Woodbury Police Seeking Identity of Two People after Break-In at Woodbury Drug Center

The Woodbury Police Department is seeking information about the identity of two persons of interest in a break-in and attempted robbery of the Woodbury Drug Center on Main Street. Around 1:45 early Monday morning the pharmacy was broken into. According to Woodbury Police Chief Lowell Womack, the suspects were in the store for only 35 …

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$250 Fee to the TBI for DUI Convictions Ruled Unconstitutional.

An appeals court has ruled that a state law that gives a $250 fee to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for each DUI conviction obtained using a blood or breath test is unconstitutional. Tuesday’s ruling by the Court of Criminal Appeals in Knoxville says the system violates due process and calls into question the trustworthiness …

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H&R Block Student of the Week

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Kaylynn Waterman!!! Kaylynn, the daughter of Matt Waterman and Tiffany Bush, is a seventh grader at Westwood Middle school. Kaylynn was nominated by her teacher, Heather Sulkowski, because “she always has a great attitude, even if I ask her to do something that she doesn’t want to do. She …

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The Latest Information on the Flu in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported that seven people have died from the flu in the state. During the last week of January, the South-Central region, which includes Coffee County, had 224 confirmed flu cases and around the state there were 10,591 reported cases. According to state data, Tennessee has reported 6 influenza-related deaths in …

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Coffee County Election Commission Meeting Feb 15

The Coffee County Election Commission will meet on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM in the Election Commission office, Administrative Plaza, 1329 McArthur Street, Suite 6 in Manchester. The purpose of the meeting will be to approve candidate petitions for the May 1, 2018 Republican and Democratic County primaries. A tentative copy of the …

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A Silver Lining to Winter Weather for TN Forests

The frigid temperatures experienced in parts of Tennessee this season – and likely future visits by Jack Frost – have at least one benefit: Low temps help kill the hemlock woolly adelgid, a non-native species responsible for killing thousands of mature hemlock trees. Forestry experts are in a race against time to preserve the plant …

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Motlow to Feature Middle Tennessee Native Carolyn Ford Art

The Motlow State Community College art department will present a unique exhibition of work by artist Carolyn Ford, Feb. 14 – Mar. 22 at the Eoff Hall Gallery on the Moore County campus. Eoff Hall Gallery hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. There will be an opening reception and artist talk …

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Stolen Car and Weapons Send Two Men to Jail

Two men were arrested Feb. 5 for possession of a stolen vehicle and unlawful weapons charges by a Coffee County deputy. According to a report by Deputy Cpl. Blake Simmons, a vehicle was seen sitting partially in the roadway. The driver, Andrew Kyle Hilliard, 27, of Memphis told the officer that he and his friend …

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Another Shoplifting Case, this time in Tullahoma

Tullahoma Police are investigating the theft of $740 worth of items from Hibbett’s Sports in Northgate Mall on Jan. 31. According to a report by Officer Jimmy Coleman, store employee Jimmy Morrison reported that three black females entered the store and removed the merchandise from the racks. The three then fled to the parking lot …

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Murfreesboro man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

An investigation by Special Agents with the Technical Services Unit of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Murfreesboro man, who is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. TBI Agents received information via a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about images of child …

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