Tullahoma Fire being Investigated

Tullahoma Police and Fire Departments were sent on Feb. 25 to a residence on East Hogan Street. When Officers Sgt. Chase Sons, Officers Matt Pruitt, Randy Baltimore, Taylor Gannon and Jamason Wells arrived they found the house on fire. According to a police report, Baltimore quickly grabbed a fire extinguisher out of his patrol car …

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Area Coach being Investigating

An investigation has been opened just hours after the girls basketball coach at Grundy County, Johnathan Shedd resigned. The Grundy County Sheriff’s office confirms it is investigating missing money from the high school booster club. According to school officials, Shedd says he resigned because of false allegations and concerns for himself and his family. The …

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Woman gets more than she wanted when Buying Drink

A woman from East Lincoln Street in Tullahoma found more than she expected when she got a soft drink out of a machine. Wanda Parrill told Tullahoma Officer Carl Pyrdom on Feb. 24 that she went to the soft drink vending machine outside Piggly Wiggly on East Lincoln Street she got a drink with four …

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Gas Prices set to Rise

Refineries are easing into maintenance season, which normally signals a gradual increase in prices at the pump. Throughout the past five years, gas prices rose 35-70 cents from February to Memorial Day, and motorists should expect the same this year. “The seasonal increase hasn’t begun yet, but it’s coming,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – …

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Bill to Prevent Campaign Funds from being invested in Private Companies passes in Senate

The state Senate has passed a bill seeking to prevent campaign funds from being invested in private companies. The legislation follows the release of a Tennessee Registry of Campaign Finance audit that found that former Rep. Jeremy Durham loaned $120,000 to a company run by prominent GOP donor Andrew Miller Jr. The bill sponsored by …

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Academic Orientation to be held at Coffee County Raider Academy

Coffee County Raider Academy will host an academic orientation for all incoming freshmen for the 2017-2018 school year on Tuesday, March 14th from 6-8 PM. Their academic orientation will serve as an opportunity for students and parents to receive vital registration information, tour the building, and meet with the faculty. The Raider Academy staff looks …

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Road Closure for Thursday

The City of Manchester Street Department will have the Old Tullahoma Hwy closed on Thursday 3-2-17, from Old Seminary Rd to Belmont Rd starting at 6 am until 6 pm. The City of Manchester Street Department apologizes for any inconvenience.

Coffee Co. Deputy, Manchester Officer and K-9 make Drug Bust

” width=”300″] Photo: L-R Blake Simmons, Dale Roberson and K-9 Roccon. Also included are items confiscated.[/caption]Just before midnight on Saturday an emergency call came out for police to be on the lookout for a reckless driver on the McMinnville Highway. As the subject passed by Deputy Blake Simmons he was allegedly driving from side to …

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2/27/17–Tennessee State Education Commissioner visits Westwood Middle School

Tennessee’s Commissioner of education , Dr. Candice McQueen visited Westwood Middle School on Monday. As you might expect, Director of Manchester City Schools, Lee Wilkerson, WMS Principal Chad Fletcher and WMS Vice Principal Jonathan Graf were there to greet the Commissioner; but students from Westwood Middle School were tasked with touring the Commissioner through the …

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Solar Eclipse Viewing to be held at Clingmans Dome

Great Smoky Mountain National Park is planning an event to view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse from Clingmans Dome. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports tickets will be available for $30 each beginning Wednesday at http://www.recreation.gov. A ticket is necessary to attend, and participants will be shuttled in on buses from Gatlinburg and Cherokee, North …

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