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Heavy rain triggers flooding, mudslides

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Emergency officials are still assessing the damage after torrential rainfall swamped Macon County in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 12, triggering mudslides and flooding that forced the e

Otto man headed to prison for trafficking

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An Otto man was sentenced to about 20 years in prison on Monday, April 13 after pleading guilty to trafficking in methamphetamine in an operation that was flowing drugs from Atlanta into Macon Coun

Town schedules called meeting for April 13

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The Franklin Town Council meetings originally scheduled for Monday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 14 will be combined into a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 13 at town hall.

Dogwood CEO: Fast action critical

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Western North Carolina has been spared the worst impacts of the coronavirus pandemic so far, but that’s about to change, according to the CEO of Dogwood Health Trust.