New Gun Legislation Being Proposed

Two Democrats are introducing legislation to allow all firearms to be banned at major sports and music venues. Senate Minority Leader Lee Harris of Memphis and state Rep. John Ray Clemmons of Nashville say their bill would create an exemption to the new state law that bans local governments from prohibiting people with handgun carry …

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Manchester Man Arrested On Several Charges After a Saturday Traffic Stop

Nathan Keith Layne of Manchester was arrested on multiple charges on Saturday. According to a report by Deputy Steve Sharketti, the man was seen driving on Ramsey Road with a tire missing from the wheel and he was driving on the rim. After being stopped by the deputy the man was asked for identification which …

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Lynchburg Woman Charged With Forgery

Halie Morgan Walker of Lynchburg was arrested last week on forgery charges by Tullahoma Police Investigator Tyler Hatfield. Walker, 20, of Old Fayetteville Highway, Lynchburg was arrested after a joint investigation by the Moore County Sheriff’s Department and the Tullahoma Police Department. A Moore County Investigator discovered that a forgery had occurred at Ascend Federal …

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Motlow College Is Fastest Growing College In Tennessee; Enrollment Up 19.4%

Fueled by an astonishing 60 percent increase at the Smyrna Center, Motlow College began the first week of fall 2015 classes as the fastest growing college in the state of Tennessee. That’s not just community colleges, but rather all public universities, community colleges and Tennessee colleges of applied technology (TCAT) under the Tennessee Board of …

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Don’t Leave Your Mark On The Park

Officials at Great Smoky Mountains National Park are asking visitors to refrain from leaving their mark on the park. Rangers say graffiti detracts from the park’s natural beauty and in some cases can permanently damage resources that can’t be replaced, such as log structures made from historic wood. Park rangers and volunteers educate visitors about …

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Operation “Breaking Ice”

In December 2013, Manchester Police arrested two local major ice dealers. An investigation revealed that the illegal drug was coming from Mexico to Atlanta, GA and then to Manchester. The investigation also revealed that a suspect in Coffee County had connections in the Atlanta area. The person was making regular trips bringing ice back to …

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Shelbyville Man Arrested For Rape In Tullahoma

Raul Monroy of Shelbyville was arrested Thursday night for raping a Tullahoma woman at her residence. Monroy, 23, of Sims Road, Shelbyville has been charged with rape and domestic violence following an incident at a residence on Chestnut Alley. The victim, who was someone that he had known in the past, told Tullahoma Police Officer …

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Shelbyville Man Charged With TennCare Fraud In Coffee County

A Bedford County man is charged in Coffee County with doctor shopping for prescription drugs, using TennCare as payment. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has announced the arrest of Samuel L. Harris, Jr., 40, of Shelbyville. A Coffee County Grand Jury indicted Harris on two counts of fraudulently obtaining controlled substances by doctor shopping …

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County Unemployment Numbers Released

County unemployment rates for July show the rates increased in 53 counties, decreased in 21, and remained the same in 21 counties. Coffee County stayed the same in July at 6.0 percent. Warren County’s unemployment rate went up slight in July from 6.9 percent to 7.0 percent. Cannon County was unchanged at 6.3 percent. Grundy …

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