Several Counties Receive Grant Money

63 counties will receive Three Star Competitive Grants from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. The grants will be used for a variety of local programs addressing economic development, public safety, health, education and workforce development. Warren and Moore counties will be among 23 counties receiving $5,000 grants and Grundy County will receive …

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“Operation Southern Shield” begins Monday

Monday, July 17, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) will be joined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Georgia State Patrol, and local law enforcement for a press event to launch “Operation Southern Shield,” a regional mobilization to crack down on …

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Coffee Co. Jail Recommended for Re-Certification

Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves would like to commend all of his staff for receiving word on Thursday that the jail, for the 2nd year in a row has been recommended for re-certification. “The jail’s hard working staff goes the extra steps to keep the jail in top running condition,” Graves said. The Tennessee Corrections …

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Verizon confirms Personal Data of 6 Million Customers Leaked

Verizon confirmed on Wednesday the personal data of 6 million customers has leaked online. The security issue, uncovered by research from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, was caused by a misconfigured security setting on a cloud server due to “human error.” The error made customer phone numbers, names, and some PIN codes publicly available online. PIN codes …

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Fall semester application deadline for Motlow State is August 21

Students planning on attending Motlow State Community College this fall must submit an application for admission or readmission by Aug. 21, according to Mae Sanders, director of admissions and records at Motlow. Students can apply online until midnight on Aug. 21. Online applications can be accessed from the “Apply Now” tab on the Motlow website …

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Order of Protection and Drugs leads to Manchester Man’s Arrest

On Tuesday (July 11th 2017) Manchester Police officers were called to Rye Street in Manchester for a disturbance call with someone trying to gain entry into the residence. Officer Jamie Newman arrived and made contact with William Homer Pinegar, Jr of Fredonia Road, Manchester who was not supposed to be at the residence due to …

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Maintenance and Upgrade set for Thursday, July 13 for DREMC

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) has scheduled a network maintenance and upgrade for Thursday, July 13, beginning at 5:15 pm. During this time, members will be unable to make payments of any type. You will also be unable to report outages using their website or mobile app. If you need to report an outage, …

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MADD: Drunk Drivers’ Rights Win Over Rights of Community

People accused of drunk driving in Tennessee no longer face additional charges if they refuse a blood alcohol test. Tennessee lawmakers say they were forced to pass a new drunk driving law after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that implied-consent laws were unconstitutional, saying that states cannot criminalize a DUI suspect’s refusal to submit to …

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Dusty Elam Foundation Donates $5,000 to Coffee County Students

The Dusty Elam Foundation graciously donated $5,000 to Coffee County Schools Family Resource Center’s Coffee County Student Expo Program. “We are grateful for community partners like the Dusty Elam Foundation who continue to lookout for those without. We appreciate their continuous commitment to the students and families of Coffee County Schools,” said Taylor Rayfield, Coffee …

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New Commander coming to Arnold Engineering Development Complex

Col. Scott A. Cain will become the new commander of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex during a Change of Command ceremony at 9 a.m., July 14 at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. The outgoing commander, Col. Rodney F. Todaro, will relinquish command to Cain at the AEDC Large Rocket Motor Test Facility, J-6. Maj. Gen. …

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