Jail Workhouse Program Will Remain Open

The Coffee County Commission voted this week to continue to operate the jail workhouse once the new jail begins full operation. The workhouse will be run out of the current jail annex used for housing low-risk inmates. These inmates are known as “trustees,” and by law must be housed at a separate location of the …

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Drug Take-Back Program Working In Coffee County

The Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition is proud to work with the Coffee County Sheriff’s, Manchester City Police and the Tullahoma City Police Departments on the stand out and nationally recognized Prescription Drug Permanent Disposal Program. Since its inception in April 2011, the Departments have partnered with the Coalition to bring an essential proactive tool to …

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Woodbury Police Chief Facing TBI Investigation

Woodbury Police Chief Kevin Mooneyham is facing questions concerning an audit conducted by the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Officials are questioning about how grant money from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety was spent. The money from the grant was to go toward helping DUI enforcement. The investigation has spread to the Tennessee Bureau of …

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Rutherford County Sheriff Under Investigation

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold. District Attorney Jennings Jones said he asked the TBI to join the investigation into Arnold. Jones said the TBI will work in conjunction with the state comptroller’s office. Arnold has come under fire after a WSMV report uncovered the sheriff’s family and chief …

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Not Wearing Your Seat Belt May Cost You More In Tennessee

For the first time in years, the penalty for not wearing your seat belt in Tennessee is set to increase. The fine will increase from $10 to $25 for first time offenders if a new bill is passed. Governor Bill Haslam is expected to sign the new fines into law in the next couple weeks. …

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First Ever Wheels in Motion Tour de Cat vs Tour de Raider

The Tullahoma High School and Coordinated School Health are pleased to host the first ever Wheels in Motion Tour de Raider vs Tour de Cat. This is local school duel parade along the Little Duck River. The school with the most participation is proclaimed the winner. The Wheels in Motion Tour de Cat VS Tour …

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Grundy County Deputy Charged With DUI

A Grundy County Sheriff’s Office deputy is facing a driving under the influence charge after a fellow deputy watched him drive off the roadway. Deputy Joseph Greenwell, 59, was not on duty or driving a department issued vehicle when he was arrested Wednesday morning, said Sheriff Clint Shrum. A deputy was driving behind Greenwell when …

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Local Trooper To Head Area District

Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott has announced Jeff Mosley of McMinnville as the new captain of the agency’s Chattanooga District, effective immediately. Mosley replaced Captain Jessie Brooks, who last month was appointed to lead the THP Knoxville District. Prior to his promotion, Mosley had worked as a road lieutenant in Coffee County since 2009. …

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Bible As Official Book of Tennessee Passes In The House

The state House has passed a bill to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee, despite opposition from Republican leaders and an attorney general’s opinion that the measure would violate the state and federal constitutions. The chamber voted 55-38 on Wednesday to approve the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Jerry Sexton, a former …

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Farm Groups Debate on Fast Track Trade Authority

Not all farm groups are in agreement on whether President Barack Obama should be given fast track negotiating authority on foreign trade agreements. The proposal may be introduced as early as this week and would allow the administration to negotiate trade deals in secret and then send them to Congress for an up or down …

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