Lockdown at Two Manchester Schools on Wednesday

Things got a little interesting for children and teachers at Westwood Middle and Elementary schools in Manchester on Wednesday afternoon. Both schools were placed on lockdown around 2 pm, Wednesday. Someone called police and reported that a man armed with a gun was near a home on Oak Street just before 2pm. The subject fled …

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Victim’s Assistance Fee Vote set for September

Earlier this year the Coffee County Health, Welfare and Recreation Committee approved a resolution proposing the establishment of a $45 victim’s assistance fee. Last week the Coffee County Budget and Finance Committee approved the proposed $45 fee. The full county commission will vote on the proposal on September 13. The fee would be collected from …

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Female Arrested for taking Money from Her Employer

A Tullahoma woman was arrested on charges of theft that contain embezzlement. On Aug. 16 Denshia Branford, 27, of New Rock Creek Road was charged with taking $1,200 from Wal-Mart on North Jackson Street. According to a report by Tullahoma Police Officer Jamason Wells, store security reported that Branford had been taking money out of …

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Possible Meth Production found in Franklin County

On Tuesday August 24th at approximately 1:00pm the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office executed a search of a residence located on Burks Ln. in the Huntland area. As a result of the search, Sheriff’s Office Investigators discovered components and materials associated with the production of methamphetamine. The scene was processed and charges are anticipated through the …

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Free Hunting Day is Saturday

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 27 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. Squirrel hunting is one of Tennessee’s oldest and favorite traditions. The day serves …

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library License Plates can be Pre-Ordered

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is accepting pre-orders of license plates featuring the country music star. Production will begin once 1,000 pre-orders are made, according to a release from the Imagination Library. A total of 282 plates had been sold as of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The cost for a license plate is $35, and proceeds benefit …

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Al White Motors and Thunder Radio to Honor Local Law Enforcement

Al White Motors and WMSR (Thunder Radio) are teaming up to honor those who serve that thin blue line, our local law enforcement. Each month one deputy or police officer will be honored as a Hometown Hero. We are looking for the public’s help. Go to the Thunder Radio or Al White Ford Lincoln Mercury …

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Update–Missing Man Found Deceased

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department received a call on Friday (August 19, 2016) that Benjamin Cox was missing from his residence in the Summitville, TN area. Apparently he went missing on Wednesday (August, 17) around 2 pm. On Tuesday morning Cox was found deceased at a location in Summitville. No foul play is suspected at …

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Stolen Gun from Coffee County found on man in Bedford County

A loaded Ruger Super Blackhawk .44 magnum revolver reported stolen in Coffee County was found in the possession of a man being arrested on drug charges Sunday night in Bedford County. Matthew Tyler Cook, 25, of Pinkston Road was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia by the 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force and possession …

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Many Businesses Opening in Tennessee

Tennessee’s economy is outpacing pre-recession strength, based on the flow of new business filings and a slower pace of closings, according to Secretary of State Tre Hargett. Tennessee recorded 8,919 new businesses from April to June, up 7.2% from the same time last year. The increase is the state’s 19th consecutive year-over-year, according to a …

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