Sentencing Delayed for Former Grundy Co. School Teacher

Thomas (Scooby) Andrews a former teacher and coach in the Grundy County School system was set for sentencing last Friday for two counts of statutory rape. Judge Curtis Smith delayed his decision after character witnesses spoke for Andrews, that attorneys have 10 days to submit further information, which he will review and make a sentencing …

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Former ITT Tech Students Declare Debt Strike After School Closes

Dozens of former students and graduates of ITT Technical Institute – which has campuses in Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Cordova and Nashville – today are declaring a debt strike. The civil action means they will no longer be making federal loan payments for the debt they incurred while students at the for-profit institution. The U.S. …

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Fall Family Fun continues at Granddaddy’s Farm this Weekend

The 10th Season of Fall family fun is underway at Grandaddy’s Farm! One of the additions to the Farm this year is the brand new stage. There’s no better way to break in a stage than quality bluegrass music with the 3rd Annual Pickin’ on the Porch bluegrass jam sessions. This Saturday, September 17th, the …

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Tullahoma Female facing several charges after alleged Wal-Mart Fraud

A Tullahoma resident was arrested after she allegedly fraudulently returned items to Wal-Mart on North Jackson Street on Sept. 9. According to a report by Tullahoma Police Officer Tyler Walls, the store reported that Lisa Cantrell Elser, 49, of South Franklin Street had allegedly taken an item off of the shelf and too the service …

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Items Stolen from Habitat for Humanity Construction

Elisa Chessor of Habitat for Humanity reported on Sept. 8 to police the theft of items from a house being constructed on East Moore Street. She told Tullahoma Police Officer George Dodson that someone took 35 feet of copper wiring, a 25 foot extension cord and an electrical panel from inside the construction site. Chessor …

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College and Career Fair at Motlow

Motlow State Community College will host its annual area-wide College and Career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 15, inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus. Motlow invites its student body, students from area high schools, those who are homeschooled, and the general public. The event is set for 9 – 11:30 a.m. and will include …

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New Tennessee Law allows Pharmacists to Dispense Overdose Antidote

A new Tennessee law allows authorized pharmacists to dispense an overdose antidote. The Tennessee Health Commissioner said in a news release that administering the drug known as Naloxone can reverse opioid effects and prevent death in many cases, allowing time for the person to receive further medical treatment. Pharmacists must enter into a collaborative practice …

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Tennessee Repeals New DUI Law

Facing a $60 million penalty from the federal government, Tennessee lawmakers have repealed an underage drunken driving law that ran afoul of zero-tolerance standards. The Senate passed the measure 31-1 on Wednesday and the House later followed suit on an 85-2 vote. The state law that went into effect in July had raised the penalties …

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More Information on “Hometown Heroes”

Earlier this week we announced the first Al White Motors and WMSR (Thunder Radio) “Hometown Hero”, Daryl Welch. Daryl started as a correction officer at the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department in 2008 and later that year he became a road deputy. In 2012 Welch began his employment with Coffee County Emergency Management/Homeland Security. He is the …

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Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

Gas prices declined for the 11th consecutive day Sunday; falling 4 cents in Florida, 6 cents in Georgia, and 5 cents in Tennessee. “Gas prices immediately began their seasonal downward trend at the beginning of September,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Refineries are entering maintenance season as they begin the …

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