Thursday, February 11 Coffee County Schools are closed.  ESP open. Bedford County Schools are closed.  SACP open. Cannon County Schools are closed. Grundy County Schools are closed. Warren County Schools are closed. Rutherford County Schools open two hours late. Temple Baptist Christian School opens two hours late.    

Manchester Man Robbed at Knifepoint

According to an arrest warrant, on Wednesday police say that a subject went to Hills Chapel Apartments in Manchester and pulled a knife on a male victim as he exited his vehicle. The man with the knife allegedly held it against the victim’s stomach and demanded his wallet, money and anything he had of value. …

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Jack Daniels Plant Expanding

Tennessee whiskey giant Jack Daniel is set to make a $140 million expansion to its distillery in Lynchburg, according to Gov. Bill Haslam and state economic officials. Increased demand is driving the expansion, which will also create 30 new jobs, according to the announcement. The money will go toward building two new “barrelhouses” and expanding …

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State Officials Warn Against Fake Pills

Leaders of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Tennessee Department of Health, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services issued a warning Monday about an increase in counterfeit prescription drugs being sold in Tennessee. In recent months, investigators have worked two dozen cases …

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First Case of Zika Virus Confirmed in Tennessee

The first case of Zika virus has been reported in Tennessee the state Department of Health announced late Tuesday. The individual had traveled to South America prior to returning to east Tennessee. Dr. Tim Jones, state epidemiologist, says the state was prepared for the likely development. “We are not at all surprised,” says Jones. “We …

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Encounter Life Church of Manchester Hosting Prom for People with Special Needs

The Tim Tebow Foundation has announced that 200 churches, in 48 states and eight countries have signed up to host Night to Shine, an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 16 and older. The event will occur at the same time in host churches around the world …

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Beware of Bank Scam

We have bank scam to report. Individuals in the Manchester area have been receiving text messages posing as First National Bank Security and asking you to go to a link. Please DO NOT go to the link. This is a SCAM! If you have questions, please call your local branch. 931-728-3518. Please be aware that …

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Two Teens Face Multiple Charges

On Sunday two subjects allegedly broke into a farm truck on Wood Lane in Coffee County. Two suspects took two guns from the truck; one an AR15 and the other was a Henry 22. The two males also allegedly stole a 4-wheeler from a hay shed. One of subjects was caught riding the 4-wheeler the …

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Man Wanted for Questioning

The Manchester Police Department Crime Investigation Division is attempting to identify a male subject. This person may have been involved in a crime at Wal-Mart in Manchester recently. If you have any information to help identify this person or the crime, please contact Manchester Chief Investigator Jackie Matheny at 931-728-2099. The Manchester Police Department reminds …

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Theft at Wal-Mart in Tullahoma

A resident of Warren Street was arrested Feb. 7 on charges connected to the theft of an item from Wal-Mart on North Jackson Street in Tullahoma. Dylan Kurt Cunningham, 24 was charged with two counts of criminal impersonation, driving on revoked/suspended license and theft of property. He is accused of taking a Kindle cover valued …

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