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Arrest Made in Stabbing Incident PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

On Saturday night, April 17th, around 9:00 p.m., the Macon County Sheriffs Department responded to the scene of a possible stabbing at 1207 Siloam Church Road.

According to the officer’s report, upon arrival they entered the residence and found 28-year-old Christopher Whitson inside, with six stab wounds. After he was stabilized the EMS transported him to the heli pad in Westmoreland, where he was air lifted for medical treatment.

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Sheriff Busts Large Meth Supplier PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Thirty-six-year-old Timothy Ray Gravins was arrested and charged with manufacturing of narcotics (3 cts.), possession of a Schedule III drug for sale, manufacturing sell of a Schedule II drug, manufacturing sell of a Schedule III drug, possession of a Schedule II drug, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a firearm and possession of an illegal weapon, after officers at the Macon County Sheriffs Department served a search warrant at his Whitaker Circle home in Red Boiling Springs last Wednesday, April 14.

 

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RBS Council Schedules Work Session to Discuss Sanitation PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Members of the Red Boiling Springs City Council met in regular session on Thursday, April 8, with the top item up for discussion being the second and final reading of Ordinance #10-2, which would cancel all city dumpster service.

During the meeting, which was led by Vice Mayor John Cook in the absence of Mayor Kenneth Hollis, Cook announced that he had recently received feedback from several owners of the 12 businesses and residents that would be affected by the ordinance.

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$3,200 Needed for $10,000 Worth of Equipment: County Ponders Rescue Squad Request PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Captain Thomas O’Saile, of the volunteer West Macon Rescue Squad, provided an update for county commissioners on receiving rescue cutters, “They will be a great asset. They’re the only cutters in the county with enough pressure to cut boron steel.”

He reported receiving a call from a Nestle Waters representative and being offered a $5,000 matching grant.  O’Saile told commissioners that the volunteer squad had raised $1800, that can go toward the match, and asked if they (county) would be willing to put up the remainder.  If the county will invest $3200 they will have $10,000 of equipment for our squad.

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Mother of Three Arrested on Drug & Weapon Charges PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Macon County Sheriffs Department Deputy Donnie Crawford assisted a Department of Children’s Services caseworker during a visit to the home of Wanda Winslett on Friday, April 9, where the mother of three was arrested and charged with possession of a Schedule VI drug (over one ounce), unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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