NEWS


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Auction for the Arts held
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RBS Mayor resigns

In the Macon County Pride article on Lafayette Animal Control we incorrectly titled it “Macon County Animal Control.” Lafayette Animal Con...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


New business serving sweet paradise treats

New business serving sweet paradise treats

They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade, but for one Lafayette resident, life has given her chocolate. So she’s making sweets.Leslie ...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


RBS Fire Department holds poker run fundraiser

RBS Fire Department holds poker run fundraiser

On Saturday, July 29th, the RBS fire department held its annual poker run fundraiser. Over 200 people came out to support the fundraiser. over 75 ATV&...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


4-H State Sheep Expo

4-H State Sheep Expo

The 4-H sheep project teaches youth many life skills such as teamwork, leadership, responsibility, and citizenship. The project started many months ag...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Meet our new member! A Dip Into Paradise is now a proud member of the Macon County Chamber of Commerce. We are very excited to have A Dip Into Paradis...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Locals ‘Back the Blue’

Locals ‘Back the Blue’

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, was a day designated to support local law enforcement. The Back the Blue event originally began as a ministry group called Be...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


4:27 pm |    
2017 Little League Awards
RBS Little League Jamboree highlights

RBS Little League Jamboree highlights

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May 4th, 2017 |  


Cinderella story ends for Tigerettes

Cinderella story ends for Tigerettes

The Macon County High School girls’ basketball team saw it’s historic season come to a close last week in the first round of the state tou...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


Chance Hayes Presley receives the Lindsey Wilson golf scholarship for MCHS

Chance Hayes Presley receives the Lindsey Wilson golf scholarship for MCHS

Macon Count High School recently honored Chance Hayes Presley 17, of Lafayette, as he was presented with the Lindsey Wilson Golf Scholarship for colle...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Tigers, Tigerettes are state bound!

Tigers, Tigerettes are state bound!

On Tuesday, February 28, the Macon County High School Tiger basketball team travelled to Tennessee Tech for their matchup with Central Magnet in the R...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Tigerettes advance to region championship

Tigerettes advance to region championship

On Friday, February 24, the Macon County High School Tigerette basketball team travelled to Signal Mountain High School for the first round of the Gir...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 2nd, 2017. |  


MCHS names new softball coach

On Monday, February 20, it was announced that John Conditt would be taking over as head coach of the Macon County High School softball program. While ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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July 12th, 2017 |  


4H holds sewing camp

4H holds sewing camp

On June 28th and 29th, 2017, 11 youth participated in a beginner sewing camp. The camp was offered by Lynne Knight, UT Extension Agent. During this tw...

July 12th, 2017 |  


CHURCHCasey to preachBro. Casey Cole will preach at the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, July 16th at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.Effort...

July 12th, 2017 |  


MCHS holds $1 yard sale

MCHS holds $1 yard sale

The Macon County High School Class of 2018 held an “Everything is $1” Yard Sale on Saturday, July 8th. Seniors Kara Bowman, Lucas Dyer, Ad...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Runaway Puppet Theater Rounds Out Summer Reading Program

Runaway Puppet Theater Rounds Out Summer Reading Program

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June 28th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Bare feet and callused hands
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Wonders
Face Metal

Face Metal

A speaking engagement took me to Sacramento, CA a while back. I am always curious as to the unusual people and unusual things I will see when I go out...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


House Dogs

House Dogs

My wife Kathy has a dog. It is a miniature schnauzer.A miniature schnauzer has been a part of Kathy’s life for over 40 years.I have been married...

February 15th, 2017 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Third graders at Central Elementary: “What do you do for Valentine’s Day?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


A Skunk, a Red-tailed Hawk and 2 ‘Possums

A Skunk, a Red-tailed Hawk and 2 ‘Possums

My son, J. Brim, and his family moved to the Providence Community in Trousdale County a couple of years back. Their little piece of heaven includes a ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Second graders at Central Elementar: “Do you like cold weather or hot weather better? Why?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFile...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Looking Forward

Looking Forward

Business speaker Jim Rohn has said “of the two great eternities that exert a pull on your life – one is called the past, the other is call...

January 25th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA