Macon County Chronicle

  • Parents Indicted on Child Abuse & Reckless Homicide Charges

    Parents Indicted on Child Abuse & Reckless Homicide Charges

    By Jessie Williams

    The parents of a 20-month-old child were recently indicted on child abuse and reckless homicide charges by a Macon County Grand Jury.

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  • Officer Involved Gunfire In Westmoreland

    Officer Involved Gunfire In Westmoreland

    By Debbie Gregory

    An Owensboro, Kentucky man was taken into custody early Monday morning in Sumner County, after gunfire was exchanged between him and a Westmoreland police officer.

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  • Four Arrested for Child Abuse Under Haley’s Law

    Four Arrested for Child Abuse Under Haley’s Law

    By Jessie Williams

    Four Macon County residents were indicted by a grand jury this month and arrested by local enforcement for aggravated child abuse charges under Haley’s Law.

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  • St. Jude Charity Auction this Saturday

    St. Jude Charity Auction this Saturday

    By Debbie Gregory

    As we enter a new decade, Ben Bray will step on the platform once again this Saturday, January 11th,  2020, to conduct the 10th Annual St. Jude Charity Auction, sponsored by Ben Bray Real Estate & Auction, in Lafayette. 

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  • Meth, Marijuana, Pipes & Brass Knuckles

    Meth, Marijuana, Pipes & Brass Knuckles

    By Jessie Williams

    Two men and a woman were arrested on drug charges last week following a routine traffic stop on Old Highway 52.

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  • Multi-County Vehicle Theft Ring 

    Multi-County Vehicle Theft Ring 

    By Jessie Williams

    A Portland man has been arrested in connection with multiple vehicle thefts that span across at least four counties.

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  • RBS City Councilman Resigns

    RBS City Councilman Resigns

    By Debbie Gregory

    Red Boiling Springs City Councilman Lee Butram, turned in his resignation on Thursday morning, January 9, 2020.

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  • Santa Wants Letters From Kids

    Santa Wants Letters From Kids

    By Debbie Gregory

    Once again Santa Claus has requested that the Macon County Chronicle collect his mail from the children in our area and forward it to him at the North Pole toy workshop.

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  • Imaging Machine to Deter Inmates From Bringing Contraband Into Jail

    Imaging Machine to Deter Inmates From Bringing Contraband Into Jail

    By Jessie Williams

    The Macon County Jail is now one of two jails in the state of Tennessee to have implemented a state of the art imaging machine in an effort to deter inmates from bringing in illegal contraband.

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  • A Wonderful Night at the Donoho Hotel

    A Wonderful Night at the Donoho Hotel

    By Debbie Gregory

    With the Christmas season here once again, the beautiful Donoho Hotel in historic Red Boiling Springs, opened it’s doors Saturday night for a wonderful holiday celebration.

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