As Roadway Deaths Increase THP Urging Everyone to Drive Safely

As the year is quickly coming to an end, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is urging everyone to drive safely and lower the traffic fatalities on Tennessee roads. So far in 2017, 898 people have lost their lives on Tennessee roads, the same as this time last year. 14 have died in crashes on roads in …

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Possible Embezzlement from Tullahoma Business

A Tullahoma man was arrested on Nov. 10 on the charge of theft that contains embezzlement. Tullahoma Police Officer Matt Pruitt arrived at K-Mart on North Jackson Street in reference to a larceny call. When Officer Pruitt spoke to Cheryl Montesi of the store he was told that employee Jaavan Shay Williams, 18, of West …

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UPDATE–Decherd Runaway Found

The Decherd Police Department has located a runaway juvenile. James Dalton Jones, age 17, had been missing since September 20, 2017. Dalton was found and taken into custody on Tuesday. November 15, 2017.

Survey being conducted for Duck River Electric Membership Corporation

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) and a Touchstone Energy third-party member survey affiliate, Bellomy Research, Inc., has begun a market research study to better understand how its members are using and accessing the internet in their households as part of the cooperative’s ongoing due diligence relating to offering broadband services in its service area. …

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Bedford County Woman’s Guilty Verdict Reinstated by Supreme Court

A guilty verdict against a Bedford County woman who paid two men to kill her husband in 2012 has been reinstated by the Tennessee Supreme Court. The Tennessee Court of Appeals overturned the verdict against Susan Walls last year because deliberations in her trial continued until 1 a.m. One juror had fallen asleep several hours …

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New Bonnaroo Contract to be discussed at County Commission Meeting

The Coffee County Commission will meet at 6pm Tuesday (Nov. 14, 2017) inside the Coffee County Administrative Plaza in Manchester. A Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival representative is expected to attend the meeting to update officials on the proposed new contract between the county and music festival organizers. The current contract, which has been in …

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Tullahoma Police asking for the Public’s Help

The Tullahoma Police Department needs assistance identifying a person in a theft case. Anyone with information regarding this person’s identity, please contact the Tullahoma Police Department at 931.455.0530 or by sending us a message on our Facebook page. If you wish to remain anonymous you may text your tip to 847411 and start your text …

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Manchester Man facing the Same Charge for 10th Time

On Thursday (November 9, 2017) Coffee County Deputy Shaun Green stopped Brian Keith Escalon age 40 of North Vine St Manchester on Doak Road and Hills Chapel Road for a registration violation. Upon reviewing Escalon’s driving license status, the deputy determined that Escalon was driving on a revoked license for the 10th time and was …

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More Mentors Needed for TN Promise Program

tnAchieves is needing 35 more mentors out of a total of 84 from Coffee County for the Tennessee Promise program to ensure each student has a local support system. tnAchieves partners with Gov. Haslam’s Tn Promise to recruit mentors to work with more than 60,000 Tn Promise scholars from the graduating class of 2018. Mentors …

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Gun Season for Deer Opens Saturday

Tennessee’s 2017-18 gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 18. Deer gun season has the traditional opening date of the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving. During gun season, sportsmen may also use muzzleloader or archery equipment. The season will continue through Jan. 7, 2018 and the second Young Sportsman Hunt is Jan. 13-14. Anyone born …

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