Two People Injured In a Manchester Head-On Collision

A two vehicle crash occurred in Manchester at 5:06pm Wednesday afternoon. The head-on collision took place at the intersection of Belmont Rd and the Old Tullahoma Highway. The driver of one of the vehicles, 78 year-old James L Slagle of Manchester and 68 year-old Candice Slagle were injured and taken by Coffee County EMS to …

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Let The School Bells Ring

It’s back to school time. The new school year begins Friday (July 31) for students in the Manchester city school system as they have registration for one hour and the first full day of classes is set for Monday (August 3). Students that attend school in the Coffee County system will have an abbreviated day …

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Money Missing From Tullahoma Little League

The Tullahoma Little League has discovered money missing from its banking account and the Tullahoma Police Department has started an investigation. Allegedly at least $4,000 was taken over a 10 month period. According to League President Heather Tucker, the alleged offender, the treasurer of the league had admitted to her and Paul Jackson, the regional …

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Missing Area Teenager

RUNAWAY/MISSING JUVENILE: Branson “Isaiah” Freeland of Shelbyville was last seen at approximately 4:00 p.m. on July 23, 2015. Branson was last seen wearing gray shorts, whitish gray T-shirt, gray vans shoes and white baseball cap. Direction of travel is unknown. Isaiah is 17 years old, white male, approximately 6 feet tall with brown hair and …

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EMA Drill To Be Held In Moore County

If you are headed toward Lynchburg Saturday be aware that the Metro Moore Emergency Management and other agencies will be conducting an exercise on August 1 from 8am-noon. According to EMA Director Jason Deal, Motlow Barn Road will be closed to thru traffic during this time. The most concentrated place will be directly behind the …

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Bedford County Man Charged With Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

On July 24, 2015, members of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert J. McBride, of Bell Buckle, for Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. McBride’s arrest comes after a joint investigation with the Winchester Police Department’s ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) Unit. Investigators from both agencies executed a search warrant at McBride’s residence and …

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Correctional Officers To Graduate On Friday

101 new correctional officers will graduate from the Tennessee Corrections Academy in Tullahoma on Friday. The corrections officers will work in 11 different correctional facilities across Tennessee. Cadets spend two weeks working in their assigned facility, four weeks training at the Tennessee Corrections Academy and then two more weeks job shadowing. The academy consists of …

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Information On The State College Savings Plan

TNStars® 529 College Savings Program is pleased to announce the success of the first qualifying period for Tennessee Investments Preparing Scholars Program (TIPS). Introduced in September 2014, TIPS provides a 4-to-1 matching contribution for middle to lower income families who have set aside money in their child’s college savings account. TIPS applicants had from October …

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RockTenn To Close In Tullahoma

Fifty RockTenn paper and packaging plant employees will soon be looking for work. The Tullahoma plant on East Carroll Street will closing next month. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Dislocated Worker Unit received notification of the closure on July 15, just two weeks after a completion of a corporate merger of Norcross …

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Gas Prices Continue To Drop

The national average price for gasoline dipped 4 cents last week, and prices in the southeast fell even further. Pump prices in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee are down 5 cents compared to last week, after falling for 18 consecutive days. “Motorists are finally getting some consistent relief at the pump thanks to declining oil prices,” …

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