Three Local Men Honored by the Tennessee Highway Patrol

July 17, 2017 on Highway 41 in Coffee County a pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver who fled the scene. The Tennessee Highway Patrol received critical assistance that led to identifying the fleeing vehicle which contributed to the arrest of the felony hit and run suspect. On Wednesday, Colonel Tracy Trott presented the …

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Matheny for Congress adds Ted Cruz, PR Strategist Group to Campaign Staff

As the momentum builds in Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District, Judd Matheny for Congress campaign has a new member of its team, John Drogin of “The Drogin Group.” John leads the political consulting & digital media company which advises clients on national, state, and local levels. John has more than 15 years’ experience working for successful, …

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Grundy County Receives Clean Tennessee Grant

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau have announced that $1.9 million has been awarded to 24 communities for clean energy projects, including 11 distressed counties. “Clean Tennessee Energy Grants help our communities reduce costs, increase savings, waste less energy and promote clean air,” said Haslam. “I appreciate …

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Gas Prices Holding Steady

Gasoline prices are holding steady, declining only fractions of a penny over the weekend. Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.15 on Sunday. The state average is one cent more than last week, and 24 cents more than last year. AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said pump prices are moving slightly lower as refineries keep the market well-supplied …

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Lawsuit continues against Tennessee for Possibilty Endangering People with Bleeding Disorders

A judge is letting a lawsuit continue that claims Tennessee is breaking federal law and endangering people with bleeding disorders like hemophilia by reimbursing less for prescription blood-clotting drugs through its Medicaid program. Last week, Davidson County Chancellor Russell Perkins also ruled there’s insufficient proof to block the new TennCare rates immediately while the case …

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Manchester’s Tourism and Community Development Commission will hold a Work Session on Thursday

The City of Manchester’s Tourism and Community Development Commission will be holding a work session to review Photography and Video RPF (request for proposal) submissions on Thursday evening (August 17, 2017) at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the City Hall Conference room. The next regular meeting of the Manchester Tourism and Community …

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Man Arrested in Coffee Co. had 10 Prior Driving on Revoked Driver’s License Convictions

Coffee County Deputy Joshua McKinney received information early Saturday morning of a person driving erratically on Interstate 24. The deputy got behind the subject’s vehicle and according to the warrant, the vehicle was all over the road. McKinney attempted to stop the vehicle at the Exit 114 ramp, but the driver drove to the nearby …

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Beer Stolen in Winchester

On August 6, 2017 at 11:27 p.m. Corporal Gus Raby with the Winchester Police Department responded to Murphy Oil about a theft that had occurred. A white male and a black male came into the store and took several items of merchandise from Murphy’s. They took two 12 packs of Bud Light, one 18-pack of …

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Counting Carbon: Calculator Highlights How to Reduce Impact

An environmental group has set up a website that not only measures a person’s carbon footprint but also shares ways to reduce and even offset that footprint. Conservation International’s Carbon Calculator gives an overview of how people’s habits affect the environment – everything from commuting style to diet to the number of airline trips taken …

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Motlow to Close for Fall Convocation

All Motlow State Community College campuses will be closed Thursday, Aug. 24, to permit faculty and staff to attend fall convocation. All campuses will reopen and resume normal business hours on Friday, Aug. 25. Faculty and staff from all Motlow campuses will meet on the Moore County campus for the annual assembly, during which presentations …

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