Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Warren County Attempted Rape Suspect

A McMinnville man who was wanted on a charge of attempted rape now faces more charges after leading officers on a chase Thursday afternoon. Authorities say 51 year-old James Bell was being pursued by officers after he was seen coming out of his house. The chase eventually led to the Mt. Leo area, where the …

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Grundy County Officers Disciplined

Two Grundy County corrections officers have been disciplined after their involvement in a crash that sent an 18-year-old driver to the hospital last week. Officer Tyler Hargis has been suspended for 30 days without pay for violating the agency’s policies on seatbelt use, use of emergency vehicle equipment, and attention to duty, conduct and behavior. …

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Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account plan to cost $125M

The new Tennessee education savings account plan to cost $125M. Gov. Bill Lee’s office says his school voucher plan will now cost $125 million over the next five years as he seeks to allow more parents to use state funds to pay for their children’s private education. According to the proposal provided Thursday, parents of …

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Univ. of Tennessee will soon provide Free Tuition to Tennessee Residents beginning Fall of 2020

The University of Tennessee will soon begin providing free tuition to Tennessee residents starting in the fall of 2020. Interim university President Randy Boyd announced Thursday that tuition and fees will be covered for students with household incomes under $50,000 a year. Qualifying students will be matched with volunteer mentors and need to complete service-learning …

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“Nobody Trashes Tennessee” Program Begins

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is teaming with local grocers and cleanup partners to promote litter prevention and feature “Great American Cleanup” events happening in Tennessee communities this spring. While supplies last, free reusable bags will be available at 483 Tennessee grocery stores. Sorry only one per person. The bags will feature the logo of …

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Coffee County Government MEETINGS THE WEEK OF MARCH 18, 2019

Thursday, March 21 4:00 p.m. – Board of Zoning Appeals 5:00 p.m. – Ambulance Authority

Tullahoma Police needing Help with Shooting Investigation

The Tullahoma Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding a shooting that happened on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 on Campbell Avenue to contact Investigator Johnny Gore at 931-455-0530. At 2:00 am on March 6, 2019, Tullahoma Police Officer Randy Baltimore responded to shots fired at 509 Campbell Avenue. On arrival, Tullahoma Police called …

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Bond Hearing Delayed for Murder Suspect

On September 9, 2018, 46-year-old Lisa McCoy of Manchester was found deceased by Manchester Police. She had been shot several times at her home on Duck River Road. The woman’s husband, 54-year-old James Richard McCoy, Jr., was charged with the crime. After being arrested the man was charged with 1st Degree Murder, Tampering with Evidence, …

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Man Accused being Sought by Rutherford County Authorities

Police in Murfreesboro and the district attorney’s office are looking for the man accused of killing a female in 2016. The woman’s body was found discarded off a Rutherford County roadway. Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones has more:Our news partner WGNS Radio reports that Investigations say that the deceased woman and the suspect were …

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Tennessee Seeing Widespread Flu Activity

With just weeks away from what usually marks the end of the flu season, Tennessee is still seeing widespread activity. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, last year around mid-March, flu activity in the state started to go down from widespread to regional. According to the CDC, influenza activity remains …

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