Macon County Chronicle

  • Grand Jury Indicts MCJHS Volunteer Coach

    Grand Jury Indicts MCJHS Volunteer Coach

     By Debbie Gregory

    The Macon County Grand Jury indicted Tanner Jack Cleary, who was a volunteer coach at Macon County Junior High School, on solicitation of a minor charges.

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  • Inbound call Center: Jobs Coming to Lafayette in 2018!

    Inbound call Center: Jobs Coming to Lafayette in 2018!

    The City of Lafayette has experienced amazing fourth quarter economic growth in 2017. That growth will continue in 2018, in part, because an inbound customer call center is to be built at the city’s technology campus. Pictured, is a rendering of the 75,000 square-foot structure, which will be located next to winding Stairs. Information about the center’s groundbreaking and a full press release are to be released in the near future.

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  • Women Arrested for Drugs in Stolen Vehicle

    Women Arrested for Drugs in Stolen Vehicle

    By Jessie Williams
    Two Macon County women were arrested on multiple drug charges after being pulled over in a stolen vehicle last week.

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  • Attempted Criminal Homicide

    Attempted Criminal Homicide

    By Jessie Williams
    Two Lafayette men were arrested last week on charges of attempted criminal homicide after shooting up a home occupied by a man and his 12-year-old daughter on Swindle Road.

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  • Fire Destroys Family Home

    Fire Destroys Family Home

    By Debbie Gregory
    The Lafayette Fire Department was notified on Monday morning, January 8, that the home located at 3899 Highway 10 south was on fire.

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  • Suspected Husband & Wife Drug-Dealing Duo Arrested

    Suspected Husband & Wife Drug-Dealing Duo Arrested

     

    By Jessie Williams
    A Macon County husband and wife are behind bars after local authorities discovered approximately 8 lbs. of high quality, compressed marijuana being stored in their home and storage unit for the purpose of resale.

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  • Attempted Murder Suspect Captured in Macon County

    Attempted Murder Suspect Captured in Macon County

    By Jessie Williams
    A man awaiting trial for the attempted murder of a Florence Police detective was captured in Macon County after escaping from an Alabama detention center.

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  • Annual St. Jude Charity Auction This Saturday

    Annual St. Jude Charity Auction This Saturday

    By Debbie Gregory
    Another year has come and gone and Ben Bray, Broker/Auctioneer for Ben Bray Real Estate & Auction Company, is getting ready to take the platform again this Saturday, January 13, 2018, to conduct the 8th Annual St. Jude Charity Auction.

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  • RBS Couple Wins $1,000,000 in Lotto!

    RBS Couple Wins $1,000,000 in Lotto!

    By Jessie Williams

    Red Boiling Springs residents Jimmy & Ellen Morgan were the lucky winners of $1,000,000 in the Tennessee Lottery last weekend.

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  • Urgent Care Clinic Coming to Lafayette

    Urgent Care Clinic Coming to Lafayette

    By Jessie Williams

    The Lafayette planning commission recently approved plot plans submitted by Fast Pace Urgent Care, for a new clinic to be located between Walgreens and the Lafayette Post Office on Ellington Drive.

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