Photo submitted - A woman operates a filtration system at one of the Healing Waters International filtering sites, processing drinking water using one of the group’s portable, compact units.
Photo/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin’s AJ Carpenter grabs a Swain County player for a tackle, while fellow linebacker Carrington Houston closes in despite a hinderance. FHS hasn’t played since the Sept. 8 game.
Press photo/Ryan Hanchett - Tommy McCoy (left) and his nephew Randy McCoy officially closed McCoy Bridge to vehicle traffic on Sept. 14.
Press photos/Andy Scheidler - Bradley Stiles uses his left arm to make the tackle of a Madison player during a kickoff return during Thursday’s game in the Pit. Macon Middle School improved to 3-0 this season while Madison dropped to 1-2.
Press photo/Linda Mathias - Heidi Brogden coaxes her lamb over a hurdle in the 4-H lamb obstacle event.
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News Stories

Photo submitted - A woman operates a filtration system at one of the Healing Waters International filtering sites, processing drinking water using one of the group’s portable, compact units.

Most people don’t associate tax software with developing clean water solutions for communities suffering from generational poverty, but an ongoing partnership between Drake Software and a clean wat

After 36 years of research at a U.S.

No one likes the current public school funding system in North Carolina.

Sports

Photo/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin’s AJ Carpenter grabs a Swain County player for a tackle, while fellow linebacker Carrington Houston closes in despite a hinderance. FHS hasn’t played since the Sept. 8 game.

Franklin might be 4-0, but there is still plenty of room for improvement.

Press photos/Andy Scheidler - Bradley Stiles uses his left arm to make the tackle of a Madison player during a kickoff return during Thursday’s game in the Pit. Macon Middle School improved to 3-0 this season while Madison dropped to 1-2.

Daylon Henry ran for over 100 yards, and the defense dominated, leading to 16-0 victory Thursday for Macon Middle School’s football team.

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Front row, from left: Kaylee Carpenter, Tiana Roper, Emily Lopez, Elli Davis, Vanessa Vazquez. Back row: manager Skyler Carpenter, Heidi Lopez, Sandy Lopez, Savannah Hardin, Ellie Stork, coach Heather Bell.

Every one of Franklin’s tennis players is new to the top six singles lineup.

Obituaries

Paul T. Annulis

NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA – A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Sgt. Paul T. Annulis at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept.

Michael Glenn Massey

OTTO - Michael Glenn Massey, 54, of Otto, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

Richard Vincent Jordan

FRANKLIN - Richard Vincent Jordan, 78, of Franklin, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.

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