maconch.com http://www.maconch.com/article/20121219/NEWS/121218537/-1/ maconch.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:26:03 +0000 Sub search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet to be finished in week http://www.maconch.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140418364?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140418364 Today in the News: Ferry captain, 2 crewmembers arrested http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418467?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418467 News to know

The captain and two crewmembers who were operating the South Korean ferry that crashed have been arrested, USA Today reported. The captain, Lee Joon-seok, 68, was charged with negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. The charges against the crewmembers weren't announced. Officials say the ferry was going [...]]]> Business update: US delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418447?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418447 Avalanche sweeps down Mount Everest, killing at least 12 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418488?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418488 Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines jet http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418492?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418492 Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418525?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:58:52 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418525 MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418526?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:57:50 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418526 3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418534?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:52:26 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418534 Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418535?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:51:51 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418535 In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

The first instructions from the captain [...]]]> Board of Public Works Agenda http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418550?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:23:06 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418550 The tentative agenda of this meeting includes:
Approval of Minutes of Prior Board Meeting
    • March 17, 2014
Old Business
    • None
New Business
    • Review of Monthly Financials— March 2014
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New Cambria teen strikes horse http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418574?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:09:40 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418574 ]]> R-1 Board reorganizes http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418578?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:06:38 +0000 Deb Keithley http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418578
The board moved to accept the results of the April 8 election as read by Board President Donny Wyatt.

A motion to retire the current board, Sine Die, was made by Steve Burns and seconded by Jerry Martie. The board was dissolved.

Jimmy Wilt was presented a gift as a retiring member [...]]]>
Weekend Weather 4/18-4/20 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418583?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:24:44 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140418583

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

  • Business update: Detroit sees more deals ahead in bankruptcy case http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418527?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:57:10 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418527 Texas town still recovering a year after deadly plant explosion http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418529?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:55:49 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418529 Robot sub makes first complete search for Malaysia Airlines plane http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418531?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:54:04 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418531 Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418539?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:48:13 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418539 News to know

    Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Time to do work http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418767?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:24:37 +0000 Alecia Lassing http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418767
    "In all my years of elections I have never seen anything pass with an 80 percent vote," said Macon County Commissioner Jon Dwiggins. "Especially a tax issue. I am just so pleased and proud of the citizens [...]]]>
    Weather 4/17 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418773?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:44:32 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140418773

  • Today A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light northwest. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the evening.

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    Business update: Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover http://www.maconch.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140418533?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:52:59 +0000 http://www.maconch.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140418533
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