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Saturday Aug 23 | Macon County Times

Makin' Macon Fit fast approaching

Dennis Wolford, MCGH administrator, displays many of the Makin' Macon fit t-shirt designs from the last 20 years.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Lafayette, TN

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Macon County Times

'Thorns on the Rose' book signing

On Saturday, August 16, the Macon County Arts Council welcomed Terri Merryman, well-known local writer who presented a book review, program and book signing for the recently published "Thorns on a Rose" at the new Geraldine Hire Community Room in the Macon County Public Library.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, TN

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Macon County Times

Rotary activity

At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Tennessee Soapworks owner Matthew Starner regaled the club with the intricacies of the soap making process.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Macon County Times

Winding Stairs mural goes up

Members and friends of the MCAC : Del Watson, Gay Chamberlain, Jean McClard, Nancy Doss, Ralph Doss, Randy East, Lucky Collins and Karen Davis.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Macon County Times

Macon County Fair Goat Show

The Macon County Fair Goat Show was held on August 5th, 2014. Mark Anderson from Lebanon Tennessee judged.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, TN

Macon County Times

Macon County Beef and Cattle Show

Limousin Heifer Reserve Champion B J Stinson with Judge Bobby SingletonLimousin Bull Reserve Champion B J Stinson with Judge Bobby Singleton Limousin Heifer Reserve Champion B J Stinson with Judge Bobby SingletonLimousin Bull Reserve Champion B J Stinson with Judge Bobby Singleton On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, a Cattle and Beef show was held at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medina, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Macon County Times

LPD involved in a high speed motocycle chase

Officers with the Lafayette Police Department were involved in a high speed motorcycle chase Saturday, after one officer clocked a motorcyclist traveling 95 miles per hour in a 55 mph speed zone.

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Related Topix: Sumner County, TN

Macon County Times

Locals call for investigation of officer firings

Opposers and supporters of Gammons filled the courtroom on Monday. Many wore pins that read "Support the 4," referring to the four former Sheriff's Department employees who were let go last Friday.

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Related Topix: Hendersonville, TN, US Politics, US News, Tommy Thompson

Macon County Times

Inmate accused of assaulting Correctional Officer

According to the police affidavit, the incident occured on Tuesday, August 5. Macon County Corrections Officer Billy Barnsfield was responding to a complaint about an unruly inmate when inmate Jason Tirjan allegedly assaulted him.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Macon County Times

There they area

Nineteen pageant hopefuls lined the stage at the Macon County Fairgrounds on Saturday night.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Macon County Times

Election Day this Thursday10:01 am

Election Day is Thursday, August 7. After several weeks of early voting, the total number of votes cast has come to 3,970.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Macon County Times

a oeThorns on a Rosea Book Signing2:45 pm

On Saturday, August 16, Macon County Arts Council is pleased to welcome Terri Merryman, well-known local writer, to our community.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, TN

Macon County Times

Macon County's buried treasure: the Blind Wolf Pipe

Believed to be crafted "within a century or so of 700 a.d.," by a southeastern native american, the Blind Wolf Pipe was found in Macon County in 1940 by Sherman Willis.

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Related Topix: Westmoreland, TN

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Macon County Times

a oePraying Across Tennesseea stops in at the Macon County courthouse12:20 pm

Local community and religious leaders gathered to pray with Executive Director of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, Randy C. Davis, at the courthouse in Lafayette at the start of the week.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, TN, Sevierville, TN

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