Macon County Chronicle

  • RBS Police Chief Terminated

    RBS Police Chief Terminated

    By Jessie Williams

    After 24 years on the job, Red Boiling Springs Chief of Police Terry Tuck has been terminated.

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  • Local Fourth of July Celebrations!

    Local Fourth of July Celebrations!

    By Jessie Williams

    If you haven’t decided how you and your family will celebrate our nation’s birthday this year, several events have been scheduled in, and around, Macon County including a Pre-Fourth of July Celebration at The White House Assisted Living in Lafayette, an Independence Day Parade in Hartsville, and a Fourth of July celebration & BBQ in Hermitage Springs.

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  • New Pharmacy Coming!

    New Pharmacy Coming!

    By Mark Darnell

    It was announced this week that Lafayette will have its first independently owned pharmacy in a number or years. They hope to be bringing back a true community pharmacy with fast friendly service and a true family atmosphere. 

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  • Criminal Court to Convene This Week

    Criminal Court to Convene This Week

    By Debbie Gregory

    Criminal Court will convene this week on Friday, July 14, at the Macon County Justice Center  at 9 a.m. with the Honorable Judge Brody Kane presiding.

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  • Suspected Local Drug Dealer Arrested

    Suspected Local Drug Dealer Arrested

    By Jessie Williams

    Macon County Sheriff Department deputies seized approximately 85 grams of meth and over $17,000 in cash early Monday morning during a routine traffic stop.

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  • Prison Guard Charged With Sexual Contact With Inmate

    Prison Guard Charged With Sexual Contact With Inmate

    By Debbie Gregory

    Forty-three-year-old Andrea Juanita Caery, of Lafayette, who is a correctional officer at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville, has been charged with sexual contact with an inmate, after she admitted to two separate incidents.

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  • LPD Traffic Stop: Two Arrested

    LPD Traffic Stop: Two Arrested

    By Debbie Gregory

    The Lafayette Police Department arrested two people on drug charges after a traffic stop for an expired vehicle registration on June 25.

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  • Flex to Expand Facility, Hire 30 New Employees

    Flex to Expand Facility, Hire 30 New Employees

    By Jessie Williams

    Flex Technologies, located on Brattontown Circle in Lafayette, recently announced plans to expand its facility and hire 30 additional employees. 

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  • Man Arrested Twice in Two Days for Same Crime

    Man Arrested Twice in Two Days for Same Crime

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette man was recently arrested twice, in two days, for the same crime.

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  • House Fire on Cross Lanes Road

    House Fire on Cross Lanes Road

    By Debbie Gregory

    The Lafayette Fire Department was notified that a house was on fire at 1371 Cross Lanes Road, after a neighbor spotted smoke and called 911 on Tuesday morning, June 27.

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