Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:35:49 EST 1800 Are you raising a relative child? http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152222271/Are-you-raising-a-relative-child It's not an isolated situation — in fact, it's quite common to find grandparents and other relatives raising children in their extended families. More than six million children in the United States – about 1 in 12 children... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:26:42 EST One-year-old succumbs after heroic battle http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152218628/One-year-old-succumbs-after-heroic-battle Macon County is mourning the passing of Easton Jedediah Goad, the one-year-old son of Jed and Leslie Holland Goad of Red Boiling Springs. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:36:41 EST Time to change those clocks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/152180136/Time-to-change-those-clocks It's that time of year again, when we all lose. Time, that is. Daylight Saving Time (DST) will be this Sunday, March 8, 2015 when everyone will need to set their clocks forward one hour. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:26:41 EST Arrests http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152139773/Arrests 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, 4 Mar 2015 20:16:41 EST Royalty crowned http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152157650/Royalty-crowned The Palace Care and Rehabilitation Center at Red Boiling Springs held our residents' Valentines Party on February 13. After the votes were cast, we crowned The Palace Queen and King - Christine Goad and Rudolph Bransford. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:11:41 EST School Board discusses self-evaluation http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/152096434/School-Board-discusses-self-evaluation The Macon County School Board met in regular session Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Central Office.The Board was called to order and then a prayer was offered by Board Member Jimmy Cook. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:41:41 EST Suspect captured for a string of auto burglaries http://maconcountytimes.com/news/blotter-news/152153182/Suspect-captured-for-a-string-of-auto-burglaries An initial report was taken by the Lafayette Police Department during the weekend of October 23, 24, 2014 regarding a vehicle that had been burglarized. Officers of the Lafayette Police Department were sent to Days Service Center to investigate and... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:01:41 EST Gift won for “liking” Tri-County http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152051208/Gift-won-for-liking-Tri-County Congratulations to Cassondra Abbott from Celina, for being the first winner of a $25 gift certificate for “liking” Tri-County Electric's Facebook page! Visit our website at www.tcemc.org to follow us on Facebook and... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:46:42 EST Fender bender http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/152150966/Fender-bender The intersection of Brattontown Circle/Old Hwy 52 and Hwy 52 on Tuesday, March 3 at about 6:30 a.m. was the scene of an accident involving Kimberly Hudson driving a Toyota Solara and Matthew Haag driving a Ford pick up truck. Lafayette Police... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:46:41 EST Holocaust Liberator speaks at Westside Elementary http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-home_top-news/152125222/Holocaust-Liberator-speaks-at-Westside-Elementary In February, Westside Elementary teachers, Amy Linville and January Alred, were able to take five of their students to a Holocaust Convention in Knoxville. There, they met survivors and talked with Mrs. Danelle with the TN Holocaust Convention. She... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:11:42 EST Icy roads caused delays http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152091551/Icy-roads-caused-delays Snow sparkles and shimmers and even though it's a pretty to see everything covered in white powder, and play in, it can also be a dangerous hazard to some people. Last week Macon County received significant amounts of snow. The ground and roads... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:11:41 EST Rotary Club news http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152128469/Rotary-Club-news At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Rotarian Ron Alan Powell gave a presentation on the renovations that have taken place to create The Lodge, Great American Music Hall, which is a venue for writers and artists from all areas and all musical... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:01:43 EST Inmate faces escape charge http://maconcountytimes.com/news/blotter-news/152124982/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 CPR saves life http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/152142929/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 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-health-news/152056376/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 MCHS football ham breakfast RESCHEDULED http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-news-sports/152089874/MCHS-football-ham-breakfast-RESCHEDULED UPDATE: Due to weather conditions and circumstances beyond our control, the 2015 MCHS Football Ham Breakfast fundraiser has been RESCHEDULED for Saturday, March 21 from 6-11 a.m. at Lafayette Elementary School. We apologize for any... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:31:42 EST Mandatory 10-digit dialing is here now http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/152118081/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 RBS Council Meeting minutes http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/152096021/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 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/152095387/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” 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