Macon County Chronicle

  • Macon County School Board Recognizes Jimmy Cook

    Macon County School Board Recognizes Jimmy Cook

    By Debbie Gregory

    At the regular meeting of the Macon County School Board on Thursday night, August 9, Mr. Jimmy Cook was recognized for serving 12 years on the board. Mr. Cook decided not to seek re-election for a 4th term.

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  • Man Jailed for Vehicle Break-Ins, Drugs

    Man Jailed for Vehicle Break-Ins, Drugs

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Lafayette man was jailed last week for stealing items from two vehicles valued at approximately $5,000.

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  • Caught on Video: Man Charged in Multiple Thefts

    Caught on Video: Man Charged in Multiple Thefts

    By Jessie Williams

    A Hartsville man has been charged in multiple thefts in both Macon and Sumner County.

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  • Macon County Teen Dies in Auto Accident

    Macon County Teen Dies in Auto Accident

    By Jessie Williams

    Our community is mourning another Macon County teen who lost his life in a single-vehicle automobile accident last Wednesday night, July 25. 

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  • Beam Signing at Macon Community Hospital

    Beam Signing at Macon Community Hospital

    As you can see, the new ED (Emergency Department) is beginning to take shape. Several members of the community have commented on how glad they are to see the building going up and administration is proud to see the accomplishments our team is achieving. As part of this, walls and framing will be erected in the next few days.

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  • 2018 Election: Parks, Gammons & Blackwell Win!

    2018 Election: Parks, Gammons & Blackwell Win!

    By Jessie Williams 

    Macon Countians have spoken and re-elected Mark Gammons as sheriff and Connie Blackwell as County Clerk. Kim Bohanan Parks also beat out her two opponents for County Trustee. 

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  • Meth, Heroin, Pills, Needles & Marijuana

    Meth, Heroin, Pills, Needles & Marijuana

    By Jessie Williams

    Two woman were busted with multiple drugs and paraphernalia in the parking lot of the Macon County Justice Center on Wednesday, July 25. 

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  • RBS Police Officer Resigns

    RBS Police Officer Resigns

    By Debbie Gregory

    The Red Boiling Springs City Council accepted the resignation of Red Boiling Springs Police Officer Phil Harper, when they met in regular session on Thursday, July 12.

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  • Attempted Homicide, Assault & Animal Cruelty

    Attempted Homicide, Assault & Animal Cruelty

    By Jessie Williams

    A Westmoreland man was charged with attempted criminal homicide, aggravated assault and cruelty to animals last week after authorities responded to a report of a woman being held at gunpoint at a residence on Epperson Springs Rd. 

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  • Disturbing Video Leads to Resignation of Macon County Animal Control Officer

    Disturbing Video Leads to Resignation of Macon County Animal Control Officer

    By Debbie Gregory

    A disturbing video that was posted on Facebook, concerning neglected dogs at the Macon County Dog Pound, led to the resignation of County Animal Control Officer Corey Lawrence.

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