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UPDATE–Lockdown at Two Manchester Schools on Wednesday

On Wednesday afternoon Westwood Middle and Elementary schools in Manchester were placed on lockdown around 2 p.m. Someone called police and reported that a man armed with a gun was near a home on Oak Street just before 2pm. The subject fled before their arrival. Donald Corey Myers age 33 of Carter St. in Manchester …

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THP Pursuit starts in Nashville ends in Coffee County

Scotty W. Bell, 39, of Hermitage, TN is being held in the Coffee County Jail under a bond of $128,000 after leading the Tennessee Highway Patrol and other officers on a high speed chase along I-24 Wednesday. According to warrants obtained by THP Officer Donnie Clark, officers were notified of a 2006 Nissan Altima traveling …

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Investigation continues into Fatal Stabbing in Tullahoma

On August 15, 2016, officers of the Tullahoma Police Department responded to Dossett Apartments, in regards to a man on the ground and unresponsive. Investigators are waiting on results from the TBI on the testing of evidence. Carlos Joseph Harris Jr., 21, of East Grundy Street was found with a stab wound to the chest. …

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Man Dies after Officer-Involved Shooting in Shelbyville

An officer-involved shooting took place Wednesday night in Shelbyville. Shelbyville Police Department responded to the scene after a report came in of a hostage situation in a camper. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is saying that 53-year-old Jeffrey Darren Hosea was apparently holding his son at gunpoint. According to reports, officers said they witnessed Hosea …

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Animals Seized from home in Tracy City

Police officers and an animal protection organization seized 21 animals from a home in Tracy City on Wednesday. Tracy City police officers discovered the animals during a welfare check after the property owner was involved in a serious car accident. Officers found dogs in makeshift pens made of scrap fencing and plywood, scattered around the …

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American Legion Riders roll through Manchester

Over 400 motorcycles passed through Manchester on Wednesday during a seven-state journey raising money for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund. The American Legion Riders of American Legion Gold Star Post 78 of Manchester along with area law enforcement, firemen and many, many citizens gathered on overpasses cheering and waving American Flags as the riders …

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Hillsboro Homecoming Association donates money to Children’s Advocacy Center

This week the Hillsboro Homecoming Association donated $2,000 to the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center. The mission of the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center is to serve children who are victims of severe abuse through prevention, education and intervention. Their vision is for a community where children are safe, families are strengthened, and victims are …

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Lockdown at Two Manchester Schools on Wednesday

Things got a little interesting for children and teachers at Westwood Middle and Elementary schools in Manchester on Wednesday afternoon. Both schools were placed on lockdown around 2 pm, Wednesday. Someone called police and reported that a man armed with a gun was near a home on Oak Street just before 2pm. The subject fled …

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Victim’s Assistance Fee Vote set for September

Earlier this year the Coffee County Health, Welfare and Recreation Committee approved a resolution proposing the establishment of a $45 victim’s assistance fee. Last week the Coffee County Budget and Finance Committee approved the proposed $45 fee. The full county commission will vote on the proposal on September 13. The fee would be collected from …

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