Macon County Chronicle

  • Telephone Scammers Target Macon County

    Telephone Scammers Target Macon County

    By Jessie Williams

    Approximately one dozen Macon County residents were targeted by a telephone scam on Thursday, March 22.

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  • Lafayette Man Arrested: Drug, Weapon Charges

    Lafayette Man Arrested: Drug, Weapon Charges

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette man is being held without bond after a routine traffic stop led to his arrest.

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  • LPD Officer Jake Jordan Laid to Rest

    LPD Officer Jake Jordan Laid to Rest

    By Jessie Williams

    Thirty-four-year-old Lafayette Police Department Patrolman Jacob Jordan was laid to rest in Eulia Cemetery last Saturday, March 31.

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  • Pistols Taken in R Tac Break-In

    Pistols Taken in R Tac Break-In

    By Debbie Gregory

    Fifteen pistols were reportedly taken from R Tac, located at 209 Public Square, when the business was broken into during the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 3.

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  • Early Voting in Full Swing for County Primary & Lafayette City Election

    Early Voting in Full Swing for County Primary & Lafayette City Election

    By Jessie Williams

    Early voting is in full swing for the May 1, 2018 Macon County Primary and Lafayette City Election. 

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  • Two Arrested: Drugs & Guns Seized

    Two Arrested: Drugs & Guns Seized

    By Jessie Williams

    Two suspects are behind bars after a traffic stop led authorities to multiple weapons, various drugs and 2.6 grams of meth earlier this month.

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  • 31 Grams of Meth, 8 Grams of Marijuana

    31 Grams of Meth, 8 Grams of Marijuana

    By Jessie Williams

    A traffic stop in western Macon County led to two arrests and the discovery of 31.17 grams of crystallized meth and 7.97 grams of marijuana on Thursday, March 29. 

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  • An Interview With Henny Penny: A New Home For Our Feathered Friend

    An Interview With Henny Penny: A New Home For Our Feathered Friend

    (Over two weeks have passed since our feathered friend, Henny Penny, came to Lafayette. Before she went to her new home over the weekend, the Macon County Chronicle conducted the following interview with the popular chicken.)

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  • TTCC Employee Arrested for Sex With Inmate

    TTCC Employee Arrested for Sex With Inmate

    By Jessie Williams

    An administrative clerk at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) has been charged with having sexual contact with an inmate.

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  • Deputies Assaulted After Traffic Stop

    Deputies Assaulted After Traffic Stop

    By Debbie Gregory

    A 29-year old Hartsville man faces multiple charges after assaulting two Macon County Sheriffs Department deputies, following a traffic stop over the weekend on Akersville Road.

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