Authorities Searching for Wanted Man

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help. They are searching for a wanted male. Authorities are searching for Brian Lee Cleckler. He is a 37 years-old white male standing 5’8” with blue eyes and brown hair. He is wanted on charges of assaulting an officer, METH charges, evading arrest, driving on …

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Credit Card Theft in Manchester–Information Needed

Manchester Police Department is investigating a credit card theft. Property was stolen from a vehicle at First Baptist Church on Hillsboro Blvd. Suspects used the credit cards from the victim at Walgreens and at Peoples Bank ATM Tuesday night. Police are trying to identify the subjects, they are both persons of interest. If you have …

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Deputy Involved Shooting in Franklin County

A Franklin County deputy sheriff is on administrative leave with pay following a shooting Wednesday evening on Circle Dr in Estill Springs. A deputy attempted to serve a warrant for felony failure to appear in court to start serving a sentence of 10 years. 33 year old Michael Sean Adams of 1230 Pleasant Grove Road, …

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Early Voting winding down

Early voting will end on Saturday in Coffee County. Voting is taking place at the election commission located at the Administrative Plaza in Manchester and at the C.D. Stamps building on South Jackson Street in Tullahoma. Early voting can be done today (Friday) 8:00am-4:30pm and Saturday 8:30am-NOON in Manchester and Tullahoma from 9am-4:30pm and Saturday …

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Investigators searching for Burglary Information

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are seeking information relating to a burglary that took place between July 25th 5:00pm and July 26th 7:15am at Gina’s store located at 13584 Sherwood Road, Sherwood, TN. The report states that the front door of the building was forced open and beer, cigarettes and lighters were the only items …

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Mayor wants to close portion of Wall St. Alley in Tullahoma

The Tullahoma Planning Commission has slated Aug. 15 to hear public comments on Mayor Lane Curlee’s proposal to block a portion of the Wall Street alley to vehicular traffic. The roughly 110 foot portion in question runs southward alongside London’s Sports Bar – from the London’s-owned parking lot ramp behind the bar southward to the …

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Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Winchester

A winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was purchased in Winchester, Tennessee. The player won by matching 4 of the 5 white numbers drawn along with the red Powerball number. No additional information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed. Lottery officials said Wednesday night’s drawing created 37,217 winning tickets of various prize …

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Drought Conditions in the area

Despite some portions of the area receiving heavy downpours of rain, an area near the Franklin, Grundy, and Coffee county lines is considered to have moderate to severe drought conditions. William Henley of Henley Farms told WKRN-TV that the extreme heat has affected his corn crops. Henley said he is lucky that he will be …

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United Way of Coffee and Moore Counties Receives Grant

Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) has announced the recipients of their Creative Communities Grants program. This initiative was created to connect rural and underserved populations with entrepreneurial education, tools and resources. All grantees will be using their awards to run entrepreneurial or workforce development programs. Applicants were encouraged to collaborate with other local partners to customize their …

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Grundy County Teacher and Coach Suspended

A Grundy County teacher and coach has been suspended pending an investigation into an altercation between two students. Jerry Wayne Brown Jr., who according to the school’s website is a physical education teacher and the boys’ basketball coach, was suspended from his teaching and coaching duties on July 22. Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey told …

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