Press photos/Jake Browning - New Macon Archers team members practice with dulled arrows on bows with lower draw weights.
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Press photo/Andy Scheidler - The Bueck family added a new color to their wardrobe: purple. Jay Bueck signed with Young Harris College last week. Joining him, from left: John (father), Denise (mother) and Madison (sister).
Photo submitted - Assistant scoutmaster Brian Guercio demonstrates a gear shake-down to the scouts, stressing the importance of bringing toilet paper on a camping trip.
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Press photo/Lee Buchanan - Frank Smith (left) and Jim Clink discuss their goal of connecting the Little Tennessee River Greenway from the Macon County Library to Veterans Memorial Park.

News Stories

Press photos/Jake Browning - New Macon Archers team members practice with dulled arrows on bows with lower draw weights.

Anything that requires skill can be turned into a sport, whether it’s kicking a ball straight into a goal or plunging an arrow straight into the center of a target.

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VFW Post 108 will honor America’s fallen warriors on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 with a ceremony beginning at 10 a.m.

Photo submitted - Assistant scoutmaster Brian Guercio demonstrates a gear shake-down to the scouts, stressing the importance of bringing toilet paper on a camping trip.

Boy Scout Troop 202 is accustomed to change. Founded in 1933, it is one of the oldest troops in the state.

Sports

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - The Bueck family added a new color to their wardrobe: purple. Jay Bueck signed with Young Harris College last week. Joining him, from left: John (father), Denise (mother) and Madison (sister).

As a young boy, Jay Bueck watched his favorite basketball player and imagined playing in the NBA one day.

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It was a long ride home Tuesday night from West Stanly. The nearly four-hour drive following the end of a 13-game winning streak was made more tolerable thanks to riding back on a charter bus. 

Press photo/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin catcher Sarah Stanley and a North Davidson runner collide. It was the visitor’s lone run.

After knocking off an undefeated team, Franklin must do it again. 

Only this time the Panthers have to beat this team twice. 

Obituaries

FRANKLIN - Carey B. Patton Jr, 72, of Franklin passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

 Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Carey B. Patton Sr. and Gertrude Cunningham Patton. 

Clarence Tallent Jr.

FRANKLIN - Clarence Tallent Jr., 45, of Franklin passed away Monday, May 20, 2019.

HIGHLANDS - Virginia (Ginger) Hightower Kennedy died on May 21 in Highlands. A celebration of Ginger’s life will be held at a future date in Highlands.

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