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Domestic Dispute Turns Violents PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

On Monday morning, May 24th, around 1:30 a.m., the Macon County Sheriffs Department responded to the scene of an alleged domestic altercation in progress on the New Harmony Road at the bottom of the hill, three miles outside of the Lafayette city limit.

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Man Arrested for Attempted Break-In at Gibson's Cafe PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Officers from the Lafayette Police Department were dispatched to Gibson’s Café, located on the Public Square, here in Lafayette, in response to a report of a possible break-in during the early morning hours of Friday, May 14, 2010.

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RBS Sanitation Debate Tabled Yet Again PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Red Boiling Springs City Council met in regular session on Thursday, May 14, with hopes of coming to a consensus on the adoption of Ordinance #10-2, amending the City’s refuge and trash disposal policy on second reading, by adding that “there shall be no collection of garbage, rubbish, or refuge from dumpsters of any size.”

But after months of debate on the topic and a work session on the sanitation department’s financial status last month, the ordinance was tabled once again after RBS Mayor Kenneth Hollis agreed to look into other cost-cutting options in order to keep the dumpster service available to City business owners. 

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Driver Charged with DUI & Vehicular Assault PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

A Sumner County man and a male passenger were seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 10 South, just north of McClanahan Lane, during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 11, 2010.

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From the Editor's Desk: 'Who's gonna show up for you?' PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

An editorial by: Jessie Ellefson, Macon County Chronicle Editor

When we think about the times in our lives when luck just didn’t seem to be on our side, when devastating circumstances left us with little hope or when we found ourselves between a proverbial rock and a hard place, our thoughts often settle on the people who showed up for us – our friends and neighbors who proved, through their compassion, loyalty and generosity that we were not alone.

And even in the larger scheme of things - in our cities, our county, our state and even our country, there comes a time when we need political leaders that come to our aide, rescue us from uncertainty and deliver us from that lingering sense of solitude.

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