Tullahoma Police Investigating Car Break-Ins

The Tullahoma Police Department has responded to numerous car break-ins in the Colonial Acres, Macon Manor, Blue Creek and Brookfield subdivisions over the last few days. Investigators have recovered a large amount of stolen property from these burglaries and are starting the process of finding the rightful owners. If you are in these areas please …

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Help For Pregnant Women That Smoke

All Health Departments in the Southeast Region including those here in Coffee County have a program to help pregnant women quit smoking during and after pregnancy. The “Baby and Me Tobacco Free” program is available thanks to funding from the tobacco settlement lawsuit to help pregnant women quit smoking during and after pregnancy for healthier …

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Warning: The Vacation Souvenir You Don’t Want to Bring Back

As thousands of Tennesseans return from their spring-break beach vacations or plan a summer trip, the Tennessee Department of Health is reminding travelers about the importance of protection from mosquitoes. Of particular concern, said state entomologist Abelardo Moncayo, are those pests that may carry the chikungunya virus, which poses a risk to humans and could …

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Coffee County Names Micah Williams New Boy’s Basketball Coach

Describing the opportunity as “a dream come true,” Micah Williams was named the new head coach for the Coffee County Central High School boy’s basketball team late Tuesday afternoon.  Williams, a 2006 graduate of CHS, has been an assistant coach for the last 2 seasons for the Red Raiders. Principal Dr. Joey Vaughn announced the …

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Rescue Squad Helps Teenagers To Safety

A rainy evening turned into a scary evening on Monday in Manchester. Five teenagers, all at least 18 years old were at the former Old Stone Fort Golf Course when they apparently decided to cross the Duck River over a man-made bridge to explore a nearby cave. After exploring the five young people were going …

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Weekly Gas Price Update

Lower gas prices may be on the way for U.S. consumers by this summer if refinery maintenance ends smoothly and crude oil remains relatively cheap. It is even possible that gas prices will return to near $2 per gallon in some areas, as long as there are no unexpected problems in the meantime. AAA does …

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Musical Opening At Motlow

Motlow College theatre department students will present a new, original musical titled “Issues,” beginning Thursday, April 9, in Powers Auditorium inside Eoff Hall on the Moore County campus. The musical was written by Jeannie Gallant, associate professor of communications at Motlow, with the assistance of her students. The 75-minute show will have performances on Thursday …

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New Anti-Smoking Campaign Goes After E-Cigarettes

Colon cancer, vision problems and myths about “vaping” – a slang term for using e-cigarettes – are featured in a new CDC public health campaign called Tips from Former Smokers. According to CDC senior medical officer Dr. Tim McAfee, the public awareness of smoking-related health damages beyond the heart and lungs is limited, but the …

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Tennessee Wants To Ban Palchhol

Powdered alcohol, marketed under the name Palchhol, was recently approved by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau for sale in the United States. It is a powder that is packaged in a 4-by-6-inch pouch, to which water can be added to produce an instant alcoholic beverage. A bill currently making its way through …

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Big Smo Will Be Kickin It In Tullahoma

Big Smo is coming to Tullahoma. The man from Bedford County who took the country by storm last year with his hit TV show on A&E will be performing live in September at the 41-A Music and Arts Festival. The always fun event will be held September 25 & 26 in downtown Tullahoma with profits …

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