Section 1.  Body corporate; corporate name; corporate powers.
   The inhabitants of the Town of Franklin in Macon County, living within the bounds set forth in section two hereof, are and shall continue to be as heretofore a body corporate under the name and style of "The Town of Franklin," and under the  name and style is hereby invested with all the privileges, immunities and franchises, together with all other rights heretofore belonging to Franklin, and in and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, acquire, hold and dispose of property, real, personal and mixed, for the welfare, improvement and use of the town, as its Town Council or other proper author ities may deem necessary and expedient. (Pr. Laws 1905, C. 26, Sec. 1; Am. Ord. 2017-006, adopted 5-15-17)
Statutory references:
   General corporate powers, see G.S. §§ 160A-11, 160A-12