Coffee Middle and New Union Back Open After Water Problem

Two Coffee County schools remained closed on Thursday following a water main break in Manchester on Wednesday. The water main break occurred on State Route 53/Woodbury Highway. Both New Union Elementary School and Coffee County Middle School were closed Thursday but are reopening Friday. All Coffee County schools dismissed at Noon on Wednesday due to …

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Manchester Man Charged With Criminal Attempt To Commit Murder

Matthew Butler of Spring Street Manchester is accused of stabbing Martin Anderson of Hillsboro in the throat on Monday. The incident allegedly occurred around 1am Monday. The Coffee County Sheriff’s department received a call from 911 about a possible stabbing at a Hillsboro location. After arriving at the scene, deputies found Anderson had a three …

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THP Looking For Distracted Drivers

High school and college students are back in school, it means more teens and those just above their teen years are on the roads. New studies show how dangerous that can be. Wrecks are the leading cause of death for 15-20 year olds in the U.S. The latest study from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association …

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Package Deal in Congress Could Include TN Wilderness Act

Congress returns to session next month, and while not much may get done pre-election, there could be moved afterwards on several bills, including one that supporters in Tennessee have been trying to get passed for years. There’s a chance that the Tennessee Wilderness Act could win approval by being grouped together with other bills, said …

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College Fair At Motlow

Motlow College invites its student body, students from area high schools and those who are home-schooled, and the general public to the annual College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Moore County campus. The event is set for 9 – 11:30 a.m. inside Nisbett Center and will include representatives from more than 30 colleges …

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All Motlow campuses closed and classes cancelled Thursday night due to a power outage on the Moore County campus.

Two Accidents Keep Emergency Crews Busy

Wednesday morning, crews from Manchester Fire & Rescue, Manchester Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Coffee County EMS and the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department were called to the scene of a 2-vehicle accident. The accident occurred around 4:15am on the Woodbury Hwy at the I-24 overpass. One vehicle collided with the other and both drivers were injured. …

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Water Line Problem Closes Schools

There was a main water line leak on the Woodbury Hwy yesterday that closed Coffee County schools early on Wednesday. The leak affected the new middle school and New Union Elementary. All schools were closed due to students that ride various buses and middle school being countywide. The water line is somewhat new and was …

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Tullahoma Man Facing Sex Related Charges

A resident of North Polk Street in Tullahoma was arrested on sex charges involving a 15-year-old girl. Felix Diaz-Castrejon, 32, was charged with statutory rape by an authority figure, incest and identity theft. According to warrants obtained by Tullahoma Investigator Rana Pawlowski, on Oct. 8, 2013 the man is accused of chasing the 15-year-old through …

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Eye Exam Among Most Important Tests for Tennessee Students

With the start of the new school year, parents across the state are being reminded that the eye health of their children is critical to their educational success. Tonya Reynoldson, president of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, says this is a great time of year to get students in for eye exams, especially the …

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