Macon County Times- RSS news Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/news http://maconcountytimes.com/section/news Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:14:00 EST 1800 Scenes of the Mason Lodge Fish Fry http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50134174/Scenes-of-the-Mason-Lodge-Fish-Fry On Friday of last week, the Masonic Lodge hosted a fish fry to raise money for the lodge building fund. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cookout for Relay http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50134092/Cookout-for-Relay Members of the 2014 Relay For Life Committee hosted a cookout on Saturday, July 26 to help meet fundraising goals for this year. Pictured, L-R: Dianne Ledbetter, Melissa Bates, and Regina Dies, with a little Relay volunteer. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST July birthdays at the Senior Center http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50133576/July-birthdays-at-the-Senior-Center L-R: Sue Howard, Jerry Harper, Annie Irvine, Wayne McPeak, Josephine Duty, Leraly JOnes, Dillard Goad, Willie Mae Scruggs, Chris McClard, Pauline Smith, Charlin Nilram, Leonor Bismonte, Lind LeFrancois, Ruby Thompson, Barbara Oliver Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST “Praying Across Tennessee” stops in at the Macon County courthouse http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50101917/Praying-Across-Tennessee-stops-in-at-the-Macon-County-courthouse Macon County was visited on Monday morning by the traveling, praying man. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auction for the Arts http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50120280/Auction-for-the-Arts “Auction for the Arts”, Macon County Arts Council's annual fund raiser, is fast approaching! Last year's money from the auction funded several of MCAC's children's programs. This next year the Young Americans will... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rebuilding a hometown market http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50089633/Rebuilding-a-hometown-market On Thursday, July 10th, evening around 4 pm, Dale Hix took a total of six minutes to tear down the old Sunshine Market. The Sunshine Market was purchased by Joyce Gregory in May of this year, with plans on rebuilding the business. The previous... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST FINAL MOVING SALE http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50120306/FINAL-MOVING-SALE 1520 Old Highway 52, out past the fairgroundsONE DAY ONLYThursday, July 317 a.m.-5 p.m.Discounted items after 2 pmFree items after 4 pm Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Traffic stops leads to theft arrest http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50102417/Traffic-stops-leads-to-theft-arrest On Thursday, July 24, while on patrol, Patrolman Joshua McClard of the Lafayette Police Department, observed a male driving a motor vehicle that fit the description of a vehicle that had been involved in a felony case. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST “Quilt in a Day” Sewing Class held http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50087936/Quilt-in-a-Day-Sewing-Class-held SEWING is fun, especially when a project can be completed in one day! On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 that's exactly what eight youth and four adults did. They made a beautiful, color coordinated, lap quilt. To make the project, the backing fabric... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST FCCLA attend National Leadership Conference in San Antonio http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50086478/FCCLA-attend-National-Leadership-Conference-in-San-Antonio On July 4, 2014, sixteen members of Macon County High School FCCLA boarded a charter bus and headed out to the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. They made several stops along the way visiting Graceland, the JFK Museum, and... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50085839/ The Red Boiling Springs Lions Club held a Pancake Supper this past Saturday, July 26 at the Historic Armour's Hotel in RBS. Proceeds from this event, as well as many other events, will help support local area students in need of back to school... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary District Governor Jerry Wear visits Macon http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local-news/50085712/Rotary-District-Governor-Jerry-Wear-visits-Macon At last week's Rotary Club meeting, past and present district governors Ray Knowis and Jerry Wear, respectively, were on hand to present awards to the club. Current DG Wear also spoke on the mission of Rotary International in both the local as... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon Bank & Trust believes in Sherry’s Run http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50085948/Macon-Bank--Trust-believes-in-Sherrys-Run LEBANON, TENN. - July 25, 2014 - Debbie Mason, Marketing & PR Director for Macon Bank & Trust, is also a cancer survivor. Because of this, she knows the importance of having a support group who is there to help you emotionally, spiritually and... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Cutest Kid receives prize money from Tri-County http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/50069965/2014-Cutest-Kid-receives-prize-money-from-Tri-County Tri-County Executive Vice-President and General Manager Paul Thompson presented the winner of this year's Cutest Kids Contest with her prize money on Thursday, July 24. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon County Board of Commissioners meeting minutes http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50070943/Macon-County-Board-of-Commissioners-meeting-minutes The Macon County Board of Commissioners met, pursuant to notice, at the courthouse in Lafayette, TN on July 21 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Linville and Sheriff Gammons opened the meeting. Commissioner Hughes gave the... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon County Times print edition has new look http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50069799/Macon-County-Times-print-edition-has-new-look The print edition of the Macon County Times now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance Changes http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50068632/2014-Farm-Bill-Conservation-Compliance-Changes WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today reminded producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Is this our Citizens Bank robber duo? http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50026356/Is-this-our-Citizens-Bank-robber-duo Chief Jamie Wallis, of Pioneer, Louisiana, is calling the Johnson robber duo a “modern day Bonnie and Clyde.” And considering that the couple allegedly made it all the way from North Carolina to Louisiana on their bank-hitting spree,... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Record-breaking numbers at early voting polls http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/342527/Record-breaking-numbers-at-early-voting-polls So far, the number of early voters who have showed out at the polls is impressive. Including mail-in votes at the end of the day Tuesday, the totals are as follows: Before Friday: 30 votes. Friday (7-18): 413 votes. Saturday (7-19): 175 votes. Monday... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Integrity Auto Sales debuts new location http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-local_features/311374/Integrity-Auto-Sales-debuts-new-location Integrity Auto celebrated their move to a new location with the Macon County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, July 18. A ribbon cutting was held and refreshments were served.New location is:402 Scottsville Rd Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST