PumpkinFest ready to roll


PumpkinFest, the pride of Franklin and one of Western North Carolina’s favorite fall festivals, rolls off on Saturday, Oct. 16.

Voting underway in Macon


Franklin residents have begun casting their votes in the 2019 municipal elections to fill three seats on Franklin Town Council and elect a mayor.

Veterans flock to Stand Down


The Robert C. Carpenter Community was packed to the brim with veterans and volunteers on Thursday during the sixth annual Smoky Mountains Veteran Stand Down.