Police Stop Terrorism Threat at Franklin County High School

Two juveniles that are accused of making threats against an area high school were taken into custody by Franklin County sheriff deputies late Thursday night. According to District Attorney Mike Taylor, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old allegedly threatened Thursday night to commit an act of terrorism at Franklin County High School. Both were charged with …

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Traffic Stop turns into Major Meth Bust

A routine traffic stop on Interstate 24 by the Tennessee Highway Patrol led to the discovery of a large amount of methamphetamine and more. Highway patrolmen took two subjects into custody late Sunday morning after they found a little over 2 pounds of meth. The value of the drug can range from $9,500-$16,000 per pound. …

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Drug Bust in Tullahoma

On Thursday (January 12, 2017), Tullahoma Police went to an apartment on West Cook Street concerning possible criminal activity suspected at this residence. Two men and two women were found at the apartment. Allegedly located in the bedroom was a box hidden inside a bag containing a white powdery substance believed to be methamphetamine. Also …

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Tennessee Lawmaker wants Major change with Food Stamps

A Tennessee lawmaker has introduced legislation seeking to ban the use of food stamps to buy items without nutritional value. Republican Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia says banned items would be those high in calories, sugar and fat, such as sodas, ice cream, candy, cookies and cake. The measure would also prohibit grocers from selling …

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Bought Milk? You could receive Money

Any Tennessean who bought milk in the last 14 years is eligible to get money back. Tennessee is one of 15 states (and the District of Columbia) involved in a class action lawsuit against milk producers. The lawsuit accused milk producers of price-fixing. Instead of taking the case to court, the milk producers settled the …

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Reception for outgoing Chamber Director in Tullahoma

The Tullahoma Board of Mayor and Aldermen invites the community to a reception for outgoing Tullahoma Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Executive Director, Diane Bryant and incoming Executive Director, Hope Sartain. The reception begins at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017 prior to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting at City Hall. The …

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Local Man Uninjured in Fatal Crash

Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 70 and Old Rock Island Road. Killed in the crash were 39 year old Kelly Campbell of Quebeck, TN and 47 year old Michael McQuiston of Carthage, TN. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Campbell was attempting a left turn …

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We Used Several Megawatts of Power last Weekend

The Tennessee Valley Authority reports that last weekend’s cold snap, which dipped down to below 10 degrees in some areas, ranked fourth in the utility’s “Top 10” winter weekend power peaks. Preliminary numbers show TVA’s power peak of 28,863 megawatts occurred on Sunday, January 8. Sunday’s peak was about 4 percent off the utility’s all-time …

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TBI begins IT Has To Stop Campaign

Tennessee drivers on major roads across the state are seeing a set of new billboards as part of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s efforts to address the issue of human trafficking. The billboards, part of the agency’s ongoing ‘IT Has To Stop’ campaign, are designed to encourage people to visit www.ithastostop.com to learn more about …

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Top Baby Names of 2016

Emma and William are the most popular names chosen by new Tennessee parents for their babies born in 2016. Names chosen for babies are recorded and tallied by the dedicated team in the Tennessee Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records, which registers some 240,000 new records of births, deaths, marriages and divorces every year. …

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