Red Raider Band to Play in Veterans Day Parade

  The Coffee County Red Raider Band is preparing to march in the Veterans Day Parade in Winchester, TN. This will be the first Veterans Day parade in this area since 1945. The band accepted the invitation from the American Legion Post #44 to appear Sunday, November 11 in Winchester. “All veterans in Coffee, Moore, …

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Gas Prices Down Slightly

Gas prices declined over the weekend and that trend should continue this week. Gas prices in Tennessee slipped one cent lower during the weekend. Due to a slight increase last week, the Tennessee state average of $2.68 per gallon is only a half-cent less than a week ago. However, Tennessee motorists are still paying 9 …

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Lawsuit Filed Over Operation Cand Crush in Rutherford County

Several Rutherford County businesses have been added to a lawsuit against Rutherford County government leaders in connection with the February 12, 2018 OPERATION CANDY CRUSH. You might remember that 23 Rutherford County businesses were shut-down for selling products that contained CDB. The raids were completed under a court order and carried out by the Rutherford …

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So Far $51 Million Spent on Senate Campaign

Candidate campaigns and outside interest groups have spent more than $51 million combined so far in Tennessee’s contentious, open contest for U.S. Senate. According to federal campaign finance disclosures through September, Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen’s campaign has spent $11.7 million. Outside groups supporting him have spent about $13 million. Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn’s campaign …

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Outdoor Food Pantry Opens in Manchester

Encounter Life Church on Oakdale St in Manchester has started an outdoor food pantry. The Community Food Pantry is located in their parking lot at 1006 Oakdale St. in Manchester TN, next to Westwood Elementary. It is open around the clock and is self-serve. The front doors of the pantry read, “Take what you need, …

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Early Voting begins Wednesday

Early voting for the November midterm elections begins this week in Tennessee. Voters can cast their ballots early starting this Wednesday through November 1. Election Day is November 6. You will see on the ballot, 28 people running for the office of Governor. 8 candidates are on the ballot for U.S. Senate and 4 individuals …

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Earthquake in Grundy County

The U.S. Geological Survey at Memphis reports a Magnitude 2.3 earthquake rattled folks in Grundy County and surrounding communities about 1 a.m. Monday. It was roughly 5 miles below the surface. No injuries or damage was reported. According to officials, the quake was centered about halfway between Pelham and Altamont along State Route 50. According …

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Mega Millions now at $654 Million

After nobody won the most recent Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot prize for Tuesday is expected to approach record territory. No ticket sold for Friday’s drawing matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball, so the jackpot will reach an estimated $654 million ($372.6 million cash) on Tuesday. The Mega Millions jackpot record is a …

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State Attorney General wants Action taken against Robocalls

Tennessee’s attorney general has joined several dozen other states to ask the federal government to take action on illegal robocalls. Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III’s office said in a news release that a document signed by officials from almost three dozen states asks the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone …

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Clean Energy Group Powers Vote in Tennessee

The pursuit of clean energy is what drives groups such as the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, but this election season, the alliance is working with dozens of volunteers across Tennessee to get out the vote. The group registered voters across the state and now, has its sights set on turning folks out at the …

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