History surrounds those of us who live in Macon County, Tennessee. Founded on January 18th, 1842 and formed from parts of Sumner and Smith Counties, M...

July 27th, 2016 |  


The Lafayette Tennessee Rotary Club

The Lafayette Tennessee Rotary Club

The Rotary Club was founded by Paul Harris in 1905 in Chicago. Now there are clubs all over the world. The Lafayette Rotary Club was chartered in l955...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Lafayette man arrested following police chase

Lafayette man arrested following police chase

On July 14th, 2016 Jeffery Hix of the Lafayette Police Department was dispatched to 558 Sneed Blvd. to speak with Angel Hall about her boyfriend Steve...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Tennessee Crossroads filmed in Lafayette

Tennessee Crossroads filmed in Lafayette

Tennessee Crossroads, featured on Nashville Public Television, has been on the air since 1987, traveling the highways and byways of Tennessee, highlig...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Gammons speaks at Rotary meeting

Gammons speaks at Rotary meeting

At last week’s Rotary meeting, Rotarian Cindy Gammons presented a video presentation from District Governor Fred Heitman. Heitman, who is a memb...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Hire and Wakefield retire from NCTC

Hire and Wakefield retire from NCTC

Congratulations to Mike Hire and Mark Wakefield on their retirement from NCTC. Mike worked with the crew when he started at NCTC, then eventually beca...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Man arrested after hitting wife in face with pry bar

Man arrested after hitting wife in face with pry bar

On Saturday July 16, 2016, Derrick Gann of the Lafayette Police Department arrested William Jason Brawner for aggravated domestic assault.Gann respond...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Elderly man robbed in home at gunpoint

Elderly man robbed in home at gunpoint

On Sunday, July 3, 2016 at approximately 10 p.m., two individuals went to the home of 75-year-old Harold Howser on Purtle Road, and told him their car...

July 20th, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 2016 |  


The following records were provided by the Macon County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a...

July 13th, 2016 |