Traffic Stop leads to Multiple Charges

Earlier this week Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Investigator James Sherrill stopped a vehicle on East Lincoln St. in Tullahoma. Sherrill says he had prior knowledge the driver was not to be operating a motor vehicle. A check of the subject’s driver’s license showed that it was suspended for failure to satisfy citations. The arrest warrant …

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Warning! New Phone Scam

We have a new phone scam alert: The Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association (TSA) does NOT solicit money over the phone. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says to always be cautious of solicitors and if you receive a phone call from someone claiming to represent the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association, please hang up, this is a scam. Mailers …

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Shelbyville Man is Missing

The Shelbyville Police Department needs your assistance locating Cecil D. Holland, of Shelbyville. Holland is 5’6″ and weighs approximately 150lbs. According to his family, Holland is homeless and suffers from unknown mental illnesses. His last reported sighting was on January 18, 2017. If you see Mr. Holland or have seen him since January 18, please …

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Motlow on Top when it comes to Enrollment

Since August 2015 when the fall semester began, through now when enrollment numbers are still unofficial, Motlow State Community College has consistently been the fastest growing college in Tennessee. This includes all four-year state universities and two-year community colleges, and the percentage of growth by Motlow over the two-year span is not just the largest …

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Coffee County Sheriff’s Department asking for the Public’s Help

On Sunday night around 8pm, Coffee County deputies received a call from a Hillsboro resident about an aggravated burglary. The victims told deputies that an unknown man in a ski mask forced his way into their home and robbed them at gun point. One victim stated he was able to see the man’s face and …

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Former Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center Manager Facing Serious Charges

Alyce Heifner, former manager of Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center has been arrested in New Mexico on charges brought by the District Attorney’s office. The charges are based on an investigation conducted by the Tennessee Comptroller of Treasury. Heifner is facing three to six years in jail for allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from the conference …

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Domestic Violence Victim Witness Coordinators Receive Training

Tennessee’s 15 newest domestic violence victim witness coordinators, who will work with domestic violence victims across the state, recently completed training focused on ways to recognize the signs of domestic violence, how domestic violence cases are prosecuted and how to keep victims safe. “Victims of domestic violence are often ashamed or frightened to come forward,” …

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Gas Prices Remain Steady

Motorists saw little movement in pump prices last week. But gasoline could soon be on the rise as spring approaches due to refinery maintenance, an increase in driving and the switch to summer-blend fuels. Currently, the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.28, up four-tenths of a cent from last week, …

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TDOT Message Board Contest Continues

If you’ve ever wanted to help choose the messages that show up on TDOT signs, now’s your chance! TDOT has narrowed down 15 finalists from 2,000 submissions. Voting ends March 7 at 4:30 p.m. The winner will be announced March 13. The catchphrase with the most votes will be put into the message board rotation …

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Here comes Dunkin Donuts

If you’ve been wondering what’s going in the former location of Pizza Hut in Manchester, well soon it will be the home of Dunkin’ Donuts. Dunkin’ Donuts sells a wide variety of donuts, coffee beverages, breakfast sandwiches and other baked goods. There are over 11,300 locations worldwide. The franchisee is looking for part-time and full-time …

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