Macon County Newswire

Macon County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Macon County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 87 in Macon County, NC

  1. Landslide hazards: Hidden in plain sight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Watauga Democrat

    ... relocated to mitigate the possibility of further damage to life and property should subsequent events occur." Macon County was the first to be mapped, followed by Watauga, "because of the large number of landslides and the 14 landslide deaths ...

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  2. Display of US, North Carolina mottos in schools OK'd by panel Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | WSOCTV

    ... But Jones and other bill supporters said it wasn't requiring anyone to believe a certain way. For example, Macon County GOP Rep. Kevin Corbin said, religion isn't being imposed on someone who is holding U.S. currency simply because "In God We Trust" ...

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  3. Biltmore Church moving to old Babies R Us siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... be able to have Wednesday night services." Additionally, Biltmore Church will open a permanent location in Macon County, the Biltmore Church Franklin Campus. That church is meeting in a theater, but it will have a permanent, new facility at the ...

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  4. If a teacher showed a movie in class, legislators would know about it under proposed billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Now I gotta prepare a few emails today." John DeVille, a social studies teacher at Franklin High School in Macon County, noted in a tweet that Burr lost his re-election bid in the Republican primary in May. "The NC teacher corps is pleased with your ...

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  5. North Carolina budget includes revival of landslide mapping program Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | WSOCTV

    ... after three people have died in mudslides in western North Carolina. In 2004, five people died in a mudslide in Macon County, spurring legislators to order the creation of hazard maps in 19 mountain counties. The General Assembly gave final approval ...

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  6. NC dropped program to map landslide hazards. Could it have prevented the latest deaths?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | WBTV

    ... have made the past 12 days the state's deadliest landslide event since 2004, when the deaths of five people in Macon County spurred state legislators to action. They directed the North Carolina Geological Survey to create landslide hazard maps in 19 ...

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  7. Flash Flood Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | WSB-TV

    ... has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northwestern Rabun County in northeastern Georgia... South central Macon County in western North Carolina... * Until 100 AM EDT. * At 1001 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain ...

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  8. 'We got lucky' on Franklin High hit list, weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... Chris Baldwin, Macon County Schools superintendent, discusses the need for counselors in schools following the discovery of a hit list. Cache of guns found in the bedroom of a teen who created a hit list of names at Franklin High School, Macon ...

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  9. STATE v. COXRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | FindLaw

    ... First Sergeant Clay Bryson ("Sergeant Bryson") and Deputy Sheriff Josh Stewart ("Deputy Stewart") of the Macon County Sheriff's Department ("MCSD") were patrolling U.S. Route 441 in separate patrol cars in Macon County, North Carolina, on 10 ...

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  10. How a deadly pact led two teens to a downward spiral of darknessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... reported. On the occasion, everyone else in the band wore clashing socks. School district officials in Macon County, North Carolina have discovered a possible suicide pact among middle school students on social media. Poss, a 2016 graduate, was kind ...

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  11. North Carolina teen charged with creating hit listRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | WBTV

    A 16-year-old western North Carolina high school student has been arrested after authorities say he created a hit list and had a number of guns in his home. The district attorney who covers Macon County told media outlets the Franklin High School student has been charged with communicating threats.

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  12. North Carolina teen charged with creating hit list Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... authorities say he created a hit list and had a number of guns in his home. The district attorney who covers Macon County told media outlets the Franklin High School student has been charged with communicating threats. District Attorney Ashley Welch ...

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  13. 2 students in custody after high school hit list found Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WSOCTV

    Authorities in North Carolina say two students are in custody after school administrators found multiple "hit lists" with names of students, a principal and community members, and deputies found a cache of weapons at one student's home. The Macon County Sheriff's Office told local news outlets the lists were created by two sophomores at Franklin High School and discovered Tuesday.

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  14. 2 students in custody after high school hit list foundRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | WBTV

    Authorities in North Carolina say two students are in custody after school administrators found multiple "hit lists" with names of students, a principal and community members, and deputies found a cache of weapons at one student's home. The Macon County Sheriff's Office told local news outlets the lists were created by two sophomores at Franklin High School and discovered Tuesday.

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  15. North Carolina student accused of writing hit listRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    MACON COUNTY, N.C. -- A high school student in North Carolina who authorities say wrote a hit list targeting people in his high school is in custody. The Macon County Sheriff's Office posted a photo on Facebook showing the weapons confiscated from the 16-year-old Franklin High School student's room.

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  16. Man dead after being shot by North Carolina sheriff's deputyRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2018 | WBTV

    Macon County Sheriff Robert Holland tells local media outlets that a deputy was called to a home on Sunday because of a fight between neighbors. Holland says the deputy was confronted by someone who had a gun.

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  17. Man dead after being shot by North Carolina sheriff's deputy Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... FRANKLIN, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man is dead after being shot by a North Carolina sheriff's deputy. Macon County Sheriff Robert Holland tells local media outlets that a deputy was called to a home on Sunday because of a fight between ...

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  18. Screen scene: Local film newsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... online and at the Fine Arts box office. ajff.fineartstheatre.com a On Thursday, April 12, at 2 p.m., the Macon County Public Library , 149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin, will screen Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy . The 2014 documentary chronicles ...

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  19. Tuskegee vet student charged in cruel 'horse scam'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WBTV

    Victims of this scam say they thought they were giving horses they could no longer care for to a good home, but soon found out that was not the case. Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson says third-year Tuskegee University veterinarian student, Fallon Blackwood, told people across the southeast that she could take care of their horses at her property.

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  20. Smoke might be visible near FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    The U.S. Forest Service is planning a prescribed burn April 2 in the Cowee Community of Macon County in the Nantahala National Forest. Watch out for smoke in Macon County area of Nantahala Forest from prescribed burn The U.S. Forest Service is planning a prescribed burn April 2 in the Cowee Community of Macon County in the Nantahala National Forest.

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