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Pig Squeal set for April 30

The 4-H Pig Squeal Project is coming to a head, and 4-H’ers will be  showing off and selling the pigs they have been raising. The ... Read more

Gargis’ case bound over to grand jury

Gargis’ case bound over to grand jury

In a preliminary hearing Thursday for Shannon Dale Gargis, 28, of Spruce Pine, who was charged with capital murder in late March in the death ... Read more

Casey Stockton Memorial bass tourney set for May 21

The time has come again for fishermen and fisherwomen everyone to grab their rods for day of fishing with a good cause. The 3rd Annual ... Read more

A bright future: Phil Campbell, East Franklin rebuild, overcome destruction

A bright future: Phil Campbell, East Franklin rebuild, overcome destruction

In many ways, it’s been a long five years since the fateful day of April 27, 2011. But with a spirit that cannot be squashed ... Read more

Reflecting on recovery

Reflecting on recovery

The EF-5 tornado of April 27, 2011, is impossible to forget. It changed Franklin County forever. Each person has his or her own story about ... Read more