50th Annual Macon County 2015 GEMBOREE :: Thursday, July 23 through Sunday, July 26 :: CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

Features Business & Finance

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded 34 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grants in the state of North Carolina, totaling more than $138,000. These schools received grants during the fall 2012 grants cycle, which encompassed more than 550 schools and parent organizations that were awarded a grant for parent-initiated school improvement projects benefiting K-12 public education across the United States.

In Western North Carolina, Jackson County received $5,000.


An official signing ceremony held in December marked the January 1 inauguration of SECU Life Insurance Company, a new service organization of North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU). Credit Union representatives, including SECU Board of Directors Chairman, McKinley Wooten were on hand to witness Wayne Goodwin, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner, sign the official license of the new organization. SECU Life Insurance Company has been initially funded by SECU members with a $25 million capital investment. With this investment, the credit union will be able to expand its fiduciary responsibility to its members – providing sound, consumer financial products and services to help members create a successful financial path, including the protection of their assets.


Tax season is here and making it easy for taxpayers to understand and file their taxes is a top priority for the North Carolina Department of Revenue (NCDOR). Providing the correct information and remembering a few simple tips will help ensure you have an error-free tax return that can be processed quickly and correctly.

NCDOR offers the following easy tips and recommendations as you prepare your taxes this year.


The Franklin Board of Realtors held its Christmas Celebration Dec. 14, at the Dillard House.

Several achievement awards were bestowed during the event.

Jamie Stamey with Unique Properties was voted Realtor of the Year, Derik Shuler of Keller Williams Realty received the Rookie of the Year Award and the three inductees to the Hall of Fame were April Moore of Unique Properties and Ron Markham and Lori Newton of Prudential Markham Bankston Realtors.


Page 47 of 84

Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter