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Macon residents try to halt Nikwasi deed transfer

By Jessi Stone, Smoky Mountain News

A group of Macon County residents plan to file a complaint seeking an injunction to keep the town of Franklin from giving up its sole ownership of the Nikwasi Mound.

The complainants include Betty Cloer Wallace, Gloria Raby Owenby, Mary Ruth Byrd, Edward Burton “Bud” Shope and Judith Dowdle while the defendants are Franklin Mayor Bob Scott and the six members of the Franklin Town Council. 

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