Man Injured After Falling Near Summitville Cave

Michael Finchum was injured after falling off of the edge of a cliff near a cave in Summitville. According to a Coffee County sheriff’s department report, officers were called to the scene around 4:30pm Monday afternoon. Finchum was found about 60 feet off the side of the bluff hanging on by a tree branch. The …

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Two Manchester People Injured In a Accident

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a Monday night one-car crash on Highway 41-A near Christiana Hoovers Gap Road. Reports indicate that the 23-year old driver, Selby L. Lacewell of Manchester, was seven months pregnant. Tennessee Highway Patrol Lieutenant Bill Miller says that Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services rushed Lacewell to the ER at St. …

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Weekly Gas Price Update

Motorists headed to the pump are finding the highest gas prices of 2015. The national average price for regular unleaded is $2.62 per gallon, up 59 cents since this year’s low of $2.03 in late January. “Rising crude oil has pushed gas prices to their highest levels of the year,” said Josh Carrasco, spokesperson, AAA …

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Cannabis Oil Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill Monday allowing the use of cannabis oil to treat certain medical conditions, including debilitating seizures. While Haslam earlier opposed Senate Bill 280, after a review from the state attorney, he was on board. Cannabis oil is used by people who suffer from seizures or epilepsy where medications have failed. …

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Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Set For Thursday In Tullahoma

The community is invited to the 3rd annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Thursday, May 7th at 7:30 a.m. This is the same day as the annual observance of the National Day of Prayer. The Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast is being sponsored by Mayor Lane Curlee and First Baptist Church and will be held in the church’s Fellowship …

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Lady Raider Tennis Claims District Team Tennis Title

A hard forehand off the racket of Lady Raider Alex Crossland struck the tape at the top of the net and eased across to give Coffee County their first district tennis team title this century on Monday afternoon.  The Lady Raiders scored wins in 4 of their 5 singles matches to upset Shelbyville on their …

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Plane Crash Kills Belvidere Woman

Crews responded Monday to investigate a small plane crash in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County EMA director confirmed the plane crash happened near 2 Steelman Rd. in Mulberry between Lynchburg and Fayetteville. The plane crashed into a pond. A worker at the scene told WAFF-TV the two-seat plane left Winchester, TN on Sunday and went …

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Tullahoma Police Investigating Forged Check Case

The District manager of Cash Express reported to police that an individual cashed a forged check at their business location in Tullahoma. According to a report on April 30 by Tullahoma Police Sgt. Phil Henderson, Lani Betke reported that an individual entered the East Carroll Street business and presented a check in the amount of …

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Heavy Law Enforcement During Cinco de Mayo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will increase patrols and conduct specialized traffic safety enforcement during the Cinco de Mayo holiday in an effort to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes across the state.  State troopers will observe this year’s Cinco de Mayo holiday period Tuesday through midnight, on Wednesday, May 6. Last year, the 96-hour …

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Nepal: Helping Those Halfway Around the World

With the death toll in Nepal’s earthquake projected to climb to as many as 10,000 people, Tennesseans are looking for ways they can help. At the same time, organizations such as the Better Business Bureau, say scammers are looking for ways to take advantage of generosity. The BBB’s “give.org” website has information on charities providing …

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