Macon County Chronicle

  • Burglary Victim Finds Suspect in Bed

    Burglary Victim Finds Suspect in Bed

    By Jessie Williams

    The victim of a residential burglary found the offender laying in a bed inside their home last week.

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  • Man Assaulted in Road Rage Incident

    Man Assaulted in Road Rage Incident

    By Jessie Williams

    A road rage incident led to the assault of a Macon County man on Wixtown Road last Friday, May 10.

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  • What's Up With the Swimming Pool? An Interview With Mayor Driver

    What's Up With the Swimming Pool? An Interview With Mayor Driver

    By Debbie Gregory

    Mayor Richard Driver sat down with the Macon County Chronicle last Wednesday afternoon and explained why the Lafayette Swimming Pool won’t be opening this summer.

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  • Man Killed in Farming Accident

    Man Killed in Farming Accident

    By Debbie Gregory

    Sixty-three-year-old Larry Wayne Shockley, of Lafayette, was killed in a farming accident last Friday.

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  • Man Threatens Woman With Machete, Flees

    Man Threatens Woman With Machete, Flees

    By Jessie Williams

    A Westmoreland man who was seen chasing a woman with a machete last Sunday, was detained by authorities after attempting to flee.

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  • 44th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 20-22

    44th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 20-22

    By: Jessie Williams

    Pack up the lawn chairs and bring the entire family out to the 43rd Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days event sponsored by the Lafayette Lions and Lioness Lions Clubs on June 20, 21 and 22 at Key Park.

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  • Meth & Marijuana Found in Vehicle

    Meth & Marijuana Found in Vehicle

    By Jessie Williams

    Two men and one woman were arrested last week following a traffic stop on Ferguson Hill Road. 

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  • Kinsley's Care Fund Benefit This Saturday

    Kinsley's Care Fund Benefit This Saturday

    By Debbie Gregory

    Kinsley Rayne Dodson, infant daughter of Dusty and Elizabeth Dodson, was born on February 27 with a heart condition, and she needs our help. 

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  • Mayor Discusses County Courthouse Repair Project

    Mayor Discusses County Courthouse Repair Project

    By Debbie Gregory

    The Macon County Courthouse isn't just a courthouse - it’s a county landmark that Mayor Steve Jones wants to maintain for future generations.

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  • Driver Flees Police, Arrested With Drugs

    Driver Flees Police, Arrested With Drugs

    By Jessie Williams

    A routine traffic stop escalated into a dangerous situation for local officers and nearby drivers last week. 

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