Macon County Chronicle

  • Local Man Tries to Free Wilson County Inmate

    Local Man Tries to Free Wilson County Inmate

    By Debbie Gregory
    A 54-year-old Macon County man was arrested in Lebanon on Monday night, August 7, after he tired to free a Wilson County inmate, while wearing a Macon County Sheriff’s Office polo shirt.

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  • Missing Man Found Dead

    Missing Man Found Dead

    By Debbie Gregory

    The Lafayette Police Department said that the dead body of a Gallatin man, reported missing from Lafayette in June, was found on Price Lane on July 15.

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  • See Ya At The Fair!

    See Ya At The Fair!

    The Macon County Fairgrounds is alive once again with the flashing, neon lights of the midway, the whiz of rides blaring past, and the heavenly scent of funnel cake, fried Oreos and anything-on-a-stick for the 35th annual Macon County Fair, going on now through August 12.

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  • Total Solar Eclipse, Skywatchers Prepare!

    Total Solar Eclipse, Skywatchers Prepare!

    By Debbie Gregory
    The upcoming total solar eclipse continues to be the big news around here and with less than a week remaining before the magical skywatching event, Middle Tennesseans as well as other folks across the country are preparing for the experience of a lifetime!

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  • Rentfro Not Guilty of Murder

    Rentfro Not Guilty of Murder

    By Debbie Gregory

    James David Rentfro was found not guilty of the 2015 murder of Mr. Sherman Brady at his New Harmony Road residence, by reason of insanity.

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  • RBS Mayor Tom Fultz Resigns

    RBS Mayor Tom Fultz Resigns

    By Jessie Williams

    Red Boiling Springs Mayor Tom Fultz resigned from his position at 1:21 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2017.

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  • RBS Responds to Chronicle's Document Request Regarding Chief's Termination

    RBS Responds to Chronicle's Document Request Regarding Chief's Termination

     By Jessie Williams

    The City of Red Boiling Springs recently responded to the Macon County Chronicle’s request for documents pertaining to former Chief of Police Terry Tuck’s termination during the city council’s regular July meeting.

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  • Self-Inflicted Gunshot Would at MCSO

    Self-Inflicted Gunshot Would at MCSO

    By Jessie Williams
    A tragic incident resulted in the death of a Macon County man last week.

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  • RBS City Attorney Resigns, Lafayette's Attorney Hired as Replacement

    RBS City Attorney Resigns, Lafayette's Attorney Hired as Replacement

    Attorney for the City of Red Boiling Springs Christi Dalton resigned from her position on Monday, July 31, 2017, according to a letter she submitted to interim RBS City Mayor Joel Coe. 

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  • Endangered Missing Child Alert!

    Endangered Missing Child Alert!

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation needs your help locating a 3-year-old missing boy out of Macon County.

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