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October 19, 2017
  • Westmoreland man charged with sexual assault
    A Westmoreland man was charged with sexual battery and domestic on his daughterin- law after the two were sitting in a parked car in a field off the roadway on Sept. 11. Michael Shane Tracy, 49, of 1164 Siloam Church Road, Westmoreland, was identified as the driver of the vehicle. When the Macon County Sheriff’s Department deputies made contact with Tracy, they noticed a female passenger in the vehicle that was visibly upset.
  • Two Macon County residents died in separate auto incidents this past week in the county.

    Martha Luquin, 26, died from injuries suffered when she jumped out of a moving vehicle on Bennett Hill Road on Sept. 16 in the Red Boiling Springs area.

  • County asked to fund $24M school

    Macon County Director of Schools Tony Boles brought an idea for a new elementary school and other projects to the County Commission during its Sept. 18 meeting.

    Boles said that growth in Macon County, and in the Lafayette area in particular, has spurred the need for a new school in the area to ease overcrowding and make way for future growth in the city and county as well. 

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