11th Annual FRANKLIN FOLK FESTIVAL :: Saturday, July 19 from 9am - 4pm in Historic Downtown Franklin

- published 3/27 (Larry) - unpublished ?

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

Opinion Letters

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Macon County Community Foundation, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you that attended, contributed, and/or “acted out” to make our most recent Mystery Dinner Theater – “Mother Goose’s Grim Tales” a tremendous success.

To all of you that attended, THANK YOU. Your generosity always makes the fund raiser successful, but, your audience participation certainly helps to ‘loosen’ up the characters –– by Saturday night, probably looser than we should be. We hope that you enjoyed it as much as we did.

Read more...

If this was a less important issue I would be tempted to say the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) needs to “chill”, or has too much time on their hands, or perhaps needs to get a life. Has this gang nothing better to do than oversee Superintendent Brigman’s communications with his staff to insure no religious references trickle through to poison and corrupt our innocent youth?

Read more...

The Republican state legislators have repeatedly SAID that the $428 million cuts to the public education system would not affect teachers, teachers assistants, or students. State Senator Jim Davis wrote, “Teachers and students... are protected under the new budget... It is a fact that the teachers and the teachers assistants were fully funded in the new state budget.”

Read more...

Congress has extended the payroll-tax cut because incumbents don’t want to shrink paychecks in an election year. If you make $50,000 per year the extension may save you $1040 per year. In fiscal 2013 the country will borrow 1.33 trillion dollars to cover the projected budget deficit. That means you and every member of your family and everyone you know will each owe $4249 as an individual’s share of the money borrowed. Incumbents are attempting to buy your vote with money we don’t have while putting all of us deeper in debt.

Read more...

Page 132 of 189

132
published: 10/18/2013
Macon County News is now on:

Find the Macon County News on Facebook!

and

Find the Macon County News on twitter!

Facebook   Twitter