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History of Macon County

History of Macon County

History surrounds those of us who live in Macon County, Tennessee. Founded on January 18th, 1842 and formed from parts of Sumner and Smith Counties, M...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


The Macon County Public Library System

The Macon County Public Library System

The Macon County Public Library System consists of the Macon County Public Library located at 311 Church Street in Lafayette, Tennessee and the Red Bo...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Macon County Soccer League

Macon County Soccer League

Soccer, football, footie, the beautiful game… Regardless of what you call it, soccer provides Macon County a link to the rest of the world. For ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


History surrounds those of us who live in Macon County, Tennessee. Founded on January 18th, 1842 and formed from parts of Sumner and Smith Counties, M...

July 27th, 2016 |  


The Lafayette Tennessee Rotary Club

The Lafayette Tennessee Rotary Club

The Rotary Club was founded by Paul Harris in 1905 in Chicago. Now there are clubs all over the world. The Lafayette Rotary Club was chartered in l955...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Lafayette man arrested following police chase

Lafayette man arrested following police chase

On July 14th, 2016 Jeffery Hix of the Lafayette Police Department was dispatched to 558 Sneed Blvd. to speak with Angel Hall about her boyfriend Steve...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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MCHS football team holds football camp

MCHS to hold Football Camp

Macon County High School football team will be hosting a football camp on Thursday and Friday, July 14th & 15th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the MCHS ...

July 6th, 2016 |  


MCPRA 12U All-Stars bring home the championship trophy

MCPRA 12U All-Stars bring home the championship trophy

The MCPRA 12U All-stars played their first game Tuesday, June 28th, winning against Westmoreland All-stars 16-1. The team played against the Scottsvil...

July 6th, 2016 |  


MCPRA 8U places 2nd in all-stars tournament

MCPRA 8U places 2nd in all-stars tournament

The 8U team began the tournament playing against Westmoreland on Tuesday, June 28th and won 14-7. Their second game was against Scottsville travel tea...

July 6th, 2016 |  


MCPRA Girls Softball holds Awards Night

MCPRA Girls Softball holds Awards Night

MCPRA 5-8 year old, 6th place: Murray Machine and Tools Mean Machine - Head Coach PeeWee KoutzMCPRA 5-8 year old, 5th place: All About Sports Avengers...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Macon County Tigers Basketball holds summer camp

Macon County Tigers Basketball holds summer camp

Spencer Hogan and Cameron Welch assist campers in doing sit-ups.Basketball players show campers correct ways to perform some exercises.Participants of...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Lafayette Little League holds Awards Ceremony

Lafayette Little League holds Awards Ceremony

3 & 4 yr. old T-Ball team: Woodard Tire - Head Coach: Jennifer Woodard3 & 4 yr. old T-Ball team: Woodard Tire - Head Coach: Jennifer Woodard3 ...

June 15th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Down Memory Lane

July 1982 34 Years Ago- The Farmer’s Market takes place at Key Park, offering fresh cucumbers, green beans, and other veggies.- The Lafayette Ja...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Girls Scouts: embarking on a journey

Girls Scouts: embarking on a journey

When someone thinks of the Girl Scouts, they generally think of Girl Scout cookies. While the cookies are really good, there is much more behind them ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


MCGH offering hometown healthcare

MCGH offering hometown healthcare

Quality comes first at Macon County General Hospital. The people who work there, and their dedication to the hospital and the community make it stand ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Early Voting ends Saturday, July 30

Early Voting ends Saturday, July 30

Nashville, Tennessee – Tennesseans are showing up to vote early in the August 4 state primary and county general election. So far a total of 124...

July 27th, 2016 |  


The Macon County Chamber of Commerce: promoting economic development

The Macon County Chamber of Commerce: promoting economic development

The Macon County Chamber of Commerce was chartered in March of 1963. However the organization was inactive for several years. Fortunately, it reorgani...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Animal Control for the City of Lafayette and Macon County

Animal Control for the City of Lafayette and Macon County

The goal of Animal Control in Lafayette and Macon County is to educate the public about the State and City laws and ordinances regarding animals and t...

July 27th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Younger Next Year

Younger Next Year

I attended the National Speaker’s Association Winter Workshop in Atlanta a while back. The educational sessions offered at the conference were v...

June 29th, 2016 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Kids in Red Boiling Springs: “What is your advice to younger kids?”IMG_2559: Trinity StaffordIMG_2561: Cassie HenerixIMG_2563: Will Massey...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Omens

Omens

In most of my travels I choose to rent a car to get from the airport to my final destination. Sometimes I take a taxi cab.Over the years, I have run i...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Kids in Macon Counry: If you could choose a summer vacation where would you go? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Playing in the Creek

The walking trail I use quite frequently winds along the banks of Goose Creek. A creek offers many different looks as the seasons come and go. Sometim...

June 15th, 2016 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Kids in Red Boiling Springs: “What’s something special you do with your father?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock...

June 8th, 2016 |  


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