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RBS Man Connected to Two Thefts

By Jessie Williams  A 30-year-old Red Boiling Springs man was arrested on December 2, 2022 after allegedly stealing and selling two trailers. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Detective Danny Meador of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Terry Lee Strong committed burglary and theft of property on November 14, 2022. The report states…

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Christmas on the Square Set for Saturday, December 17

On Saturday, December 17, 2022, you and yours are cordially invited to attend the the highly anticipated holiday event  – Christmas on the Square! Bring the family out to the Lafayette Public Square from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a variety of activities including, free train rides for both kids and adults, storytelling at…

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Multiple Fire Departments Respond To RBS Fire

Multiple fire departments responded to West Road in Red Boiling Springs, on Monday, November 28, when fire broke out in a chicken house and spread. It was quickly reported over the scanner, to responding fire crews, that there was a diesel generator and four propane tanks close to the fire. Heavy black smoke could be…

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Local Teen Dies From Crash Injuries

By Debbie Gregory Eighteen-year-old Levi Matthew Cassidy, of Macon County, died from injuries he sustained in a one-car crash on Cold Springs Road at the Anchor Lane intersection, on Friday, November 11, 2022. According to the report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Levi Cassidy was driving east on Cold Springs Road in a 2007 Nissan…

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RBS Man Charged With Fraud by Home Improvement Provider

By Jessie Williams A Red Boiling Springs man was arrested for fraud by a home improvement provider after allegedly taking $8,125 from a couple for work on their home that was never completed. According to an affidavit of complaint filed by Deputy Patrick Berry of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, the victims reported they contacted…

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Officer Witnesses Drug Deal, RBS Man Arrested

By Jessie Williams A Red Boiling Springs man was arrested last week after police witnessed a suspected drug deal take place. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Deputy Patrick Berry of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, he was watching RBS Market on November 4, 2022, when he witnessed what he believed to be…

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A Tribute to Mom and Dad on Veterans Day

By Debbie Gregory For a great many years our soldiers have went into the military and never returned, but in the case of James Calvin Smith, who was one of six brothers that served our country in the Army, they all lived to tell about it. Actually, according to Calvin, who stopped by the Macon…

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Lafayette Man Charged With Arson & Assault

By Jessie Williams  A 52-year-old Lafayette man was arrested last weekend for allegedly setting a barn on fire and pulling a knife on firefighters.  Law enforcement was called to the scene of a barn fire on October 30, 2022 by firefighters who reported a male subject with a knife. The male subject was identified as…

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2022 NCTC Annual Members Meeting, Nov. 5

 NCTC will hold its 2022 annual members meeting on November 5, at the Macon County Junior High School, with entertainment by the Flatrock Ramblers at noon. The business meeting will follow at 1:00 pm. After a postponed meeting in 2020 and an outdoor event in 2021, this will be the first time in three years…

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Hartsville Man Charged in Toddler’s Death

TROUSDALE COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment of a Hartsville man on a murder charge in the death of a toddler. On February 21st, at the request of 15th Judicial District Attorney General Jason Lawson, TBI special agents began an investigation after a…

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