Macon County Chronicle

  • November is Recycling Month in Macon County

    November is Recycling Month in Macon County

    The Macon County Recycling Program is administered by the Macon County Solid Waste Department. This department has made great efforts to increase recycling and waste reduction county- wide during the past 19 years, accomplishing an 83% recycling and waste reduction rate in the state while at the same time maintaining low solid waste cost per capita. 

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  • Sheriff Provides Details Regarding Escape & Capture of Two Inmates

    Sheriff Provides Details Regarding Escape & Capture of Two Inmates

    By Jessie Williams

    Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons recently released new information regarding the escape and capture of two inmates last week. 

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  • Helping Our Neighbors: Food Giveaway

    Helping Our Neighbors: Food Giveaway

    During these days of economic hardship, due in part to COVID 19, folks have been struggling to pay their bills and feed their families. Today, it is more important than ever that we come together as a community and help our neighbors.

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  • Two Escaped Inmates Captured 

    Two Escaped Inmates Captured 

    By Jessie Williams 

    Two Macon County Jail inmates have been captured by authorities after escaping on Sunday night, October 18, 2020. 

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  • Warrant out for Arrest of Suspect in Vehicle Theft 

    Warrant out for Arrest of Suspect in Vehicle Theft 

    By Jessie Williams 

    A warrant is out for the arrest of a suspect identified in a recent vehicle theft. 

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  • Honoring Our Veterans During COVID-19

    Honoring Our Veterans During COVID-19

    During this troubling time, COVID-19 has changed everything for everybody, including our veterans who we honor every year on Veteran’s Day.

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  • Man Arrested in Macon County Awaits Extradition by U.S. Marshals

    Man Arrested in Macon County Awaits Extradition by U.S. Marshals

    By Jessie Williams 

    A man recently arrested in Macon County, is being held while he awaits extradition by U.S. Marshals for federal charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and violation of parole. 

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  • Man With Hammer Knocks on Door at 3 a.m.

    Man With Hammer Knocks on Door at 3 a.m.

    By Jessie Williams

     A local woman called law enforcement after a male neighbor knocked on her door at 3 a.m. with a hammer in his hand. 

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  • Multiple Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

    Multiple Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

    By Jessie Williams

     

    A Lafayette man is behind bars on multiple drug charges following a routine traffic stop.

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