RockTenn To Close In Tullahoma

Fifty RockTenn paper and packaging plant employees will soon be looking for work. The Tullahoma plant on East Carroll Street will closing next month. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Dislocated Worker Unit received notification of the closure on July 15, just two weeks after a completion of a corporate merger of Norcross …

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Gas Prices Continue To Drop

The national average price for gasoline dipped 4 cents last week, and prices in the southeast fell even further. Pump prices in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee are down 5 cents compared to last week, after falling for 18 consecutive days. “Motorists are finally getting some consistent relief at the pump thanks to declining oil prices,” …

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County Unemployment Rates Rise Across The State

County unemployment numbers for the month of June were released recently and showed the rate increased in 94 counties and decreased in one county. Coffee County increased from 5.4 in May to 6 percent in June. The 6% rate means that 1,530 qualified people are without a job in Coffee County. Warren County’s unemployment rate …

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Portion of Hwy 41-A to Be Named After Crosby Dewitt (CD) Stamps

The We Care Committee is pleased to announce that their efforts have finally resulted in a portion of Highway 41-A being named in honor of Crosby Dewitt Stamps (C.D. Stamps). The segment of U.S. Highway 41-A in Tullahoma from West Carroll Street southward to the Franklin County line will be designated as The C.D. Stamps …

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Hepatitis C Alert From The Tennessee Department of Health

The Tennessee Department of Health is issuing a public health advisory urging residents to increase their awareness about Hepatitis C, a life-threatening disease spread by direct contact with blood from an infected person. The rate of acute Hepatitis C cases in Tennessee has more than tripled in the last seven years, and the steadily increasing …

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Police Officer Injured In An Altercation With a Domestic Violence and Resisting Arrest Suspect

James Richard Gault, 56, of Manchester was arrested Sunday on charges of domestic violence and resisting arrest. When officers attempted to arrest Gault he became combative with them, injuring a Manchester officer. The officer was transported to the hospital. According to warrants obtained by Deputy Cody Lendley, officers responded to a disturbance at the Motel …

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Manchester Man Enters No Contest Plea To Tax Evasion

The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to last week’s no contest plea of John Constantine to seven counts of sales tax evasion. Constantine, 47, is the managing member of a Manchester business. Coffee County Circuit Court Judge Walter Kurtz accepted Constantine’s plea and sentenced him to …

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Motorcycle Crash Injures Two

Two people were injured after a motorcycle accident Saturday night on River Bluff, Dr. just outside Manchester. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 52 year-old Timothy A. Kanehl of Manchester, TN was the operator of the 2001 Harley Davidson when the wreck occurred. 45 year-old Suzanne Lamon from Lavergne, TN was a passenger. Both Kanehl …

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Man Hurt In Hit and Run In His Own Driveway

A man was airlifted Thursday morning when he was run over in his driveway by hit-and-run driver. 36 year old Christopher Higgins was taken by helicopter to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga for injuries he suffered when the car ran over his legs and chest area. According to Sheriff’s Department, the incident happened around 9 …

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Scam Alert From TUB

It has come to the attention of the Tullahoma Utilities Board (TUB) that several utility customers in Tullahoma have received scam calls lately. The caller is spoofing TUB’s phone number, is claiming to work for TUB, and is telling customers’ utilities will be cut off if a payment is not received immediately. The caller is …

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