The Macon County landscape is crowded with the ghosts of vanished communities: Orlando, Cross Roads, Dean, Duvall, Etna, Harmony. … and the list goes on and on.
By Barbara McRae
The state of county facilities has Nantahala residents feeling left out in the cold.
By Ryan Hanchett
A historic, wood-frame church in Upper Cartoogechaye is in danger of falling into disrepair if much-needed restoration work is not completed soon on the wood-shingled roof.
By Carter Giegerich
The last time Franklin won a conference championship, its current players were in diapers. They were 1 or 2 years old when the Panthers won the Western Athletic Conference in 2001.
Franklin’s wrestling team competed in two tournaments in November. Both were held while Franklin’s football team was still alive in the NCHSAA playoffs.
Lynn Baker started crying. Tears of joy flowed after Franklin’s junior varsity cheerleading coached watched her team win another state championship.
FRANKLIN - Bobbie Jean Burch Seay, 81, of Franklin, NC, passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.
FRANKLIN - Thomas Willis “Bill” Neal, 95, passed away Dec. 10, 2017, in Franklin.
FRANKLIN - Harold “Irwin” Price, 94, of Franklin, passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at Macon Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation.
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