Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:47:27 EST 1800 FCCLA members teach “Don’t drive while in-text-icated” http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/152068937/FCCLA-members-teach 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 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151973917/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... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:01:41 EST Sneakers may be silver, but still moving http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151799409/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 Concerns about water leaks in Lafayette http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/152008709/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 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-health-news/151572498/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 Exercise outdoors safely during winter http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151800574/Exercise-outdoors-safely-during-winter NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cold weather doesn't have to send your exercise routine into hibernation. While outdoor activities can expose you to several safety hazards during winter months, you can still enjoy a walk, run or maybe a sled ride while... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:46:41 EST Parks great way to get fit http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151799522/Parks-great-way-to-get-fit Yes, the gym has TVs. And magazines. And non-stop dance music. Nevertheless, there's a reason why you'll see Macon County fitness buffs out enjoying the city's parks whenever the weather is nice, and sometimes even when it's... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:26:41 EST Areboic boot camp gives big calorie burn http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151797030/Areboic-boot-camp-gives-big-calorie-burn By February, many Americans' resolutions to get fit have fallen by the wayside. Winter seems like a more challenging time of year to find places to exercise. Some people might think this rural area doesn't have much to offer in terms of... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:51:42 EST Arrest records http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-blotter/152005852/Arrest-records The following records were provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office. All individuals charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Lafayette Police Department Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:11:41 EST Winter storm wreaks havoc with roads http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/152022891/Winter-storm-wreaks-havoc-with-roads Will Macon County ever thaw out? That is on the mind of many residents, especially those that live on extremely rural roads. The snow, single digit temperatures and freezing rain have made some roads treacherous. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:26:41 EST Former teacher facing statutory rape charges http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/152010950/Former-teacher-facing-statutory-rape-charges Steven Snyder, Lafayette resident and a former Macon County school teacher, has been accused of inappropriate contact with students in two counties, following a joint investigation with the Trousdale County Sheriff's Department and TBI Special Agents. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:21:42 EST Valentine’s box to remember http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/151879249/Valentines-box-to-remember Avery Sutton brought in his Valentine's Day box to school on Friday, Febraury 13. It looks like his puppy. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:11:41 EST Americans encouraged to save http://maconcountytimes.com/news/business-news/151997608/Americans-encouraged-to-save Washington, D.C. (Feb. 20, 2015)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and Macon Bank and Trust Company are proud to add the community banker voice to the list of organizations nationwide that are encouraging Americans to... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:56:43 EST Water woes in RBS http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/151999504/Water-woes-in-RBS The snow, below zero temperatures, and freezing rain have caused more than just travel problems. Although there seems to be an abundance of water outside as the snow begins to melt, it's not that way for many Red Boiling Springs residents who... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:56:42 EST Tennessee elevates to Level II – State of Emergency http://maconcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/151986544/Tennessee-elevates-to-Level-II--State-of-Emergency Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has accepted the recommendation of TEMA Deputy Commissioner David Purkey to elevate to a Level II-State of Emergency in recognizing a major disaster in Tennessee. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 17:21:41 EST Amazon Center couple works together http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151967879/Amazon-Center-couple-works-together The Amazon Fulfillment Center in Lebanon and its more than 500 full-time employees celebrated Valentine's Day this year by donning pink and red in honor of the holiday. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:16:41 EST Stonecrest’s King and Queen http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151972897/Stonecrests-King-and-Queen Stonecrest Assisted Living celebrated Valentines Day on Friday, February 13. Elect King is Norman Perdue and Queen is Martha Carver. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:21:42 EST Fire in freezing temperatures http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/151970995/Fire-in-freezing-temperatures Fire and freezing temperatures don't go well together. The home of Barbara Blough, owned by Susan White, had flames coming through the roof on Thursday, Feb. 19 about 4:09 p.m. when someone alerted 911 of a house fire. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:16:42 EST Heart may be weak, but he is strong http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151965336/Heart-may-be-weak-but-he-is-strong Angie Andrews, of Lafayette, was a young first-time mom on December 13, 1996 and no doubt was excited to see her newborn son, Logan in her arms, but at the same time she was concerned. This wasn't exactly how she had imagined it. See, she was... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:36:41 EST Don’t be a phishing victim! http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/151965606/Dont-be-a-phishing-victim NCTC has been made aware of a scam where fake agents will call and represent themselves as Microsoft technicians. They basically identify themselves as someone from Microsoft and tell you they've noticed that you have a problem on your computer... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:11:41 EST