Macon County Times- RSS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/ http://maconcountytimes.com/ Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:31:47 EST 1800 RTI enrichment group tour NCTC’s Data Center http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news-news_education-news_education/50686921/RTI-enrichment-group-tour-NCTCs-Data-Center Students from MCJH's high RTI enrichment group were excited to tour North Central's Data Center. They learned about the impressive structure of the building designed to withstand earthquakes and tornadoes and provide its own power for... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:00:12 EST Macon County Family and Community Educators (FCE) compete in regional contest http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50703622/Macon-County-Family-and-Community-Educators-(FCE)-compete-in-regional-contest On Thursday, September 11, 2014, Family and Community Educators (FCE) Ida Tucker, Jo Ann Partin, Teresa Wilson, Patty Petty and FCS Extension Agent Lynne Knight attended the Tennessee Association of Family and Community Educators (TAFCE) Central... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:46:13 EST Macon County 4-H members take top honors at 4-H outdoor cookery contest. http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50700839/Macon-County-4-H-members-take-top-honors-at-4-H-outdoor-cookery-contest. Macon County youth recently competed in the Central Region 4-H Outdoor Cookery contest. This event like most 4-H activities provide a real practical skill for youth, that they will be able to use their whole life. Everyone enjoys something off the... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:03:16 EST NE area rep for 4H All Stars http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-home_top-local_features-news/50701007/NE-area-rep-for-4H-All-Stars Luci Allen, 10th grade student at Macon Co. High School, was recently elected as the North East Area Representative of the Central Region 4-H All Stars. The Area representatives serve as contacts for their designated cluster area. They assist with... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:31:05 EST High school seniors apply now for TN Promise free tuition http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-news/50703477/High-school-seniors-apply-now-for-TN-Promise-free-tuition The Tennessee Promise is a statewide program that allows high school seniors to attend community college free of tuition starting next year. Volunteer State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville (TCAT) are some of... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:40:10 EST Day honored for 15 years of service http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-news/50699338/Day-honored-for-15-years-of-service Capital Bank Manger Sharon Day (seated) was honored for 15 years with the company in August.Pictured with her (L to R) are Assistant Manager James Christian, Teller Erin Brown, Teller Amanda Doss and Teller Coordinator Renee Napier. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:36:08 EST Beta Club officers elected http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news-news_education-news_education/50685877/Beta-Club-officers-elected The Macon County High School Beta Club officers for the 2014-2015 school year were recently elected. Pictured (L to R) are President Marisa Owens, Vice President Leah Anderson, Secretary Andrew Salyer, Historian Logan Horn, and Treasurer Brooklyn... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:01:15 EST Grandparents Day at RBS Elementary http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50685502/Grandparents-Day-at-RBS-Elementary On Friday, September 5th Red Boiling Springs Elementary School's PTO sponsored Grandparents Day. Grandparents had an opportunity to have breakfast with their grandchild or grandchildren. PTO provided coffee, juice, and donuts for the breakfast. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:34:10 EST Capitol Cash celebrates Grand Re-Opening http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-home_top-local_features/50636510/Capitol-Cash-celebrates-Grand-Re-Opening Capitol Cash 1, located at 115 Public Square in Lafayette celebrated it's Grand-Reopening on Friday, September 5, 2014 with a ribbon cutting. Staff and members of the Chamber of Commerce were all smiles for the event. Jenny Blanford, Branch... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:09:14 EST Macon County suicide rate in successive years http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-local_features-news/50684918/Macon-County-suicide-rate-in-successive-years Based on data provided by the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network the suicide rate for Macon County in 2012, the latest reporting year, was 17.8 per 100,000 people. The national rate for the same year was right at 13 and the rate in Tennessee was... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:57:08 EST Jones leads committee of the whole http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50642742/Jones-leads-committee-of-the-whole With a much smaller crowd than last month, the Committee of the Whole began their scheduled meeting on Monday, September 8 at 7:00 PM with newly elected Mayor Steve Jones calling the meeting to order. Those present: Chris Wix, Kenneth Witte, Jeff... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:05:10 EST Ferrell Meador Apple Festival http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50636414/ Knollwood Manor and The White House Assisted Living, Linda Austin and Beverly Walker, teamed with Ferrell Meador for the Annual Ferrell Meador Apple Festival. The fun began at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13 with cider making, apple sampling,... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:51:14 EST Red Boiling Springs to receive $600 a day until new fire hall is completed http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/50638156/Red-Boiling-Springs-to-receive-$600-a-day-until-new-fire-hall-is-completed The Red Boiling Springs City Council met in regular session on September 11, 2014. Mayor Willie Brown conducted the meeting. Legal representative for the council Christi Dalton, Secretary Coby Knight, Vice Mayor Tom Fultz and council members Terry... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:45:16 EST RBS HS volleyball updates http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/50636581/RBS-HS-volleyball-updates Red Boiling Springs High School opened its volleyball season against Merroll Hyde on August 21st. They play three games a week, on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights and they play to win. “Most of my team graduated last year,” Head Coach... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:01:11 EST RBS Jr. High volleyball hits stride http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/50637572/RBS-Jr.-High-volleyball-hits-stride Red Boiling Springs Jr. High Volleyball hit its stride last week. The Varsity won two out of three games. The Jr. Varsity won three out of three. They played a home game against Gordonsville on September 8th. The Varsity played first, winning 25-22... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:00:13 EST MCHS Girl’s Golf team second in district http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/50637485/MCHS-Girls-Golf-team-second-in-district Macon County High Girl's Golf team brings home second place in District 8 A-AA Tournament played on Wednesday, Sept. 10th at White Plains Golf Course in Cookeville, TN. The team will advance to compete in the Region Tournament at Fall Creek... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:57:10 EST Boys golf team Region 4 champions http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/50648812/Boys-golf-team-Region-4-champions Macon County High boy's golf team are Region 4 Champions and advance to play in the TSSAA Class A-AA State Tournament next week at Willow Brook Golf Course in Manchester, TN. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:56:10 EST TVA schedules RBS area outage http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-home_top-localnews1/50616518/TVA-schedules-RBS-area-outage Weather permitting, Tri-County Electric members served from the Red Boiling Spring Substation will be affected by an interruption of power scheduled by TVA for Friday night, September 19th. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:51:18 EST Turning heartbreak into hopefulness for others http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/50646106/Turning-heartbreak-into-hopefulness-for-others On a warm evening last Tuesday, September 9, many gathered at Key Park pavilion to remember something heartbreaking in their lives: suicide. The focus of the Macon Memories program was to turn that heartbreak into hopefulness. Friends and family... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:43:18 EST Old cars and old friends http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1/50640075/Old-cars-and-old-friends Thousands of people gathered on the grounds of the Thomas House in Red Boiling Springs on Saturday, September 6 to enjoy the 58th Annual Middle Tennessee Antique Car Show. The Middle Tennessee Region Club was chartered in February 1956 in Nashville. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:12:11 EST