Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:35:39 EST 1800 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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