NEWS


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Couple arrested for attempted theft at Walmart

Couple arrested for attempted theft at Walmart

A man and a woman were caught trying to leave the Lafayette Walmart store with over $2700 in merchandise.According to the arresting affidavit, on Sund...

August 17th, 2016 |  


3 vehicle wreck results in death

3 vehicle wreck results in death

A three vehicle accident on Highway 10 South at Old Lafayette Road, about three miles from the Macon/Trousdale County line, occurred on Wednesday, Aug...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Introducing MCJH’s new principal

Introducing MCJH’s new principal

Macon County Junior High School has a new principal for the 2016-2017 school year. James “Jamie” Kelley became the new MCJH principal on J...

August 16th, 2016 |  


New teachers at Westside Elementary

New teachers at Westside Elementary

Hello, my name is Mrs. Nicole Bilbro and I will be the new Kindergarten teacher at Westside Elementary School. I started volunteering and substitute t...

August 10th, 2016 |  


New faces county wide in Macon County Schools

New faces county wide in Macon County Schools

My name is Susan Stevens and I am the new Elementary Counselor for Fairlane Elementary, Red Boiling Springs Elementary and Westside Elementary. I am m...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Hinson pleads guilty to reckless homicide

Hinson pleads guilty to reckless homicide

Tyler Hinson, 28, former resident of Red Boiling Springs, appeared in Circuit Criminal Court before Judge Brody Kane on Monday, August 8, 2016 and ple...

August 10th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


Macon Bank and Trust holds Cross Country Invitational

Macon Bank and Trust holds Cross Country Invitational

Macon County Cross Country results from the Macon Bank and Trust Invitational, held Saturday, August 21st.MCJH Boys Results - 139 runners competed8th ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Macon County High School Band – The Marching Tigers

Macon County High School Band – The Marching Tigers

MCHS Band Roster: Ashley Alexander, Eric Anderson, Simon Andrew Brawner, Joshua Bray, Madison Bray, Jamie Broadway, Jamie Brown, Sarah G. Bryant, Harl...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Macon County High School Cheerleaders

Macon County High School Cheerleaders

Honorary Cheerleader: Emmy Villa, exchange student from Belgium.Back Row; Jason Sewell, Tyler Swindle, Nick Reynolds, Chris Oliver, Lucas Dyer, Braxto...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Macon County Jr. High Cheerleaders

Macon County Jr. High Cheerleaders

Pictured (R to L)MCJH Cheerleaders :Bottom Row; Ashton Butcher, Baylee Malone, Madison Jones, and Mackenzie Meador.Standing: Nikaelyn Dawes, Anna John...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Macon County High School 2016 Football Team

Macon County High School 2016 Football Team

Seniors pictured (L to R): Back Row; Tyler Swindle, Dylan Butler, Adrian Alcorta, Tanner Cleary, Michael Tirjan, Conner Cannon, Marshall Avera, and Ni...

August 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


3:37 pm |    
MCSO gains new deputy
Allen wins at Sheep Expo

Allen wins at Sheep Expo

Luci Allen’s State Sheep Expo was one for the record books. In the market lamb show she placed 2nd in the black face class, 1st in the natural c...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Family Fun Day held for a good cause

Family Fun Day held for a good cause

Family Fun Day for Heather Doss was held Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Macon County Junior High School. All proceeds during this day went to Heather Do...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Scenes of the 2016 Macon County Fair

Scenes of the 2016 Macon County Fair

Even big kids like to swing.These girls were full of laughs.Parents helped their children win prizes.Kids were trying to toss a ball to win a fish.Eve...

August 24th, 2016 |  


K-9 discovers drugs in truck tool box

K-9 discovers drugs in truck tool box

According to the arresting affidavit, on Thursday, August 18, 2016, Clint Hestand with the Lafayette Police Department came in contact with Michael Do...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Meador holds book signing

Meador holds book signing

Dale Meador held a book signing Saturday, August 20th, at the Macon County Public Library. His book “The Fiddler” was inspired by a real p...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Macon Simple Living discusses cancer treatment

Macon Simple Living discusses cancer treatment

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August 24th, 2016 |  


OPINION


10:19 am |    
Along the Road
The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

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August 10th, 2016 |  


Hurry

Hurry

My late mother had a goodly number of favorite phrases. She prefaced many of them with the word “old.” On many an occasion she was quick t...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

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July 20th, 2016 |  


Home Grown Tomatoes

Home Grown Tomatoes

The late columnist, writer, humorist and avowed southerner, Lewis Grizzard once said, “The nearest thing to heaven is a home grown tomato.”...

July 13th, 2016 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

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June 29th, 2016 |  


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