File photo - Hay is far and away to most-produced crop in Macon County.
Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Lydia Barton leads FHS in scoring this season. 
Press photo/Jake Browning - Macon County residents study the proposed changes to Georgia Road.
Press photo/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin third baseman Tony Sgro goes airborne to receive a throw while trying to catch a Hendersonville player stealing on Tuesday.
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News Stories

File photo - Hay is far and away to most-produced crop in Macon County.

The spring planting season is just a couple of weeks away, and Macon County farmers are about to get busy.

Press photo/Jake Browning - Macon County residents study the proposed changes to Georgia Road.

Macon County residents had the chance to share their thoughts and concerns about a proposal to widen Georgia Road with NCDOT officials on Tuesday evening at the Robert C.

Scott Knibbs

The wife of Scott Knibbs, who was killed at his home in 2018 in an officer-related shooting, has filed a wrongful death suit against deputy Anthony Momphard Jr.

Sports

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Lydia Barton leads FHS in scoring this season. 

Lydia Barton has been playing soccer for more than half of her life. The Franklin senior has enjoyed the sport, but viewed it more as a hobby than a passion. 

Press photo/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin third baseman Tony Sgro goes airborne to receive a throw while trying to catch a Hendersonville player stealing on Tuesday.

It wasn’t the dominating performance like the first two encounters. But they’ll still take it.

Press photo/Andy Scheidler -  Franklin’s Meghan Ballant and a Highlands player avoid a collision during a game at Macon Middle School earlier this season. 

Spring break comes at a good time for Franklin’s soccer team. The wear and tear of the season has multiple players either injured or banged up. 

Obituaries

Bolick

FRANKLIN - Ellard Carl Bolick, 82, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019.

Colette Chandler

FRANKLIN - Colette Chandler, 80, of Franklin, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

Wiggins

Sue Ann Wiggins

FRANKLIN - Sue Ann Wiggins, 76, of Franklin, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019.

The Franklin Press

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