Local Schools to Receive Grant Money

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Thursday the 218 public school recipients of the 2019 Read to be Ready Summer Grants, which will provide a total of $8,900,000 in funding for tuition-free, month-long literacy-focused summer camps for 8,910 students in need across the state. For summer 2019, the fourth year of the grant program, the department …

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Wreaths Across America to Place Wreaths on Military Veterans Graves in Coffee County on Dec. 15th

The Coffee County Wreaths Across America Committee will hold ceremonies at several locations in Coffee County and place memorial wreaths and wreaths on military veterans graves on December 15th. The first ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. at the old county court house on the square in Manchester where seven ceremonial wreaths will be …

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Mr. and Miss Motlow Named

Motlow State Community College’s Moore County campus recently selected its Mr. and Miss Motlow representatives for the 2018-19 academic year. Miss Motlow is Kallie Hill, from Pelham, who is majoring in health sciences; and Mr. Motlow, J.C. Williams, from Estill Springs, who is majoring in electrical engineering. Kallie and J.C. will represent Motlow at various …

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H&R Block Student of the Week

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Timothy Poteete!!! Timothy, the son of Timothy, Sr. and Jessica Poteete is a fifth grader at New Union Elementary School. According to his teacher, Mrs. Helms, Timothy was nominated because he is an amazing young man. Timothy consistently displays patience, respectfulness and kindness to everyone he encounters. The school …

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Update–Coffee County School Bus accident

On Wednesday morning just after 7am there was a 2-vehicle accident near the intersection of Matts Hollow Road and Farrar Hill Road. The crash involved a Coffee County school bus and a pickup truck. Dr. Ladonna McFall, Director of Coffee County Schools told WMSR News that 2 students on the bus were transported the hospital …

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Tullahoma Woman Injured in One-Vehicle Wreck

On Wednesday, Brittany Griffith, 24, of Tullahoma was traveling on the Old Tullahoma Hwy toward Winchester. The vehicle rolled over in the 500 block of the rural highway. Griffith was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries. No information was received on what type of injures Griffith suffered. Franklin County Sheriff’s Department …

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Warren County Teacher Arrested

On Saturday, (December 1, 2018) the Warren County Sheriff’s Department in McMinnville arrested Warren County teacher 35-year-old Jessica Gillespie. The Warren County school system has suspended Gillespie after she was arrested on drug charges. The Warren County Sheriff’s Department charged the woman with possession of methamphetamines and driving under the influence. No other information was …

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AAA Warns about Holiday Thefts

During this season of giving, some consumers will be making big-ticket gift purchases; unfortunately many don’t consider the possibility of theft. AAA has some tips to keep from becoming a victim of theft this holiday season. When leaving your vehicle in a parking lot, make sure shopping bags and gifts are not visible through the …

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Funds Flow for Native Tennessee Trout Restoration

  Protecting the native brook trout population is an upstream battle for Tennessee conservation groups. But things are looking up at year’s end. The Tennessee Aquarium has just received its largest single donation since it began seeking financial support for its brook trout restoration project. The goal is to preserve this indigenous fish that has …

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County Continues to Work on Settlement Offer

Last week we reported that Coffee County commissioners voted to make a settlement offer to a former employee who said she was wrongfully terminated from her job in 2010. Melinda Keeling took the county to court over losing her job, and now a financial settlement is in the works. Last week county commissioners voted to …

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