Press photo/Jake Browning - Rob Reale (right) works with customer Monica Collier at Kitchen Sink in downtown Franklin on Saturday, May 9. Many Macon County retailers are getting their first business in over a month as Gov. Roy Cooper’s three-phase plan to reopen the state took effect on May 8. Businesses deemed non-essential by the… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.