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  1. Death toll from flu in North Carolina exceeds 2013-14 totalRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WLOS

    ... announced that flu activity had peaked at the end of December but that more flu-related deaths were expected. FRANKLIN, N.C. -- Right on the heels of Caterpillar announcing it is pulling out of Macon County, Shaw Floors in Franklin announces it is ...

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  2. NCDOT crews apply brine to western roads ahead of stormRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WLOS

    ... line, N.C. 280 from the Buncombe County line into Brevard and U.S. 64/276 through Brevard in Transylvania County. FRANKLIN, N.C. -- Right on the heels of Caterpillar announcing it is pulling out of Macon County, Shaw Floors in Franklin announces it ...

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  3. List of NC Democratic Party chair candidates now at 6Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WLOS

    ... Johnson of Salisbury; Janice Covington Allison of Charlotte; Tommy Davis of Aberdeen; and Ron Sanyal of Raleigh. FRANKLIN, N.C. -- Right on the heels of Caterpillar announcing it is pulling out of Macon County, Shaw Floors in Franklin announces it ...

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  4. Durham man claims share of Carolina Cash 5 ticket jackpotRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WLOS

    ... numbers in the drawing to split a $520,734 jackpot. Two shares were won by players in Greenville and Fayetteville. FRANKLIN, N.C. -- Right on the heels of Caterpillar announcing it is pulling out of Macon County, Shaw Floors in Franklin announces it ...

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  5. Caterpillar to Close Two PlantsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Construction Equipment

    Caterpillar announced that it will close its Reman, Components and Work Tools division facilities in Toccoa, Ga., and Franklin, N.C., Caterpillar announced that it will close its Reman, Components and Work Tools division facilities in Toccoa, Ga., and Franklin, N.C., Caterpillar also is considering moving some of its component manufacturing operations in Joliet, Ill., to a sister facility in Mexico. The move would affect approximately 230 jobs. 1 comment

  6. Another disastrous fourth quarter dooms MountaineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    When the Tuscola varsity boys basketball team figures out how to close a game like it opens one, the Mountaineers will start winning games. In Friday night's WNC Athletic Conference game at Franklin, Tuscola led by five points at the end of the first quarter , by nine at the half and by five going into the final eight minutes .

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  7. Mary MoranRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Daily Standard

    ... are six children, James (Linda) Moran, Celina, Kandace (Tom) Hollman, Daytona Beach, Fla., Kendra (Larry) Rasche, Franklin, N.C., Kimbra (Tim) Koch, Cincinnati, Patrick (Mary) Moran, St. Marys, and David (Brenda) Moran, Celina; 14 grandchildren; 18 ...

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  8. Cal Fire: Black Fire sparked by chain saw on marijuana growing propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... Trail, employed Gregory Celentano, of Maryville, Tenn., Gregory Ziebell, of Cleveland, Tenn. and Trevor Barnett, of Franklin, N.C., for "summer growing of marijuana, other work and general maintenance on his property," Cal Fire discovered during its ...

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  9. Carolinas FEC Pioneer Frank Myatt Sr. DiesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... shop, video games and a tiki lounge." According to Bob Langley of Bowling Center Insurance.com, Myatt also operated Franklin Lanes in Franklin, North Carolina. Langley said that Myatt's son, Frank Jr., would continue to operate the business.

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  10. Auburn NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | News Democrat

    ... as the Celtic wind chimes brought home from Grandfather Mountain Scottish Highland Games on MacRae Meadows near Franklin NC. The chimes are lovely, but I dare not hang them in this cold windy weather. Also found the Caithness paperweights purchased ...

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  11. Cal Fire: Black Fire sparked by chain saw on marijuana growing propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... Trail, employed Gregory Celentano, of Maryville, Tenn., Gregory Ziebell, of Cleveland, Tenn. and Trevor Barnett, of Franklin, N.C., for "summer growing of marijuana, other work and general maintenance on his property," Cal Fire discovered during its ...

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  12. Mullet Over: Horse senseRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Sonoran News

    ... boxing bouts, the challenger wins about 25 percent of the time. Kim Jones, a pretty eighteen year old of Franklin, North Carolina was passing the time looking around an old mine near her home when she found a 456 carat ruby. I once found a shiny ...

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  13. Francis P. KehoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... F. Phillip (Sara) Kehoe, of Oswego; and Michael (Ria) Ballou, of Irvin, Calif.; one brother, Richard (Joyce) of Franklin, N.C; one sister, Kathleen LaComb of Niskayuna N.Y.; and his loving companion of 12 years, Ruth McAllister; eight grandchildren, ...

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  14. NC Sen.-elect Tillis bringing in mix of staffRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | WLOS

    Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate office staff will include Capitol Hill veterans and aides who worked with him in North Carolina. Chief of staff is John Mashburn, a North Carolina native with nearly 25 years of experience on Capitol Hill.

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  15. NC court: Don't evict woman with no hand in drugsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | WLOS

    ... r a chimney fire spread. Officials received the call around 8AM to the home on Cove Lane, just off Frazier Road, in Franklin. No injuries were reported. The home is a total loss. No cause has been determined, investigators are on scene at this time.

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  16. NC group wants Duke Energy to slow plants buildingRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | WLOS

    ... r a chimney fire spread. Officials received the call around 8AM to the home on Cove Lane, just off Frazier Road, in Franklin. No injuries were reported. The home is a total loss. No cause has been determined, investigators are on scene at this time.

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  17. NC standards panel to get funds, leader saysRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | WLOS

    ... r a chimney fire spread. Officials received the call around 8AM to the home on Cove Lane, just off Frazier Road, in Franklin. No injuries were reported. The home is a total loss. No cause has been determined, investigators are on scene at this time.

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  18. Female ranger screening in Hawaii builds stronger leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The United States Army

    ... this evaluation a success. "You're not going to get through this class or Ranger school by yourself," said Welch, a Franklin, North Carolina native. "You will need help from your Ranger buddies. It not something you can do on your own, and that's ...

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  19. Ronnie Evans Presents Acoustic Guitar ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Guitarist Ronnie Evans, native of Franklin, will perform a concert of music from the '50s and '60s, easy listening, country and bluegrass at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at Swain County Center for the Arts in Bryson City. He is a finger-style guitarist known for his smooth style.

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  20. Angel Medical Center to Pay $85,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | JD Supra

    Angel Medical Center, Inc., a full-service critical access hospital located in Franklin, N.C., will pay $85,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the agency announced today. The EEOC had charged that the hospital unlawfully refused to accommodate a nurse undergoing cancer treatments and subsequently fired her because of her disability. 2 comments

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