Election Commission Meeting Delayed

The Coffee County Election Commission was scheduled to meet  on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM in the Election Commission office, Administrative Plaza, 1329 McArthur Street, Suite 6 in Manchester. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday February 22nd at 4 p.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to approve candidate petitions for …

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Bomb Squad Called to Tullahoma Home

Acting on information, Tullahoma Police discovered what they called a “suspicious item” at a residence on Jackson Circle Thursday morning. According to Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott, officers found the “suspicious item,” which he would not identify and immediately, and contacted the State Bomb and Arson Squad. Also arriving on the scene was an …

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Stabbing in Tullahoma leads to Attempted First-Degree Murder Charge

What started off as an aggravated assault charge turned into an attempted first-degree murder charge filed against a Tullahoma man. According to Tullahoma Police, Terry Helton 51, of South Anderson Street was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed a man while at Alibis Bar on Anderson Street Saturday night. According …

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New Tennessee Gun Bill Shot Down

A Republican-led House committee has voted down legislation to let Tennessee handgun permit holders bring guns most places, including hospitals and professional sports arenas. In the Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Hospital Association expressed opposition to Coffee County District 47 State Representative Judd Matheny’s bill. …

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9 Deaths in Tennessee due to the Flu

In the state of Tennessee, eight children and one pregnant woman have passed away due to the flu, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. The deaths were associated with seasonal flu during the current flu season. The updated number of deaths in the state was released Thursday. Those with the Department of Health urged …

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Weed Wrangle is set for March 3 at Old Stone Fort State Park

Weed Wrangle is a nationwide event dedicated to the removal of non-native plants from public spaces. The state of Tennessee is asking for volunteers to help remove invasive plants throughout Tennessee State Parks and Natural Areas. Join Old Stone Fort park rangers on March 3, 2018 at Forks of the River to remove non-native plants …

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SNOW PATROL: Manchester City Schools will be closed Friday

Manchester City Schools will be closed Friday, February 16th due to illness. ESP is also closed. Students report back Tuesday, after the Presidents day holiday. The Snow Patrol brought to you by Spring Street Market in Manchester-your bread and milk experts!

Illnesses Close Coffee County Schools

Due to high incidents of sickness among students and staff Coffee County Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, Feb 15th & Feb 16th. We are already scheduled to be off for Presidents Day on Monday, Feb 19th. The school system will welcome back students on Tuesday Feb. 20th. Director of Schools Dr LaDonna McFall …

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Shooting at Tullahoma Village Apartments

Two Tullahoma women were arrested after one allegedly fired shots in the parking lot of Tullahoma Village on Feb. 11. The other was charged for being an accessory after the fact. According to a report by Tullahoma Police Officer Clayton Harper, police received a call that gunshots were heard in the parking lot of the …

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Thursday is the Day

Thursday at noon we will learn who will be official candidates for the county elections. Numerous offices are up for grabs in August, starting with the primary on May 1. This includes all 21 County Commission seats, as well as County Mayor, Sheriff, Register of Deeds, Road Superintendent, County Clerk, Trustee, Circuit Court Clerk and …

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