Press photo/Jake Browning - Franklin Police Chief Bill Harrell talks with protestors before the second Black Lives Matter rally in Franklin.

Cops coping with intense scrutiny

Lee Buchanan editor@thefranklinpress.com Local law enforcement leaders, while acknowledging that changes to police practices may be necessary, urge caution about a rush to reform.  Macon County Sheriff Robert Holland and Franklin Police Chief…

Deputy, wife killed in crash

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Macon County is in mourning after a crash Saturday near Clayton, Georgia claimed the lives of sheriff’s deputy David Head and his wife, Dawn.

Macon on track to reopen

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Macon County has lifted the regulations put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19, effective May 8, and will allow hotels and other temporary lodging to open in time for Memorial Day.

VIDEO: Senior Night Class of 2020

Thursday the 28th Franklin High School held the last of their Thursday Night Lights events allowing students to have a celebration of sorts in place of the usual events in the gym. This night was for the graduating seniors