Macon County Times- RSS Feed Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:58:18 EST 1800 Inmate faces escape charge On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, during court session at the Macon County Justice Center, an inmate fled the courtroom and was captured shortly later by Probation Officer Tim Carter, according to court records. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:36:42 EST RBSHS lost to Jackson Monday, Feb. 23, the Red Boiling Springs High School (RBSH) Lady Bulldogs faced the Jackson County Blue Devils in the Region 4-A Quarterfinals. Playing at home, RBSH lost to Jackson County, 30-54. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:31:42 EST CPR saves life Last Tuesday, Feb. 24, Westmoreland had an open community meeting regarding the Expo Center at the old elementary school in the cafeteria. The fate of the center was the topic to be discussed and citizens were encouraged to make their voices heard. It... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:41:41 EST MCGH announces Employees of the Year Zig Ziglar once said, “Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.” Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:01:47 EST Mark Shrum Memorial Play Day Nothing says spring time like a great game of softball. That's why you need to come to the 3rd Annual Mark Shrum Memorial Middle School Play Day. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:01:45 EST Jr Pro Basketball League News Our 5th week of basketball action was Saturday February 14 and we had 10 games of exciting basketball action. Our 1st game was a 6-8 boys' game and Derek Meador's team winning over Matt Barlow's team 12-10. For Derek, Hunter Griggs... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:01:41 EST Tigers couldn’t fight the Irish Tuesday, Feb. 24, the Macon County High School boys' basketball team traveled to Chattanooga to play Notre Dame High School in Region 4-AA Quarterfinals. It turned out to be their last game of the season, ending with a loss of 63-70. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:56:41 EST MCHS Football Ham Breakfast The 2015 Macon County High School Football Ham Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 6-11 am at Lafayette Elementary School. This will be the 19th annual breakfast. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:01:42 EST Clay and Gregorich to wed Albert Charles Clay Jr. and Anna Marie Gregorich would like to announce their wedding, to take place on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at the Donoho Hotel at 500 Main Street, Red Boiling Springs. A Masquerade Reception will follow immediately... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:31:42 EST Mandatory 10-digit dialing is here now It's here! Starting this weekend, all local calls made within the Tennessee 615 area code must be placed using the 10-digit telephone number (area code plus the 7-digit telephone number). Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:11:44 EST Correction This pictured was printed in our February 12 edition and an incorrect name was printed. We regret the error. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:06:42 EST RBS Council Meeting minutes The Red Boiling Springs City Council met in regular session on Thursday, Feb. 12. Mayor Tom Fultz was presiding with all council members present with the exception of Billy Joe Carter. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:26:41 EST Commisioners’ meeting minutes The Macon County Board of Commissioners met at the Courthouse on Monday, February 23, 2015. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Steve Jones and Sheriff Mark Gammons opened the meeting. Commissioner Bryan Carter gave the Invocation and... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:01:42 EST FCCLA members teach “Don’t drive while in-text-icated” Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members Kaitlin Goheen and Sky Fuqua have been working with the 8th graders at Macon County Junior High for their FCCLA STAR Event, Focus On Children. The title of their project is “Driving... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:11:41 EST Learn to love the library When you open the doors to a library, you also open possibilities. Among the rows and rows of books of all different shapes, sizes and colors, the library has always been a center of information and social gathering. When patrons step into the modern... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:16:41 EST Sneakers may be silver, but still moving Another exercise option for the more mature group in our community is available at the Macon County Senior Citizens Center. Every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:00 a.m., a group gathers to have fun and move through a variety of exercises designed... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:11:41 EST Get a Healthy Start for your newborn Did you just find out you're expecting or know someone who is? Maybe your bundle of joy has recently arrived. If you're a first time parent, you need to know about a new, unique program that is being offered to Macon County, Healthy... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:06:41 EST Concerns about water leaks in Lafayette Some City of Lafayette residents have concerns about water usage due to the weather. Public Works Director Phillip Brawner said that recently many customers' pipes have frozen and burst, which can cause the likelihood of major water... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:31:42 EST Friends in fitness, partners in life For most of us, running a marathon would be a one trip ticket on our bucket list, but for Red Boiling Springs residents Cathie and Troy Johnson, it seems it is the only thing on their bucket list. Referred to as the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:01:43 EST Dalton Wayne Binion Jerry and Michael Binion, of Lebanon would like to announce the birth of their son, Dalton Wayne Binion. Dalton was born on February 13, 2015 at UMC in Lebanon, weighing 7lbs. 11oz and 18 1/2 inches long. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:21:42 EST