Macon County Chronicle

  • Meth & Marijuana Found in Vehicle

    Meth & Marijuana Found in Vehicle

    By Jessie Williams

    Two men and one woman were arrested last week following a traffic stop on Ferguson Hill Road. 

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  • Burglary Victim Finds Suspect in Bed

    Burglary Victim Finds Suspect in Bed

    By Jessie Williams

    The victim of a residential burglary found the offender laying in a bed inside their home last week.

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  • What's Up With the Swimming Pool? An Interview With Mayor Driver

    What's Up With the Swimming Pool? An Interview With Mayor Driver

    By Debbie Gregory

    Mayor Richard Driver sat down with the Macon County Chronicle last Wednesday afternoon and explained why the Lafayette Swimming Pool won’t be opening this summer.

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  • Ex-Boyfriend Goes Too Far After Breakup

    Ex-Boyfriend Goes Too Far After Breakup

    By Jessie Williams

    A Scottsville man is accused of going too far after a breakup - posting private videos and photos of his ex-girlfriend to a porn website, using her social security number to alter her 401K account and harassing her.

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  • Mayor Discusses County Courthouse Repair Project

    Mayor Discusses County Courthouse Repair Project

    By Debbie Gregory

    The Macon County Courthouse isn't just a courthouse - it’s a county landmark that Mayor Steve Jones wants to maintain for future generations.

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  • Saturday Crash Injures Four

    Saturday Crash Injures Four

    By Debbie Gregory

    A three vehicle crash late Saturday afternoon on Hwy 52 West near Lambert Lane, sent four people to the hospital, with one transported by medical helicopter.

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  • 44th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 20-22

    44th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 20-22

    By: Jessie Williams

    Pack up the lawn chairs and bring the entire family out to the 43rd Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days event sponsored by the Lafayette Lions and Lioness Lions Clubs on June 20, 21 and 22 at Key Park.

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  • Man Threatens Woman With Machete, Flees

    Man Threatens Woman With Machete, Flees

    By Jessie Williams

    A Westmoreland man who was seen chasing a woman with a machete last Sunday, was detained by authorities after attempting to flee.

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  • Driver Flees Police, Arrested With Drugs

    Driver Flees Police, Arrested With Drugs

    By Jessie Williams

    A routine traffic stop escalated into a dangerous situation for local officers and nearby drivers last week. 

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  • Damaging Storms Hit Macon County

    Damaging Storms Hit Macon County

    By Debbie Gregory

    High winds and heavy rain moved across Macon County over the weekend, with multiple trees and power lines down across our area. 

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