Press photo/Jake Browning - Students in Cynthia Trawick’s fourth-grade class at Cartoogechaye Elementary School practice social distancing.

K-5 students go back to class four days a week

Macon County’s K-5 students will be going to school for in-person instruction Monday through Thursday starting in October.  East Franklin Elementary, Cartoogechaye Elementary, Iotla Valley Elementary and South Macon Elementary schools, along with…

Earthquake shakes Macon


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

Pandemic sows doubt for seniors


As the COVID-19 pandemic transforms the fall 2020 sports season, it has left players, staff and officials uncertain as to what this year’s changes may mean.