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

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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

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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.