Galaxy Skate Burglary Suspect Charged

Tullahoma Police Investigator Rana Pawlowski has charged 47 year-old Georgia resident, Harold L. Wiley, with the September 28, 2014, burglary of Galaxy Skate, located on Ledford Mill Rd. in Tullahoma, in which several arcade machines were broken into and damaged. Wiley was identified by both Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and Manchester Police personnel after Investigator …

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Sheriff Warns About Scam

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department has received complaints from area residents that a person posing as a fake deputy are calling their phones advising that they have warrant for their arrest. The caller then states to get a green dot credit card and deposit money into an account or they will be arrested by the …

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Gas Falls To Lowest Price Since 2010

U.S. oil production has soared to its highest level since 1985, placing downward pressure on oil and gasoline prices. Crude settled at $82.75 on Friday, after dropping below $80 a barrel for the first time in two years on Thursday. The savings at the pump, created by the US “Shale Boom”, comes as a relief …

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Tennesseans Paid $47-Billion In Federal Taxes In 2013

Residents and businesses in Tennessee paid $47 billion in federal taxes in 2013, according to a new report analyzing the federal budget’s impact on individual states. Becky Sweger, director of data and technology for the National Priorities Project, said most of the federal taxes coming out of Tennessee were paid by or on behalf of …

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Unity Walk Among Motlow Breast Cancer Awareness Month Activities

Motlow College kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual ‘Pink-Out’ event on the Moore County campus recently. The Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa and the Office of Student and Campus Relations worked together to plan the event. Motlow students, faculty, staff, and the public participated in a ‘Unity Walk’ to show that …

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Tullahoma Man Who Pled Guilty To Murder Asking For New Trial

A hearing on a motion for a new trial for a man convicted of murdering a 24-year-old Tullahoma nursing student in July 2012 will be held Nov. 21. Donnie Jones of Tullahoma entered a plea of guilty on Feb 4, 2013, in the murder of Megan Sharpton. Her partially-burned body was discovered on the morning …

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Two People From Grundy County Die In Car Crash

Two people from Grundy County were killed in a single car crash on Highway 108 in Marion County early Sunday morning. Tennessee Highway Patrol says the Pontiac Grand Am was going north on Highway 108 when the driver went off the road going around a curve. The car crashed through a fence, and hit a …

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State Unemployment Rate Down Slightly

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced that the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for September was 7.3 percent, one tenth of one percentage point lower than the 7.4 August revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for September was 5.9 percent, down from 6.1 percent in August. Economic Summary • Tennessee’s September unemployment …

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New Trial Date Set For Bedford County Detective

A February 2015 trial date has been set for a former Bedford County detective charged with theft after investigators say she took more than $10,000 from sex offenders. The Commercial Appeal reported that Senior Judge Don R. Ash of Murfreesboro set the date and a Jan. 23 deadline for any negotiated plea in the case. …

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State Urging Motorists To Beware Of Deer In Roadways

State highway officials are urging motorists in Tennessee to be extra cautious now that deer hunting and mating season has arrived. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says deer-related crashes are most likely to occur between October and January, especially in November. In Tennessee, there were 5,911 deer-related crashes in 2012. That’s an increase of 4.2 percent …

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