State Unemployment Rate Down Slightly

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced that the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for September was 7.3 percent, one tenth of one percentage point lower than the 7.4 August revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for September was 5.9 percent, down from 6.1 percent in August. Economic Summary • Tennessee’s September unemployment …

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New Trial Date Set For Bedford County Detective

A February 2015 trial date has been set for a former Bedford County detective charged with theft after investigators say she took more than $10,000 from sex offenders. The Commercial Appeal reported that Senior Judge Don R. Ash of Murfreesboro set the date and a Jan. 23 deadline for any negotiated plea in the case. …

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State Urging Motorists To Beware Of Deer In Roadways

State highway officials are urging motorists in Tennessee to be extra cautious now that deer hunting and mating season has arrived. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says deer-related crashes are most likely to occur between October and January, especially in November. In Tennessee, there were 5,911 deer-related crashes in 2012. That’s an increase of 4.2 percent …

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Tullahoma To Host Reception For Hypersonic Leadership and National Merit Finalists

The public is invited to a reception on Monday, October 27, from 5-5:30pm in the City Council Chambers. The Tullahoma Mayor and Board of Alderman will be hosting a reception to honor two important groups of the best and brightest in Tullahoma. The Board of Mayor and Alderman will welcome Mr. Glenn W. Liston, Chief …

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Manchester Police Investigating Woman Who Tried To Cash An Apparent Stolen Check

Last week Manchester Police responded to a call at US Bank. A bank employee told police that a person in a Toyota van was trying to cash a check on a closed account for $195 at the drive-thru window. The employee ask the female driver for an ID, which she did. The teller questioned the …

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Motorhome Burns On I-24

A blazing motorhome fire on eastbound I-24, between Beechgrove and Manchester shutdown traffic on I-24. It’s not clear what happened, but the incident occurred around 5:00 o’clock Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014. Prior to the Coffee County authorities arriving on the scene, a slow stream vehicles passed within 10-feet of the inferno. If someone slowed …

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Early Voting Continues

Early Voting has already begun in Manchester and will continue to run now through October 30th. Locations for early voting include the Coffee County Election Commission in Manchester and the CD Stamps Center in Tullahoma. Remember you must bring a TN or Federal ID with you in order to vote. According to Vernita Davis of …

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2015 Bonnaroo Set For June 11-14

The 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will be held June 11-14. The 2015 festival will mark the 13th Bonnnroo, all of which have taken place on farmland in Coffee County. Ticket prices and a limited number of early tickets are not expected to go on sale until December. Performers for the festival have traditionally …

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Scam Alert: Delinquent Utility Bill Phone Call

The Tullahoma Police Department was recently notified by several local businesses and TUB of a phone scam claiming to be a local Utility Department. The caller is advising that the business has a delinquent account with a utility company other than the one which provides them service, and the account balance must be paid to …

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