Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Ryan Raby consults with Tyler Harrison last season. It proved to be Raby’s sixth and final season with FHS.
Press photo/Tim Reaves - A Franklin businessman plans to develop this lot at the corner of Maple and Wayah streets into a small business park.
Press photo/Linda Mathias - Mr. and Ms. FHS court
Photo submitted - Someone dumped this pile of garbage outside the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on West Palmer Street over the weekend.
Press photo/Tim Reaves - South Macon Elementary School kindergarten teacher Debbie Dills helps her students with math problems on Tuesday.
Photos/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin’s Tyler Harrell launches a 3-pointer.

News Stories

Press photo/Linda Mathias - Mr. and Ms. FHS court

The students of Franklin High School recently chose the court for the Mr. and Ms. FHS Dance to be held on Saturday, Jan. 30.

An investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a child led to the arrest of a Jackson County man on Jan. 12. 

Officials with Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort unveiled a plan for funding and construction of a convention center and fourth hotel tower.

Sports

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Ryan Raby consults with Tyler Harrison last season. It proved to be Raby’s sixth and final season with FHS.

Less than a month before baseball practice begins, Franklin is without a head coach.

Photos/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin’s Tyler Harrell launches a 3-pointer.

The day after playing flat in a blowout loss, Franklin interim coach Justin Moffitt challenged his players to compete against a Swain County team that sported a 13-1 record.

Leading by 16, Franklin’s boys appeared to be headed to a conference victory Wednesday at North Henderson.

Obituaries

Margaret A. McNutt

Margaret A. McNutt, 95, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. 

Jack and Dorothy Vaughan

Jack and Dorothy Vaughan, of Franklin, passed away just one day apart, with Dorothy passing on Jan. 8, and Jack passing on Jan. 9, 2017.

Jack Edward Hurst, 61, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. A graveside service was held Monday, Jan. 16 at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Steve Reeves officiated.

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