Summitville Man Charged With Terrorism

A Summitville man is being held in the Coffee County Jail on terrorism charges. Terry Wayne McCullough, 59, was arrested Sunday on a charge of committing an act of terrorism. According to warrants, McCullough was at a residence at Dossett Apartments in Tullahoma “terrorizing residents” there. He, reportedly, was terrorizing residents there by telling them …

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Bonnaroo Works Fund Helps Out Local Residents

The Bonnaroo Works Fund, the charitable arm of the popular music and arts festival, continued its long-standing commitment to the environment and its Coffee County home during a recent weatherization program in conjunction with We are Neutral, an initiative of Earth Givers, Inc., a non-profit charitable organization committed to creating community-based carbon offsets. The Bonnaroo …

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Tennessee Gas Prices Dropping While Fuel Efficiency Rising

The average price for a gallon of gas in Tennessee is now at about $3 a gallon, but that isn’t the only way drivers are saving money at the pump. According to a new report, model year 2013 vehicles hit an all-time high for gas mileage with an average of just over 24 miles per …

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Tennessee Promise Needs Mentors

Tennessee needs thousands of mentors for the young people graduating from high school and enrolling in community college. The Tennessee Promise plan pays for community college tuition, but it also pairs students with a volunteer mentor to offer some guidance. To date, more than 35,000 high school seniors are registered statewide. An important piece of …

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Early Voting Starts Wednesday

Next up in the election cycle is the November 4 General Election. 32,067 registered voters in Coffee County will have the opportunity to cast ballots either on November 4 or during early voting from October 15- 30. The Coffee County Election Commission says a high voter turnout is possible because of the wheel tax referendum, …

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Two Armed Robberies In Tullahoma

Tullahoma Police are investigating two robberies that occurred over the weekend. The first one was at the Quick Stop Mini Mart on East Lincoln Street Sunday morning and the second one was at United Food and Gas of Tullahoma on Sunday night. At the Quick Stop the store clerk told the officer that a man …

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Information On Two Amendments Coming Up On Voting Ballot

Tennessee voters begin casting ballots Wednesday on whether to keep but modify the state’s current method of selecting appeals judges and Supreme Court justices. Under the current system, the governor makes appointments to fill vacancies on the state’s top courts. Voters then decide whether to keep or replace them in uncontested retention elections. A proposed …

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Executive Director Of The Coffee County Industrial Board Earns Award

The Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC) has recognized Ted Hackney, executive director of the Coffee County Industrial Board, as the 2014 Fred Harris Professional of the Year. Some of his most notable contributions include expanding local industries from 12, at the beginning of his tenure, to the 55 in operations today. His involvement in the …

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Raider Football Family To Host Special Benefit Dinner

A special benefit dinner will be held for Manchester resident Lori Flowers on Saturday night Oct. 18 from 5pm-8pm. She is fighting stage 4 breast cancer again. Lori is the mother of Senior Red Raider football player, Justin Flowers. The Spaghetti dinner will include salad, bread, dessert, and drink. To go plates will be available. …

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Two People From Beech Grove Arrested On Drug Charges

49 year old Thomas Hester Ezell of Cheyenne Circle, Beech Grove, TN was arrested Oct. 9 on charges of possession of schedule 6, possession of schedule 2, schedule 3, schedule 4, possession of drug paraphernalia, manufacture/sell/delivery of a controlled substance. He was released on a bond of $32,500 and is scheduled to appear in General …

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