Press photo/Linda Mathias - Vaccination clinics are now being held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the parking lot of Macon County Public Health at 1830 Lakeside Drive.

Short supplies limit vaccinations

Macon County Public Health has expanded its schedule for COVID-19 vaccinations, but there are currently not enough doses to meet demand. From Jan. 20 through Jan. 26, the health department administered about 1,490 first doses of the Moderna vaccine…

Earthquake shakes Macon


Macon County residents had their quiet Sunday morning shaken when an 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Sparta, 230 miles away.

FHS tips off hoops season


Girls 2-0 after Ensley’s shot

After long months of uncertainty, training and planning, the Franklin High School basketball season is finally underway.