Macon County Chronicle

  • RBS Duck Day Festival & Labor Day Celebration This Saturday

    RBS Duck Day Festival & Labor Day Celebration This Saturday

    Get excited about the upcoming Annual Duck Day Festival!! 

    This family fun event will be held this Saturday September 1 at Salt Lick Creek Park starting at 10 a.m. until the Duckies start their race at 2 p.m.

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  • Man Runs Woman Off Road, Rams Vehicle With Her Inside

    Man Runs Woman Off Road, Rams Vehicle With Her Inside

    By Jessie Williams

    A Red Boiling Springs man faces assault, vandalism and domestic violence charges after running a female off the road and continuing to ram her vehicle with his.

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  • New County Animal Control Officer Hired

    New County Animal Control Officer Hired

    By Debbie Gregory

    A new Macon County Animal Control Officer has been hired.

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  • Three Arrested for Counterfeit $100 Bills

    Three Arrested for Counterfeit $100 Bills

    By Jessie Williams

    The Lafayette Police Department arrested three individuals on Sunday, September 16, in two separate incidents involving counterfeit $100 bills. 

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  • Trio of Suspects Arrested After Running Out of Gas

    Trio of Suspects Arrested After Running Out of Gas

    By Jessie Williams 

    Three individuals were taken into custody last weekend after running out of gas on Sycamore Valley Rd. 

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  • Belligerent Woman Arrested at Local Business

    Belligerent Woman Arrested at Local Business

    By Jessie Williams

     Wendy D. Mitchell, age 36, was arrested Monday afternoon, August 27, after screaming and acting belligerent at a local business. 

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  • 25th Annual Makin' Macon Fit, Sept. 8

    25th Annual Makin' Macon Fit, Sept. 8

    Put on a pair of jogging shorts, lace up your favorite tennis shoes and head on out to the 25th annual Makin’ Macon Fit Family Fitness Festival on Saturday, September 8th, at Macon County Junior High School with festivities to kick off at 7 a.m.

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  • Daycare Employee Charged with Child abuse

    Daycare Employee Charged with Child abuse

    By Jessie Williams

    Some local parents are living their worst nightmare as they’ve recently learned their children have suffered abuse by someone they once trusted - their child’s daycare teacher. 

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  • One Airlifted Following Wreck

    One Airlifted Following Wreck

    By Debbie Gregory

    On Monday afternoon, September 17, Trooper Cody Ballard worked a two vehicle wreck on Highway 52 East at Thompson Diesel, that resulted in a female passenger being airlifted to Nashville for medical treatment.

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  • 1st Franklin Employee Arrested for Fake Loans

    1st Franklin Employee Arrested for Fake Loans

    By Jessie Williams

    Red Boiling Springs police arrested 39-year-old Amy Rebecca Coons last Friday, September 7, for taking out fake loans while an employee at 1st Franklin Financial in Lafayette. 

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