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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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Drug Bust in Moore County

On Wednesday October 18, 2017, while on routine patrol in Moore County, Deputy Dustin White initiated a traffic stop for failure to come to a complete stop at a traffic control device. The incident happened at Carr Creek road and 41-A intersection, and upon contact with the Driver, William Larry Nelson of Moore County, Deputy …

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TBI Warning

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division (DID) is urging public caution, especially among recreational drug users, following recent evidence submissions to two TBI crime laboratories. Several samples of cocaine, submitted by law enforcement agencies in Middle and East Tennessee in recent months, also tested positive for fentanyl, a powerful, narcotic painkiller, or one …

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Fire Damages Manchester Home

Manchester Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a structural fire at 115 Rigney Road early Wednesday night. When fire crews arrived, the back side of the mobile home was heavily involved in fire. Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire, but were met with high heat and fire. Two animals lost their …

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Three Coffee Countians Named to State Boards

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam earlier this week announced the appointments of 217 Tennesseans to 93 boards and commissions. Three people from Coffee County have been appointed to serve. Coffee County Commissioner and Alternative School Principal Major Shelton of Manchester has been appointed to the Advisory Council for Alternative Education; Christine Hopkins of Tullahoma will serve …

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National Socialist Movement events still Planned for Oct 28

In a press release from the National Socialist Movement, the Detroit, Michigan-based group stated that the organization’s winter “street action” event will be on October 28th in Murfreesboro as well as Shelbyville. The release went on to say they’ll be joined by other member organizations of the Nationalist Front, including League of the South and …

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TWRA Offering New Phone App

Nearly a quarter-million users of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s ‘On The Go 2.0’ smartphone app, finding a place in Tennessee to hunt, fish, boat, and view wildlife has become easier than ever. The upgrade is easier to navigate. Users can buy a license, check big game while in the field, view interactive maps, apply …

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