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Officers Train to Enter "Kill Zone" PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Macon County Sheriffs Department held a 32-hour P.O.S.T. (Police Officers Standard and Training) class, on Wednesday and Thursday, July 14th and 15th, with officers from the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Lafayette Police Department, and Portland Police Department, also attending. The focus of this class was one of the most dynamic situations that any officer will ever face in the line of duty, which is responding to an active shooter and entering the “kill zone.”

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RBS Man Faces Second Set of Meth Charges PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Timothy Ray Gravins, 37, of Whitaker Circle in Red Boiling Springs, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and selling methamphetamines last Saturday, July 17th, when officers from the Macon County Sheriffs Department executed a search warrant at his residence.

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Early Voting Begins July 16th PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Early voting is just around the corner, beginning July 16th and ending on July 31st. Voters are invited to beat the crowd on Election Day, August 5th, and stop by the Macon County Election Commission office, located at 111 East Locust Street across from the City of Lafayette Police Department, to cast their early vote Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Saturdays, July 17th, 24th & 31st from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Lafayette Airport Under New Management PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The Lafayette Municipal Airport, which is located at 1000 Airport Road, two miles west of the downtown area, has recently been leased by CKC Adventures LLC, with owners Jerry and Crystal Cherry, proudly fulfilling a life-long dream.

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RBS Faces Financial Crisis: Mayor Hollis Responds by Hiring More City Employees PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Red Boiling Springs City Council members convened for their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 8, butting heads on the financial dealings of the City’s Utilities & Sanitation Departments.

The disagreement began when Red Boiling Springs Mayor Kenneth Hollis suggested hiring a full-time employee in the utilities department, shortly after Barge, Wagoner, Sumner & Canon representative Larry Cato recommended a 30 percent increase in City water rates and a 45 percent increase in City sewer rates in order to compensate for the declining financial state of the utilities department.

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