Coffee County Applying for Court Security Grant

Coffee County officials say they are applying for a state grant to help with security at the Coffee County Justice Center. The court security grant is for $68,000 with 10% match from the county. If the grant is approved the money will be used to add concrete traffic barriers in front of the justice center …

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Pedestrian walking along Hwy 64 Dies after being Struck by Vehicle

On Friday morning around 5am a 2007 Chevrolet driven by 23-year-old Cody D Slatton of Gruetti-Laager, TN was traveling westbound on U.S. Hwy 64. near Pelham in Franklin County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was walking westbound, on the westbound side of the left lane of the highway. Slatton’s vehicle struck the …

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Less than 2 Years in Business, Bojangles Closes in Tullahoma

The Tullahoma chicken and biscuits restaurant Bojangles that opened its doors in September 2016, closed Sunday after less than two years of operation. The eatery on North Jackson St employed between 30 and 35 people. On Aug. 2, the restaurant chain announced the closure of 10 stores with “negative cash flow” and the refranchising of …

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Motlow Receives Large Grant

Motlow State Community College and the Mechatronics program have been awarded a $545,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a 36-month project to introduce the concepts and technologies of Smart Manufacturing to the educators of advanced manufacturing in the United States. The project, titled “Smart Manufacturing for America’s Revolutionizing Technological Transformation” will feature …

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CDC Warns about Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now warning five states, including Tennessee about Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. The CDC says Tennessee, North Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri account for over 60 percent of spotted fever cases in the nation. The disease is transmitted by ticks and can be fatal without immediate treatment. Symptoms …

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State Fire Marshal Asking Parents to Teach Children about Lighter Safety

While matches and lighters are useful resources to adults, curious children may use them to unintentionally start fires. The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is urging parents to talk to their kids about the safe uses of matches and lighters, while ensuring these tools are stored in a secure location out of a child’s …

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Man Charged with Aggravated Assault

On Wednesday afternoon (August 8th, 2018) at approximately 5:15pm Coffee County deputies responded to a home on Ramsey Road, Morrison in reference to a domestic assault. While deputies Eric Young and Tim Cooper were in route they were updated that the domestic incident had allegedly begun in a vehicle and the people were now inside …

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Coffee County Sheriff’s Department asking for the Public’s Help

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a person for questioning concerning a fraud case. This is an investigation into the fraudulent use of a credit card that occurred recently in Coffee County. If can identify the person in the picture shown, please contact Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Investigator …

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Beware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning During Summer Activities

Carbon monoxide often is thought of as a winter threat with the use of heaters, but summer recreation activities also can generate the gas that could prove deadly if you’re exposed to it in confined spaces. Every year, the state receives reports of carbon monoxide poisoning from people using campers, boats and other recreational equipment …

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Tullahoma Municipal Building named to National Register of Historic Places

The Tennessee Historical Commission has announced the addition of four properties to the National Register of Historic Places. They include a 20th century municipal building, a farmstead, an insurance company building and a 1799 house. “Tennessee’s unique heritage is exemplified by these recent National Register nominations. Ranging from a late 18th century residence to a …

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