Chief breaks ground at Nikwasi Mound


Over a year after the Town of Franklin transferred the deed to the Nikwasi Mound to the Nikwasi Initiative, the project took a step forward with a ceremonial ground breaking on Monday morning.

Teachers gearing up for return to school


There’s less than a week left before Macon County Schools begin their most unconventional school year ever, but teachers and administrators are doing their best to keep a level head as they prepare

Free COVID tests Aug. 13


Macon County Emergency Management and Macon County Public Health will conduct a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic at Macon Middle School from 8-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. 

Second death linked to COVID-19


Macon County has recorded its second death related to COVID-19.

The county public health department said on July 21 that a Macon County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 had died.