Macon County Chronicle

  • Murder Trial Set For Keithandre Murray

    Murder Trial Set For Keithandre Murray

    By Debbie Gregory

    A trial date has been set for the week of April 29, 2019, for Keithandre Trevon Murray, who stands accused, along with Rodney Garret, of shooting and killing 32-year-old Alisha Renee Mondoni and 44-year-old James Turner at 5100 New Harmony Road, in Macon County, on February 11, 2017.

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  • Trousdale Turner Corrections Officer Arrested

    Trousdale Turner Corrections Officer Arrested

    By Jessie Williams

    A Trousdale Turner Correctional Center corrections officers was arrested last week after allegedly being highly intoxicated and firing a handgun inside the home he shares with his son, his son’s pregnant girlfriend and his grandchildren. 

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  • Search Warrant Executed: Drugs & Guns Found, Two Arrested

    Search Warrant Executed: Drugs & Guns Found, Two Arrested

    By Jessie Williams 

    For several months, the Macon County Sheriff’s Department has been working with the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives) to investigate drug activity in our community. 

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  • Armed Robbery at Jr. Foods

    Armed Robbery at Jr. Foods

    By Debbie Gregory

    On Tuesday night, January 8th, a man wearing a red bandana around his face and a black hat, walked into Jr. Foods, displayed a firearm, and said “give me the money.”

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  • 38 Counts of Cruelty to Animals

    38 Counts of Cruelty to Animals

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Macon County couple involved in an animal hoarding situation was charged with 38 counts of cruelty to animals last week.

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  • Two Hundred New Jobs!!

    Two Hundred New Jobs!!

    By Debbie Gregory

    RBS Mayor Joel Coe is in negotiations with VF Workwear for a contract to manufacture  Homeland Security’s Border Patrol uniforms in the USA, with the potential of Red Boiling Springs getting 200 new jobs at Racoe Inc.

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  • Three RBS Stores Fined For Selling Beer to Minors

    Three RBS Stores Fined For Selling Beer to Minors

    By Debbie Gregory

    Discussions at the January 10th special called meeting of the Red Boiling Springs Beer Board, led to three Red Boiling Springs stores being ordered to pay hefty fines for selling beer to minors.

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  • Intoxicated Driver Arrested With Drugs & Loaded Gun

    Intoxicated Driver Arrested With Drugs & Loaded Gun

    By Jessie Williams

    An intoxicated driver was arrested last week with a loaded gun, open containers of alcohol and numerous prescription drugs in his vehicle. 

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  • Man Charged With Aggravated Arson

    Man Charged With Aggravated Arson

    By Jessie Williams

    A 38-year-old Lafayette man was arrested for domestic violence, arson and reckless endangerment last weekend, after allegedly attempting to set a house on fire with people inside.

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  • Seven Counts of Forgery

    Seven Counts of Forgery

    By Jessie Williams

    An 18-year-old man was apprehended by police last week after allegedly stealing his grandparents’ checkbook and forging his grandfather’s signature on seven checks.

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