Woman’s Body Found in Grundy County

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the body found Sunday in Grundy County as that of 26-year-old Samantha Kathleen Chandler of Gruetli-Laager. Investigators have ordered an autopsy on her body. Chandler’s body was found in the Ross Creek area by people riding four-wheelers. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office says that the female body was …

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Man Allegedly Pawns Stolen Items

Kevin Scott Wright age 35 of New Hope Rd in Manchester has been arrested on two counts of theft of property. In two arrest warrants items were found at KK’s Pawn Shop in Manchester that were allegedly taken from in a home burglary at 1230 Ramsey Rd in Morrison on April 27. Items were identified …

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Dangers of Detergent Pods: Study Reports Increase in Childhood Incidents

There has been a 17 percent increase in calls to poison control centers across the country in the last couple of years because of children eating laundry or dish-washing soap, according to new research. Donna Seger, medical director with the Tennessee Poison Center, says they may be convenient for parents, but the popular pods can …

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Cannon Co. Woman Charged with Aggravated Burglary

A Cannon County woman who was allegedly under the influence of drugs was arrested recently for aggravated burglary. According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department Reports, Investigators were called to a Fowler Road residence about a possible theft. The home owner stated that the female suspect Mandy Jernigan was crawling through an open window in the …

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park provides over $870 (M) in Economic Impact

The National Park Service says Great Smoky Mountains National Park provided nearly $874 million in economic benefit to communities near the park last year and supported more than 13,000 jobs in the area. A report from the National Park Service said more than 10.7 million visitors traveled to the park and spent time in local …

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Tullahoma Senior Athlete Dies in two-vehicle Crash

17 year-old Eli Grow last year’s starting Quarterback for the Tullahoma Wildcats died tragically in an automobile accident in Normandy around 4:30pm Saturday afternoon. In a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Grow was driving a Nissan pickup and was traveling south on Hwy 41A and allegedly crossed the center line and struck another Nissan truck driven …

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Evans wants Murder Charge of her infant Dropped

Brittany Evans, 28, is charged with second degree murder in the death of her newborn baby as well as assault which resulted in the death of the baby and two counts of aggravated assault. Authorities allege that the baby lived a very short time after she was born on April 3, 2015. The attorney for …

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Manchester Man Injured in Crash

Manchester Police Officer Daryn Gadeken reported to a one car accident just before 11 A.M. Saturday morning at 160 Fredonia Rd. Upon Gadeken’s arrival he found Terry Holiday injured and trapped in his 2005 Volvo. The man had to be extricated through his sunroof. Holiday advised he may have had a seizure, something he had …

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Moore County Man Facing Child Porn Charges

A Moore County man has been arrested on child pornography charges. According to Moore County Sheriff’s Department reports, Ernest Stafford, 52, was indicted on a Class B felony charge of sexual exploitation of a minor, and arrested on Friday, April 22. After receiving a report from the Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC), Metro Moore County …

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Trussler named to Coffee County Ambulance Authority

Manchester Doctor, Jay Trussler is the newest member of the Coffee County Ambulance Authority. Trussler was recently approved by the Coffee County Commission to replace the authority’s former physician, Dr. David Florence. Trussler is a practicing physician in Manchester, specializing in family medicine, and currently serves as chairman of the Medical Executive Committee at Unity …

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