Busy Day For Manchester Fire & Rescue

  Manchester Fire and Rescue crews were busy Monday- first, crews responded to a vehicle fire at the Marathon Gas Station across from the post office. A van caught fire but was quickly extinguished before it spread past the engine compartment. Next up Fire Chief George E. DeShields says workers were spreading straw on an …

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More Local Elections To Be Held In August

As early voting continues for the May primary another list of candidates have qualified in non-partisan elections to be held locally on August 7. Four of the seven seats on the Coffee County School Board could have been contested but only one race will have competition. Seat 4 will see incumbent Marilyn G. Morris face …

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Estill Springs Woman Arrested For Shoplifting

An Estill Springs woman was arrested Saturday on charges of theft of property—shoplifting from Wal-Mart. Loss prevention employee Antonio Frost alleged that Jeannie K. Sons, 26, of Fairview Street in Estill Springs took T-shirts, shorts, tank tops and sleepwear totaling $181.62 in value from the store and left without paying. She was found in the …

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Woman Finds Stranger In Her Bed

A Tullahoma resident found more than she expected when she returned home from town on Saturday, April 19. Sheryl Renee Johnson found her apartment on East Moore Street had been ransacked and her cell phone, silver necklace and gold necklace were missing. She also found Sybol Ann Peace, 24, of Decherd unconscious in her bed. …

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Warren County Female Arrested Second Time For TennCare Fraud

A Warren County woman is charged for a second time with doctor shopping for controlled substances, using TennCare benefits as payment. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announces the arrest of 28-year old Amber L. Briggs, of McMinnville. She is charged in a Unicoi County indictment with fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance by doctor shopping for …

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Slight Decrease In Gas Prices

Gas prices are beginning to stabilize after going on a streak of more than 20 days of increases. Here in Coffee County prices have stayed the same at most places. In Manchester the low price for regular unleaded is $3.43 down one-cent from last week. In Tullahoma the low price is $3.42 down two-cents “During …

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Early Voting Continues

Early voting in continuing in Coffee County. In Manchester you can vote early at the election commission office in the Coffee County Administrative Plaza from 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri and Saturdays from 8:30am-Noon. In Tullahoma voting can be done at the C.D. Stamps Community Center Mon.-Fri. 9am-4:30pm and Saturdays from 9am-Noon. Early voting runs through May 1 …

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Drug Take Back Day Is April 26

GOT DRUGS? The Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Take Back Initiative, the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, Manchester City Police Department and the Tullahoma City Police Department present Drug Take Back Day. Bring in your unused or expired prescription, over-the-counter, and/or veterinary medications for proper disposal. The event …

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