A plaque in honor of late Nursing Director was unveiled last week at Macon County General Hospital. Staff and family members gathered on Friday, March 7, to remember Solomon and view the plaque, which will be permanently on display in the hospital hallway.“On behalf of the family,” stated Mark Pedigo to those attending, “thank you to the community for your support and for all of you, for being here. It means a lot to us.”
Charles Darnell spoke at the Lafayette Rotary Club at their meeting March 5th. Darnell explained the Dictionary Project that the club performs each year, which provides approximately 300 dictionaries to 3rd grade students in the county. Club president Pete Williston also installed 3 new members into the club at the meeting; Dr. Kimberly Hale, Behavior Analyst/Adjunct Professor, Stephen Skinner - Pastor at Rocky Mound Missionary Baptist Church and Greg White - Realtor at Ben Bray Real Estate &...
No matter how you slice it, Marisa Wade is one brave young lady. Last featured in the Macon County Times in October of 2012, she has continued to battle a rare disease called Cystic Fibrosis for the last year and a half.Now, her mother Alicia says, her lung function is declining. Doctors are saying it's time for a lung transplant.
This Macon County Tiger Cub Scout Pack, along with their Boy Scout family members and cub leaders, visited the Macon County Times and had a tour on Thursday, March 6. Thanks for organizing the visit, Christy Madden!
Last week, the staff at Macon County Junior High handed out awards to students for making gains on the Discovery Education Assessment. Every student that made a gain on one or more portions of the assessment received a Certificate of Achievement. Each student had the opportunity to make a gain(s) in either Language Arts, Math, or Science. In addition, the student with the biggest gain in each grade’s tested subjects received a plaque for their efforts.
The Macon County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held at the Career Center located at 607 Highway 52 By-Pass E., in Lafayette, on Saturday, March 22, 2014, between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. All Tennessee residents are invited to participate in this free event.
The Macon County Board of Education elected Tony Boles as new Director of Schools on Thursday evening, March 6. Boles beat out eight other applicants for the position, which opened up just last month as current Director Margaret Oldham announced her retirement.Boles is currently a teacher at Red Boiling Springs High School. He has twenty years of experience in education.“In those twenty years, I’ve coached football and taught Agriculture, Chemistry, and Physi...
The Lafayette Housing Authority Board of Commissioners held a properly advertised special called meeting on Tuesday, March 4.During this meeting, they voted to uphold their previous decision to dismiss Jon Wells, former Executive Director. His letter of resignation, according to documented meeting minutes, was filed, “but note that the Board of Commissioners did not accept said letter due to the fact that Mr. Wells was dismissed from his position prior to this resignation....
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