Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:06:32 EST 1800 Free Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans at Vol State http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151566755/Free-Pregnancy-Ultrasound-Scans-at-Vol-State The Volunteer State Community College Sonography Program is offering free ultrasounds for expecting moms. The scans allow Vol State students to gain experience with real obstetric patients. The scans will be performed in the Sonography Center at the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:21:46 EST Rollover on New Harmony http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/151554985/Rollover-on-New-Harmony Eighteen-year-old Justin Green, of Lafayette, was the latest driver to wreck on New Harmony Road. On Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 28, Green was driving a black 1994 Honda Civic south on New Harmony Road. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:21:43 EST Senior Citizens Center holds Health Fair http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151565786/Senior-Citizens-Center-holds-Health-Fair The Macon County Senior Citizens Center held a Health Fair on January 29, 2015.Larissa Eller, left and Dr. Emily Lough speak with a participant.Macon County General Hospital's booth was abuzz with activity. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:41:47 EST MCJH A/B Honor Roll http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151549344/MCJH-A/B-Honor-Roll 6th GradeBraydon AustinElijah AustinBianca BartleyHayden BlankenshipCalli BolesAston ButcherWesley CarverClarice ChandlerHaley Clark Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:11:41 EST MCJH Principal’s List and AB Honor Roll List http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151520050/MCJH-Principals-List-and-AB-Honor-Roll-List 6th GradeEmily AshburnKyra ChandlerAllie CliburnAlexis DeanHallie DickensKaitlyn DriverBrooke EvansMadison FleenorMadilyn Goodall Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:26:41 EST Golden Oaks Village News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/151518028/Golden-Oaks-Village-News Hello everybody from Golden Oaks. How is everyone out in the land of beauty? It's been a great week here in our Village this past week. All residents try too make each day a better day for all. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:21:43 EST Voting begins for overhead sign message contest http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/151519412/Voting-begins-for-overhead-sign-message-contest NASHVILLE – Voting begins Monday, Jan. 26 to choose the winners from TDOT's first ever Dynamic Message Sign Contest. Over the past two weeks, TDOT has received more than 3,400 entries for possible safety messages for the overhead signs... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:11:41 EST Lions attend Learning Retreat http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151519016/Lions-attend-Learning-Retreat The annual Lions' Learning Retreat (LLR) took place Jan. 16-18, at the Coffee County Convention Center in Manchester, TN. Seminars were focused on topics to “Strengthen the Pride” and aiding members in growing in Lionism. Attendees... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:56:41 EST MTSU recognizes high achievers http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151518765/MTSU-recognizes-high-achievers To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must maintain a current semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above and earn at least 12 semester hours. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:46:46 EST Macon County’s big win at Regional and State hog shows http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_agricultural/151518198/Macon-Countys-big-win-at-Regional-and-State-hog-shows The 2015 Central Region Market Hog Show was held in Murfreesboro on January 20. Macon County 4-H Club had 4 exhibitors to participate, Hailey Brewer, Jedediah Coley, Ben Ellis, and Leann Manion. With a combined total of 12 hogs, each hog placed in the... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:31:41 EST Friends of Winding Stairs has membership focus http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151513473/Friends-of-Winding-Stairs-has-membership-focus Friends of Winding Stairs, Inc., a non-profit, was created to assist the City of Lafayette in constructing and maintaining a new park, set to open in the spring. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:46 EST Arrests http://maconcountytimes.com/news/blotter-community-news/151500473/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. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:44 EST Community Calendar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-news/151400779/Community-Calendar CHURCHFord to PreachBro. Terry Ford will preach at Sycamore Valley Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 11 AM. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:43 EST Inmate flees Courtroom http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/151500133/Inmate-flees-Courtroom On Wednesday, January 21 during court session at the Macon County Justice Center, an inmate fled the courtroom and was captured by officers shortly thereafter at the Macon County Justice Center. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:42 EST Community Advisory Board helps in many ways http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151492710/Community-Advisory-Board-helps-in-many-ways Did you know that in Macon County 21.2% of the population lives below the poverty level? That's according to U.S. Census Bureau's latest statistics, which averages years 2009-2013. Which means in a room full of 10 people, 2 of them... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:41 EST Adam’s Grist Mill latest mural to go up http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-home_top-news/151448387/Adams-Grist-Mill-latest-mural-to-go-up Members of the Macon County Arts Council (MCAC) and others watched on a sunny, cold Thursday, Jan. 22, as the latest installment to the murals on the Lafayette square was placed on the side of Macon Bank & Trust. Workers from North Central Telephone... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:01:41 EST Rotary hands out checks and awards http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151497576/Rotary-hands-out-checks-and-awards At last week's Rotary Club meeting, several checks were handed out by Makin' Macon Fit and the Rotary Club, both to benefit the MCJHS Jr. Interact Club and the local backpack program. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:11:41 EST Let it snow, let it snow http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151517854/Let-it-snow-let-it-snow Macon County woke up Saturday, January 24 to a beautiful blanket of snow, which caused many kids to want to play in it. Moms and Dads bundled up their young ones and headed out to make snow angels, snowmen and snowballs. Here are some pictures of area... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:26:41 EST Quilt and queen both win at state level http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-home_top-news-news_agricultural/151508331/Quilt-and-queen-both-win-at-state-level The 93rd Annual Tennessee Association of Fairs Convention was held over the weekend in Nashville with members of the Macon County Fair Board attending. The group brought several awards home form the meeting. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:01:41 EST The real scoop on inner-workings of your newspaper http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/151305144/The-real-scoop-on-inner-workings-of-your-newspaper The Macon County Times recently considered the thousands of unconventional and unique laborers who work hard each and every day with little or no appreciation. Many of these hardworking men and women accomplish vital tasks to keep our county... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:06:55 EST