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Multiple Agencies Involved in High-Speed Pursuit

A 22-year-old man was arrested last week following a high speed chase with authorities that involved multiple law enforcement agencies. According to reports filed by the Lafayette Police Department, Red Boiling springs Police Department and Macon County Sheriff’s Department, the incident took place on October 12, 2022, when Lafayette Police Officer Dylan Gann observed a…

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Macon Public Library System Receives TOP Grant

Secretary of State Tre Hargett visited Lafayette on Thursday, October 6th, and presented the Macon County Public Library System with a Training Opportunities for the Public (TOP) grant for $6,920.00. Hargett congratulated Lafayette Librarian Dana Richardson and several library board members who were on hand for the presentation, along with State Representative Kelly Keisling and…

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Hartsville Man Arrested on List of Charges

A 22-year-old Hartsville man was arrested last week on multiple charges involving drugs and resisting arrest following a routine traffic stop. According to the report written by Lafayette Police Department Patrolman Hunter Sullivan, he observed a back Nissan Rogue on August 29, 2022, that displayed a tag belonging to a different vehicle. Upon making contact…

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Junior Tigers Defeat DeKalb

The Macon County Junior High Tigers got a big win over the DeKalb County Saints last Thursday in Lafayette. The game was effectively a play-off elimination game. Before the game it was 8th grade night and all the members of that class were recognized. Members recognized were (in no order): Valencia Martinez, Cadie Wohlgamuth, Saddie…

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