Grants available to Improve Security at Courthouses in Tennessee

A $2 million grant program aims to improve security at courthouses across Tennessee. The Administrative Office of the Courts has started the initiative with one-time money set aside by state lawmakers and Gov. Bill Haslam. A committee of statewide judges will determine the criteria and qualifications for awards. Preference will be given to counties with …

Continue reading »

Traffic Stop Leads to Alabama Man’s Arrest for Cocaine

An Alabama man was arrested Aug. 19 on drug charges. According to a report by Tullahoma Police Officer Rocky Ruehling, David Campuzano, 21, of Athens, Alabama was arrested following a traffic stop. According to a report by the officer, Campuzano turned from North Jackson Street to Wilson Avenue without an arrow present. When the officer …

Continue reading »

Matheny Speaks Out Against NFL Players Protesting during National Anthem

Republican State Rep. Judd Matheny of Tullahoma, who represents Coffee and a portion of Warren County, is calling on Gov. Bill Haslam to use his influence to help put a stop to national anthem protests by NFL players. Haslam is the brother of Jimmy Haslam, who, along with his wife Dee Haslam are the majority …

Continue reading »

Drug Bust in Pelham on Wednesday Morning

Early Wednesday morning, Grundy County Deputy Randy Wildes seized 200 hits of what is called “blotter acid” while patrolling businesses in the Pelham area. At around 4am, Deputy Wildes was conducting a security check at a gas station when he observed a vehicle with Alabama plates parked in a business that was closed. Deputy Wildes …

Continue reading »

Tourist Spend $19 Billion lasyt year in Tennessee

State officials say tourists spent more than $19 billion in Tennessee in 2016, an increase of 5 percent compared with the previous year. Gov. Bill Haslam said in a statement that tourism topped $1 billion in state and local sales tax revenue for the 11th consecutive year in 2015, reaching $1.7 billion. That marks a …

Continue reading »

Coffee County Judge Earns Award

Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth has announced that Coffee County Judge Timothy R. Brock, has received the Tennessee Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (TCJFCJ) McCain-Abernathy Award for exceptional service in advancing juvenile justice. Judge Brock presides over the Coffee County Drug Recovery, Coffee County Mental Health, Coffee County Family Treatment and Coffee …

Continue reading »

Video Arraignments begin in Coffee County

Something the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and the county court system have been working on for some time became reality on Tuesday (August 22, 2017). Video arraignments began with 27 inmates seeing Judge L. Craig Johnson. The proceedings took only one hour to complete. Jail Captain Rick Gentry says having arraignments at the Justice Center, …

Continue reading »

Scam Warning

Area law enforcement continues to receive tips about IRS imposters threatening arrests, lawsuits, and property seizures unless the victim pays up. Law enforcement says they’re investigating alongside several other agencies across the United States. Police say these calls are NOT coming from the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service will never demand payment over the telephone. …

Continue reading »

Tennessee Releases Hot Jobs across the State

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has released the 2017 list of hot jobs across the state. The list is a projection of what occupations will be most in-demand through the year 2024. Topping this year’s recently revised hot jobs list is the occupation of team assemblers in the manufacturing field, with …

Continue reading »

It’s Official Publix coming to Tullahoma

The City of Tullahoma is proud to announce that Publix Super Markets, Inc. will open its first store in Tullahoma at Northgate Mall on North Jackson Street. The 46,000-square-foot store is expected to open in late 2018. “This is great news for Tullahoma and the region,” stated Tullahoma Mayor Lane Curlee. “I’m excited that one …

Continue reading »

Older posts «