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Haunted Macon

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The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t quite crushed Macon County’s spooky spirit this Halloween season.

COVID-19 cases creep up in county

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An increase in COVID-19 cases across much the country is worrisome, but Macon County health officials are hopeful that the county can avoid a major spike – if residents follow virus protocols.

Macon headed to polls

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Thanks to a historic flood of absentee and early voting, about half of Macon County’s registered voters will have already cast ballots ahead of Election Day on Nov. 3.

COVID cluster found at church

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The number of active COVID-19 cases in Macon County has crept up after a cluster was reported at a Franklin Church and new cases were identified at county schools.

Early voting heavy

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Macon County voters are turning out in unprecedented numbers to cast ballots in the early voting period.

Seven arrested on drug charges

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Officers with the Macon County Sheriff’s Office on Oct. 12 arrested four suspects and seized methamphetamine and heroin at a home in the South Skeenah community.