-year-old boy

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Special doesn't even begin to describe what happened Friday. On Friday, I watched as an entire community rallied around a...

Letters to the Editor for February 16, 2017

Education key to making America great again Donald Trump has been elected on a promise to Make America Great Again. He defeated a host of...

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,...

Local family celebrates life during CHD awareness week

Brittney Burns – Staff Writer Approximately 40,000 babies are born each year in the United States with a Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). About one out...