Questionable Fire In Tullahoma

Police are investigating a fire that was set at a residence on Southwest Atlantic Street over the weekend in Tullahoma. Wesley Eason reported to Officer Rocky Ruehling that a section of his residence had been damaged by fire. He showed officers the rear of his residence where someone had burned what appeared to be a …

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Fireworks Show Up In The Air Again In Tullahoma–Decision Soon

The members of the Tullahoma Kiwanis Club will decide by the end of May whether or not to hold a fireworks show this year, that according to club member Mike Rutherford. Rutherford appeared before the Tullahoma Airport Authority and told them that a decision still has not been made as to where to hold the …

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Authorities Release Names Of Those Involved In Plane Crash

According to officials with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the pilot of the plane that crashed on Saturday afternoon was identified as Clint Payne. His passengers were Michael Lombard, Desarae Thomas, Adam Miller, and Elizabeth Miller. All five were from Winchester, according to authorities. Emergency crews responded to the scene of the crash around 3 …

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Tennessee Unemployment Goes Down In March

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for March was 6.3 percent, three-tenths of one percentage point lower than the February revised rate of 6.6 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for March was 5.5 percent, unchanged from the prior month. Economic Summary Over the past year, Tennessee’s …

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Guns In Parks Legislation Headed To Governor Haslam’s Desk

Legislation that would allow handgun-carry permit holders to be armed in all the state’s parks is headed to the governor’s desk for his consideration. Both the Senate and the House approved a special committee report on the bill late last week. The measure strips a provision that would have allowed permit holders to be armed …

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Meet the Finalist For President of Motlow College Tuesday and Wednesday

Motlow State Community College has named the finalist for president of the school. A meet and greet with the candidates will be held on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22 at the Moore County Campus, Marcum Technology Center Room 105. Dr. Anthony Kinkel, Tuesday, April 21 from 5:00-5:45pm, also on Tuesday will be Dr. …

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State Troopers Make Drug Bust On I-24

Members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) West Bureau Interdiction Plus team discovered approximately one and a half pounds of crystal methamphetamine on a routine traffic stop last week in Coffee County. Trooper Jeremy Miller initiated a traffic stop on a 2008 Honda Accord for speeding in a construction zone near mile marker 124 on …

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Local Business To Grow At Tullahoma Airport

A Florida company has announced that it is joining with a company based at the Tullahoma Regional Airport. Sarasota Avionics will be teaming up with XP Services in providing Garmin equipment for aircraft. XP Services is located in the northwest section of the airport property. The Florida company is known worldwide for installing flight equipment …

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Large Drug Bust In Winchester

Late last week Winchester Police executed a search warrant in a joint operation with the FBI and other special agents at a residence located at 815 North High Street in Winchester. The residence has become known as a dispensary of Mexican ICE (methamphetamine). The search produced multiple ounces of crystal methamphetamine (ICE), powder cocaine, marijuana, …

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1st National Bank of Manchester Receives Grant

Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips have awarded $15,014 in Incumbent Worker Training Grants to First National Bank of Manchester. Incumbent Worker Training Grants assist employers with upgrading skills to avoid layoffs of their employees. “We have to make sure that we have the trained workforce to …

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