Church Burns in Tullahoma

An investigation is underway after the Tullahoma Fire Department battled a blaze at a church Wednesday morning around 11:00am. It happened at the Pleroma Bible Church on Cedar Lane. Fire Chief Richard Shasteen said that when crews arrived flames were already coming from the building’s attic area. He added that the church was about a …

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Tennessee’s Sales Tax Holiday is in July this year

Tennessee’s sales tax holiday has been set for July 28th through 30th this year. The tax-free weekend was created several years ago as a way to ease the financial burden on parents who much purchase back-to-school supplies and clothes. The holiday weekend begins just after midnight on Friday, July 28th and continues through midnight on …

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Report: 2016 TN Wildfires May Add ‘Refinery’ Levels of Pollution

Parts of Tennessee continue to recover from the millions of dollars in damage done by last year’s wildfires – but new scientific research indicates the damage to the state’s air quality may be even worse than the EPA estimates. Two new studies from the Georgia Institute of Technology indicate particulates created by wildfire can have …

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Country Music Star Dustin Lynch Donates $10,000 to Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center

Broken Bow Records artist and Tullahoma native Dustin Lynch proved unbeatable in a December episode of Spike TV’s LIP SYNC BATTLE, taking on fellow country star Cassadee Pope. Hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen, LIP SYNC BATTLE pits celebrities in a head-to-head fight to see who can deliver the most outrageous and entertaining …

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Update on Justice Center Shooting

We have an update on the two deputies with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department that were shot at the county justice center on Monday afternoon. Wendell Bowen is at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga where he underwent over 5 hours of surgery Monday night and is still in the intensive care unit, while Wade Bassett is …

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Theft at North Jackson Wine & Spirits in Tullahoma

According to a report by Tullahoma Police Officer Matt Pruitt, he was notified by the communication center on June 10 that a burglary had occurred at North Jackson Wine & Spirits. When the officer arrived he found a front window had been broken out. When owner Brian Uselton arrived they reviewed the security video and …

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Tullahoma Police asking for Your Help

The Tullahoma Police Department is continuing to ask for the public’s assistance identifying a female subject. The individual is a suspect in a theft case. The theft took place recently at the Celtic Cup located on N. Anderson St. in Tullahoma. Anyone with information regarding this person’s identity, please contact Tullahoma Police Investigator Johnny Gore …

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Legislative Session Complete

Close the book on this year’s legislative session in Tennessee: Gov. Bill Haslam has no more bills or resolutions awaiting his consideration. The governor signed all the 524 measures sent his way this session, declining all calls for vetoing bills. Others had unsuccessfully lobbied Haslam to veto a bill that allows people with handgun carry …

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Scammers to face Harsher Punishment

Scammers who use a fake caller ID now face harsher punishment thanks to a new Tennessee law. The new legislation hopes to crack down on a practice known as caller ID spoofing, which is now classified as a Class A misdemeanor. It involves sending inaccurate or misleading caller ID information with the intent to defraud, …

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Two Deputies Shot in Coffee County

Two deputies with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office have been injured in a shooting at the county justice center. The incident occurred Monday afternoon at the Coffee County Justice Center in Manchester. District Attorney General Craig Northcott said an inmate identified as 37-year-old Michael Eugene Bell was in the courthouse for a scheduled hearing on …

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