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Picture this: You’re in the beautiful Smoky Mountains for a long weekend, looking for something to do. The sun is Read More
Looking for a Smoky Mountain getaway that won’t break the bank? Franklin, North Carolina is the perfect spot for you. From Main Street shopping to hiking to chasing waterfalls, you’re sure to have a blast no matter how long you stay. Here’s what to do in Franklin if you’re in Read More
How I saw the total eclipse of the sun on my birthday in Franklin, North Carolina. By Terry Rader, Freelance Writer We felt blessed to get away and devote a couple of days to experience a natural phenomenon that occurred on Monday, August 21, 2017. Three of us traveled west Read More
Our friends at Backroad Planet recently made a trip to visit Franklin – read about their trip! Franklin, North Carolina: A Smoky Mountain Adventure Read More
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The Rotary Club of Franklin, Read2Me, and The Macon County News recently held an Essay Contest at our local schools.  We will be featuring the winning stories on our blog, we think it’s the perfect way to see Franklin – “Through the Eyes of Read More


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