The Macon County Special Olympics Games will be held Friday, April 8, at the Macon Middle School track.
Opening ceremonies start at 10 a.m., with words from state and local dignitaries. The Macon County Sheriff’s Office, along with officers from Highlands Police Department, Franklin Police Department and the N.C. State Highway Patrol, will carry the torch for the event in the second-annual torch run. The rain date for this event will be the following Monday, April 11.
For an athlete to be eligible to compete, they must be at least eight years old and meet the intellectual disabilities requirements set by Special Olympics, North Carolina.
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