Approximately 20 law enforcement personnel from the Macon County Sheriffs Department, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee National Guard confiscated 3,000 marijuana plants scattered throughout Macon County following a fly-over on Monday, June 16.
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On Wednesday, June 11, Lafayette police were dispatched to 1400A Cardinal Drive, where they discovered the tragic murder of 23-year-old Olivia Laine McDuffee and the attempted suicide of her estranged husband Jeffrey Allen Dias.
The Welcome Center is key to the successful revitalization of the tourism trade and will serve an integral role in increasing tourism in Macon County.
It will also synchronize economic and community development into a single location to provide information to residents, visitors and individuals / industry looking to relocate to our community. The facility will house the Macon County Chamber of Commerce, contain a community / civic meeting room with kitchen and provide an office for the Historical Society and a display space for the Macon County Arts Council.