Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:46:21 EST 1800 Rotarians recognized for long service http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153020585/Rotarians-recognized-for-long-service At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Rotarian Don Traylor recognized two of our longer serving members in the club, Radford West (April of 1982) and Ricky White (June of 1983), as well as two of our more recent members, Stephen Skinner (March of... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:26:43 EST RBS city election this Saturday http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-politics/153012657/RBS-city-election-this-Saturday On the last Saturday in April in an odd-numbered year, the citizens of Red Boiling Springs (RBS) go to the polls. Voters in RBS have the task of electing a City Mayor and four City Council members Saturday, April 25. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:16:41 EST MC GOP elects new officers http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-politics/152989395/MC-GOP-elects-new-officers Mr. Allen Douglas has been elected as the Chair of Macon County Republican Party (MCRP) 2015. Allen is a native Georgian, and worked in the Marine Insurance business for some 30 years living in Chicago, New York, Tampa, and Atlanta. He has retired and... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:31:47 EST Scholarship fundraiser raises over $4,600 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153012532/Scholarship-fundraiser-raises-over-$4600 The Matt Cliburn Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser was heavily attended last Saturday, April 18. The cookout, bake sale, and Memorial ride, as well as items donated to raffle, all contributed to an all-time high of over $4,600 being... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:26:41 EST Blankenship attends educational seminar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/business-news/152988232/Blankenship-attends-educational-seminar Chelsea Blankenship, of Lafayette, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five-day training program at Modern Woodmen's home office in Rock Island, Illinois. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:21:41 EST Methodist Pastor from England to preach http://maconcountytimes.com/news/church-news/152986416/Methodist-Pastor-from-England-to-preach Peter and Ann Whatton will be visiting Lafayette, the last week of April and the first week of May. Peter and Ann were first introduced to the Lafayette community through the Methodist Exchange in 1996. Now they have been adopted by our church and the... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:01:43 EST Pro-life speech winners http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/152989593/Pro-life-speech-winners The Macon County Right To Life High School Oratory Contest was held on April 13, 2015 at the Chamber of Commerce Building in Lafayette. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:41 EST Inmates help Shriners http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152962383/Inmates-help-Shriners You see them at intersections around town, wearing their red fez hats, once a year collecting donations to help with children across the country. The Shriners volunteer their time to help raise money to go toward their children's... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:16:41 EST MCJH supports Autsim Awareness http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-schools/152962871/MCJH-supports-Autsim-Awareness The 8th annual World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 was observed by students at Macon County Junior High. This day, set aside by the organization Autism Speaks, aims to increase people's awareness about people, especially children, with autism. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:36:42 EST Macon County Girls Basketball gets new Coach http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news-sports/152964581/Macon-County-Girls-Basketball-gets-new-Coach The Macon County High School Tigerettes have a new head basketball coach. Mr. Larry White, former girls basketball coach at Red Boiling Springs, met with girls from the basketball team on Thursday, April 16. White will be over the Basketball Program... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:01:41 EST Meet Mr. Lincoln http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152961378/Meet-Mr.-Lincoln On the 150th anniversary of his death, Abraham Lincoln resurrected and spoke to students at Macon County Junior High School. Wednesday, April 15, Mr. Lincoln, also known as Dennis Boggs, presented an illuminative, revealing, and educational look at... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:46:42 EST Jr High students make great gains in learning http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152988879/Jr-High-students-make-great-gains-in-learning Macon County Junior High is recognizing students that have worked really hard to bring their grades up from Report Card 2 to Report Card 3. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:11:43 EST FCCLA wins multiple awards at State http://maconcountytimes.com/news/highschool-news/152943929/FCCLA-wins-multiple-awards-at-State Macon County High School's largest club, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently traveled to Nashville on April 6-9 to compete at the Tennessee State Leadership Conference. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:56:41 EST Woman rescued by first responders http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/152964241/Woman-rescued-by-first-responders A 66-year-old woman ran her truck off into a creek last Wednesday afternoon, April 15. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Ballard, Wanda Bice, formerly of Kentucky, but recently moved to Macon County, was driving east on Liberty Road... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:21:44 EST MCJH Principal’s List and AB Honor Roll List http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-news_education/152905333/MCJH-Principals-List-and-AB-Honor-Roll-List PRINCIPAL'S LIST6th gradeAllie CliburnEmily AshburnJalynn GregoryMakinley SmithLandon WhittemoreSoshua WestKaitlyn Driver Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:31:41 EST Reagan cuts off mane for a memorial http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152941190/Reagan-cuts-off-mane-for-a-memorial Bonnie Reagan donated 15 inches of her hair to Locks of Love in memory of her grandmothers: Sammie Fay Qualls and Lucille Green. Both died of cancer. Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:26:41 EST MCJHS hosts Beauty Pageant http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152941089/MCJHS-hosts-Beauty-Pageant The Miss Macon County Junior High Pageant was held on Saturday, April 11. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:11:41 EST UCHRA hosted March for Meals http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152968801/UCHRA-hosted-March-for-Meals Macon County Mayor Steve Jones and Lafayette City Mayor Richard Driver participated in Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency's (UCHRA) Nutrition program March for Meals. They delivered meals to the homes of Leslie Shrum and Josephine Alexander. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:26:41 EST Fish fry held Friday http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152901256/Fish-fry-held-Friday Last Friday night, April 10, the Macon County Senior Citizens Center held an all-you-can-eat fish fry and from all accounts, it was a huge success. The Lafayette Lions Club donated their time and fish-frying talents to the Senior Citizens... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:26:41 EST Community Calendar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152815714/Community-Calendar CHURCHReed to PreachKyle Reed will preach at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at 6PM on Sunday, April 19. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:06:41 EST