Macon County Chronicle

  • Pipe Bomb, Meth, Guns & Cash

    Pipe Bomb, Meth, Guns & Cash

      By Jessie Williams

     A Macon County man is facing federal charges after local enforcement discovered a pipe bomb, drugs, guns, drug paraphernalia, ammo and a large amount of cash at his residence.

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  • Police Chase Ends on Cold Springs Rd.

    Police Chase Ends on Cold Springs Rd.

    By Jessie Williams

    A Westmoreland man is being held on $43,000 bond after nearly running over two officers during a routine traffic stop, evading authorities, smashing into a patrol car, and being in possession of a gun and drugs. 

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  • Drug Raid on Wilmore Hollow

    Drug Raid on Wilmore Hollow

    By Jessie Williams

    At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Friday, July 26, Macon County Sheriff’s Department deputies, detectives, and Sheriff Mark Gammons executed a search warrant at a Wilmore Hollow Rd. residence, following a two-month investigation into the sale of narcotics. 

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  • 10-15 Thefts in Three Counties: Two Arrested

    10-15 Thefts in Three Counties: Two Arrested

    By Jessie Williams

     Two men have been charged thus far in theft cases that spread across Macon, Trousdale and Smith Counties.

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  • School Burglary Suspects Surrender

    School Burglary Suspects Surrender

    By Jessie Williams

    Two suspects accused of breaking into a Macon County school and stealing an AR-15 have surrendered to authorities.

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  • Child Abuse & Aggravated Assault

    Child Abuse & Aggravated Assault

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Lafayette man is charged with four counts of child abuse and two counts of aggravated assault after he allegedly threatened to put a butcher knife through his wife’s neck, in front of her four children, and threatened to kill her and himself. 

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  • Four RBS Officers Resign

    Four RBS Officers Resign

    By Debbie Gregory

    Four police officers have resigned in Red Boiling Springs, leaving only Interim Chief Jeff Gentry on the force.

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  • Here Comes the Fair!

    Here Comes the Fair!

    By: Jessie Williams

    The Macon County Fairgrounds have come alive once again for the 2019 Macon County Fair, going on August 3 through August 10.

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  • Ice Cream Social & Auction, July 20: A Benefit for RBS Heritage Museum

    Ice Cream Social & Auction, July 20: A Benefit for RBS Heritage Museum

    By Jessie Williams

    An Ice Cream Social & Auction sponsored by Vision 2020 Inc. will be held on Saturday, July 20, at the Donoho Entertainment Center to benefit the RBS Heritage Museum. 

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  • Meth, $$ & Loaded Guns

    Meth, $$ & Loaded Guns

    By Jessie Williams

    A Macon County man was arrested last week after a search of his vehicle led to the discovery of approximately 10.6 grams of meth, $2,600 in cash and two loaded firearms. 

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