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A Walking Miracle PDF Print E-mail
Monday, April 21, 2008

Walking MiracleSurrounded by his family and therapists at The Palace Care & Rehab, Macon County tornado victim Peter Britton was released on Friday, April 18, after undergoing two months of intense physical, speech and occupational therapy.

Suffering injuries to his head, spinal cord, ribs, shoulder and legs, after a tornado ripped through his home on Akersville Rd. in Lafayette on the night of February 5, Peter died twice during transit to the hospital and received a fatal prognosis after arriving at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

And now, walking, talking and eating again, Peter’s everyday life is considered nothing short of a miracle to all of those who watched his progress and helped to give him a second chance.

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Macon County Man Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident PDF Print E-mail
Monday, April 21, 2008
Scene from Motor Cycle AccidentDennis Marshal Nash, age 54, of Lafayette, passed away on Sunday, April 20, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
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County Files Counter-Complaint; asks $1,400,000 from Jenkins Construction PDF Print E-mail
Monday, April 21, 2008
Macon County asks – in Answer to a lawsuit filed against Macon County, Professional Engineering Services, Incorporated (PESI) and Ricky White over the debated completion of the Scottsville Road water line project – to be awarded $1,400,000 for all of its damages against Jenkins, as well as discretionary costs, expenses, and attorney fees.
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Resignations in Red Boiling Springs PDF Print E-mail
Friday, April 18, 2008
The resignations of two Red Boiling Springs officials were announced last Thursday, April 10 at the regular city council meeting. City Judge Tim Roark stated, in the letter he gave to Mayor Kenneth Hollis on April 10,  that he was resigning due to the increasing case load.
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Dallas Named New Director of Macon County Senior Center PDF Print E-mail
Friday, April 18, 2008

Jamie DallasA true daughter of Macon County, Jamie Dallas is very happy to be back home. Dallas, one of the last babies to actually be born at Macon County General, started work in her new position as director of the Senior Center of Macon County on Monday, April 14.

“When I was a little girl, I promised I’d never come back here to this little place,” said Jamie Dallas, who graduated high school in Tacoma, Washington.

Every three years, Jamie’s parents – Carol and James Jenkins – brought their family home to visit grandparents Truman and Mae Shaw, and Uncle Jimmy Shaw.

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