Carjacking leads to Juvenile’s Arrest–Car Owner later Charged

On Friday night a juvenile was allegedly involved in an incident at 989 Interstate Drive, Manchester, TN. Manchester Officer Jamie Norris spoke with Joseph Kurtis Brummett 29 year-old of Manchester who advised he was approached by the suspect with a pistol. The man told police he was forced from the vehicle and the juvenile left …

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Man Charged after Pipe Bombs Discovered

Robert Brandon Horn, 26, of Jackson Circle Tullahoma was charged Thursday night with four counts of possession of weapons of mass destruction and four counts of illegal possession of a weapon. According to Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott, around 11 a.m. Thursday Tullahoma Police received information that Horn was in possession of explosive devices …

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Local Candidate Petitions Questioned by Republican Party

On the agenda of the Coffee County Election Commission on Thursday afternoon was to approve petitions for the May 1, 2018 Republican and Democratic primaries. Motion was made to make a change on the agenda and move that part until a meeting on Thursday Feb. 22, which is the withdrawal deadline. The reason for that …

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Saturday Night Fire at Westwood Middle School

Manchester Fire crews responded to a structure fire at Westwood Middle School on Saturday night. While enroute Manchester Police reported smoke coming out of the mechanical room in the rear of the school. Crews arrived on scene and found smoke coming from inside the reported room. There was a large water line above the fire …

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Stabbing in Tullahoma leads to Attempted First-Degree Murder Charge

What started off as an aggravated assault charge turned into an attempted first-degree murder charge filed against a Tullahoma man. According to Tullahoma Police, Terry Helton 51, of South Anderson Street was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed a man while at Alibis Bar on Anderson Street Saturday night. According …

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New Tennessee Gun Bill Shot Down

A Republican-led House committee has voted down legislation to let Tennessee handgun permit holders bring guns most places, including hospitals and professional sports arenas. In the Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Hospital Association expressed opposition to Coffee County District 47 State Representative Judd Matheny’s bill. …

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9 Deaths in Tennessee due to the Flu

In the state of Tennessee, eight children and one pregnant woman have passed away due to the flu, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. The deaths were associated with seasonal flu during the current flu season. The updated number of deaths in the state was released Thursday. Those with the Department of Health urged …

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Weed Wrangle is set for March 3 at Old Stone Fort State Park

Weed Wrangle is a nationwide event dedicated to the removal of non-native plants from public spaces. The state of Tennessee is asking for volunteers to help remove invasive plants throughout Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas. Join Old Stone Fort park rangers on March 3, 2018 at Forks of the River to remove non-native plants …

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SNOW PATROL: Manchester City Schools will be closed Friday

Manchester City Schools will be closed Friday, February 16th due to illness. ESP is also closed. Students report back Tuesday, after the Presidents day holiday. The Snow Patrol brought to you by Spring Street Market in Manchester-your bread and milk experts!

Illnesses Close Coffee County Schools

Due to high incidents of sickness among students and staff Coffee County Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, Feb 15th & Feb 16th. We are already scheduled to be off for Presidents Day on Monday, Feb 19th. The school system will welcome back students on Tuesday Feb. 20th. Director of Schools Dr LaDonna McFall …

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