The Macon County Economic Development Commission is developing a strategic plan for the outdoor recreation industry in order for the local economy to further capitalize on one of the region’s most
By Luke Barber
In May, the Lyndon B. Johnson Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Franklin was facing upheaval and an uncertain future after a federal government decision to overhaul the program.
By Luke Barber
Franklin’s Planning Board approved of a plan to build a replacement hospital for Angel Medical Center at its meeting on Monday.
By Jake Browning
Approximately 90 youth participated in the Kids & Pros Youth Football Clinic, learning how to hone gridiron techniques, such as heads up tackling, to having fun and chucking footballs as far as
Tres Rogers had two primary goals for this summer.
“Making sure we were having fun and getting better,” he said.
It’s a revamped team for Franklin boys basketball coach Doug Plemmons. The 2019-20 squad will be much different than a year ago.
FRANKLIN - Sharon Armstrong, 64, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019.
A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Macon County Veteran’s Memorial Park.
FRANKLIN - Jonathon Thomas Boucher, 32, passed away Monday, July 9, 2019.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, he was the son of Jodee Kerber Boucher and the late Ronald Thomas Boucher.
FRANKLIN - Brenda “Joyce” Cheek, 72, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019.
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