Citizens Bank of Lafayette announced today it has completed its merger with Liberty State Bank, effective with the close of business on December 13, 2013. Beginning today, Citizens Bank and Liberty State Bank customers have use of all of the company’s 15 branch offices located in Macon, Wilson, DeKalb, Sumner, Smith, Jackson, and Clay Counties. In addition to the brick-and-mortar offices, customers now have access to 13 ATM locations throughout Middle Tennessee, along with the use of over 23,000 surcharge-free ATMs all over the country through the Money Pass network.
Cumberland University recently signed their third Macon County High School golf team member for the 2013-2014 school year. Austin Williams, a valuable member of the MCHS team, will receive a sports scholarship to the institution. He plans to study business management.
On December 11th, Tri-County Electric presented the their 2013 service awards as follows:
Macon County Three Star met on December 17, 2013. Cody Huddleston from the TN Department of Economic and Community Development updated the group on grant guidelines and other changes for the 2014 project cycle, and members gave reports on projects and budgets. Mayor Shelvy Linville presented the committee with the 2013 Governor’s Three Star Award.
Lafayette Rotary Club President Pete Williston presented the club with the results of its Club Visioning efforts at last week’s Rotary meeting.The Rotary club is a service organization devoted to various projects supporting the community-at-large, including Makin’ Macon Fit, the Macon County 3rd Graders Dictionary Initiative, Boy Scouts, the Macon County High School Interact Club and the Junior High Interact Club, as well as scholarships. For more informati...
December has been a tough month for Macon County High School basketball. Coming off an extended break due to weather-enforced game cancellations and the Thanksgiving holiday, MCHS played Cannon County on December 3rd, Upperman on December 10th, Livingston Academy on December 12th, York Institute on December 13th and Lebanon on December 14th. The boys lost all five games. The girls won two and lost three.
The varsity Dawgs and Lady Dawgs played away games against Gordonsville on December 3rd and Watertown on December 10th. They lost both games. Their home game on December 7th, against Webb, was cancelled due to inclement weather. They are scheduled to play an away game against Mt. Juliet on December 14th, a home game against Westmoreland on the 17th of December, an away game against McClain Christian on December 19th and a rematch with Mt. Juliet in Red Boiling Springs on the 20th. The rest of...
Two wrecks happened in the Lafayette city limits within about thirty minutes of each other on Thursday. In the afternoon at about 3:30, two women were involved in a head-on crash on Scottsville Road in front of the Smoke Shop.19-year-old Bethany Langford, driving a Nissan Altima, was pulling out of the Smoke Shop parking lot, turning left, when the accident occurred. Cynthia White, age 57, was driving towards Lafayette square in a Honda CR-V and the two women struck each other head...
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