WEDNESDAY’S SNOW PATROL

Wednesday, February 10 Coffee County Schools are closed.  ESP open. Bedford County Schools are closed.  SACP open. Cannon County Schools are closed. Franklin County Schools are closed. Grundy County Schools are closed. Warren County Schools are closed. Motlow College classes begin at 9:25am.  Staff report at 9am.  

Beware of Bank Scam

We have bank scam to report. Individuals in the Manchester area have been receiving text messages posing as First National Bank Security and asking you to go to a link. Please DO NOT go to the link. This is a SCAM! If you have questions, please call your local branch. 931-728-3518. Please be aware that …

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Two Teens Face Multiple Charges

On Sunday two subjects allegedly broke into a farm truck on Wood Lane in Coffee County. Two suspects took two guns from the truck; one an AR15 and the other was a Henry 22. The two males also allegedly stole a 4-wheeler from a hay shed. One of subjects was caught riding the 4-wheeler the …

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Man Wanted for Questioning

The Manchester Police Department Crime Investigation Division is attempting to identify a male subject. This person may have been involved in a crime at Wal-Mart in Manchester recently. If you have any information to help identify this person or the crime, please contact Manchester Chief Investigator Jackie Matheny at 931-728-2099. The Manchester Police Department reminds …

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Theft at Wal-Mart in Tullahoma

A resident of Warren Street was arrested Feb. 7 on charges connected to the theft of an item from Wal-Mart on North Jackson Street in Tullahoma. Dylan Kurt Cunningham, 24 was charged with two counts of criminal impersonation, driving on revoked/suspended license and theft of property. He is accused of taking a Kindle cover valued …

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Computer Program Fails on Tennessee Assessment Tests

Students in Coffee County and around the state were prepared to take the TNReady Assessment Tests this week only to find out the online system at the state level failed. Late Monday, the technology failures at the state caused the Tennessee Department of Education to notify school directors across the state that tests would be …

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Controversy over High School Club

A club meant to unify students of different backgrounds in Franklin County, Tennessee was the focus of a passionate debate Monday – from both supporters and detractors. Franklin County High School is home to a Gay-Straight Alliance, a club that organizers say is meant to provide a safe space for youth who identify as lesbian, …

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Two Men Arrested in Winchester Armed Robbery

Winchester Police Department Detective Robert Morris obtained warrants for Jonathon Armentrout and Austin Bolden of Huntland, Tennessee for an Armed Robbery of a convenience store, Scott’s Market on Dinah Shore Blvd, in the City of Winchester that occurred on Feb. 4. Winchester Detectives lead by Sgt Kelly Gass worked around the clock for over 36 …

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Area Man Charged in “Operation Watchful Guardians”

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn joined Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan to announce the results of a three-day, multi-state effort to combat human trafficking and the online exploitation of children in Tennessee and Georgia. The agencies conducted “Operation Watchful Guardians”. According to TBI Director Mark Gwyn, the results of “Operation Watchful …

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Less than 1% Mandated Drug Tests for Welfare

Officials say less than 0.2 percent of people who have applied for welfare since July 2014 have failed a drug test mandated for some. Citing data provided by the Department of Human Services to The Tennessean, the newspaper reports that 65 of 39,121 people applying for Families First cash assistance benefits tested positive for drugs …

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