Habitual Motor Offender Arrested in Manchester

Apollo Dion Burns age 27 of Glaze Court, Murfreesboro was arrested by Manchester Police on Saturday for being a habitual motor offender, driving on suspended/revoked license 5th offense and disorderly conduct. According to the arrest warrants, officers responded to a single vehicle accident on Oakdale Street. Upon arrival, Burns allegedly had crashed through a private …

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Another Area School Recognized by State Education Commissioner

We reported yesterday that Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Tennessee’s 2017 Reward schools on Friday, which include the top 5 percent of schools for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for student growth. These 169 schools span 60 districts across Tennessee. We reported that Hillsboro Elementary in Coffee County was listed as Reward Progress …

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More Information on Murdered Body Found in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a death after a body was found October 6, 2017. The discovery was made on October 6, in a wooded area of Altamont. Sheriff Clint Shrum said the body has been identified as 35-year-old Dylan Winton from Tracy City. Winton was reported missing on March 13 of …

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Youth Deer Rally is this Weekend

Tennessee young sportsman deer hunts for the 2017-18 season will be held the weekend of Oct. 28-29. Youth ages 6-16 years of age may participate. Participating youth can use a gun, muzzleloader, and archery equipment. Young sportsmen must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult, 21 or older who must remain in position to take immediate …

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Unemployment Rate Drops Again

State officials have announced the state unemployment rate fell to 3 percent in September, marking the lowest it has been since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the information in January of 1976. The rate is down from the August rate of 3.3 percent. Gov. Haslam said since June, the state’s unemployment rate …

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Sex Offenders Might get a Knock on Their Door

Sex offenders in Middle Tennessee can expect a knock on their door over the next several days as officers begin Operation Blackout. The goal of this sweep is to make sure sex offenders are not participating in any Halloween events. People convicted of sex crimes have all signed a set of fall rules that prohibits …

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Hillsboro Elementary Honored

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Tennessee’s 2017 Reward schools on Friday, which include the top 5 percent of schools for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for student growth. These 169 schools span 60 districts across Tennessee. “These schools represent what is possible for students in Tennessee as they exemplify excellence in performance or …

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Former Tullahoma Co-Band Director Pleads Guilty

Martin McFarlane, former co-director of bands at Tullahoma City Schools, who was charged in August with one count of transportation of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography recently pled guilty to a charge. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office he could be headed to prison for up to 20 years. According …

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Alabama Man Arrested for Drugs on I-24 in Manchester

On Thursday, Charlie McGillis, Jr age 61 of Decatur Alabama was stopped for a traffic violation on Interstate 24 west near the 116 mile-marker by Tennessee State Trooper Donnie Clark. According to the arrest warrants the man and a passenger had conflicting stories about their travels. The trooper did a safety pat down of McGillis …

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Attempted Murder Charge Against Monteagle Man

U.S. Marshals, THP and Monteagle Police arrested a man for a shooting earlier in October. Michael Godsby, 44, was arrested about 3:30pm Thursday at a home in Monteagle, and charged with attempt to commit murder, aggravated assault, convicted felon with a weapon charge and reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon. Police say Godsby has been …

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