Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Shooting in Ellijay Community of Macon County

We are posting this notice to keep rumors down while we are attempting also to notify family members...

Deputies with the Macon County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of a shooting in the Ellijay Community of Macon County. Early wednesday morning a 911 call came from a residence on Mountain Grove Road where it was reported a shooting occurred. Upon arrival, deputies and first responders from the Cullasaja Gorge Fire & Rescue found one victim, who was deceased. We do have an individual in custody and there is no need for the community to be concerned about their safety. There are no additional suspects being sought. The investigation is in the early stages. The MCSO and the SBI will continue to investigate this case thoroughly.

Monday, July 26, 2010

What is going on in your neighborhood?

The Sheriff's Office has added a quick reference for the community. If you would like to know what is going on in your neighborhood just go to the following Link:

This will take you to a website where you can then type in "Franklin, N.C.". It will search for the reports filed by the Sheriff's Office. If you want to move the map, just click and hold the left mouse button and move the page either up or down. Any reports filed, i.e. Theft = T, Breaking/Entering = B will show up. Just click on the letter and the information will show up, or just read the information to the left of the map.

The information is updated each evening with the reports filed for that day.

If you have any additional questions feel free to call the Sheriff's office @ 828-349-2104.

Friday, July 2, 2010


The Macon County Sheriff's Office has created this blog so that we can communicate important News Alerts to the Community.

Soon you will be seeing blog's in reference to possible Scams occuring in our community.

You will also be able to respond to our blogs.