Macon County Chronicle

  • Man Threatens Woman With Machete, Flees

    Man Threatens Woman With Machete, Flees

    By Jessie Williams

    A Westmoreland man who was seen chasing a woman with a machete last Sunday, was detained by authorities after attempting to flee.

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  • Meth & Marijuana Found in Vehicle

    Meth & Marijuana Found in Vehicle

    By Jessie Williams

    Two men and one woman were arrested last week following a traffic stop on Ferguson Hill Road. 

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  • Mayor Discusses County Courthouse Repair Project

    Mayor Discusses County Courthouse Repair Project

    By Debbie Gregory

    The Macon County Courthouse isn't just a courthouse - it’s a county landmark that Mayor Steve Jones wants to maintain for future generations.

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  • 44th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 20-22

    44th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 20-22

    By: Jessie Williams

    Pack up the lawn chairs and bring the entire family out to the 43rd Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days event sponsored by the Lafayette Lions and Lioness Lions Clubs on June 20, 21 and 22 at Key Park.

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  • "Jackhammer" Truck & Tractor Pull This Saturday, May 11

    By Debbie Gregory

    Another year has come and gone, and it’s time once again for The Terry “Jackhammer” Driver Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Truck & Tractor Pull this Saturday night, May 11th, 2019, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Macon County Fairgrounds. The Middle Tennessee Puller’s Association, LLC (MTPA),  will be presented by the Lafayette Fire Department and admission is: $12; 6-12 years, $7.00; 5 & under is free.

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  • What's Up With the Swimming Pool? An Interview With Mayor Driver

    What's Up With the Swimming Pool? An Interview With Mayor Driver

    By Debbie Gregory

    Mayor Richard Driver sat down with the Macon County Chronicle last Wednesday afternoon and explained why the Lafayette Swimming Pool won’t be opening this summer.

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  • Man Assaulted in Road Rage Incident

    Man Assaulted in Road Rage Incident

    By Jessie Williams

    A road rage incident led to the assault of a Macon County man on Wixtown Road last Friday, May 10.

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  • Keithandre Murray Guilty of Murder

    Keithandre Murray Guilty of Murder

    By Debbie Gregory

    A Lebanon man, who was a co-defendant in a Macon County double homicide, was convicted of two counts of first degree premeditated murder last Friday by a jury in the Macon County Criminal Court.

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  • Burglary Victim Finds Suspect in Bed

    Burglary Victim Finds Suspect in Bed

    By Jessie Williams

    The victim of a residential burglary found the offender laying in a bed inside their home last week.

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  • Kinsley's Care Fund Benefit This Saturday

    Kinsley's Care Fund Benefit This Saturday

    By Debbie Gregory

    Kinsley Rayne Dodson, infant daughter of Dusty and Elizabeth Dodson, was born on February 27 with a heart condition, and she needs our help. 

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