A couple was arrested during a traffic stop Friday, when Trooper Johnny Rodgers discovered drug paraphernalia and large sums of cash in their vehicle.Michael David Parker Jr. was originally pulled over for failing to stop at the stop sign at Ellington Drive and Church Street in Macon County. Trooper Rodgers stated in the affidavit, “Parker was nervous and had bloodshot, watery eyes. I asked if he had anything illegal in the vehicle and he stated he did not. I asked for consent to search and he gave consent.”
Congressman Dianne Black visited Macon County on Tuesday, April 22. She was the guest speaker at the April Macon County Chamber of Commerce meeting. From there, she visited and toured local businesses Tennplasco and Flex Technologies. In the evening, she presided over a Town Hall Meeting at the courthouse. In each of her speaking engagements, she addressed items such as the tax reform bill that recently passed a congressional vote but has yet to be brought up in the senate, picking up the pie...
The Loft hosted an open house last Friday to introduce the work of Benny Maggart, which will be on display and for sale there for the next several months. Maggart, a longtime pastor, was an art major at MTSU with a focus on pottery. He now makes delicate clay works, sold under the name “MaggArt Pottery.” For more information, call 666-2083.
Citizens Bank, both Main and square locations, held a bake sale to benefit Relay for Life on Friday, April 18. Main branch, L-R: Linda Capps, Amber McClanahan, Debbie Hughes, Regina West, Angie Doss, Renita Wilson.Square branch bakers, L-R: Janice Gammons, Tammye Hewitt, Arline Long (not pictured, Glenna Day).
At last week’s Rotary Club meeting, District Governor Fred Heitman spoke on April being Rotary Magazine Month, and espoused the benefits of keeping informed with the monthly magazine put out by Rotary International.Heitman also complemented the club on the plethora of awards it received at the recent District Conference, which included: Eradicator, Globe Award, STAR Club, Reach Award, Presidential Citation, District Governor Citation, 1st place Lacy-Bomar Award for Vocational...
Students from MCHS Service Learning Class presented at the State Conference in Franklin on March 11, 2014. Mrs. Vera Brewer submitted a proposal describing one of the many service projects her classes are involved in (Tiger Closet) and her students were invited to share details of this project at the conference. SL students gathered materials to be displayed in a booth with Mitchel Porter and Rachel Underwood doing power point presentation describing how the Tiger Closet began and how student...
On April 10th Red Boiling Springs Elementary School was lucky enough to host a visit from author Michael Shoulders. He gave three wonderful and exciting presentations to Pre K through 5th grade. He explained the process of writing and publishing a book. We would like to Thank Mr. Shoulders for coming to our school and giving our students an enjoyable time.Picture, L-R: Author Michael Shoulders, Instructional Leaders Rita Wilburn and Kelly Carnahan, Principal Michael Owens...
In addition to the winning groups pictured in last week’s Macon County Times, there was a 0-3 year old winner category, pictured L-R: Briella Jones, Alaya Hargrave, Bryson Elliott, with Radford West, President of Macon Bank & Trust Company.Submitted
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