Press photo/Jake Browning - The new Bojangles’ is nearing completion.
Photo courtesy Palm Beach Post - Keith Mitchell won his first tournament on the PGA Tour earlier this month in Florida. His parents own a house in Highlands.
Press photo/Linda Mathias - Dr. Suzette LaRoche, left, and Cynthia Clark talk about the new seizures clinic at Angel Medical Center.
Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Front row, from left: Dylan Burt, Blake Gibson, Isaac Dewey, Jadon Knepp, Trey Woodard, Nathaniel Holland. Back row: Dillon Cochran, Tanner Carlton, Tye Chastain, Tony Sgro, Zach Buchanan, Nathan Sanders, Coleman Saunders, Tyler Harrison.
Photo/Angelo Gianni - The Nikwasi Mound is shown in this 2016 photo.
Press photo/Jake Browning - Kara Lynn Baker shows a sketch she made for a recent art assignment.

News Stories

Press photo/Jake Browning - The new Bojangles’ is nearing completion.

It’s about to be Bo Time at the intersection of Main Street and U.S. 441.

Press photo/Linda Mathias - Dr. Suzette LaRoche, left, and Cynthia Clark talk about the new seizures clinic at Angel Medical Center.

Friday, July 13, 2018 was like any other day for Cynthia Clark – until she found herself lying prone on the pavement with emergency workers by her side.

Photo/Angelo Gianni - The Nikwasi Mound is shown in this 2016 photo.

Proponents of transferring ownership and control of the Nikwasi Mound to the nonprofit Nikwasi Initiative are defending the plan in the face of some public criticism.

Sports

Photo courtesy Palm Beach Post - Keith Mitchell won his first tournament on the PGA Tour earlier this month in Florida. His parents own a house in Highlands.

Keith Mitchell is becoming a household name in golf circles.

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Front row, from left: Dylan Burt, Blake Gibson, Isaac Dewey, Jadon Knepp, Trey Woodard, Nathaniel Holland. Back row: Dillon Cochran, Tanner Carlton, Tye Chastain, Tony Sgro, Zach Buchanan, Nathan Sanders, Coleman Saunders, Tyler Harrison.

Every coach has different philosophies when it comes to practice, in-game strategies and season-long goal setting.

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Franklin shortstop Paige Norton tries turning a double play by firing to first base after fielding the ball and stepping on second. The Panthers made two errors, but it was a lack of hits (three) that led to the loss.

The streak is over.

Franklin’s softball team suffered a 4-0 loss Wednesday to Madison, ending a 25-game regular-season winning streak.

Obituaries

Frances McIntyre Bishop

FRANKLIN - Dr. Frances McIntyre Bishop, 72, of Franklin passed away Monday, March 18, 2019. 

Mildred Mary Beck Dills

FRANKLIN - Mildred Mary Beck Dills, 88, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019.

Joseph Herve Foreman

FRANKLIN - Joseph Herve Foreman, 92, of Franklin, passed away, Saturday, March 9, 2019.

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