Video from July 12th Political Forum

Thank you to Al White Ford/Lincoln for sponsoring the video production of the political forum. “you can trade right, with Al White” 2002 Hillsboro Blvd, Manchester 931-728-2402 Candidates for Trustee, Road Superintendent, County Clerk Candidates for Coffee County Mayor Candidates for County Court Clerk and Register of Deeds Candidates for Coffee County Sheriff School Board …

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Good Turnout so far for Early Voting

Many Coffee Countians are taking part in the 2 weeks of early voting. Election Day August 2nd, but early voting continues through Saturday July 28, 2018. This the county general election, city elections and the state primary. You do not have to declare a party for the county election or city, but if you choose …

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Election Commission Meeting on Thursday

The Coffee County Election Commission will meet on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 4:30 PM in the Election Commission office, Administrative Plaza, 1329 McArthur Street, Suite 6 in Manchester. The purpose of the meeting will be to certify voting machines to be used in the August 2, 2018 elections. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Vernita Davis, …

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Hepatitis A Outbreak in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating a Hepatitis A outbreak in Nashville, Chattanooga and the Mid-Cumberland Region with nearly 100 cases statewide. This Hepatitis A outbreak is linked to a large, multi-state outbreak that has been going on since early 2017, primarily affecting recreational drug users and persons experiencing homelessness in other states including …

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Motlow Joins Achieving the Dream National Reform Network

Motlow State Community College has strengthened its commitment to improving student success by becoming part of the Achieving the Dream (ATD) National Reform Network. ATD, the nonprofit leading a movement to ensure student success for colleges that champion educational equity, continues to expand its Network with the addition of 20 colleges in 2018. “Achieving the …

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Three People Charged with Aggravated Robbery & Aggravated Burglary

According to Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Brandon Reed, on Saturday July 14, 2018, a local person was injured in a robbery that occurred in Coffee County. 33 year-old Amber D. Chambers, 47 year-old Herman L. Williams and Herbert Isom age 39 allegedly made entry into the residence and held the victim against his will. …

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Major Heroin Bust in Bedford County

An operation described by an investigator as the largest Shelbyville heroin bust in more than 20 years resulted in the confiscation of 230 grams with a street value of $40,000 worth of heroin and the arrests of two suspects last week. According to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Director Timothy R. Lane of the 17th Judicial District …

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Health Officials reminding Parents about the Requirements for Vaccinations

Health officials are reminding parents about the requirements for vaccinations for students ahead of the upcoming school year. If your child does not get his or her shots updated in time, they may not be allowed to attend school. Kindergartners or children enrolling in Tennessee schools for the first time need to show proof of …

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THP needs your Help

Who has the best-looking patrol cruiser in the country? The Tennessee Highway Patrol says they do and they need your vote to win. The THP is competing to win the “Best Looking Cruiser Award.” The contest is sponsored by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST). State highway patrols and state police organizations from across …

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Fake Money Showing Up Again in Coffee County

Fake $100 and $20 bills are popping up around Coffee County. The counterfeit bills have been passed at area businesses. The employees did not realize the bills were fake until a bank informed the businesses. The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is urging area businesses to be very cautious when accepting cash. Any person that is …

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Tennessee has Highest Average Sales Tax Rate in the Nation

Louisiana no longer has the highest average sales tax rate in the nation, but only barely. Tennessee has narrowly edged out Louisiana for the top spot with an average state and local combined sales tax rate of 9.46 percent. That’s according to the latest data available from the nonpartisan, conservative Tax Foundation, which shows Louisiana …

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