Programs that have impacted hundreds of inmates at the Macon County Detention Center will be expanded in the coming year thanks to a financial boost from the Evergreen Foundation.
A two-vehicle accident sent three people to the hospital and stopped traffic on U.S. 64 East on Thursday afternoon.
Work continues on the bridge in the center of Franklin spanning the Little Tennessee River, but the July 31 deadline will come and go without seeing the completion of the project.
Crews have been busy all across Franklin installing towering steel power poles in preparation for a major upgrade to Duke Energy’s transmission system.
Frederick Klatt and his wife, Violet, came to Macon County in the 1950s to seek a more hospitable climate for Violet to recover from bronchitis.