Compiled by Hannah Hudson

2012 -- 5 years ago

• The Macon County Legislative Body Committee of the Whole recognized the Macon County High School (MCHS) boys and girls golf teams for their outstanding performance that fall, with the boys squad winning the Class A-AA state title and the girls finishing as the state runner-up.

• Citizens Bank of Lafayette held its 12th annual Veterans Day breakfast, including a complimentary continental breakfast for all veterans and their spouses and a brief patriotic program that featured Wounded Warrior Adam Widner.

• The MCHS Student Council implemented an incentive program in which one student would be chosen as the T.I.G.E.R. of the month for his/her outstanding performance in school.

• Nestle Waters North America donated $8,000 to Vision 2020 of Red Boiling Springs to help complete the purchase of the historic Bank of Red Boiling Springs building.

2007 -- 10 years ago

• The Lafayette Fleetwood plant, which had been closed since October 2006, announced that it would reopen by mid-December of 2007.

• Mary Rushing was honored at Knollwood Manor for 25 years of service in the long-term healthcare setting.

• At their annual meeting, North Central Telephone Cooperative officials announced plans for an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) and fiber-to-the-home network in the upcoming year.

• Westside Elementary School held a sponge-throw fundraiser that raised more than $21,000 for the school.

1986 -- 31 years ago

• MCHS principal Jimmy Wheeley listed honors diplomas and expanded vocational curriculum as advantages of the proposed new high school.

• The Lafayette City Council voted unanimously to sell 9.86 acres of city-owned land at public auction.

• After winning an election bet, J.C. Wilder pushed RBS Mayor Ray Bilbrey in a wheelbarrow through the RBS business district.

• High-school basketball season in Macon County opened with MCHS and Red Boiling Springs High School (RBSHS) playing against each other in the MCHS gym.

1965 -- 52 years ago

• The Tennessee Highway Department announced that it would begin paving state routes through the city of Lafayette.

• The RBSHS Future Farmers of America won second place in a Middle Tennessee contest, with members of the team including Gary Carter, Ronald Powell, Walter Dycus and Tony Langford.

• R.E. Driver returned home to Macon County after spending 18 months in Germany.