Photo submitted - Smoke pours from the attic of this home on Wooten Road on Sunday night.
Press photos/Andy Scheidler - Tyler Vinson works a move that led to a pin against an East Henderson wrestler. It was one of three victories Vinson posted in a home quad, and he won his weight class at Saturday’s tournament in Canton.
Press photo/Linda Mathias - Patrick Jenkins waves from his perch 30 feet above the parking lot of Farm Bureau Insurance.
Press file photo - Adam Tallent coached Franklin’s softball team for five years, which included the program’s first state championship appearance in 2018.
Press photo/Ryan Hanchett - N.C. Rep. Kevin Corbin and N.C. Sen. Jim Davis speak at an event Monday in Franklin.
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News Stories

Photo submitted - Smoke pours from the attic of this home on Wooten Road on Sunday night.

Crews from multiple fire departments worked quickly to stop a fire from spreading through a home in Clarks Chapel on Sunday night.

Press photo/Linda Mathias - Patrick Jenkins waves from his perch 30 feet above the parking lot of Farm Bureau Insurance.

A decade is a long time to do any activity.

But when the activity in question involves sleeping outside, roughly 30 feet off the ground, 10 years can feel even longer.

Press photo/Ryan Hanchett - N.C. Rep. Kevin Corbin and N.C. Sen. Jim Davis speak at an event Monday in Franklin.

North Carolina Rep. Kevin Corbin and state Sen. Jim Davis took time to look at 2018’s successes and glanced ahead to the 2019 legislative session on Monday night in Franklin.

Sports

Press photos/Andy Scheidler - Tyler Vinson works a move that led to a pin against an East Henderson wrestler. It was one of three victories Vinson posted in a home quad, and he won his weight class at Saturday’s tournament in Canton.

Tyler Vinson might’ve lost his first match of the year, but he’s right back to his winning ways.

Press file photo - Adam Tallent coached Franklin’s softball team for five years, which included the program’s first state championship appearance in 2018.

Seven months after the first state championship appearance in Franklin softball history, Adam Tallent resigned as head coach.

Press photo/Tom Pantaleo - Kobe Manning (24) blocks Hendersonville center Ben Beeker during Tuesday’s home game. The Panthers saw their nine-game winning streak snapped.

After trailing by only four points at halftime, everything unraveled in the third quarter.

Obituaries

Alice Pauline Brewster

FRANKLIN - Alice Pauline Brewster, 88, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.

Nancy Kelly Derry

NORWAY, SOUTH CAROLINA - Nancy Kelly Derry, 66, of Norway, South Carolina passed away at home Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. The family received friends and celebrated the life of Nancy on Tuesday, Jan.

Lee Everett Holland

FRANKLIN - Lee Everett Holland, 74, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 13, 2019. 

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