Fire Damages Manchester Home

Manchester Fire and Rescue responded to a reported structural fire Thursday morning around 3:30am at 200 West Moore St. Crews arrived on scene and found the front of the home fully involved in fire. Fire crews deployed an attack line and knocked down the main body of the fire within minutes. Crews remained on scene …

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Tennessee Eeceives Highest Score for Legislation Against Child Sex Trafficking

In a recent study, Tennessee received the highest score for legislation against child sex trafficking according to Shared Hope International. According to that organization, Tennessee has demonstrated a 7-year trend of gradually strengthening the state’s child sex trafficking laws. The most common form of slavery is human sex trafficking. Many think of sex trafficking as …

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Former Rutherford County Sheriff Chief Administrative Deputy Headed to Federal Prison

Joe L. Russell, II, 50, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., the former Rutherford County Sheriff Chief Administrative Deputy, was sentenced last week on federal corruption charges to 15 months for his role in operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle District of Tennessee …

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Tennessee Unemployment Stays Steady

Tennessee’s unemployment rate for October stayed at the lowest it has ever been in recorded history. The October rate was 3.0 percent, the same as the September rate. Tennessee first marked an all-time low unemployment rate in June at 3.6 percent. Since then, it has been bested by the July rate of 3.4 and the …

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Missing Pennsylvania Girl found in Tullahoma–Local Man Arrested

Police in Tullahoma found a missing Waynesburg, PA girl who left home with a 27-year-old man early Tuesday. The 15-year-old was located by Tullahoma Police Wednesday morning with Nathan Black after receiving a missing person report that the two might be in Tennessee. Tullahoma police charged Black, 27, with felony counts of statutory rape and …

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Another Day brings Two Arrests in 2nd Murder in Grundy County

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the death of 35-year-old Dylan Winton in Grundy County. Winton was reported missing back in March, and his body was discovered in a remote wooded area in October near Highway 50 and Bess Road. On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, officers with the Yancey County Sheriff’s Office in …

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Wreaths across America and Coffee County Asking for Help

Wreaths across America has placed Remembrance Wreaths on the graves at Arlington National Cemetery at Christmas for 25 years. Now Coffee County joins more than 1,200 other sites nation-wide participating in this program to honor our deceased military veterans interred at Oakwood and Citizens Cemeteries in Tullahoma and Hurricane Cemetery in Coffee County, with a …

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Christmas Parade is Nov 25 in Manchester

The City of Manchester’s Christmas parade will take place on Saturday, November 25th at 6:30 pm. Parade line up will start at 5:00 pm. The theme for this year’s parade is Christmas Movie Magic. Following the parade, there will be a Christmas tree lighting on the square at 7:30 pm. The 25-foot tree is presented …

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Another Old Scam Hits Coffee Countians Again

This time of year, there seems to be a lot more scam artist that are out to steal your money. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves has issued a warning about an old scam making the rounds in Coffee County again. “It has been here in the past, but it seems to have started again,” the …

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Five Grundy County Students Charged with Attempted Aggravated Rape Appear in Court

Wednesday was the first court appearance for five students at Grundy County High School charged with the attempted aggravated rape of a younger player. The five football players; a freshman, three juniors and a senior are accused of trying to rape a 15-year-old teammate in the Grundy County High School football field house sometime before …

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