Thursday’s Snow Patrol

Friday, March 6th Coffee County Schools are closed. ESP closed. Spring Fling at Hillsboro Elementary has been moved to Saturday March 7th. Meal is at 5PM, Games at 5:30 PM, donation drop off begins at 1PM WinterFest activities at Westwood Elementary have been postponed to Thursday March 19th from 5PM to 7:30 PM Thursday, March 5th …

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Child Shot In Hillsboro

Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident that occurred on Tuesday. A 3-year-old boy somehow got a hold of a gun at an A Street home in Hillsboro and the weapon discharged shooting his little 18-month-old brother behind his ear. The infant was shot with a .25 caliber handgun and transported to Vanderbilt University …

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Man Claiming To Be Legally Blind Involved In Car Crash

A resident of South Collins Street in Tullahoma was transported Sunday morning to Harton Regional Medical Center after being injured in a two vehicle crash at the intersection of South Jackson and Highway 130. According to a report by Officer Rocky Ruehling, Matthew Grenier, 27, was injured when a vehicle operated by Shawn Creighton Stewart, …

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Cattle Theft In Bedford County

Recently investigators with the Bedford County Sheriff’s office arrested three people in connection with cattle theft in Bedford County. A Bedford County dairy farmer reported three incidents of cattle theft at his farm in January and February. Detective John Sweeney of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and Detective Shane Taylor of the Moore County Sheriff’s …

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Corrections Officer Arrested In Bedford County

On Tuesday (March 3rd, 2015), investigators with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant on a Bedford County Correctional Officer, Rafael Morales. Morales, 62, was charged with Sexual Contact with Inmates. The investigation started after female inmates filed complainants with the Bedford County Jail Administrator. Morales was booked into the Bedford County Jail …

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Reducing Tennessee’s Obesity Rate: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Tennessee has the fourth-highest adult obesity rate in the country. While experts acknowledge accessing nutritious foods is a challenge for many Tennessee families, they say the problem is the single most significant contributor to the obesity epidemic. Fortunately, businesses in the food industry and various organizations around the Volunteer State are stepping up to help …

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Tullahoma Public Works Keeping the City Litter Free

Tullahoma Director of Public Works, Wayne Limbaugh admits that keeping the litter picked-up is one of his top priorities. His department has been working for the last month making a concerted effort to spring clean the roadways. Public Works ask residents to keep garbage with them and dispose of in a lawful manner. “In one …

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Gas Prices Continue To Rise

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased 34 consecutive days for a total of 37 cents per gallon. The national average rose 35 cents during the month of February. “Gas prices are surging in California which could elevate the national average at a faster rate than prices in the southeastern United States,” …

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Some State Leaders Want To Block FCC Ruling On Expanded Broadband Service

A ruling by the Federal Communication Commission may have given cities like Tullahoma, Chattanooga and others the green light to expand their municipal broadband service, but state officials who oppose the decision are lining up to block the move. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and the speakers of state House and Senate had written to the …

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Stores Are Signing Up To Sell Wine

Tennessee regulators expect 270 stores across the state to be among the first wave of supermarkets to sell wine under a new state law going into effect in July 2016. Keith Bell of the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission told lawmakers that those first stores include 109 in Middle Tennessee, 105 in Chattanooga and Knoxville regions …

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Special Nursing Department Meeting Coming Up At Motlow

The nursing department at Motlow College will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) on March 17-19. ACEN visitors will meet with the public on March 18, in room 112 of the Marcum Technology Center on the Moore County campus …

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