Olympic Fever

Olympic Fever

For years, Macon County High School’s Lifeskills teacher Derek McCaleb watched his students cheer on the football team or the basketball team as they headed out to games. “We’d see them at pep rallies, and it seemed like the special education kids were more into it...
Multitasking

Multitasking

Enjoying Media today – How are you watching TV? Phones, tablets, streaming boxes, smart televisions, desktops, laptops and more provide consumers a wealth of opportunities to go online, resulting in increasingly complex and individualized habits for content...
Watch out for IRS Scams

Watch out for IRS Scams

As the April filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers to be alert to tax time phone scams where aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information. Here are some things the scammers often do,...
Broadband opens new health care frontiers

Broadband opens new health care frontiers

When I talk to state and local leaders, they say they’re pleased by what a broadband network can do in our homes, schools and businesses. But increasingly, the place where experts and leaders are most excited about broadband technology for rural America is at the...
Service for all genertions

Service for all genertions

One thing that’s great about our business is how our network can have a positive impact on so many people. Broadband benefits everyone from children to seniors — even if they use it for different things. In many instances, NCTC has served four, five, or even six...
2018 Community Service Award

2018 Community Service Award

For 32 consecutive years, NCTC has honored a deserving individual in the community who makes a difference in the lives of those around them.  This year’s recipient is a truly deserving individual, and like most people who put others first, he never wants any attention...
2018 Annual Meeting

2018 Annual Meeting

NCTC’s 2018 Annual Members Meeting was held Sat., Nov 3. Several people were in attendance, and as always, everyone left with a nice gift. Entertainment began at noon by Kade Allen, a senior at Macon County High School. Kade played guitar and sang several Johnny Cash...
Always on

Always on

More than on-quarter of adults constantly online Social media, text mes-sages, gaming, weather reports, email and much more are daily parts of busy lives. But just how connected are we really to the online world? The widespread use of smartphones and mobile devices...
Move over:  Its the law

Move over: Its the law

Utility workers now covered by the Move Over Law The law applies to motorists on all high- ways, not just four-lane.  If it’s not safe to move over, slow down. The law no longer applies only to emergency. Now, any vehicle with flashing amber lights, including hazard...

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