Attending the Auction for the Arts event on September 6 (L to R): Ryan Wilkerson, David Wilkerson, Nadine Wilkerson (all of Scottsville, KY ), Kennon McKinney (Nashville, TN), Michael Wilkerson (Dallas, TX) and Jessica Wilkerson (Nashville, TN).Providing musical entertainment for the evening at the Auction for the Arts was the group “Kinship”.Providing some musical entertainment at the Auction for the Arts is (L to R) Melanie Bowman, Marcia Briggie, and Dale ...
Brent N. Jones, a native of Lafayette, TN and 1999 graduate of Macon County High School, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Air Force effective September 1, 2014. Major Jones graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He went on to attend law school at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2006.
Students in service learning classes at Red Boilings Springs High School and Macon County High School were greeted by a trio of performers from NCTC and Citizens Bank on Thursday, August 28. Amy Phelps, from NCTC, Susan Rogers and Doug Haehl, both of Citizens Bank modeled how to conduct yourself in a job interview.
Pictured (L-R): Leah Anderson - Football Sweetheart, Briley Driver - Homecoming Queen, Morgan Bottoms - Freshman Attendant, Addie Forstner - Junior Attendant, Devan Jones - Sophomore Attendant, and Emily Cliburn - Senior Attendant.
The Strawberry Patch Barn Sale was the brain-child of entrepreneur Christy Jo Stone. “In 2009, after twisting a few arms, I began hosting a glorified yard sale in my backyard with a small group of girls who have since become my best friends,” said Stone. They quickly outgrew her backyard space, so in the spring of 2011 they moved the sale to her family’s farm in Hartsville, TN. Starlite Farm is approximately 200 acres and is nestled in the rolling hills of Trousdale County r...
On Saturday, August 16, the Macon County Arts Council welcomed Terri Merryman, well-known local writer who presented a book review, program and book signing for the recently published “Thorns on a Rose” at the new Geraldine Hire Community Room in the Macon County Public Library. Merryman said, “The story was meant to be told.”Born and raised in Lafayette, author Rose Reid still lives and works here. Although classifed as fiction, the account is based on a tr...
On Thursday, August 14, 2014, the Nestle Waters Macon County Bottling Plant celebrated a two year accident-free workplace in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the OSH Act) and general regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Under the OSH Act, “employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace.” OSHA’s declared mission is “to assure safe and healthful workplaces by setting and enforcing ...
Gage Matthew Jenkins, 6 lbs, 12 oz, 20 inches long, was...
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