Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:55:23 EST 1800 McClard’s Gifts hosts Bridal Planning Seminar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news/50321576/McClards-Gifts-hosts-Bridal-Planning-Seminar Planning a wedding can cause a bride and groom much stress. McClard's Gifts is trying to ease that stress by hosting a Bridal Planning Seminar this Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Several local merchants will be sharing techniques... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:08:11 EST Macon County Junior High Homecoming Court http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news/50355786/Macon-County-Junior-High-Homecoming-Court Macon County Junior High Homecoming Court attendents. Pictured (L to R): 7th grade attendant McKaylee Mix, 8th grade attendants Erin Smoczynski and Jay Young, Queen Brooklyn Brawner, 8th grade attendants Gracie Andrews and Kayli Cline, 7th grade... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:12 EST ‘Thorns on the Rose’ book signing http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50290336/Thorns-on-the-Rose-book-signing 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... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:50:14 EST Nestle Waters celebrates a milestone http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50321382/Nestle-Waters-celebrates-a-milestone 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... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:00:06 EST State Rep. Kelly Keisling attends Red Boiling Springs City Council Meeting http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50320908/State-Rep.-Kelly-Keisling-attends-Red-Boiling-Springs-City-Council-Meeting His Honorable Kelly Keisling, State Representative, District 38, attended the regular meeting of the Red Boiling Springs City Council on Thursday, August 14, 2014. He said he dropped in to say “hi,” and see what was going on. He sat... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:42:12 EST TVA Schedules Outage for Wednesday, August 20th http://maconcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news/50318410/TVA-Schedules-Outage-for-Wednesday-August-20th Tri-County Electric members on Highway 10 North from Pleasant Hill to the Tennessee/Kentucky state line will be affected by an interruption of power scheduled by TVA for Wednesday, August 20th. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:34:15 EST Wal-Mart holds grand re-opening http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/50297918/Wal-Mart-holds-grand-re-opening Wal-Mart celebrated a Grand Re-Opening on Friday, August 15. Dozens of local dignitaries, store employees, and customers celebrated recent renovations unveiled by the store. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09:01:14 EST Rotary activity http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50297303/Rotary-activity At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Tennessee Soapworks owner Matthew Starner regaled the club with the intricacies of the soap making process. Starner mixed, poured and cut a (pre-made) block of soap during his presentation to the club, while... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:42:10 EST MCGH receives accreditation from DNV GL http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50289069/MCGH-receives-accreditation-from-DNV-GL Lafayette, TN August, 2014 — Macon County General Hospital announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process from DNV GL - Healthcare. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:48:07 EST Stoplight going in on Scottsville Road http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50285919/Stoplight-going-in-on-Scottsville-Road Construction started last week for a stop light to be built at the intersection of Scottsville Rd and Akersville Rd/Sycamore St in Lafayette. The grant was applied for under Mayor JY Carter's administration. Mayor Richard Driver stated that it... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:08:04 EST Tri-County gives away $50 certificates at fair http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50288178/Tri-County-gives-away-$50-certificates-at-fair Winner Melissa Stevens (right) with Marilyn Murphy.Winner Nancy Deering (right) with Marilyn Murphy, Consumer Accounts Representative and Macon County Fair Board member. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:04:09 EST Winding Stairs mural goes up http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/50276573/Winding-Stairs-mural-goes-up The Macon County Arts Council celebrated its latest project Wednesday, watching North Central workers hang a 16 ft by 16 ft mural of Winding Stairs to the south side of the Lafayette Cinema building on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The mural, painted by... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:01:08 EST Fairgoer wins bistro table from MCGH http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50272027/Fairgoer-wins-bistro-table-from-MCGH Congratulations to Beverly Kramer winner of Macon County General Hospital's Bistro Set that was given away at the Macon County Fair.L-R: Beverly, Mike Holland, Macon County General Hospital and Linda LeFrançois. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:08:13 EST 2014 MACON COUNTY FAIR WINNERS http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50271938/2014-MACON-COUNTY-FAIR-WINNERS DEMOLITION DERBY1st Tyler East2nd Jason Bandy3rd Joseph EastLAWNMOWER DERBY1st Jimmy Harris2nd Ethan Crowder Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:01:11 EST Macon County Fair Goat Show http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50271827/Macon-County-Fair-Goat-Show The Macon County Fair Goat Show was held on August 5th, 2014. Mark Anderson from Lebanon Tennessee judged. Classes were held for Wethers, Doe Kids, Yearlings and Senior Yearlings. The goats were presented by their young handlers in perfect show... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:56:12 EST Cash giveaways over $1000 every night of the fair http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50271720/Cash-giveaways-over-$1000-every-night-of-the-fair The Macon County Fair Board gave away thousands of dollars to lucky ticket holders to the fair. A minimum of a thousand dollars was given away each night. Winners of the cash give-away on Saturday night received checks in the busy arena during the... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:50:16 EST Tractor Pull fun at the fair http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50271411/Tractor-Pull-fun-at-the-fair Crowds filled the bleachers at the Tractor Pull on Friday night. It was one of the best-attended events of the Fair. More than just a night out with friends and family, this crowd knew what they were watching. They rooted for the drivers or the... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:32:11 EST Community Calendar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50193979/Community-Calendar CHURCHAll-Day Service Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:01:15 EST Macon County Beef and Cattle Show http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50269996/Macon-County-Beef-and-Cattle-Show On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, a Cattle and Beef show was held at the Macon County Fairgrounds. Entries in Angus, Charolais, Limousin and Simmental were presented by their handlers and judged by Bobby Singleton from Medina, Tennessee. The judge put the... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:14:07 EST Hard, strong, and mean http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50262373/Hard-strong-and-mean The Bullwhip Rodeo was one of the best attractions of this year's Fair. Bronc Riding, Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Steer Riding, Calf Riding, Calf Scrabble for ages 8-12, Calf Roping, Team Calf Roping, Barrel Racing and, of all things, a... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:31:17 EST