NEWS


Lions and Lioness members travel to Japan

Lions and Lioness members travel to Japan

Members of the Lafayette Lions and Lioness Clubs traveled to Fukuoka, Japan recently to attend the 99th annual International Convention.B.J. and Carol...

July 13th, 2016 |  


VFW presents scholarship

VFW presents scholarship

It was the privilege of VFW Post 7135 and it’s Auxiliary to present Jessica Jones a scholarship for first place in the Voice of Democracy contes...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Shoulders resigns from RBS

Shoulders resigns from RBS

Red Boiling Springs High School football coach Kyle Shoulders announced his resignation this week after coaching the team for the past seven years.His...

July 13th, 2016 |  


The following records were provided by the Macon County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Macon County Schools has new website

Macon County Schools has new website

During the summer of 2015, while attending a conference, David Flynn learned that the school districts current email provider, ENA, was going to stop ...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Over 7 pounds of ginseng confiscated

Over 7 pounds of ginseng confiscated

On June 27, 2016 Tennessee Highway Patrol Sargeant Ashley Mercer observed David Shane Knight, who had a revoked drivers license, operating a vehicle. ...

July 6th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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MCHS football team holds football camp
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 |  


MCHS Tigerettes basketball team holds Basketball Camp

MCHS Tigerettes basketball team holds Basketball Camp

Thirty girls participated in this years’ Macon County High School Tigerette Basketball Camp.Pictured are the girls along with Tigerette players ...

June 8th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Inspiration
MCAC presents Concert in the Park

MCAC presents Concert in the Park

Mrs. Lucky Collins, a Macon County Arts Council board member, welcomes the crowd to the second show of their Summer Concert Series. The concert was pl...

July 20th, 2016 |  


RBS City Council meets

The Red Boiling Springs City Council met at their annual monthly meeting on Thursday, July 14th. The meeting began with a roll call and the approval o...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Early Voting up-to-date

Early voting for the August 4, 2016 State Primary and County General Election ends Saturday, July 30th.The Election Office, located at 607 Hwy 52 Bypa...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Rebekah Tuttle announces candidacy

Rebekah Tuttle announces candidacy

I would like to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Macon County School Board for the 5th and 6th districts. I am grateful for the opportunit...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Brown named Red Boiling Springs Football Head Coach

Brown named Red Boiling Springs Football Head Coach

After the loss of a head coach and fears of a lack of players, the Red Boiling Springs High School football program will live to see another season. T...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Local student receives National Honor

Local student receives National Honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced student Ethan L. Keene from Lafayette, TN, has been selected to become a member of the ...

July 13th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Home Grown Tomatoes
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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