Herb Horton Steps Down as CHS Lady Raider Basketball Coach

The Coffee County Central High School Lady Raider basketball team will be looking for a new head coach for next season.  Herb Horton, the Lady Raiders coach for the last 4 years, has resigned his position effective immediately.  Horton met with his team on Wednesday afternoon to inform them of his decision. Horton, who was …

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ERPUD will Raise Rates beginning May 1

Elk River Public Utilities District (ERPUD) will begin a rate increase beginning May 1. The customer charge, is a flat fee that helps pay for the infrastructure costs of delivering gas safely to customers and is not based on usage. A rate increase implemented last year to bolster Elk River Public Utility District (ERPUD) against …

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Take Back Day is April 29

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (DTB) is set for Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As part of this major health and safety initiative, the Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition (CCADC) will host two take-back events, one in Manchester and one in Tullahoma. Community members are encouraged to stop …

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Attorney General’s Office says it would Defend an Amended Abortion Bill

The Tennessee attorney general’s office says it would defend an amended abortion bill in court if it becomes law, despite previously calling its key requirements “constitutionally suspect.” Attorney General Herbert Slatery’s spokesman says “the law to some degree is unsettled” surrounding the legislation, which would ban abortions after 20 weeks if doctors determine the fetus …

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Bill will allow Students to take American Sign Language for their Foreign Language Requirements

The Tennessee Legislature has passed a measure that allows students to take American Sign Language and get credit for their foreign language requirements. Sen. Becky Massey, a Republican from Knoxville who sponsored the Senate Bill, said Tennessee passed a law allowing kids to take ASL for credit back in the early ’90s. But Massey said …

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Tullahoma Citizen Allegedly Robbed by man with Knife

On Monday (April 24th 2017) in Tullahoma officers responded to Ada Ferrell apartments to a call of someone being robbed. Upon arrival the victim told Officer Phillip Smith that the subject was in his vehicle where he was giving him a ride. According to the arrest warrant, when the victim arrived at the apartments the …

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Air Engineering Metal Trades Council at AEDC turn down Contract Offer from National Aerospace Solutions

Officials have announced that workers represented by the Air Engineering Metal Trades Council (AEMTC) at AEDC have rejected the labor agreement recently presented by National Aerospace Solutions (NAS). AEMTC represents 612 wage employees of NAS at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex. The two sides have a June 30 deadline to ratify a contract. AEDC workers …

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Grundy County Deputy Injured after Stopping ATV

Grundy County deputies are searching for the suspect involved in an early Monday morning incident in which Deputy Paul Sweeton was injured. At approximately 5:45 Deputy Sweeton was patrolling Woodland Avenue in Altamont when he encountered an individual riding an ATV on the roadway with a shotgun. Deputy Sweeton stopped the ATV and discovered the …

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Gas Price Update

Tennessee gas prices reached $2.18 last week-the highest daily average since June 2016. The Tennessee average declined every day since, averaging $2.17 on Sunday. The current average is 22 cents more than this time last year. AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said falling oil prices and wholesale gas prices should signal lower prices at the pump …

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$50 million for New Tennessee State Library and Archives building

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s proposed budget amendment includes $50 million for a new Tennessee State Library and Archives building. Finance Commissioner Larry Martin said Tuesday that the combined $40 million from the state and $10 million from the Secretary of State’s Office represents about half of the projected cost for the facility. Martin says the …

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