|Macon County: Five Years After the February 5, 2008 Tornado|
|Written by Debbie Gregory|
|Tuesday, February 5, 2013|
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The eyes of the world were on Macon County following the Tuesday, February 5, 2008 outbreak of tornadoes that was produced by powerful storm cells that moved into Middle Tennessee. It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since parts of our beloved community vanished forever, when homes were lifted – then tossed into the air, trees snatched from the ground, and numerous lives lost when a massive twister touched down and left a 20 mile path of wreckage across our county.