Macon County Chronicle

Governor to Visit Macon County, July 28th

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will be flying into the Lafayette Municipal Airport, via helicopter, on Thursday, July 28th at approximately 8 a.m. to survey the recent updates at the airport and meet with County Road Supervisor Audie Cook to assess the county’s options for obtaining more asphalt to repair roads.

The Governor’s visit will also include a breakfast that will be served in one of the airport’s T-Hangars.

State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver will be hosting the Governor during his visit to the area and all city and county government officials are invited to attend the morning breakfast.

Macon County Chamber of Commerce President Marcus Smith, who is assisting Rep. Weaver in coordinating the event, said he excited to be a part of Haslam’s visit.

“Getting the Governor here has been one of the Chamber’s big goals for this year,” he remarked. “We are very excited to be a part of this, and are anxious to hear the Governor’s thoughts about the airport and his ideas for repairing our roads.”