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Macon County Family and Community Educators (FCE) compete in regional contest

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On Thursday, September 11, 2014, Family and Community Educators (FCE) Ida Tucker, Jo Ann Partin, Teresa Wilson, Patty Petty and FCS Extension Agent Lynne Knight attended the Tennessee Association of Family and Community Educators (TAFCE) Central Region Meeting in Murfreesboro, TN. The meeting was the annual business meeting, cultural arts and fashion revue contests for the Central Region. Macon County entered items in 16 categories of the cultural arts and brought home 8 (eight) first place ribbons, 4 (four) second place ribbons and 3 (three) third place ribbons. The members that entered items were:* Teresa Wilson – 1st out of 7 - Chairs & Stools1st out of 15 – Holiday Decoration1st out of 6 – Needlepoint


NE area rep for 4H All Stars

Luci Allen, 10th grade student at Macon Co. High School, was recently elected as the North East Area Representative of the Central Region 4-H All Stars. The Area representatives serve as contacts for their designated cluster area. They assist with planning and conducting area and regional activities. The area representatives are in charge of collecting service project information from their represented counties and submit a report during spring and Fall 4-H All Star Conferences to all members...

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High school seniors apply now for TN Promise free tuition

The Tennessee Promise is a statewide program that allows high school seniors to attend community college free of tuition starting next year. Volunteer State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville (TCAT) are some of the local eligible Tennessee Promise colleges and they are letting high school seniors know that they should apply for the Tennessee Promise now.

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Day honored for 15 years of service

Capital Bank Manger Sharon Day (seated) was honored for 15 years with the company in August.Pictured with her (L to R) are Assistant Manager James Christian, Teller Erin Brown, Teller Amanda Doss and Teller Coordinator Renee Napier.

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Capitol Cash celebrates Grand Re-Opening

Capitol Cash 1, located at 115 Public Square in Lafayette celebrated it’s Grand-Reopening on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a ribbon cutting. Staff and members of the Chamber of Commerce were all smiles for the event. Jenny Blanford, Branch Manager, said that she was very pleased with the support locals gave her on the big day. Congratulations, Capitol Cash 1.

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Macon County suicide rate in successive years

Based on data provided by the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network the suicide rate for Macon County in 2012, the latest reporting year, was 17.8 per 100,000 people. The national rate for the same year was right at 13 and the rate in Tennessee was 14.8.The immediate preceding year, 2011, Macon County registered a suicide rate of 26.7Shirley Jennings, director of Valley Ridge Mental Health, a nonprofit agency operating under the umbrella of Volunteer Behavioral Health Car...

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TVA schedules RBS area outage

Weather permitting, Tri-County Electric members served from the Red Boiling Spring Substation will be affected by an interruption of power scheduled by TVA for Friday night, September 19th.TVA has scheduled the outage to remove an old transmission line. The outage is scheduled to begin at 11:59 p.m. Friday night and power is expected to be restored to all areas by 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning.Red Boiling Springs and Hermitage Springs along with Gamaliel Road, Carthage Road...

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Auction for the Arts

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 ...

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Robert Pearson

Robert Pearson, 77, of Scottsville, KY died Thursday,...

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Gage Matthew Jenkins born

Gage Matthew Jenkins, 6 lbs, 12 oz, 20 inches long, was...

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Clayborne birth

Gavin and Greenley Clayborne would like to announce the...

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