Thunder Radio Community Survey 2017

As the only locally-owned and operated radio station in the area, we not only appreciate but REQUEST your thoughts and guidance on the programming we select and the services we offer. Our purpose is to provide quality programming and services that are useful to you, that you enjoy, and are relevant to our community and …

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Alleged Threats at Local Hotel Leads to Arrest

On Friday, (July 21, 2017) a Manchester man was at Quality Inn on the Hillsboro Highway. Manchester Police Officer Alberto Garza received a call about a person causing a disturbance. While police were on their way to the call the hotel clerk called the communications center back and said that the man was trying to …

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New Land Management Plans would bring Slight Changes to land around Normandy Lake

Tennessee Valley Authority is in the process of finalizing new land management plans for Normandy and seven other TVA reservoirs, and the final plans will be considered next month by the TVA board. This plan replaces a land use forecast drafted in 2011 as part of a natural resource plan. The environmental review of the …

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Agent Charged with Insurance Fraud in Grundy County

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former insurance agent from Hixson, TN with an office in Monteagle. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Mike Taylor, in April 2015, TBI Special Agents began investigating a complaint of insurance fraud against …

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Tuesday is National Hire a Veteran Day

Tuesday is the inaugural National Hire a Veteran Day in the United States. It is a day when employer’s are encouraged to consider the benefits a veteran can bring to the workplace. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, along with its workforce partners across the state, offers a variety of services to help …

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Four Cannon Residents Arrested for Burglarizing Homes in Coffee County

On July 17, 2017 a home on Maple Springs Road in Manchester was burglarized by someone prying and kicking in the back door. On July 19, 2017 investigators with the Coffee and Cannon County Sheriff departments stopped a suspect vehicle on Lakewood Park Road in Coffee County and that vehicle was reported stolen out of …

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Reward Recipients will remain Anonymous in Georgia Inmate Captures

When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture rose quickly. Authorities say Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe overpowered their guards during a prison transfer on June 13 and used the guards’ guns to kill them before fleeing in a …

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One Man Arrested for Drug Store Robbery in Grundy County

An arrest has been made in the Thanksgiving (2016) burglary of Palmer Drugs in Grundy County. Sheriff Clint Shrum confirmed that 58 year old Andy King, a Palmer resident, and an accomplice(s) broke into the pharmacy on Thanksgiving of last year. According to Sheriff Shrum, lead investigator Captain Greg Higgins, broke the case after processing …

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Tax-Free Weekend begins this Friday

Tennessee’s sale tax free weekend is coming soon. Freedom from sales tax on certain items begins at midnight Friday, July 28th and continues until midnight Sunday, July 30th. Even though the tax free weekend is earlier this year, the great news is that the benefits remain the same. No sales tax on clothing, school and …

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Coffee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Searching for Owners of Recovered Stolen Property

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department along with Cannon County and Warren County Sheriff Department Investigators have been working recovering stolen property from burglaries that occurred in the Maple Springs Road area. The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department would like to thank the other departments for their assistance in the investigations. There are still several items that …

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