Macon County Chronicle

  • Ice Cream Social & Auction, July 20: A Benefit for RBS Heritage Museum

    Ice Cream Social & Auction, July 20: A Benefit for RBS Heritage Museum

    By Jessie Williams

    An Ice Cream Social & Auction sponsored by Vision 2020 Inc. will be held on Saturday, July 20, at the Donoho Entertainment Center to benefit the RBS Heritage Museum. 

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  • Ex-Boyfriend Goes Too Far After Breakup

    Ex-Boyfriend Goes Too Far After Breakup

    By Jessie Williams

    A Scottsville man is accused of going too far after a breakup - posting private videos and photos of his ex-girlfriend to a porn website, using her social security number to alter her 401K account and harassing her.

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  • Alleged Drunk Driver Nearly Hits Officer

    Alleged Drunk Driver Nearly Hits Officer

    By Jessie Williams 

     A routine traffic stop took a dangerous turn last week, when an allegedly drunk driver fled police and nearly ran over an officer. 

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  • Three Helicopters Called to Wreck

    Three Helicopters Called to Wreck

     By Debbie Gregory

    Emergency personnel tended to several injured people at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck on Wartrace Road (Hwy. 262) last Wednesday, around 6:00 p.m., with three flown out by medical helicopters and two juveniles transported by ground ambulances, all to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

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  • Four-Vehicle Pile-Up on Hwy 52

    Four-Vehicle Pile-Up on Hwy 52

    A four vehicle pile up on Hwy. 52 West at White Road, resulted in injuries.

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  • Have a Happy & Safe 4th of July!

    Have a Happy & Safe 4th of July!

    By: Jessie Williams

    If you haven’t decided how you and your family will celebrate our nation’s birthday this year, events have been scheduled in, and around, Macon County including a Pre-Fourth of July Celebration at The White House Assisted Living in Lafayette and an Independence Day Parade in Hartsville.

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  • Abuse, Theft, Trespassing & Leaving Scene

    Abuse, Theft, Trespassing & Leaving Scene

    By Jessie Williams 

    A 24-year-old Lafayette man is accused of wrecking his truck, abusing his girlfriend, leaving the scene, trespassing and stealing gas on Monday, July 1. 

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  • 10-15 Thefts in Three Counties: Two Arrested

    10-15 Thefts in Three Counties: Two Arrested

    By Jessie Williams

     Two men have been charged thus far in theft cases that spread across Macon, Trousdale and Smith Counties.

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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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  • Damaging Storms Hit Macon County

    Damaging Storms Hit Macon County

    By Debbie Gregory

    High winds and heavy rain moved across Macon County over the weekend, with multiple trees and power lines down across our area. 

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