Macon County Newswire

Macon County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Macon County, TN.

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  1. Jimmy "Jim" Harrison HollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Murfreesboro Post

    Jim was born May 7, 1950 in Macon County, TN to the late Carlos "Shorty" Holland and Genell "Granny" Mahaney. Jim was a devoted husband, father, and Grandaddy, and a friend to all who knew him.

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  2. Upperman middle captures football titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Herald-Citizen

    The Upperman Middle School football team defeated Macon County in Baxter Saturday night to claim the 2017 Middle Tennessee Middle School Football Conference Championship in a 28-26 thriller.The win The Upperman Middle School football team defeated Macon County in Baxter Saturday night to claim the 2017 Middle Tennessee Middle School Football Conference Championship in a 28-26 thriller. The win also avenged the only blemish on Upperman's record this season, suffering a 38-14 loss to Macon County in August.

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  3. Westmoreland man charged with sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 30 | Macon County Times

    ... Tracy, 49, of 1164 Siloam Church Road, Westmoreland, was identified as the driver of the vehicle. When the Macon County Sheriff's Department deputies made contact with Tracy, they noticed a female passenger in the vehicle that was visibly upset. The ...

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  4. County asked to fund $24M schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | Macon County Times

    Macon County Director of Schools Tony Boles brought an idea for a new elementary school and other projects to the County Commission during its Sept. 18 meeting.

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  5. UMS advances to football title gameRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 28 | Herald-Citizen

    ... n for a TD. The two- point conversion was good to make it 38-16 in the final minutes of the game. UMS will play Macon County in the title game Saturday at Upperman High School in Baxter. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 pm.

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  6. Stones River Championship to bring 4,000+ CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... White House Heritage, John Overton, Buckhorn, LaVergne, Antioch, Bob Jones, McGavock, Munford, Union City, Macon County, Hillwood and Cascade. To close the final contest performances, the Siegel High School marching band will perform their 2017 ...

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  7. Death investigation launched after injured woman found along Macon County roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | WKRN

    A woman found injured on the side of a road in Red Boiling Springs over the weekend has died from her injuries. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 26-year-old Martha Phillips was discovered Saturday evening on Bennett Hill Road. 1 comment

  8. Makina Macon Fit slated for Sept. 9, 2017 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Macon County Times

    This year's event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, always the Saturday after labor day, at Macon County Junior High School, located at 1003 Highway 52 Bypass East, Lafayette.

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  9. Wilcox leads runners with win at MaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Herald-Citizen

    After a really good effort last week in their preseason jamboree, the Cookeville High School cross country team came back with another fine performance Saturday in the annual Macon County a After a really good effort last week in their preseason jamboree, the Cookeville High School cross country team came back with another fine performance Saturday in the annual Macon County Invitational in Lafayette. The Lady Cavs, led by Landri Wilcox's individual win, finished second in the team standings with 78 points.

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  10. Deputies thwart prison escape in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WPTV Local News

    Officials from the Wilson County Sheriff's Office said 54-year-old Scott Ronald Dorris came to the jail on Monday, August 7 dressed as a law enforcement officer and attempted to free inmate Richard Wayne Bohanan. Dorris was wearing a uniform polo shirt from the Macon County Sheriff's Office and told corrections officers he was an employee of the law enforcement agency.

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  11. Photo courtesy of Wilson County Sheriff's Office Scott Dorris, of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Lebanon Democrat

    A Macon County man was charged Aug. 7 after Wilson County sheriff's investigators said he attempted to free a Wilson County inmate while dressed as a police officer. Prison guards at the Wilson County Jail arrested Scott Ronald Dorris, 54, of Lafayette, after they questioned false documents and odd behavior he presented when he attempted to free inmate Richard Wayne Bohanan, 36, of Bethpage, who was in jail on 12 charges from December. 3 comments

  12. purchased by Paxton Media Group -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Macon County Times

    The Macon County Times has been purchased by a Kentucky newspaper company with a long history of operating great newspapers in the states of Tennessee and Kentucky. Paxton Media Group, a family-owned business based out of Paducah, has bought the Macon County Times from Civitas Media and has begun operations of the newspaper this week.

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  13. Tennesseea s missing childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... whose cases could benefit from publicity. A Middle Tennessee Endangered Child Alert has been issued for the Macon County Sheriff's Office for 3 year old Nathaniel Brown. Nathaniel is a white male, 2'6" tall, weighs 30 lbs., with brown eyes and brown ...

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  14. News 51 mins ago 10:39 a.m.Endangered Child Alert issued for Macon Co. boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    He may be in a silver 2013 KIA Forte with Tennessee license plates T96-86S, according to TBI's Twitter page . An ENDANGERED CHILD Alert has been issued out of Macon County for 3-year-old Nathaniel Brown.

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  15. Endangered child alert issued for Macon County 3-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an endangered child alert Saturday morning for Nathaniel Brown, 3, of Macon County Tennessee. Nathaniel was last seen with his mother August 3, 2017 when she was notified of a Court Order to place him into DCS custody.

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  16. Hillsdale Baptist Church celebrates 200 years -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Macon County Times

    ... for a time, in a schoolhouse, then the house that we're in was built and the name was changed to Hillsdale. Macon County Tennessee History and Families concurs: "They agreed to move following the Civil War. They worshipped in a schoolhouse for a ...

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  17. Locals a Back the Bluea -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Macon County Times

    Harvest Fellowship Church in RBS donates goodies to Macon County Sheriff's department in observance of Back the Blue day. Tuesday, August 1, 2017, was a day designated to support local law enforcement.

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  18. Stevens is new EMA director -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Macon County Times

    Don Stevens is the newly appointed Macon County Emergency Magangement Agency director, a position that was left vacant after the death of Keith Scruggs. Stevens, a Macon County native, stated "I have lived in Macon County all my life.

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  19. Rentfro found not guilty -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Macon County Times

    ... as well as a worship and music leader. Rentfro indicated he went to the residence of Sherman Brady in Macon County, with the intent to kill Sherman Brady, according to the affidavit. When officers responded to the scene, they found Brady already ...

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  20. Down Memory Lane -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Macon County Times

    ... the bald eagle was upgraded from endangered to threatened in all states except the south-west recovery region. Macon County farmers started raising bell peppers as an alternative to tobacco as the future of the cash crop started to become uncertain. ...

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