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Local LE struggling to fill positions

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 Local law enforcement agencies are finding it more and more difficult to fill positions with qualified officers, and officials say that the areas they serve are suffering as a result. 

Remote learning gets mixed reviews

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With four Macon County schools shutting down in-person instruction because of COVID cases and quarantines, remote learning is becoming more important to local education than ever, but parents and t

Finding art in unexpected places

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Most people wouldn’t look at a printer someone ditched on the side of the road and see a piece of a sculpture, but most people don’t work for Cinnamon Hill Art.

Chief breaks ground at Nikwasi Mound

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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

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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

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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.