Traffic Light Violation Turns Into High Speed Pursuit

On Thursday afternoon a man allegedly ran a red light at Highway 41 and Viola Road in Hillsboro at a high rate of speed. A Coffee County deputy tried to stop subject, but he continued on Highway 41 going South at speeds of over 100mph. As the pursuit continued, the man was apparently passing vehicles …

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Tullahoma Man Arrested After Domestic Situation

In Tullahoma on Saturday, officers responded to 205 Windbriar Drive concerning a domestic situation. According to an arrest warrant, the victim told police that she and a male subject had argued and that it became physical when a male subject allegedly began beating her and holding her against her will. The warrant states that the …

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Many From Coffee County Honor Fallen Navy Petty Officer

The body of Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith who was the last to die from the tragic shooting in Chattanooga, was flown to Nashville Friday evening, where a procession followed. That procession was met by people waving American flags from the time Smith landed to when he got home. In Manchester, hundreds lined …

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City of Manchester Supplies Sandbags To Army Recruiting Center

After four marines and one sailor were killed in Chattanooga last week, the Manchester Police Department and city personnel volunteered to line the interior of their Army recruiting center in the city with dozens of sandbags on Wednesday. 15 volunteers worked to place the sandbags inside the center so they could possibly absorb ammunition in …

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Accident On Hwy 55 Injures Cookeville Woman

A Cookeville woman suffered minor injuries when the car she was driving rear-ended a tractor trailer. It happened Wednesday morning on Highway 55 near Morrison. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 27 year old Heather Renner was driving eastbound on Highway 55 in a 2012 Nissan Altima when she was momentarily distracted and ran into …

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Report: TN Economic Recovery Leaves Some Families Behind

The year 2014 represents the best year of job growth in the nation since 1999, but that upturn is skipping over thousands of Tennessee families, according to a report released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. According to the 2015 Kids Count Data Book, more than 390,000 children in the Volunteer State are …

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Ribbon Cutting Is Monday At New Tullahoma Pool

The staff at the Tullahoma Parks and Recreation Department and the Board of Mayor and Aldermen are pleased to invite the public to the ribbon cutting and open house for the new Splash Island and indoor pool. The ribbon cutting will be held on Monday, July 27 from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm. Visitors are …

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Man Facing Several Charges After Car Accident

On Tuesday, Daniel James Williams age 29 of Murfreesboro was the operator of a vehicle that was involved in a property damage accident on eastbound near the 100-mile marker of Interstate 24 in Coffee County. In a warrant, Williams is said to have admitted to a Coffee County deputy to injecting oxycodone. The warrant also …

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Prisoners Might Spend More Time Behind Bars

A task force appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam to look at prison sentencing is considering recommendations for longer prison terms. The Tennessean reports the enhanced penalties under consideration would boost the prison population in Tennessee by 4 percent over a five-year period, according to a report by Vera Institute of Justice that the newspaper has …

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Recent TN Storms Open Floodgates For Insurance Claims

It’s been a stormy summer in recent weeks in parts of Tennessee, with storms causing thousands of dollars in property damage. With many consumers expected to file claims with their insurers to cover the damage, the state wants to make sure people understand the best way to do that and how to protect themselves from …

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