Canines To Search Manchester Schools

The Manchester Board of Education will be using a portion of a Safe Schools grant that the system recently received to contract with a Loudon, Tennessee company that provides contraband searches using specially trained canines. Funding will be used to randomly search the three Manchester city schools for $300 a month for a total of …

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Personnel Looking For Armed Robbery Suspect

On Sunday October the 19th at approximately 9:35pm Franklin County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to an armed robbery just outside the Winchester area. A report filed by Deputy Charles Keller stated that and unidentified individual entered Gary’s Lakeside Market and held a handgun at the clerk. The suspect then demanded the clerk remove all money …

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Bedford County Man Nabbed In TBI Child Porn Investigation

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Bedford County man accused of possessing child pornography. Acting on an investigative lead from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Special Agents began investigating Rodger Lee Mader on April 19th. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information …

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Donated Car Becomes Manchester DARE Car

The Manchester Police Department received a nice donation this week. The Patel family donated a 2002 Nissan 300 ZX to the department in memory of the late Dipan Patel. Manchester Police will use the car as its DARE program vehicle. Police Chief Mark Yother said the cost of the striping and lights for the car …

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Coffee County Leadership Goes On Tour

Coffee County Leadership is a personal development program designed to educate participants on community dynamics and issues while also motivating participants to develop and utilize their knowledge and leadership skills in addressing important community issues and needs for the economic well-being and quality of life of Coffee County and our region. The highly structured ten-month …

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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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