2013 Murder Investigation Continues

It’s been a long time since we have heard any new information on the murder of 73 year-old Patricia Collins of Manchester. The murder occurred Oct. 17, 2013 at her home on Powers Bridge Rd. A friend found the body of Collins on that day when he stopped by the residence to pick Collins up …

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New County Commissioner Selected

On Tuesday night the Coffee County Commission met for the first time in 8 years without David Pennington as mayor and chairman. New County Mayor Gary Cordell was elected to the chairman’s seat. You may remember that after the county general election in August we had a tie vote for District 14 commissioner between Missy …

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No 911 Texting In Tennessee

In an emergency, you can text your spouse, parents, best friend, neighbor or just about anyone else with a cellphone and ask them for help. But in Tennessee, you can’t text 911. According to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel, no city or county in Tennessee currently accepts text messages to 911, even though …

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Scholarship Saturday Is September 20 At Motlow

Tennessee high school seniors who plan to graduate in 2015 are invited to attend “Scholarship Saturday” at the Motlow College Moore County campus on Sept. 20. The event will be held inside the Clayton-Glass Library from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Scholarship Saturday” is designed for Tennessee high school seniors to apply for the Tennessee …

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5th Annual Nashville 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Is Sunday

The 5th Annual Nashville 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will be held Sunday, September 14, 2014 at William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower in Downtown, Nashville, Tennessee. 343 Firefighters will climb in remembrance of the 343 New York Firefighters that died 13 years ago at the Twin Towers on 9/11/01. Manchester, Hillsboro, Tullahoma, Summitville, AEDC and others …

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Beware Of Craigslist Scam

WMSR Radio was contacted by the Manchester Police Department on Tuesday about a scam that victimized a resident here. A Manchester woman told Investigator Jackie Matheny that her son found a car on Craigslist that he wanted. The car was listed as a 2004 Nissan Altima with 108,000 miles for $1,500. The woman’s son contacted …

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A Franklin County Teacher That Was Fired, Files Suit Against The Franklin County Sheriff

A Franklin County teacher has been released from her position, following a Department of Children’s Services child abuse investigation that stemmed from a previous probe about a potential link to methamphetamine production. However, the teacher, Susan Meeks, was never charged nor arrested in connection with the incident and has now filed a $1.5 million defamation …

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Gas Prices Will Begin Dropping Soon

Motorists are seeing the cheapest gas prices to start September since 2010. Compared to this time last year, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 14 cents cheaper, 19 cents cheaper in Florida, 14 cents cheaper in Georgia and 16 cents cheaper in Tennessee. A recent report from the U.S. Labor …

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Patriot Day Is Thursday

Patriot Day observance in Manchester is scheduled for Thursday, September 11th, at 11am, on the courthouse lawn. This is the 13th year of the event and will be held on the newly designed courthouse square. Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist …

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Tullahoma High School Put On Lockdown Monday Afternoon

At approximately 2:05 pm Monday afternoon the Tullahoma Police Department was notified by a concerned citizen that a man made a statement that he was going to “go shoot someone”. The unknown white male was last seen on a pathway behind the Wendy’s restaurant on Wilson Avenue heading in the direction of the Library. Officers …

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