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Fire Damages Manchester Home

Manchester Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a structural fire at 115 Rigney Road early Wednesday night. When fire crews arrived, the back side of the mobile home was heavily involved in fire. Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire, but were met with high heat and fire. Two animals lost their …

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Three Coffee Countians Named to State Boards

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam earlier this week announced the appointments of 217 Tennesseans to 93 boards and commissions. Three people from Coffee County have been appointed to serve. Coffee County Commissioner and Alternative School Principal Major Shelton of Manchester has been appointed to the Advisory Council for Alternative Education; Christine Hopkins of Tullahoma will serve …

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National Socialist Movement events still Planned for Oct 28

In a press release from the National Socialist Movement, the Detroit, Michigan-based group stated that the organization’s winter “street action” event will be on October 28th in Murfreesboro as well as Shelbyville. The release went on to say they’ll be joined by other member organizations of the Nationalist Front, including League of the South and …

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TWRA Offering New Phone App

Nearly a quarter-million users of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s ‘On The Go 2.0’ smartphone app, finding a place in Tennessee to hunt, fish, boat, and view wildlife has become easier than ever. The upgrade is easier to navigate. Users can buy a license, check big game while in the field, view interactive maps, apply …

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Tennessee House Democrats Calling for Multi-Year Moratorium on TNReady Scores

Prominent Tennessee House Democrats are calling for a multi-year moratorium on holding students and teachers accountable on the state’s education test. The call for a 3-year stay on accountability comes after another round of TNReady issues, the state’s standardized assessment. This is the second year in a row that Tennessee House Democrats have called for …

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Manchester Man Facing Serious Charges

Pernell James Rollins age 31 of Murfreesboro Hwy in Manchester was arrested earlier this week by Manchester Police for theft of property, unlawful carrying or possession of a weapon, 2 counts of aggravated assault and aggravated burglary. According to arrest warrants, on Sunday (October 15, 2017) Rollins allegedly forced his way into a home on …

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Charged Grundy Co. Students will go on Homebound after Suspension

Grundy County School Board attorney Chuck Cagle told the media on Thursday that Grundy County Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey and a judge have agreed on guidelines for the homebound education for the five students charged with attempted aggravated rape of a fellow student are currently suspended from school. They will be suspended for 10 …

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Tennesseans Surrender nearly 43 tons of Pills and Pill Waste in 2016 although Overdoses are Up

Tennesseans have surrendered nearly 43 tons of pills and pill waste over the last year, a rise in volume even as the death toll from drug overdoses continues to climb. The Tennessean reports that U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration collection events over two days this past year collected more than 35,489 pounds, while the Tennessee Department …

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Study Shows Tennessee Ranks 4th in the Nation for Women being Murdered by Men Per Capita

A new study shows Tennessee ranks fourth in the nation for women being murdered by men per capita. The study by the Violence Policy Center says 71 Tennessee women were murdered by men in 2015, which amounts to 2.10 per 100,000 people. Four of the victims were under the age of 18 and 10 were …

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Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen Considering Senate Bid

Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. Bredesen said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday that he is mulling an entry into the race after several people urged him to reconsider …

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