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After more than a year of debate and consideration, the Town of Franklin Tourism Development Authority unanimously voted on Monday to sponsor a motorcycle event scheduled for next year.

During the past several years Macon County has witnessed an influx of motorcycle tourism, as it serves as a scenic passage to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the mountain roads of Western North Carolina.



Women seeking hope and reform offered a positive destination

All too often, women in Western North Carolina who have done time for making a mistake in life find that they have no place to go upon their release from jail. For these women, who live in an age where jobs are scarce and drugs are plentiful, the prospect of freedom can be nightmarish.

Luckily there is now a positive destination for such women in WNC.





Pam Forshee has been named the 2011-2012 President of Franklin Daybreak Rotary.

Officers are (L-R) Charles Thun, Jeff Cloer, Jane Kimsey, Julie Voorhees, Rachel Hoskins, Pam Forshee, Larry Stenger, Shelia Price, Josh Owens and Kristy Swafford.

American Legion Post 108 Commander Bob Slicer recognized Don Lee and Norman King for their 50 years of continuous membership in The American Legion.

Both are members of local Post 108 of Macon County.


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