Macon County Chronicle

  • Man Shot on Shiloh Rd. - Police Continue Investigation to Find Shooter 

    Man Shot on Shiloh Rd. - Police Continue Investigation to Find Shooter 

    By Jessie Williams 

    Local authorities are currently investigating a shooting that injured a Macon County man last week.

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  • Man Smoking Marijuana Oil Hallucinates, Shoots at Imaginary Intruders 

    Man Smoking Marijuana Oil Hallucinates, Shoots at Imaginary Intruders 

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Lafayette man was arrested last week after smoking marijuana oil, hallucinating, and firing a handgun at two imaginary intruders. 

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  • Johnson to Take Over as MCHS Principal

    Johnson to Take Over as MCHS Principal

    By Jessie Williams 

    The Macon County School District announced on its Facebook page Monday, July 27, that Ben Johnson will be taking over as principal at Macon County High School for the 20-21 School Year. 

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  • BabyNov USA Factory to Open in RBS 

    BabyNov USA Factory to Open in RBS 

     By Jessie Williams 

    The baby food company, BabyNov, has purchased the former Nestle Waters plant in Red Boiling Springs with hopes to begin operations in mid-2021. 

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  • County Buildings To Remain Closed Through Labor Day

    County Buildings To Remain Closed Through Labor Day

    On Friday, July 31, Macon County Mayor Steve Jones met with other elected officials in the courthouse and decided that the courthouse will remain closed through Labor Day. 

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  • Two Arrested Following 18-Month Drug Investigation

    Two Arrested Following 18-Month Drug Investigation

    By Jessie Williams 

    Two Macon County residents were arrested Thursday, August 6, following an 18-month investigation involving the sale of illegal narcotics.

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  • State Trooper Fired After  Admitting  to Taking Nude Photos & Videos of Woman in Shower

    State Trooper Fired After Admitting to Taking Nude Photos & Videos of Woman in Shower

    By Jessie Williams 

    A copy of the termination notice for former Tennessee Highway Patrol member Keith Garrett, of Lafayette, was recently released - showing that he was terminated after the Federal Bureau of Investigation contacted the Department of Safety & Homeland Security and informed them that nude photographs and a nude video of a woman had been found on Garrett’s phone.

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  • Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Macon County

    Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Macon County

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Hartsville man was arrested last week after local enforcement found him unresponsive in a stolen car. 

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  • Fatal Wreck on Maple Grove Road

    Fatal Wreck on Maple Grove Road

    By Debbie Gregory

    A young Macon County man, 26-year-old William Lee Bandy, was fatally injured in a one-vehicle wreck on Maple Grove Road last Wednesday morning, July 29.

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  • Multiple Arrests, Drugs, Guns & Cash

    Multiple Arrests, Drugs, Guns & Cash

    By Jessie Williams 

    Multiple arrests were made, and drugs, guns and cash were seized, following the execution of  a search warrant on Clearview Lane. 

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