The recent delay on work to replace Franklin’s Town Bridge has many residents scratching their heads, as workers have been absent for a few weeks at the construction site on East Main Street.
Friday, July 14 marks the end of the labor and delivery unit at Angel Medical Center after many years of childbirth services at the hospital.
The sound of scraping, sanding and sawing filled the air at a Franklin residence on Wednesday morning as a construction crew worked hard to meet a self-imposed deadline.
The U.S. Forest Service continues to solicit public input on the revision of the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest Plan that will dictate future management of public land in the region.
The filing period for municipal elections is underway and so far two Franklin residents have decided to try their hand at politics.