Two People Dead in Cannon County Incident

Two people are dead and another woman is in the hospital after an incident in Cannon County Saturday night. It does not immediately appear the women were shot, but instead injured with another type of weapon. The TBI reported that 42-year-old David Wooten died from a gunshot wound. Officials also say 19-year-old Elizabeth Clement and …

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County-Wide Bike and Walking Pathway? It’s Possible

Lots of people in Coffee County get their exercise from walking and or bicycle riding so how does going county-wide on a pathway sound? According to Bonnie Gamble, council chair, who also directs the City of Manchester’s Parks and Recreation department, the Coffee County Health Council is asking for the public’s input about this possibility. …

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Public Transport Supporters: Mass Transit Has Mass Appeal for Tennessee

Transportation and infrastructure are areas of focus for Gov. Bill Haslam as he enters the new year, with the governor being quoted as saying he plans to unveil a plan for projects and funding. While work to the state’s thousands of miles of roads is no doubt on the list, public transportation advocates want to …

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Revenues Up in Tennessee

Tennessee revenues for December exceeded the same month one year ago. Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin reported that state revenues for December were $1.2 billion, which is a growth of 11.33% and $125.5 million more than December 2015. “Total revenues in December were higher than expected due to collections in the sales and corporate …

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Feds make changes to STOP soring of Walking Horses

Federal officials have made regulation changes aimed at stopping the practice of soring among Tennessee walking horses and similar breeds. The Tennessean reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced changes Friday to the Horse Protection Act. Soring occurs when a horse’s legs are intentionally injured to make the animal have a higher gait. It often …

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Police Stop Terrorism Threat at Franklin County High School

Two juveniles that are accused of making threats against an area high school were taken into custody by Franklin County sheriff deputies late Thursday night. According to District Attorney Mike Taylor, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old allegedly threatened Thursday night to commit an act of terrorism at Franklin County High School. Both were charged with …

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Traffic Stop turns into Major Meth Bust

A routine traffic stop on Interstate 24 by the Tennessee Highway Patrol led to the discovery of a large amount of methamphetamine and more. Highway patrolmen took two subjects into custody late Sunday morning after they found a little over 2 pounds of meth. The value of the drug can range from $9,500-$16,000 per pound. …

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Drug Bust in Tullahoma

On Thursday (January 12, 2017), Tullahoma Police went to an apartment on West Cook Street concerning possible criminal activity suspected at this residence. Two men and two women were found at the apartment. Allegedly located in the bedroom was a box hidden inside a bag containing a white powdery substance believed to be methamphetamine. Also …

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Tennessee Lawmaker wants Major change with Food Stamps

A Tennessee lawmaker has introduced legislation seeking to ban the use of food stamps to buy items without nutritional value. Republican Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia says banned items would be those high in calories, sugar and fat, such as sodas, ice cream, candy, cookies and cake. The measure would also prohibit grocers from selling …

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Bought Milk? You could receive Money

Any Tennessean who bought milk in the last 14 years is eligible to get money back. Tennessee is one of 15 states (and the District of Columbia) involved in a class action lawsuit against milk producers. The lawsuit accused milk producers of price-fixing. Instead of taking the case to court, the milk producers settled the …

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