Macon County Chronicle

  • Man Charged With Stealing, Stripping Vehicle

    Man Charged With Stealing, Stripping Vehicle

    By Jessie Williams

     Twenty-nine-year-old Willie Don Barrett, of Lafayette, was charged with theft of property valued between $2,500 and $10,000, vandalism over $5,000 and altering a serial number on October 7 after allegedly stealing and stripping a 2001 Chevy Tahoe. 

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  • White Hotel Building Sold To Nashville Firm

    White Hotel Building Sold To Nashville Firm

    By Debbie Gregory

    Good economic news comes in all shapes and sizes, and Stacey Brawner, with Ben Bray’s Real Estate & Auction, recently announced that the White Hotel Building has been sold to a Nashville firm.

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  • Drive-By Shooting on Farley Lane

    Drive-By Shooting on Farley Lane

    By Jessie Williams

     Two men were arrested last week for their alleged involvement in a drive-by shooting at a residence on Farley Lane, while seven people were inside. 

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  • An Act of Goodwill: Giveaway at First Assembly Of God

    An Act of Goodwill: Giveaway at First Assembly Of God

    By Debbie Gregory

    In an act of goodwill, the First Assembly of God will host a giveaway this Saturday, November 16th, from 8 am till 11 am in the church parking lot, located at 130 Akersville Road, in Lafayette.    

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  • Fatal Accident  on Jimtown Road

    Fatal Accident on Jimtown Road

    By Debbie Gregory

    Mr. Mikie Meador, of the Enon Community, sustained fatal injuries in an ATV accident on Monday, October 28th. He was 58.

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  • Meth & Marijuana Stashed in Crotch

    Meth & Marijuana Stashed in Crotch

    By Jessie Williams

    A welfare check conducted October 8, 2019 on a woman staying at the Hearthstone Inn, led to two arrests and the discovery of approximately 10.9 grams of meth and 8.4 grams of marijuana stashed in one woman’s crotch. 

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  • Barrett Faces Charges in Macon County & Kentucky

    Barrett Faces Charges in Macon County & Kentucky

    By Jessie Williams

    Willie Don Barrett, age 29, faces charges in Macon County and Kentucky after attempting to evade a traffic stop on Scottsville Road last week. 

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  • Man Arrested Outside of High School

    Man Arrested Outside of High School

    By Jessie Williams 

    An 18-year-old Red Boiling Springs man was arrested last week for allegedly having two baggies of marijuana, eight baggies containing marijuana residue and two containers of marijuana paste in his vehicle while dropping off two juveniles at Macon County High School. 

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  • Three Arrested on Salt Lick Creek Rd.

    Three Arrested on Salt Lick Creek Rd.

    By Jessie Williams

    Three suspects were arrested last week after local law enforcement arrived at a residence on Salt Lick Creek Rd. to look for a male subject wanted in Kentucky on drug charges. 

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  • Two Charged With Aggravated Robbery & Burglary

    Two Charged With Aggravated Robbery & Burglary

    By Jessie Williams

    Two men have been charged in a series of armed robberies and home burglaries in Macon County occurring on and around October 28. 

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