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  • The Dusty Pallet

    Custom homemade designs. Original works of art on canvas, wood, old pallets, wall murals, signs and sayings. Have fun with family and friends at a paint party. Let your creative side come out and have some fun!
  • Appalachian Ace Hardware

    A locally owned store dedicated to serving the people of Franklin.  We are more than just hardware...
  • The Montgomery Company

    *Residential and Commercial *Innovative Custom Designing *State of the Art Plan Printing *Excavation and Land Preparation *NC Level 4 Wastewater Installation and Inspections *Unparalleled Workmanship *Request a list of our many references *Contact us today to schedule a tour of our quality homes
  • Smoky Mountain Jewelers

    Visit George Green at Smoky Mountain Jewelers for a wide selection of necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings and more at the best prices around.  Smoky  Mountain Jewelers also buys gold & silver, offers jewelry repair, custom designs, stone setting, ring sizing and casting.
  • Franklin ABC Board

    Since 1994, Franklin ABC is Western North Carolina's premier location for retail liquor!  With a friendly, knowledgeable staff, along with a spacious shopping environment specializing in the largest selection of bourbon, run, gin, tequila, vodka, scotch, brandy, cognac, Canadian whiskey, cordials, mixes and shines!
  • Blackberry Market Boutique & Gifts

    A ladies boutique on Main Street in the middle of downtown Franklin.   The Blackberry Market specializes in casual clothing, jewelry & accessories, bath and body products, candles, gourmet teas and chocolates.  Need a baby or wedding gift?  Drop by for the perfect gift.  Baby and gift registries are also available.
  • Macon Furniture Mart

    Macon Furniture Mart has been serving the people of WNC since 1954.  We offer 30,000 square feet of furniture, bedding and accessories from the most recognized and trusted names in the furniture industry..
  • Southern & Sunkissed

    Southern & Sunkissed is very uniquely inspired.  We have combined UV free Spray tan booths, high quality UV tanning, and a women's clothing boutique all in one. All services and merchandise are $40 and under.  Our boutique styles are handpicked and sold in small quantities to ensure our small town girls stay unique and trendy. Come by and see us!
  • Sophisticut Hair Salon & Day Spa

    Relax... you deserve it!  We put the ahhhhh in spa!  Sophisticut hair salon and day spa is your location to be pampered and feel beautiful.  Day Spa Packages are available including Dermaplaning, massages, facials, waxing, manicures, pedicures, mani/pedi combo, nail art and so much more!  Bridal Hair & Parties available.  Call for consultation.
  • Cowee Mtn. Ruby Mine

    Cowee Mtn. Ruby Mine is locally owned and operated for over 35 years.  Open March 1st through December 1st, 7 days a week.  We are located on Hwy 441, 4 miles north of Franklin.  Two covered flumes offer mining rain or shine.  Our gem shop offers a wide range of gifts. Also you can get your stones evaluated for cutting and setting.  Free Admission.
  • Daltons Christian Bookstore

    Dalton’s Christian Bookstore has one of the largest selections of books, Bibles, music, and Christian gifts in Franklin, NC. Open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Dalton’s has great deals for anyone looking for a good read, a family-friendly video, or special keepsakes. Visit us today!
  • Dnet Internet Services

    Dnet Internet Services offers email addresses with enterprise spam filtering, professional website design, development, hosting, and domain registration.  Whether you need a basic website or all the bells and whistles an online presence can provide, Dnet can help.  Our goal is to provide the services you need, to see your business succeed.
  • Whistle Stop Depot

    [caption id="attachment_34374" align="alignright" width="300"] DCIM100MEDIADJI_0076.JPG[/caption] The most unique shopping under one roof - that is the Whistle Stop Depot! Established in late 1999, the owner's vision for the Whistle Stop Depot weas to create a place where visitors can see the tough history through the years. The Whistle Stop Depot is located in the structurally preserved historic Cullasaja School. It is a place rich in culture and heritage. The depot accommodates over 100 dealers and over 22,000 square feet of antiques and retail stores to meet everyone's needs. Come and enjoy the trains, tractors, automobiles, and collectibles, a true connection to the past. You will also find some new items that will keep you in the present along the way.
  • Diva’s On Main

    Drop by and see our beautiful shop filled with ladies apparel including formal wear, bridal, jewelry and gifts. We also carry a line of men's tuxedos.
  • Countryside Chevrolet

    Macon County Automotive Group D.B.A. Countryside Chevrolet is now open and specializing in new and pre-owned vehicles sales.  Great selection of new trucks, cars and SUV's.  Out pre-owned center specializes in stocking all makes and models not just Chevrolet.  Service is an award winning department for your fast service needs.  Parts center offers parts for the "do it yourself" customers.  Drop by and see all that Countryside Chevrolet has to offer.
  • Cowee Textiles

    Cowee Textiles was started to support the textile heritage in WNC from a family that has been weaving for generations.  Visit the Cowee Heritage School and have a go at weaving on one of the large family looms.
  • Silver Threads & Golden Needles

    Located in the Historic Downtown shopping area of Franklin, North Carolina, Silver Threads is your one stop destination for traditional fiber arts.  We carry a full stock of yarns ranging from local farms, individual hand-dyers and spinners to your classic favorites from around the world. Just a few of our fibers include: Angora, Alpaca, Bamboo, Buffalo, Cotton, Cashmere, Hemp, Llama, Linen, Mohair, Wool and Silk.  Knitting, Crochet, Weaving, Spinning, Tatting, Dyeing and Needle Felting classes are available year round.
  • Kitchen Sink, Inc.

    Kitchen Sink, Inc is located in historic downtown Franklin, NC.  We provide a variety of high end cookware, bake ware, decor, kitchen gadgets and more.  Proudly offering brands including Le Cruset, Au Clad,  Scanpan, Cuisinart, Bodum, Spoole, Portmerion, Mason Cash, Reidel, Wusthog, J.A. Henckels, Oxo, Lodge, Wellness Mats and many more.  Come in for the selection and stay for the conversation. Open Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.  Closed Sunday.
  • Franklin Picture Framing

    Franklin Picture Framing specializes in framing anything from the ordinary to the extraordinary!  Whether you have a photo, print, painting, cherished keepsake, 3 dimensional item or priceless heirloom, Jeff and Scott can guide you through the process of having it professionally framed.  Their impressive showroom displays all decorative and conservation framing options along with the largest frame and mat selection of any shop in the WNC area.  Check out the gallery page on their website for some beautiful examples.  Franklin Picture Framing is a fully insured company.
  • Gold City Gem Mine

    Home of the 1061 carat sapphire found at Gold City, featured in PEOPLE WEEKLY, DISNEY ADVENTURES and ROCK & GEM Magazines. Native and Enriched Gemstones buckets. We also have Gold Panning. New and Improved large covered flume for Gem Mining rain or shine.Located on highway 441, 6 miles north of Franklin, NC. Click on website for hours of operation or give us a call at 1-800-713-7767. Free stone inspections.
  • North Carolina Mountain Made

    NC Mountain Made features the works of over 100 talented artisans from our region as well as hard to find antiques and primitives. A must see when you visit the Franklin area. Hours:9-5 Mon.-Sat  
  • Deb’s Cats N Quilts Designs

    Visit to find Deb's books and patterns, as well as, the ruler she designs for Creative Grids.  When not in the studio Deb is on the road teaching and speaking at shops, guilds and events across the country.  Contact her for more information.  You can also join with over 6500 members on her Facebook group "Grids Girls".
  • Mossy Rock

    Mossy Rock offers great gift items, spa products, home decor and accessories.  Gifts include five lines of candles, greeting cards, jewelry,  home decor, box signs and spa products including soaps and lotions.  Come on by or check us out on facebook.
  • Sassy Stitches

    Sassy Stitches is a 4300 square-foot, full-service quilt shop. We were chosen as one of the top ten shops from across the United States by Quilt Sampler and featured in the 2016 Fall/Winter issue of that magazine.  The owners and staff pride themselves on excellent customer service and making sure everyone has fun.  Sassy Stitches provides an exciting place to gather, learn, and fellowship. If you've never been to our shop, plan a visit today. You don't know what you're missing!
  • Franklin Gemstone & Jewelry Warehouse

    Franklin Gemstone & Jewelry Warehouse features cut gemstones, rough gem rocks, and handcrafted jewelry. Many of the gemstones and rocks are native to North Carolina and many have been imported from all around the world.  The jewelry is crafted by a local artist using natural gemstones and sterling silver.
  • Drake Software

    Drake Software is a rapidly growing tax preparation software company headquarted in Franklin, NC. Drake Software’s tax preparation software offers everything the tax professional needs: office management tools, accounting and payroll software, and much more. The company’s award-winning phone support has wait times of seconds, not minutes – even in the heart of tax season.
  • Ruby City Gems

    Located in downtown Franklin North Carolina, offers Custom gem cutting and mounting, 14kt gold jewelry and findings, thousands of cut gemstones, lapidary equipment and supplies, mineral specimens, stone carvings and bookends and free Museum. Buses and RV's welcome. School, church, and rockhound groups welcome! Hours of operation are: March 1st thru Jan 15th Tues – Sat 10 am to 5 pm Jan 16th  thru Feb 28th Thur, Fri and Sat 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Whistle Stop Furniture

    Whistle Stop Furniture carries a wide variety of furniture, rustic accessories, and finishing products. From Amish-made Barnwood and Log furniture to our ready-to-finish lines, we have options no matter the decor. We also build custom rough-sawn timber and Barnwood items, including barn doors, beds, and dining tables. Stop by our showroom or visit us online today!
  • Fox Mercantile

    Fox Mercantile is a locally owned and operated boot and apparel store located in Franklin, NC.  It started as a vision to provide folks a convenient place to buy boots, shoes and clothing and now proudly provides an assortment of work wear for a variety of industries.
  • Charles A. Shaller/Shaller Optical

    Dr. Shaller is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist with 20+ years of experience.  He is a medical doctor performing surgical procedures, cataract surgery, treatment of eye injuries and examinations of the eye; dispensing  glasses/contact prescriptions.  He performs minor in office surgical procedures and treats many eye diseases and disorders.  An onsite Optical Shop with licensed Optician is available to assist with your glasses and contacts.
  • Liberty Wood Products

    Liberty Wood Products is a complete millwork facility, producing flooring, doors, closets, custom cabinetry, countertops, trim and mouldings, paneling, and built-ins. We have been producing top-of-the-line wood products for over 20 years. Our recent merger with Southern Heritage Wood Products has expanded our product offerings.
  • Scottish Tartan Museum & Heritage Center

    The only museum in America focusing on Scottish Highland Dress. Come learn about your Scottish heritage and that of the North Carolina mountains. A full gift shop offers Scottish gifts, books, music, celtic jewelry, and a full line of Highland Clothing for purchase or to rent.
  • The Classy Flea

    We invite you to come visit our clean, upscale flea market/yardsale.  We have over 40 vendors who bring items in often.  A variety of items include antiques, good stuff and coll junk, all very reasonably priced.  Shop often for specials!  We pride ourselves on being a business that God has blessed us with and greatly appreciate your prayers and business.
  • Honeysuckle Bakehouse

    Honeysuckle Bakehouse offers a variety of homemade goodies both sweet and savory.  Take it to go or eat it in our very homey atmosphere.  Great coffee, too!
  • Macon County Art Association/Uptown Gallery

    Macon County Art Association is the community organization in Macon County for artists and art lovers that enriches the community by promoting all visual arts, by inspiring and encouraging visual artists and by developing emerging artists.  We are committed to promoting art and art appreciation through education and exhibition.
  • Circuit World

    We offer retail, lease, rent-to-own and a wide variety of payment options including monthly, weekly and bi-weekly payment options offering 120 days same as cash. 24, 18, 12, 6 month lease or rent to own options. We sell furniture, electronics and appliances.
  • Suke Enterprises, Inc.

    Suke Enterprises is your place for low cost, wholesale kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities. With more than 30 years experience in all phases of construction and management, Suke Enterprises can offer you products that are cost effective and high quality. We offer more than nine different lines of kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities. Our cabinets are priced for wholesale, at a price point that meets your needs. We also offer custom design plans allowing you to view 3D layouts and floor plans of your new kitchen or bathroom. All layouts can have custom notations added for the ease of the cabinet installation. With a customer base ranging from Highlands NC to Asheville NC to Scaly Mountain GA, you can see what excellent quality and service we provide to our customers.
  • Artisan Jewelers

    With over 30 years experience in jewelry making and gemstone cutting, let us help you create a one-of-a-kind treasure.  Our showroom has a large variety from rough to refined minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones and gifts.  Open year round, located 3.5 miles south of Franklin on 441S.
  • Millie’s Used Books

    Millie's Used Books has the largest selection of used books in Franklin!  We have all genres in hardcover and paperback, as well as DVD's, audio books and puzzles.  Hours are Tuesday - Friday. 10 am - 5 pm and Saturday 10 am - 2 pm..  Come by and say "hey"!
  • Walker Quilt Co.

    Walker Quilt Co. is a full-service quilting studio, offering longarm machine rentals, classes, sales and training on all models of HandiQuilter machines.  Spend a few hours or the whole day in our comfortable and inviting studio, while you put your own creative finishing touch on your quilt.  Expert help is always there when you need it and of course, you'll be surrounded by fellow quilter friends to share in the fun!  Visit our website or call to reserve your spot.
  • Gooder Grafix, Inc.

    Gooder Grafix is an imprinting and design service shop.  We  carve signs, design logos, imprint apparel and specialize on laser and rotary engraving.  We have served Franklin & Macon County for almost 25 years.  Gooder Grafix is a minority owned business.  Alicia and Guy Gooder started and still operate today.
  • Crabtree General Store

    A general store offering gifts, old fashion candy, J.R. Watkins, Burts Bees, local jams & jellies, Franklin logo gifts and a full coffee shop with Ice Cream & Sandwiches.
  • Blush

    Safe haven of peace and love offering skincare products, make up products, home goods and pampering services.
  • A Stitch In Time

    Nestled in the Eastern corner of Franklin, NC is a quaint little quilt shop, A Stitch in Time!  From the moment you walk in the door, you're sure to find something unique for your next sewing project!  We offer a wide variety of fabric lines and designers, as well as buttons, trims, rulers and notions galore!  We offer quilt kits, patterns, books and samples you will adore!  Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is always willing to help you pick out fabrics, quilting projects or demo that Baby Lock sewing or embroidery machine you've always wanted! Whatever your interest or skill level, we are here to help you quilt, sew or create whatever your heart desires!
  • WNC Sports Zone

    WNC SportsZone has everything you need to get geared up: athletic shoes and apparel, sports equipment, screen printing, and embroidery! Conveniently located in Franklin Plaza on the Georgia Road, SportsZone has the gear to help you support your favorite team, get on the field, or just get in shape.
  • Gordmans

    Gordmans is an everyday off price department store concept featuring a large selection of the latest brands, fashions and styles at up to 60% off department and specialty store prices every day,
  • Deal Farms

    Deal Farms is a locally owned family farm raising over 30 different fruits and vegetables. We are open seasonally from April through November. From stawnerries in the spring to a corn maze and pumpkin patch in the fall, we welcome you to come visit us!
  • Cowee Pottery School

    Cowee Pottery School is a nonprofit organization located in the historic Cowee School Arts and Heritage Center in the mountains of beautiful Franklin NC.  We are run by a group of dedicated volunteers who specialize in teaching people of all ages the enriching art of pottery.
  • The UPS Store

    The UPS Store in Franklin is locally owned and operated.  We have the knowledge and expertise to handle all of your mailbox, packing, shipping and professional printing needs.  We also provide notary services, passport photos and shredding services.  We are passionate about what we do!  Stop by and visit us today.
  • Carolina Cake Company

    Carolina Cake Company has homemade treats from cupcakes to custom, personalized works of edible art.  Wedding cakes, edible favors, cupcakes, cake pops, chocolate covered treats and more are available at both locations of Main Street Coffee & Yogurt or call for a consultation.
  • Gallery of Gems & Minerals

    The Gallery of Gems & Minerals, 3 Miles south of Franklin, NC on hwy. 441 located in Crystal Falls Specialty Shops, features a huge selection of colored gems & fine jewelry, in store jewelry repair, custom design & a gemologist. Also featuring Michael M. Rogers  Fine Art, watercolors, photography on canvas & nature DVDs. Open 7 days a week year-round.  
  • Ridgeline Homes

    Manufactured and modular new home sales featuring the Clayton Homes line.  Quality homes at great prices. Home only or complete turn-key packages available.  Assistance with locating available unrestricted land.  Associated with multiple lenders specializing in manufactured home financing.
  • Curtis TV / Radio Shack

    At Curtis TV, Inc. our service sets us apart. You'll always find a knowledgeable, helpful sales person who is ready to take the time for you. The search is over!  In today's busy world you need a retailer who offers more. We don't just sell - we can also install if for you. From home theater to car audio, we are your one stop solution!  One-on-one service backed by experience.  Get the personalized service you need from a customer-focused team backed by over 50 years of experience. We truly are here for you! Anytime you have service in your home, you want to know you're in good hands. With us, you'll have a local provider who has been offering affordable installation in Franklin since 1965!  Find a variety of services under one roof including DirectTV, Car Audio, Home Theater and Verizon Cell Phone Plans.
  • City Plumbing & Electric Supply Company

    Trusted by the area's top contractors and local homeowners for over 60 years, City Plumbing & Electric Supply Company is your source for Plumbing, Lighting and Appliances.  Locally owned and operated with seven showrooms that cover Northeast Georgia and Western North Carolina, we carry the brands you trust with the quality that you expect.  Discover what the pros know at  
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