Former Grundy Co. Student Sues School System and Sheriff’s Office

Trevor Sanders who graduated from Grundy County High School has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and county school system, claiming his right to free speech was violated. Sanders says he was arrested and put in jail for asking questions about Grundy High School’s Valedictorian policy. Trevor asked questions when …

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Tennessee has Fifth Highest Rate of Women Murdered by Men

Tennessee has the fifth highest rate of women murdered by men in the country with a rate of 1.91 per 100,000, according to a new study. The Violence Policy Center released their study, When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2016 Homicide Data, Tuesday. The VPC used data from the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Report to …

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Haslam wraps up Listening Tour

After a series of problems this spring, Governor Bill Haslam says he’s being urged not to “re-invent the wheel” for student testing. WKRN-TV reports that this comes as the governor wrapped his final stop Tuesday on the statewide listening tour for the assessment test called TNReady. There was plenty wrong with TNReady student testing this …

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Wednesday at the Fair

The Coffee County Fair continues at the fairgrounds in Manchester. Activities on Wednesday include Nick’s Kids Show at 5, 7 and 8:30 pm. On the grandstand stage at 7pm will be the music group, Refuge followed by, By Faith. Also, Wednesday night all the carnival rides are only $1 per ride. Attention veterans: the Manchester …

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Come Celebrate Micro Craft’s 60 Years in Business

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen, the Tullahoma Area of Chamber of Commerce, the Coffee County Industrial Board and the Tullahoma Area Economic Development Corporation (TAEDC) invite the public to a reception to recognize and honor Micro Craft, Inc.’s sixtieth anniversary of operations in Tullahoma. The reception will be Monday, September 24, 2018 from 4:30 …

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Coffee County Golf Wins Region Title, State Bound

For the 2nd straight year, the Coffee County Central High School golf team won the region tournament and punched their ticket to the 2018 TSSAA State Tournament.  Entering the region tournament as the District 8 champion, the Red Raiders were considered the pre-tournament favorite.  The Red Raiders clawed out a hard-fought victory over district rival …

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You’re Invited to National Public Lands Day September 29 at Old Stone Fort State Park

Join Old Stone Fort State Park Rangers on National Public Lands Day on September 29. National Public Lands Day is a day for community, when citizens go out and explore and give back to their public lands. Last year, Tennessee State Parks and Tennessee State Natural Areas welcomed over 1,000 people to events hosted on …

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16-Year-Old Injured in Winchester Crash

A 16-year-old female was leaving the Franklin County High School campus on Sunday in the vehicle she was driving when apparently, she collided with a gate in front of a bus parking area. Emergency crews from the scene reported that a pole broke off the fence and went through the passenger’s side windshield and out …

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Gas Prices Hold Steady Through Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence had little to no effect on prices at the pump last week. Gas prices in Tennessee have held steady through the past week. Sunday’s state average of $2.59 per gallon is the same as a week ago and 3 cents less than last month. However, motorists are still paying 2 cents per gallon …

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Beware of Price Gouging

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is urging everyone to be on the alert for any price gouging in the area in the wake of Hurricane Florence. As evacuees have moved into the state, they want to make sure the prices are fair. It’s illegal to raise the prices of essential goods and services …

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