Facebook Users Could Win $200 In FREE Meat

Facebook users have the chance to win $200 worth of local meats from a nearby farm. A contest is being conducted by Pick Tennessee Products, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s program that connects farmers directly to consumers. A total of 12 winners will be randomly chosen at noon on June 15 and notified by Pick …

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Two Planes Crash At Tullahoma Airport

Two planes collided at the Tullahoma Airport on Wednesday night sending one person to the hospital. The two small planes collided around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday with one ending up on top of the other. One plane was operated by Tom Hartvigsen and the other by Gary Meuer. The Tullahoma Fire and the Tullahoma Police Departments …

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TBI Issues Public Safety Alert for Potentially Deadly Pills

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about a potentially dangerous drug found in pills that otherwise appear to be oxycodone. Recently, a Tennessee law enforcement agency recovered what appeared to be several 30mg pills of oxycodone during a traffic stop. Each was the same size and featured the signature A/215 stamp characteristic …

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Tennessee Bill Aims to Take Bite Out of Some Payday Loan Companies

Payday lending is alive and well in Tennessee, but consumer advocates are critical of its high interest rates and what they call predatory business practices. A bill in the state House of Representatives aims to cap the interest rate charged by lenders at 28 percent. Currently, lenders can charge as much as 375 percent interest. …

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Seat Belt Enforcement Starts Monday In Manchester

Manchester Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office to step up seat belt enforcement from May 18 to 31, just ahead of one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. “Every day, unbuckled motorists are losing their lives in motor vehicle crashes,” said Sgt. Chris Patterson. “As we approach Memorial …

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Tullahoma Police Searching For Vandals

Over the past few days the Tullahoma Police Department has received numerous reports of vandalism to vehicles across the city involving a BB or Pellet gun. Anyone with information regarding these crimes or those who may have witnessed suspicious activity in their neighborhood is asked to call the Tullahoma Police Department at 931-455-0530. Please continue …

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MTSU Offering Free Classes To Qualified High Schoolers

Qualified high school juniors and seniors statewide will be able to take tuition-free online courses for college credit through Middle Tennessee State University’s recently expanded dual-enrollment program. MTSU’s Dual Enrollment Program allows Tennessee high school students, who meet the university’s admissions criteria and gain approvals from their guidance counselors, to take college classes before they …

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Remember Sky Lanterns Are Illegal In Tennessee

With the summer’s festival season approaching, the State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding residents that it is illegal to fly flame-fueled sky lanterns in Tennessee without a professional fireworks license. Also known as Chinese or wish lanterns, they can cause fires on the ground or on rooftops when they land and can also be a …

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Cigarette Prices Going Up

The price of cigarettes is going up in Tennessee, but the proceeds won’t be landing in state tax coffers. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, the minimum markup on cigarettes – which retailers say covers the “cost of doing business” – will rise from …

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Sheriff Steve Graves Attacked By Inmates

Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves was attacked by an inmate at the new Coffee County Jail on Tuesday afternoon. Graves suffered a wound to his face while assisting to break up a scuffle with inmates. When Graves attempted to intervene, inmate Paul Wayne Fletcher Jr. allegedly grabbed an ink pen out of sheriff’s pocket and …

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