Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:45:31 EST 1800 Mayor Linville accepts plaque from Rural Development http://maconcountytimes.com/news/localnews1-politics/50451366/Mayor-Linville-accepts-plaque-from-Rural-Development County Mayor Shelvy Linville receives a plaque from Jerry Jolley, Area Director for USDA Rural Development on Thursday, August 28. The plaque commends Mayor Linville for providing notable leadership and support for the work of USDA Rural Development,... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:56:08 EST 2014 Macon County High School Football Team http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50297206/2014-Macon-County-High-School-Football-Team 2014 Macon County Football Seniors back row (L to R): Jesse Gregory, Brandon Noles, John Christian, Gage Carr, Chris Gunter, and Dale Turner. Senior girls: Courtney Brooks, Brittany Brown, Bethany Brown, Samantha Tyler, Ryan Anne Cothron. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:24:38 EST 2nd Annual Bank for a Cure Car and Bike Show http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news/50399070/ Jimmy Shrum's 1954 Chevy 3100Richard Williams' 1957 Chevy Bel-AirSteve Smith's 1966 Ford Mustang Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:34:09 EST MACON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL EVENTS http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news_education/50354567/MACON-COUNTY-HIGH-SCHOOL-EVENTS Leo Club Students may join until August 29th. See Mrs. Shrum in room 103. FFA Future Farmers of America - students have the month of September to join. See one of the Ag teachers. FBLA Future Business Leaders of America Students have until the end of... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:00:17 EST Strawberry Patch Barn Sale http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50367699/Strawberry-Patch-Barn-Sale The Strawberry Patch Barn Sale was the brain-child of entrepreneur Christy Jo Stone. “In 2009, after twisting a few arms, I began hosting a glorified yard sale in my backyard with a small group of girls who have since become my best... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:44:07 EST TVA reschedules outage for Tuesday, August 26th http://maconcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news/50370813/TVA-reschedules-outage-for-Tuesday-August-26th Weather prevented TVA from the interruption of power scheduled for Wednesday, August 20th. Weather permitting, the outage has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 26th at 10:00 p.m. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:03:13 EST Annual Youth Sunday at Lafayette United Methodist Church http://maconcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50366771/ What does the spiritual growth of our youth look like at Lafayette United Methodist Church? That question was answered on Sunday, August 17th during the Annual Youth Sunday! The pattern for our young people's spiritual growth begins with devoted Youth... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:52:12 EST McClard’s Gifts hosts Bridal Planning Seminar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news/50321576/McClards-Gifts-hosts-Bridal-Planning-Seminar Planning a wedding can cause a bride and groom much stress. McClard's Gifts is trying to ease that stress by hosting a Bridal Planning Seminar this Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Several local merchants will be sharing techniques... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:08:11 EST Macon County Junior High Homecoming Court http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news/50355786/Macon-County-Junior-High-Homecoming-Court Macon County Junior High Homecoming Court attendents. Pictured (L to R): 7th grade attendant McKaylee Mix, 8th grade attendants Erin Smoczynski and Jay Young, Queen Brooklyn Brawner, 8th grade attendants Gracie Andrews and Kayli Cline, 7th grade... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:12 EST ‘Thorns on the Rose’ book signing http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50290336/Thorns-on-the-Rose-book-signing On Saturday, August 16, the Macon County Arts Council welcomed Terri Merryman, well-known local writer who presented a book review, program and book signing for the recently published “Thorns on a Rose” at the new Geraldine Hire Community... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:50:14 EST Nestle Waters celebrates a milestone http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50321382/Nestle-Waters-celebrates-a-milestone On Thursday, August 14, 2014, the Nestle Waters Macon County Bottling Plant celebrated a two year accident-free workplace in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the OSH Act) and general regulations of the Occupational... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:00:06 EST State Rep. Kelly Keisling attends Red Boiling Springs City Council Meeting http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50320908/State-Rep.-Kelly-Keisling-attends-Red-Boiling-Springs-City-Council-Meeting His Honorable Kelly Keisling, State Representative, District 38, attended the regular meeting of the Red Boiling Springs City Council on Thursday, August 14, 2014. He said he dropped in to say “hi,” and see what was going on. He sat... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:42:12 EST TVA Schedules Outage for Wednesday, August 20th http://maconcountytimes.com/news/breaking_news/50318410/TVA-Schedules-Outage-for-Wednesday-August-20th Tri-County Electric members on Highway 10 North from Pleasant Hill to the Tennessee/Kentucky state line will be affected by an interruption of power scheduled by TVA for Wednesday, August 20th. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:34:15 EST Wal-Mart holds grand re-opening http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/50297918/Wal-Mart-holds-grand-re-opening Wal-Mart celebrated a Grand Re-Opening on Friday, August 15. Dozens of local dignitaries, store employees, and customers celebrated recent renovations unveiled by the store. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09:01:14 EST Rotary activity http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50297303/Rotary-activity At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Tennessee Soapworks owner Matthew Starner regaled the club with the intricacies of the soap making process. Starner mixed, poured and cut a (pre-made) block of soap during his presentation to the club, while... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:42:10 EST MCGH receives accreditation from DNV GL http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50289069/MCGH-receives-accreditation-from-DNV-GL Lafayette, TN August, 2014 — Macon County General Hospital announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process from DNV GL - Healthcare. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:48:07 EST Stoplight going in on Scottsville Road http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50285919/Stoplight-going-in-on-Scottsville-Road Construction started last week for a stop light to be built at the intersection of Scottsville Rd and Akersville Rd/Sycamore St in Lafayette. The grant was applied for under Mayor JY Carter's administration. Mayor Richard Driver stated that it... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:08:04 EST Tri-County gives away $50 certificates at fair http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50288178/Tri-County-gives-away-$50-certificates-at-fair Winner Melissa Stevens (right) with Marilyn Murphy.Winner Nancy Deering (right) with Marilyn Murphy, Consumer Accounts Representative and Macon County Fair Board member. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:04:09 EST Winding Stairs mural goes up http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/50276573/Winding-Stairs-mural-goes-up The Macon County Arts Council celebrated its latest project Wednesday, watching North Central workers hang a 16 ft by 16 ft mural of Winding Stairs to the south side of the Lafayette Cinema building on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The mural, painted by... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:01:08 EST Fairgoer wins bistro table from MCGH http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50272027/Fairgoer-wins-bistro-table-from-MCGH Congratulations to Beverly Kramer winner of Macon County General Hospital's Bistro Set that was given away at the Macon County Fair.L-R: Beverly, Mike Holland, Macon County General Hospital and Linda LeFrançois. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:08:13 EST