Macon County Chronicle

  • High Speed Chase Suspect Arrested & Charged

    High Speed Chase Suspect Arrested & Charged

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette man with an active warrant was arrested last week after taking officers on a high speed chase on Highway 52.

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  • Hartsville Man Charged With Murder

    Hartsville Man Charged With Murder

    By Debbie Gregory

    Benjamen Timothy Carter, of Hartsville, has been charged with premeditated murder in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Bailey Danielle “Boo” Donoho, a young Portland mother, whose body was discovered on Sunday, March 31, in Trousdale County.

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  • Family Loses Home to Fire

    Family Loses Home to Fire

    By Debbie Gregory

    A massive house fire at 1791 Defeated Creek Road has left the Linda Johnson family facing an uncertain future with no home and no insurance assistance. 

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  • RBS Patrol Car Set on Fire

    RBS Patrol Car Set on Fire

    By Jessie Williams

    Thanks to a nearby security camera, Red Boiling Springs police were able to identify the suspect who allegedly set an RBS Police Department patrol car on fire Monday, April 15. 

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  • Macon Bank & Trust Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday!

    Macon Bank & Trust Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday!

    The Macon Bank & Trust Easter Egg Hunt, which was cancelled last Saturday due to bad weather, has been rescheduled for this Saturday, April 20th, starting at 1:00 p.m., at the main branch located on the Highway 52 By Pass.

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  • Meth Rock Found in Woman’s Body Cavity 

    Meth Rock Found in Woman’s Body Cavity 

    By Jessie Williams 

    A canister containing a meth rock was discovered inside the body cavity of a Lafayette woman last week as she was being booked into the Macon County Jail. 

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  • Wanted Woman Charged With Possession of Meth in School Zone

    Wanted Woman Charged With Possession of Meth in School Zone

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette woman with active warrants was arrested near Central Elementary School last week while in possession of methamphetamine. 

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  • Body Discovered in Trousdale County

    Body Discovered in Trousdale County

     On Sunday, March 31, the body of 21-year-old Bailey Donoho was found at a residence in the 2100 block of Browning Branch Road in Trousdale County, Tennessee. Agents with the TBI are investigating. No more information was available at presstime.

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  • Lawn Mower Vs. Tractor Trailer

    Lawn Mower Vs. Tractor Trailer

    By Debbie Gregory

    A Lafayette man was injured when his riding lawn mower struck a tractor trailer rig on Union Camp Road, while he was mowing on Monday morning. 

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  • Gun-Wielding Man Arrested on Main St.

    Gun-Wielding Man Arrested on Main St.

    By Jessie Williams 

    Forty-year-old Steven Edward Davis was placed into custody by officers last Friday, April 12, after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at law enforcement and waving the gun around while he walked down Main Street. 

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