Storm Roars through Manchester on Friday

An extremely strong storm roared into Manchester on Friday afternoon around 1:30pm. Damage was reported at many locations in the local area as the storm passed through. Over 2,000 Duck River Electric Membership members lost power on Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service reported it was likely straight-line winds and not a tornado. DREMC’s reported …

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Election Day is Coming Soon

Early voting begins July 13 and ends on July 28 in Coffee County with Election Day is set for August 2. Manchester’s City election features three aldermen seats and three city school board seats up for grabs. For Alderman: Tammie K Fuller, Terence B Hillsman, Marilyn Howard, Mark Messick, Bill Nickels, Donny Parsley and James …

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Area County Unemployment Rates Up Slightly

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced that unemployment rates in nearly every Tennessee county remained under 5 percent during May 2018. Ninety-three of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded a rate in May that was less than 5 percent. Unemployment in two counties was 5 percent or greater during the time period. …

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Stuff the Bus time for Coffee County Schools

It is that time of year again! Coffee County Schools’ Family Resource Center is gearing up for its Coffee County Student Expo – a student support event to engage students, staff, and community organizations with the goal of combating barriers that hinder student academic success. This event provides Coffee County Schools’ students in need, grades …

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Update on Missing Woman in Tullahoma–Body Found

A female’s body was located on Wednesday by Tullahoma Police. A search and rescue crew from Metro Nashville helped to find the body not far from the Rock Creek Greenway. Though the body has not yet been identified, police said it could be the body of a woman who has been missing for several days. …

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Looking in Neighbor’s Window Sends Tullahoma Man to Jail

Early Thursday morning Richard Dale Walker age 63 of Cedar Lane Village Dr, Tullahoma was arrested by Tullahoma Police Office Randy Baltimore on 2 counts of observation without consent. The man was located at Dosett apartments on East Moore Street and had allegedly been involved in looking into another family’s window without their consent. Walker …

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Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana in Tennessee

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed that Fentanyl-laced marijuana has been found in Tennessee at one of its forensic labs. Fentanyl is a powerful, narcotic painkiller considered deadly when administered even in small doses, and authorities say it and its derivatives are often imported and used by criminals to create counterfeit pills or to …

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Please Boat Safely

While many people will be enjoying time on the water this Fourth of July, it’s important to be responsible and take necessary precautions during the highest-boating traffic time of the summer. Three key things that boaters can do to prevent a boating accident is to always wear a life jacket, use an engine cut-off device …

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Quarry Out–New Tax In

After years of requests Wright Paving and Custom Stone LLC has been attempting to open a quarry business in Hillsboro. At a recent Coffee County Commission meeting the Wright’s were denied a rezoning request by a vote of 15-5 against creating a new zoning designation (M-3) that would have allowed the establishment of a quarry …

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Tennessee Department of Education Blames Questar for Testing Problems

The Tennessee Department of Education announced Wednesday that issues with the state’s TNReady testing that plagued schools this spring were not the result of a malicious attack. Instead, the department said the issues were the fault of the testing vendor, Questar. According to the department, Questar implemented a “significant and unauthorized” change to the text-to-speech …

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