Macon County Chronicle

  • COVID-19 Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic Set For May 8, 2021

    COVID-19 Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic Set For May 8, 2021

    If you haven’t got your COVID-19 vaccine yet, or if you are waiting to get your second shot, Macon Community Hospital is partnering with the Macon County Health Department to host a COVID-19 Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, May 8th, from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.

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  • Meth & Marijuana Inside  Oak Knob Rd. Residence

    Meth & Marijuana Inside Oak Knob Rd. Residence

    By Jessie Williams

    A Macon County woman has been arrested on numerous drug charges after deputies discovered approximately 20.2 grams of meth and 10 grams of marijuana inside her Oak Knob Road home last Sunday. 

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  • Retribution Gone Too Far? Five Arrested on Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Charges

    Retribution Gone Too Far? Five Arrested on Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Charges

    MACON COUNTY – Five Macon County residents were arrested and are facing attempted murder and kidnapping charges, following an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Tri-County Electric Invites You to Annual Meeting, May 13

    Tri-County Electric Invites You to Annual Meeting, May 13

    Please join your friends and neighbors for a fun evening at Tri-County Electric’s Annual Meeting of the members on Thursday, May 13, 2021. It will be held at Westmoreland High School, 4300 Hawkins Drive in Westmoreland, Tennessee. Doors will open for registration at 5:30 p.m.  

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  • Man Arrested With Meth in His Hat

    Man Arrested With Meth in His Hat

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Lafayette man was arrested on drug charges last week following a traffic stop. 

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  • Kentucky Truck Thief Arrested in Macon County

    Kentucky Truck Thief Arrested in Macon County

    By Jessie Williams
    A man accused of answering an online For Sale ad in Kentucky, and then holding the seller at gunpoint and stealing his truck, was arrested in Macon County last week.

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  • Wanted Macon County Man Captured

    Wanted Macon County Man Captured

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Macon County man wanted for fleeing and evading arrest in Macon County, was arrested by local officers in Kentucky last week with meth, acid and marijuana in his possession.

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  • Heroin & Meth Found During Traffic Stop

    Heroin & Meth Found During Traffic Stop

    By Jessie Williams

    Two men were arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop last Monday, May 3.

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  • FEMA Offers COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

    FEMA Offers COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.

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  • “Jackhammer” Truck & Tractor Pull May 8th

    “Jackhammer” Truck & Tractor Pull May 8th

    After COVD-19 cancelled last year’s pull, The Terry “Jackhammer” Driver Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Truck & Tractor Pull is set for Saturday night, May 8th, 2021, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Macon County Fairgrounds. The Tennessee State Championship Pulls will be proudly presented by the Lafayette Fire Department with admission set at $10. Five and under get in free.

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