Video Arraignments begin in Coffee County

Something the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and the county court system have been working on for some time became reality on Tuesday (August 22, 2017). Video arraignments began with 27 inmates seeing Judge L. Craig Johnson. The proceedings took only one hour to complete. Jail Captain Rick Gentry says having arraignments at the Justice Center, …

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Scam Warning

Area law enforcement continues to receive tips about IRS imposters threatening arrests, lawsuits, and property seizures unless the victim pays up. Law enforcement says they’re investigating alongside several other agencies across the United States. Police say these calls are NOT coming from the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service will never demand payment over the telephone. …

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Tennessee Releases Hot Jobs across the State

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has released the 2017 list of hot jobs across the state. The list is a projection of what occupations will be most in-demand through the year 2024. Topping this year’s recently revised hot jobs list is the occupation of team assemblers in the manufacturing field, with …

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It’s Official Publix coming to Tullahoma

The City of Tullahoma is proud to announce that Publix Super Markets, Inc. will open its first store in Tullahoma at Northgate Mall on North Jackson Street. The 46,000-square-foot store is expected to open in late 2018. “This is great news for Tullahoma and the region,” stated Tullahoma Mayor Lane Curlee. “I’m excited that one …

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INCREDIBLE! MIND BLOWING!

It came, it went and it was INCREDIBLE! The ECLIPSE! Eclipse totality will not occur in Tennessee for many, many years so what we witnessed on Monday was truly a once in a lifetime experience. Many eclipse watchers came to the state from several states that could see it in their location. The total solar …

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Beat the Peak on Tuesday Afternoon

High electricity demand is predicted Tuesday afternoon (August 22, 2017). Forecasts indicate that Tuesday’s temperatures and humidity levels will be some of the highest for the month so far. Projected afternoon highs of around 91-92 degrees for Tuesday with relative humidity levels around 64%, will make it feel like 99-104 outside, combined with higher electricity …

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University of Tennessee System Searching for Title IX Coordinator

Tennessee has launched a national search for a Title IX coordinator to oversee the entire University of Tennessee system. This was one of the recommendations an independent commission made this summer on how Tennessee could improve its Title IX compliance. The commission was formed after Tennessee reached a $2.48 million settlement last year in a …

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$2 Million Powerball Winner in Tennessee

Someone from Erin, Tennessee, in Houston County won $2 million in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. There was also a $200,000 winner in Memphis among the 96,127 winners across the entire state. Lottery officials say the $2 million winner matched 5 of the white numbers drawn, just one shy of a jackpot win, and the $200,000 winner …

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Squirrel Season Opens Saturday

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 26 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season. Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting. The TWRA offers a reminder that hunter education requirements are not waived for …

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Beat the Peak Alert Monday and Tuesday

High electricity demand predicted Monday and Tuesday afternoons (August 21, 2017) Forecasts indicate that Monday’s and Tuesday’s temperatures and humidity levels will be some of the highest for the month so far. Projected afternoon highs of around 91-92 degrees on both days with relative humidity levels at around 64%, making it feel like 99-104 outside, …

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