Macon County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. a oeOrangea Blue Book delivered to Macon Board of Ed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2014 | Macon County Times

    Rep. Kelly Keisling stopped by the Macon County Board of Education on Thursday, February 13, to hand deliver copies of the newest edition of the Tennessee Blue Book.

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  2. Pickett Co. boys reinstated, will play in District 7-A tournament FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | The Tennessean

    ... court that we were able to see played a big part in what the board did." York (13-11) was scheduled to play Macon County in the District 8-AA tournament on Friday night. The original sanctions were a boys basketball postseason ban for this season ...

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  3. York, Pickett Co. boys teams banned from postseason after fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Tennessean

    ... -8) was scheduled to play Monterey in the District 7-A tournament on Friday. York (13-11) was scheduled to play Macon County in the District 8-AA tournament on Friday night.

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  4. Frozen dog found in shed; owner arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... starved to death in a shed in the back yard. The dog was found in a search that was initiated by a tip, sent to Macon County Animal Control Officer Corey Lawrence via Facebook. Lawrence, who was out of town on animal control business, asked that an ...

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  5. Obituary: Oma Lee 'Tootsie' TuckRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Tennessean

    ... as pallbearers. Visitation is 11 a.m. until the time of service. Mrs. Tuck was born Oct. 23, 1934, in Macon County to Buford and Evie Butrum Reid. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Harold Tuck, and ...

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  6. Gammons urges support of proposed anti-meth legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... days. The current limits in other states that neighbor Tennessee range from 7.2 to 9 grams per 30-day period. Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons responded to this proposal, saying that although he is grateful to the Gov. Haslam and other legislators ...

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  7. Rick Fleming wins Suzy Bogguss tickets, CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2014 | Macon County Times

    The Macon County Times hosted a giveaway contest last week, offering two free tickets to see Suzy Bogguss and a copy of her new CD of Merle Haggard classics.

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  8. Four structure fires in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... this time on Jimtown Road. The Red Boiling Springs Fire Department were the primary responders, with units from Macon County Sheriff Department, EMS, and the Lafayette Fire Department supporting. This fire was originally paged as a grass fire, but ...

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  9. Dear EditorRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | Macon County Times

    Thank you for the article about Amendment One in the January 29 edition of the Macon County Times.

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  10. Jobless rate plunges to 6.1 percentRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2014 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... before coming to a year-end rest at 6.1 percent. Not only does the mark land Bradley in a two-way tie with Macon County for the 13th lowest jobless figure in Tennessee, it also represents the smallest local tally in years. In November, the local ...

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  11. Throw light on the subjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... for lamps that have no lampshade, and they have a nice old-timey feel. Holder was among those winners who made Macon County proud at the 92nd Annual Tennessee Association of Fairs Convention (see this issue for full story). After winning a first ...

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  12. Rotary activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... organization devoted to various projects supporting the community-at-large, including Makin' Macon Fit, the Macon County 3rd Graders Dictionary Initiative, Boy Scouts, the Macon County High School Interact Club and the Junior High Interact Club, as ...

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  13. 'Yes On 1' campaign in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... over 40 years ago, Tennessee was strongly pro-life, and still is," explained Marcia Briggie, President of the Macon County Chapter of Right to Life. "In 2000 a radical pro-abortion ruling was passed down by the Tennessee Supreme Court in the case ...

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  14. County Commission candidates MIA?Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | Macon County Times

    With the deadline to turn in candidacy forms 2014 Macon County General Election just over three weeks away, several open seats remain unspoken for.

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  15. Sally Wells receives Thornton Taylor AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... Bill Wells, Carol Wells, Max Wells. Seated, L-R: Tonya Wells... Sally Wells, longtime board member of the Macon County Fair, was presented with the Thornton Taylor Award at the 92nd Annual Tennessee Association of Fairs Convention. Macon county came ...

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  16. Addressing the Feral and Community Cat problem in Macon CountyRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | Macon County Times

    Macon County Animal Control Officer, June McMahon - Founder/President Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance, Sara Felmlee - Program Director Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance, Debbie Gross - TNR program organizer/coordinator and Constable Tom Dallas - Animal Control Officer for City of Lafayette.

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  17. County jails turning to - e-cigs' to raise fundsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... they deliver. Some jails earn profits of more than 400 percent for each e-cigarette. Mark Gammons, sheriff of Macon County, Tenn., said he had introduced e-cigarettes to create an additional revenue stream for the jail after successive years of ...

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  18. In rural jails, sheriffs turn to e-cigarettes to make moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | SFGate

    ... - funds that go either to the county's general fund or directly into the jail budget. Mark Gammons, sheriff of Macon County, Tenn., said he had introduced e-cigarettes to create an additional revenue stream for the jail after successive years of ...

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  19. Why is school still out?Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Macon County Times

    ... in the county for the third day in a row (not including the Monday holiday). So we had a discussion with Macon County Director of Schools Margaret Oldham to get a little more information. Who makes the decision to shut down school, and how do they ... 1 comment

  20. Nationwide shortages force Macon propane suppliers to conserveRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Macon County Times

    The two companies that supply propane in the Macon County area have both announced gas shortages and a temporary conservation plan, effective immediately.

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