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RBS Dumpster to Stay...Rates to Increase for All Garbage Customers; New Fire Truck Arrives PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The highly anticipated decision on the fate of the City’s dumpster service, in discussion for months, was finally put to rest last Thursday night, June 10, at the regular Red Boiling Springs City Council meeting.

As requested during last month’s meeting, Red Boiling Springs Mayor Kenneth Hollis presented the council with a dumpster service schedule and price guide, which was approved to be written in an ordinance after a vote of 4-2. Voting against the proposal were council members Terry Newberry and John Cook.

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Early Morning Blaze Destroys Home: Lafayette Fire Department Rookies Receive On-the-Scene Training PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 15, 2010

An early morning blaze on Wednesday, June 9th, at 914 Green Grove Road, near Westside School, destroyed a one-story rent house that belonged to Roger Andrews of Wixtown, as the firefighters suffered through the humid night air, smoke and intense heat.

The Lafayette Fire Department was dispatched to the scene of a 10/72 around 1:30 a.m., battling the flames for several hours as the fire continued to smolder, eventually rekindling at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning when the firemen were called back. Assistant Chief Troy Brawner, who was one of the first responders, reported that the house was fully involved upon arrival.

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35th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days June 17-19 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 8, 2010

It’s that time of the year again – the Lafayette Lions Clubs’ highly anticipated 35th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days event is just around the corner, scheduled for June 17-19th at Key Park.

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19-Year-Old Arrested for Manufacturing Meth PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Nineteen-year-old Jonas Jones was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamines after officers from the Macon County Sheriffs Department discovered a meth lab operation at his 878 Mack Hollow Rd., Westmoreland residence.

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Tragic Ending on Galen Road - Accidental Shooting Claims Life of RBS Teen PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Red Boiling Springs High School student and football player Brandon Tidwell lost his life on Monday, June 7th, due to tragic circumstances involving an accidental shooting, according to family members.

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