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  • Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

    Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Macon County man was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder yesterday after he allegedly supplied drugs that led to another man’s death. 

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  • Rick Duffer Selected for New Director of Schools

    Rick Duffer Selected for New Director of Schools

    By Mark Darnell

    At a special called meeting of the Macon County Board of Education on Friday April 22nd  they selected Rick Duffer to be the next Director of Schools for Macon County.

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  • Grandfather Arrested: Meth, Cocaine, Heroin & Fentanyl

    Grandfather Arrested: Meth, Cocaine, Heroin & Fentanyl

    By Jessie Williams 

    A 50-year-old Red Boiling Springs man was arrested on multiple drug charges last week after a search warrant was executed at his Jimtown Road residence.

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  • Man Charged With Incest & Rape of Child

    Man Charged With Incest & Rape of Child

    By Jessie Williams

    A 31-year-old Westmoreland man was arrested Friday, April 22, 2022, for 2 counts of rape of a child under the age of 13, two counts of incest and 2 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. 

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  • “Being a Mother is a Blessing”

    “Being a Mother is a Blessing”

    By Debbie Gregory

    Mother’s are a symbol of kindness and strength, and as we prepare to celebrate their special day this Sunday, May 8th, the Macon County Chronicle would like to honor Mrs. Pat Sutton, who has been a mother for 45 years.

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  • Early Voting Continues Through This Thursday

    Early Voting Continues Through This Thursday

    Approximately 1,085 Macon County voters have already cast their ballots for the upcoming May 3, 2022 Republican Primary election and the Lafayette Municipal Election, according to Macon County Administrator of Elections Barry Doss.

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  • Primary, City Election Results Are In!

    Primary, City Election Results Are In!

    The unofficial results are in for the May 3 Macon County Republican Primary & Lafayette Municipal Election, naming Steve Turner, David Kempf, Mike Marshall and Roger L. Jones winning candidates in the race for the four Lafayette City Council seats.

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  • Man Killed in Hit & Run

    Man Killed in Hit & Run

    By Jessie Williams 

    Local authorities are investigating a hit and run after a man was found dead on Akersville Road, just north of Twins Lane.

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  • Macon County Sheriff’s Office K9 Otto to Receive Donation of Body Armor

    Macon County Sheriff’s Office K9 Otto to Receive Donation of Body Armor

    Macon County Sheriff’s Office K9 Otto will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  K9 Otto’s vest is sponsored by Michael Lanza of Ocala, FL and will be embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.”.  Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

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  • Board of Education Meets, Discusses Proceeding With Director Interviews

    Board of Education Meets, Discusses Proceeding With Director Interviews

    By Mark Darnell

    The Macon County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting at Central Elementary on April 14th at 6 pm.

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