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News General

In light of the recent Sandy Hook tragedies in Newtown, Conn., Macon County Sheriff Robert Holland recently gave presentations to both the Board of Education and the Board of Commissioners regarding the district's school safety plans.

As Holland explained during both presentations, his concern is not a “knee-jerk” reaction in the wake of the killing of 26 individuals, but that school safety has always remained a constant priority for him and his department.

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Newsmakers and Top Headlines of the Year - Part Two

May

Senior services center named for Macon couple

Macon County officials gathered in Franklin in May to recognize two individuals who have dedicated the better part of their lives to serving Maconians.

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Two criminal summonses filed against MCSO detective.

The Macon County Sheriff's Office has launched an internal investigation into allegations brought against Detective Amy Stewart. On Sunday Jan. 6, the Sheriff’s Office served two criminal summonses on a Macon County Sheriff’s Office employee for communicating threats.

“Detective Amy Stewart was officially served the summonses on Sunday morning by Sheriff Holland,” reads a statement released Tuesday afternoon. “The summonses were issued by Magistrate Bob Rovegno. It is alleged that two separate incidents took place between Stewart and the two complainants named in the summonses; one taking place during a Franklin High School basketball game on the evening before and another via social media in the previous days.

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Resolution will be passed on to N.C. legislature.

The Town of Franklin has joined municipalities and individuals from across the state who are speaking out against a potential state takeover of local water systems. At its first meeting of the new year, the Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to pass a resolution voicing Franklin’s opposition to legislation that would set the precedent for the state to forcefully take control of local water systems.

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