Two Grundy County Towns Receive Grants

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer have announced nearly $820,000 in two transportation alternative grants for Monteagle and Tracy City to connect downtown districts to trails and make other enhancements. The town of Monteagle was awarded a $216,320 grant for the Pedestrian Corridor Extension Project. The project will install approximately …

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Senate Committee Approves Plan On Campaign Spending Limits

A constitutional amendment giving Congress and states control of political campaign spending is moving toward a vote on the U.S. Senate floor, after winning approval Thursday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The goal of Senate Joint Resolution 19, said Jonah Minkoff-Zern, campaign co-director for the group Public Citizen, is to help reverse the effect that …

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Fire Station One Open House

The City of Tullahoma is pleased to announce the Fire Station One Open House. The firefighters will host an open house on Saturday, July 19 from 11am-3pm at Station One, 613 South Jackson Street. “This event is will increase community awareness of the Fire Department services and awareness of fire safety,” said Chief Richard Shasteen. …

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“The All Things Guys Show” Held On Saturday

100 cars. trucks, SUV's and motorcycles were on display

On Saturday Coffee County Broadcasting (The Ticket Radio & Thunder Radio) presented the Al White Motors “The All Things Guys Show” at Northgate Mall in Tullahoma. The day started at 11am with the “Thunder on Jackson” Poker Run, which was a benefit for Nick Smith. At 3pm the “The All Things Guys Show” began. The …

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Two Vehicle Crash Near AEDC

Two vehicles collided Wednesday afternoon on the Wattendorf Highway near AEDC. According to Manchester Fire Chief George DeShields the female driver of a black SUV was pinned in her car and had to be extricated by Manchester Fire and Rescue and AEDC fire crews. She suffered a possible broken arm and was transported by Coffee …

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Two People Charged In The Death Of An Area Teenager

Two Franklin County residents have been charged with murder in the alcohol related death of a teenager there last February. Anthony Peavyhouse, 33, of Estill Springs and Jessica Bohanan, 27, of Winchester have been charged with reckless homicide and three counts of providing or purchasing alcohol for person under 21 years of age and for …

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Avoid Summer Tragedy: Never Leave Kids In Cars or Outside For Long Periods Of Time

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare, but it happens every summer: kids suffer heatstroke and, in some cases, die after being left in hot cars. Registered nurse Phyllis Larimore points out that children left inside a vehicle can suffer fatal hyperthermia in just minutes, even when the outside temperature is mild. She says a change in …

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Election Day Is Coming Soon

Over 32,000 Coffee County citizens are registered to vote in the August 7th state and federal primaries, as well as the Coffee County General election and the Tullahoma and Manchester city elections. Locally, Manchester voters will elect 3 aldermen from 8 choices. Tullahoma voters will be weighing in on a mayor, two aldermen seats, and …

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Fires In Manchester and Tullahoma

We have a couple of fires to report to you that occurred this week. The Manchester Fire Department was called to a utility trailer fire in the Indian Springs subdivision just off Hills Chapel Road on Wednesday. Manchester Fire & Rescue Chief George DeShields says when firemen arrived at the scene they found a pressure …

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School Starting Back Soon

We know that it is not even mid-July, but believe it or not school will be starting back soon. Sorry kids. Director Dr. LaDonna McFall says Coffee County schools will start as planned with the first day set for July 29 for registration with students released at 10am and the first full day will be on July …

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