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PumpkinFest ready to roll

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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

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

East Franklin principal resigns

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East Franklin Elementary School principal Landon Holland will be leaving his position at the end of the month.

Neighbors worried about new recovery center

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The newly established Freedom House on Love Street has stirred controversy in the neighborhood, and Paul Maynard took Tuesday night’s meeting of the Macon County Commissioners as an opportunity to

Veterans flock to Stand Down

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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.

Wanted: Skilled tradespeople to meet rising demand

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At a recent meeting of the Macon County Planning Board, residents of the Carson community had the chance to share their most pressing social concerns with the board members.