$46,000 Spent On New State Logo

Tennessee has spent $46,000 for the design of a new logo featuring the white letters TN on colors patterned on the state flag. WSMV-TV reports that the state hired advertising and marketing company GS&F to design the new logo. A spokesman for Gov. Bill Haslam said the new logo is needed to give the state …

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Warrants Served On Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and The Sheriff’s Home

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and FBI have executed search warrants at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and the sheriff’s home. TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said in a statement on Thursday that the warrants are part of an ongoing investigation into possible public corruption involving multiple targets within the sheriff’s department. DeVine said he couldn’t …

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Local Citizens Appointed To State Boards

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has announced the appointments of 201 Tennesseans to 87 boards and commissions. “Tennessee will be well represented by these men and women from across the state, and we appreciate their time and effort in serving the state on these boards and commissions,” Haslam said. The governor continues to evaluate the state’s …

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Breaking News!! Floyd Resigns As Lady Raider Softball Coach

Coffee County Head Softball Coach Terry Floyd has decided to resign his position effective July 1st. Coach Floyd has been dealing with some health issues for the last couple of years and he says that it is time that he gets those under control as well as spending more time with his family. Athletic Director …

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TDOT Suspends Most Road Construction For Memorial Day Weekend

Road construction won’t slow motorists down as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 22 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists expected to travel …

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Report: It Takes a Village, and a Family, to Raise a Child

Tennessee is doing something right when it comes to caring for foster children in the state. According to a report released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Volunteer State has reduced the percentage of children in custody who are housed in residential settings by nearly half since 2000. Linda O’Neal, executive director with …

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Cast Your Vote To Name The Outdoor Aquatic Complex In Tullahoma

The City of Tullahoma is asking residents to vote for the name of the new Tullahoma outdoor aquatic complex. Residents are invited to cast their vote at or http://www.tullahomatn.gov. The final five nominations include Splash Landing, Splash Down, Splash Lagoon, Splash Island or The Splash. Cast your vote now through June 5, 2015. In April, …

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Many Changes In The Manchester City School System

On Monday night during the Manchester City School board meeting interim Director of Schools Dr. Sandra Morris announced the resignation of Director of Schools Dr. Keith Brewer. Brewer had been on an extended medical leave before his resignation. The board voted to keep Morris as acting director for one year under her stipulation that a …

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Gas Prices Up Slightly Around The Nation–Down Slightly Locally

For the first time in more than 100 days, the year-over-year difference in the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline fell below $1 per gallon this past Tuesday (-99 cents). Today’s price of $2.70 per gallon represents a new high for 2015. The national average has moved higher by 4 cents per gallon since last …

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Rescue Squad Week In Tennessee

This week is Tennessee Rescue Squads Week and the Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads encourage all citizens to join them in this worthy observance. The members of the 105 squads of the Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads, including Coffee County tirelessly give of their time and energy in humanitarian efforts and make themselves available every …

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