Press photo/Carter Giegerich - Puppeteer Hobey Ford wrestles with a huge “spider” Monday at Iotla Valley Elementary School.
Press photo/Emily Kepley Moss - Damage to this truck and its cargo was estimated at $200,000.
Photos/Tom Pantaleo - Grant Stiles (7) and Brock Kloeppel combined to carry the ball 50 times and run for 398 yards Friday against Brevard.
Photo submitted - Mainspring signed a deal this year to buy the Glen Dills property on Cartoogechaye Creek.
Press photo/Ryan Hanchett - The one-lane Belden Circle bridge sits directly behind the new Ingles shopping center.
Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Franklin senior Zach De La Cruz tackles Hendersonville’s Tykel Landrum, which was one of his five stops in the 21-13 victory.

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Press photo/Carter Giegerich - Puppeteer Hobey Ford wrestles with a huge “spider” Monday at Iotla Valley Elementary School.

A gymnasium full of fourth-graders at Iotla Valley Elementary School looked on in awe Monday morning as bald eagles soared overhead, massive spiders scuttled across the stage and an alligator snapp

Press photo/Emily Kepley Moss - Damage to this truck and its cargo was estimated at $200,000.

A commercial truck that skidded off the road and overturned halted traffic on US 441 North near the Macon County-Jackson County line on Friday night.

Sports

Photos/Tom Pantaleo - Grant Stiles (7) and Brock Kloeppel combined to carry the ball 50 times and run for 398 yards Friday against Brevard.

Franklin’s coaches preached all week while preparing for Brevard that this was a different year.

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Franklin senior Zach De La Cruz tackles Hendersonville’s Tykel Landrum, which was one of his five stops in the 21-13 victory.

Franklin junior Mason Sequoya cringes when asked to recall his memory of last year’s game against Brevard.

Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Franklin’s Eythan Hervey records a tackle during Thursday’s 42-0 win over Hendersonville. The Panthers allowed only 42 yards and forced three turnovers.

A position change for Cameron Peek has seemingly made an already stout defense even better for Franklin’s junior varsity football team.

Obituaries

FRANKLIN - Frances Virginia Calloway, 101, passed away peacefully on Oct. 15, 2017.

William Vance (Bill) Cansler

FRANKLIN - William Vance (Bill) Cansler, 92, passed away on Oct. 11, 2017.

SARASOTA, FLORIDA - Carroll Kenneth Jacobs, 91, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

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