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The Charles George VA Medical Center’s Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Franklin will celebrate its fifth anniversary on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 2 p.m. with a flag ceremony that will be conducted by local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) color guards.

Veterans, members of local government and the community are invited to attend.

Parking will be available at the Franklin High School parking lot on Wayah Street with shuttle service provided by Macon County Transport.

The Hospice House Foundation of Western North Carolina (HHF) was founded in 2005 with the goal of building a sixbed facility that would allow patients a feeling of comfort while experiencing, in most cases, their final days of life.

After many challenges that were presented along the way, those goals have become more attainable – from the purchase of the Dryman home located on Maple Street here in Franklin, to the Certificate of Need being awarded to the foundation, and now with a challenge grant being awarded in the sum of $1 million.


Purpose is to foster partnership with the community.

Last Thursday, the Macon County Sheriff’s Office conducted its very first citizen academy for residents class.

During the 10 week course, citizens will be afforded the opportunity to get close and personal with various duties carried out by the Sheriff’s Office including community patrols, DUI enforcement, K9 demonstrations, and tactical SWAT team scenarios.

The educational program is intended to build a closer partnership with the local community and the Sheriff's Office.


The 2013 "Fill the Bus" weekend wrapped up last weekend in Macon County. The event, which has historically corresponded with the the state's tax-free weekend, encourages members of the community to donate needed items at three locations throughout the county.

This year, buses were set up at Walmart, Kmart and Big Lots and items ranging from the essentials like pencils and papers to the more sought after items like book bags and washable watercolor paints were collected.


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