Law Enforcement Working together to stop Vandalism associated with 91st annual Coffee Pot

In order to discourage acts of vandalism associated with the 91st annual Coffee Pot football game rivalry, the Tullahoma Police department will increase the patrol around their high school over the next couple of nights. On Friday night officers of the Tullahoma Police, Coffee County Sheriff’s Department and the Manchester Police Department will come together …

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Woman Overdoses in a car while her Husband Shops

Our news partner WGNS Radio is reporting that a 24 year old Manchester woman overdosed on drugs while her husband was inside the South Rutherford Blvd. Walmart store in Murfreesboro. When police arrived on the scene they noted that the victim was unresponsive, had a rapid pulse and clammy skin. The husband of the woman …

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Yoder named Director of the Motlow College Foundation.

Dr. Anthony Kinkel, president of Motlow State Community College, recently announced that Lane Yoder of Tullahoma has been selected as the director of the Motlow College Foundation. Yoder brings extensive experience to the foundation from both the private and public sector. She is a native of Mississippi and a 1990 graduate of The University of …

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UPDATE–Man found Deceased in Tullahoma with Puncture to Chest

At approximately 11:00 pm on Monday, August 15, 2016, officers of the Tullahoma Police Department (TPD) were dispatched to the area of 927 E Grundy Street, Dossett Apartments, in regards to a man on the ground and unresponsive. According to Tullahoma Police, Carlos Joseph Harris Jr., 21, was found with a stab wound to the …

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Ruby Tuesday chain to Close 95 locations

The Tennessee-based Ruby Tuesday restaurant chain says it will close 95 of its underperforming locations by the end of the year in a move to help cut losses. The locations to be shut down have not yet been identified. Coffee County has one Ruby Tuesday establishment, located in Tullahoma. Ruby Tuesday is based in Maryville, …

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Thieves being sought by Law Enforcement

Deputies in Bedford County are looking for clues and asking for the public’s help in finding two thieves. Last week at the Beechgrove Market, Bedford County authorities say someone broke into a truck parked at the business and took two items including a briefcase with the name of a theft victim inside. The two then …

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Manchester Police asking for the Public’s Help

Manchester Police is looking for a man wanted for questioning in reference to a hit and run crash near Relco Dr. and Hillsboro Blvd. The man was possibly driving a Dodge truck. Also Manchester Police is searching for a male subject that is wanted for questioning relating to an attempted auto theft investigation. If you …

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Research: As Wages Rise, Crime Falls

Efforts to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour are picking up steam, with California and New York approving plans to phase in the wage. Research is showing a higher wage could have benefits that reach far beyond families’ monthly budgets as well. A report by the White House Council of Economic Advisors finds …

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Several Arrested after Roundup

A sealed indictments and warrants roundup was conducted by law enforcement on Friday, August 12. Twenty-five people were charged by Coffee County deputies with assistance from Tullahoma officers. The operation was led by Coffee County Sheriff’s Investigator James Sherrill and Deputy Brandon Reed. A drug operation was conducted from January through August 12, Nine vehicles …

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Stolen Car leads to Pursuit and Three People Arrested

Early Saturday morning, (August 13) Coffee County Deputy Cody Lendley heard on his police radio that Manchester Police responded to a theft of property that had occurred at the Kangaroo Store on Interstate Drive. A Manchester patrolman began following the vehicle on Highway 55 and then it turned onto Interstate 24 going eastbound at mile-marker …

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