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Macon County Unveiled its Community Storm Shelter

Macon County added its newest addition to its community to keep its residents safe. They unveiled its newest community storm shelter Tuesday afternoon. The shelter is located at the Chisholm Community Center and can hold over 100 people inside. The structure design of the building can withstand winds of up to 200 miles per hour and greater. The shelter has…

Update: Macon County Homicide Victim Identified

Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson has confirmed the identity of the homicide victim whose body was found yesterday. Brunson says the body of 27-year-old Jonathan Daniel was found on Pistol Range Road in Notasulga yesterday afternoon. He says one arrest has been made so far, but deputies are searching for more suspects. Stay with Alabama News Network for updates on…

Macon County Wins State Census Competition; Tallapoosa and Pike Counties Are Among Runners-Up

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs and Alabama Counts! have announced the winners of the 2020 Alabama Census Bowl competition. Among eight winning counties out of an original 32 county participants, Macon County was named overall state champion and will receive $65,000 for its school system. “I congratulate Macon County on a job well done in taking home…

Notasulga Shots Fired Investigation

A tense situation for Notasulga police officers last night as shots rang out while responding to a call. Officials say someone shot in to a car near Lyon Street South just before 8:30 last night. Police say there were people inside the car at the time. There were no injuries. We’re told while officers were on the scene the suspect…

Macon Co. EMA Director Worried about Auburn University Students Spreading COVID-19 to Tuskegee

Macon County Emergency Management Agency Director Frank Lee says he has concerns about the behavior of Auburn University students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how that could affect his county. In an email sent to Alabama News Network, he says his office has received calls from parents of Tuskegee University students, expressing concerns about the lack of adherence…

Macon County EMA Officials Issue Coronavirus Scam Warning

The Macon County EMA is warning residents about a scam. People are going door to door claiming to perform authorized testing for the coronavirus. Once inside the victim’s home, the scammer performs a fake test and then charges the homeowner for the test and in some cases, even robbing them. If someone like this comes to your door do not…

Macon County EMA Issues Coronavirus Scam Warning

The Macon County Emergency Management Agency has issued a warning about a coronavirus-related scam. The EMA says it has been made aware of people going door-to-door in some areas saying they are authorized to do coronavirus/COVID-19 home testing. The EMA says this is not true. It says that if granted permission to come inside a person’s home, these people will…