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Human Remains Found Are Those Of Leo Paul George Massicotte III

On July 5th, 2011, Manchester Police Department took a preliminary investigative report on a missing person, Leo Paul George Massicotte III.  Mr. Massicotte was last seen on July 3rd exiting a vehicle and walking in the direction of A.E.D.C. property towards the Hillsboro area. Investigator Ray “Butch” Stewart was assigned the case and began searching …

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Aaron’s Sales and Lease Student of the Week 21 November 2014

Haley Koren Sherrill - Aaron's Sales and Lease Student of the Week

The Aaron’s Sales and Lease Student of the week for 21 November 2014 is Haley Koren Sherrill. Haley is in fifth grade at Hickerson Elementary School in Tullahoma. She is the daughter of proud parents Sonya and Todd. She was nominated for this award because she is always great to be around, very helpful to both teachers and students and …

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Tax Increment Financing Plan Approved By County Leaders For Northgate Mall

This week the Coffee County Commission met and approved by a vote of 21-0 a Tax Increment Financing plan (TIF) for Northgate Mall in Tullahoma. The infrastructure improvements are designed to finance these projects through future property tax abatements. The approval is for 10 years instead of the 14 requested by Tullahoma Area Economic Development …

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Bobcat Part 2

For the second time in recent weeks, a dead bobcat has been found at Tullahoma High School. Tuesday afternoon a dead bobcat was found in the parking lot on the southwest side of the football field. According to a report by Officer Daryn Gadeken, someone passing by the parking lot saw the bobcat and contacted …

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Unemployment Rate Drops In Tennessee

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced Thursday afternoon the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for October was 7.1 percent, two tenths of one percentage point lower than the September revised rate of 7.3 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for October was 5.8 percent, down from 5.9 percent in September. Economic Summary • Over …

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Tullahoma City Schools 14th Best In The State

The Tullahoma school district has been named the 14th best school district in the state by Niche K-12. Launched in May 2013, Niche.com is a research site that combines community reviews and opinions with hard data to compare public and private school districts across the country. According to the website, “Best Public School Districts ranks …

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Labor Secretary Wants Minimum Wage Raised

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, who’s advocating nationally in support of raising the minimum wage to $10.10, said the federal minimum wage is the floor that states should use for their hourly rates. Tennessee has the highest percentage of minimum wage workers in the nation but is one of only a few states without a …

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Man Charged With Setting Fire To a Summitville Home

Thomas Lawrence “TJ” Vandusen of Manchester has been charged in connection with a house fire in the Forrest Mill area. The 22 year-old Vandusen was arrested, charged with the fire as well as vandalism over $1,000 and booked in at the Coffee County Jail. The fire was a mobile home at 330 Volunteer Avenue in …

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Former Corrections Officer In Court This Week Facing Charges

Earlier this month James M. Mayes, 26, of Brandontown Road, Manchester, a former corrections officer at the Coffee County Jail was charged with bribery of a public servant, extortion and official misconduct. The extortion charge was dropped at a court hearing on Tuesday, but Mayes still faces the other charges as those were bound over. …

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