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Coping with Coronavirus

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Carol Anne Elliott drives a school bus every weekday morning. She enjoys spending time with the children of Macon County before dropping them off at school to get in a full day of learning.

Schools close

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With the coronavirus expected to spread in Western North Carolina, Macon County has seen a rash of event cancellations and closings, including public schools.

Coronavirus hits Macon

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A man now in isolation in Macon County has tested positive for the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus as local health officials ramp up testing and put more precautions in place.

Residents continue to shape town plan

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Those who live and work in Franklin continued to participate in the policy making process on Wednesday, March 4 when the town’s planning department held a public informational meeting on the still-