No Weddings at County Mayor or Clerk’s Offices

Coffee County Mayor Gary Cordell has issued a statement concerning marriages. During his term as mayor no weddings have been or will be conducted by him. These have been performed as a courtesy in the past, but state law does not require weddings to be performed by a mayor. The Coffee County Clerk’s office will no …

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Manchester Man Facing Burglary and Vandalism Charges

Manchester Police say they have charged a local man with burglary and vandalism. Lucas Bailey Sarzosa of Manchester was arrested after police say he entered the Computer Shoppe on 112 East Main Street in Manchester by allegedly ripping open a screen door and kicking in the upstairs door to enter the business. Sarzosa is accused …

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Weekly Gas Prices

Gas prices are declining as we approach the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend since 2007. Of the 41.9 million total travelers, 35.5 million Americans will take a road trip; the highest number of auto travelers on record (which dates back to 2000). “Lower gas prices are added incentive for travelers to pack-up the family …

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UPDATE! Double Murder Suspect Caught In Florida

Officials with the Jacksonville, Fla. Police Department said in a Tweet Tuesday morning that 39-year-old Bryan Cooke was arrested at a hotel on the west side of town. He is the man that was put on the Tennessee Top 10 Most Wanted list on Monday. Cooke was wanted by Warren County officials in connection with …

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Monteagle Murder Investigation Update

Prosecutors are following up on information concerning the apparent murder of a Grundy County man which took place on June 2nd. 65 year old Kenneth Tate was found dead at his home on 3rd Street in Monteagle. 12th District Attorney General Mike Taylor says autopsy reports indicate Tate died from blunt force trauma inflicted by …

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TDOT Suspending Construction Lane Closures

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at Midnight Thursday through 6am Monday, July 6th to provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists during the July 4th holiday. AAA anticipates more than 844,000 Tennesseans will hit the roadways during the holiday weekend. While lane closure activity …

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Be Fireworks Smart This Independence Day

Celebrating our nation’s independence with fireworks has been a longstanding tradition in Tullahoma. However, children and teens are the people most often seriously injured through their use. Tullahoma Fire Chief, Richard Shasteen encourages Tullahomans to be fireworks smart this July Fourth and use extreme caution when setting off fireworks. Follow the law – No fireworks …

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Thunder Radio Has Its Own App

Thunder Radio has something fun and exciting to announce. The Thunder Radio app is now available for Apple and Android phones. The app sponsored by Rodney’s Body Shop allows you to listen live from anywhere, keep up with local news and get storm warnings, school closings and special info sent for FREE. Also on the …

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Former Coffee County Coach Facing 16 Count Indictment On Sex Charges

43 year-old Bradley Newton Weir the former baseball coach at Coffee County High School had his attorney enter a plea of not guilty to a 16 count indictment issued by the Coffee County Grand Jury. Weir is now facing one count of statutory rape by an authority figure, one count of aggravated rape, seven counts …

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Unity Medical Center Begins Operation on Wednesday

Last week we reported that the merger of the two Manchester hospitals is complete and operation of the one combined hospital will start July 1. The combination of the two hospitals is intended to unite Manchester’s medical community so the new name of the hospital on Interstate Drive will be renamed Unity Medical Center. On …

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