Macon County Chronicle

  • Tip Leads to Stolen Vehicle Recovery

    Tip Leads to Stolen Vehicle Recovery

    The Lafayette Police Department arrested 24-year-old Zachary Allen Woods, on September 10, after an anonymous tip led to the recovery of a stolen vehicle.

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  • Trio Arrested in Kentucky

    Trio Arrested in Kentucky

    By Debbie Gregory
    Three people from Macon County face meth trafficking and weapon charges after they pulled into a road safety checkpoint in Edmonson County, Kentucky, with a forged temporary license plate.

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  • 61st Annual Antique Car Show at the Thomas House Hotel This Saturday!

    61st Annual Antique Car Show at the Thomas House Hotel This Saturday!

    By: Jessie Williams
    The 61st Annual Middle Tennessee Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (Mid-TN AACA) Fall Meet Antique Car Show will be held this Saturday, September 9, at the historic Thomas House Hotel in Red Boiling Springs - the perfect setting for a trip down memory lane with its antique treasures, timeless character and community history.

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  • Lafayette Police Arrest Break-In Bandit

    Lafayette Police Arrest Break-In Bandit

    By Debbie Gregory
    The man accused of breaking into Sunshine Market and attempting to break into Hometown Foods has been arrested by the Lafayette Police Department.

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  • Nestle Waters Donates Over 1 Million Bottles of Water to Hurricane Relief

    Nestle Waters Donates Over 1 Million Bottles of Water to Hurricane Relief

    STAMFORD, Conn. – August 30, 2017 – Nestlé Waters North America has collaborated with relief organizations to donate more than 1.3 million bottles of water to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Thirty-seven truckloads – and counting – have delivered clean, safe bottled water to communities in Texas and Louisiana distributed by relief partners on the ground, including Americares, the American Red Cross, Gleaning For The World, Convoy of Hope and Feeding America. 

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  • RBS Woman Found in Ditch, Airlifted

    RBS Woman Found in Ditch, Airlifted

    By Debbie Gregory
    A Red Boiling Springs woman, who was found in a ditch on Bennett Hill Road, on Saturday night, September 16, was airlifted to Skyline Hospital with serious injuries.

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  • Makin' Macon Fit Family Fitness Festival Sept. 9

    Makin' Macon Fit Family Fitness Festival Sept. 9

    Put on a pair of jogging shorts, lace up your favorite tennis shoes and head on out to the 24th annual Makin’ Macon Fit Family Fitness Festival on Saturday, September 9th, at Macon County Junior High School with festivities to kick off at 7 a.m.

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  • RBS Duck Day Festival & Labor Day Celebration This Saturday!

    RBS Duck Day Festival & Labor Day Celebration This Saturday!

    (Submitted)

    We are excited about the upcoming Annual Duck Day Festival!! This family fun event will be held this Saturday September 2nd @ The Palace Park on the Salt Lick Creek starting at 10am until the Duckies start their race at 2pm.

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  • Saturday Wreck Kills One

    Saturday Wreck Kills One

    By Debbie Gregory
    The Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated a three-vehicle wreck over the holiday weekend on Hwy. 10 South, that killed the brother of one of the other drivers involved in the accident.

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  • K-9 Unit Tracks Fleeing Suspect

    K-9 Unit Tracks Fleeing Suspect

    By Jessie Williams
    A man driving a stolen vehicle attempted to flee authorities last week, but was ultimately taken down by the Macon County Sheriffs Department’s K-9 Unit.

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