Bank Scam Working In The Area

Attention Citizens Tri-County Bank customers and non-customers! If you receive a text message on your phone regarding your debit card, please DO NOT follow the link in the text. This is a scam, and if you follow the link, you could be tricked into providing your debit card number and other sensitive information that could …

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Social Security Scam Warning

The Inspector General for the Social Security Administration (SSA) continues to warn the public and Social Security beneficiaries in particular, to be aware of fraud scams that target personal information. The SSA website reminds people that criminals use phone calls, emails, and other methods to obtain personal information, then use it to commit identity theft. …

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Sentencing Delayed In Coffee County Murder Case

Connie King and her husband Troy King were to be sentenced on Wednesday for the murder of Thomas Colucci in November 2012 just outside Manchester. The sentencing was delayed Wednesday in Coffee County Circuit Court. In late July of this year Troy King plead guilty to second-degree murder as well as theft over $1,000. Colucci …

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Tullahoma Businessman Charged With Arson

Christopher Wayne Holman of Tullahoma was arrested Tuesday night on a charge of arson. He allegedly set fire to his own business. Holman, 33, of South Polk Street was charged after a fire at Wayne’s Radiator located 710 South Polk Street. Warrants obtained by Tullahoma Police Detective Tyler Hatfield indicate that Holman may have poured …

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Proposal Would Qualify More Tennesseans for Overtime Pay

As many Tennessee companies ask employees to do more with less in the post-recession era, many of those workers are not being compensated for working overtime. As it stands, salaried workers can be denied overtime if they make a little more than $23,000 a year. The threshold hasn’t been raised since the 1970s and the …

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Motlow Nursing Program Is Tops

Motlow College’s nursing program recently learned that all 51 of its 2015 graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), giving the College a best-in-the-state 100 percent pass rate. In 2014, Motlow exceeded state and national pass rates. Motlow’s 2014 nursing graduate pass rate was 97 percent, while the state average was 87.44 percent and …

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Police Pursuit Starts In Tullahoma and Ends In Manchester

Tyler Scott Calloway of Tullahoma was arrested on Monday for his 10th driving on revoked/suspended driver license. Calloway, 22 of Silver Street Tullahoma was arrested by deputies of the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department. According to a report by Investigator James Sherrill, Calloway was seen driving on Highway 55 and the officer knew that he was …

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Gas Prices Will Continue To Fall

Plunging oil prices continue to place downward pressure on prices at the pump. Nationally, gas prices have fallen 7 cents from a week ago, and 14 cents from a month ago. Should oil prices remain at or below their current rate, the national average could dip below $2 per gallon by the end of the …

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Some State Senators Want Emergency Rules For Abortion Providers

Five Republican state senators, including Sens. Janice Bowling of Tullahoma and Paul Bailey of Sparta, are calling on Gov. Bill Haslam to enact “emergency rules” for abortion providers in Tennessee. The lawmakers want the governor to take action to ensure that the illegal sale of fetal tissue after abortions isn’t taking place in the state. …

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Part of Fiery Gizzard to Close

A privately owned section of a popular hiking route along the Cumberland Plateau is closing, leaving officials to change the course of the 13-mile Fiery Gizzard Trail. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the closure in December gives park officials and volunteers with the Friends of the South Cumberland State Park just months to reconnect …

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