Shelbyville Police Searching for Two Suspects

Police in Shelbyville are asking for help tracking down a pair of suspects in an armed home invasion case from Thanksgiving. Surveillance video released by Shelbyville police shows several people breaking down a door at a home during the early morning hours of November 23. Police have since identified two of the suspects in the …

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13 More Mentors Needed

Coffee County needs thirteen more mentors to reach their goal of 84 for the Tennessee Promise program. TnAchieves mentors will invest 10-15 hours annually helping 5-10 high school seniors. In fact, TnAchieves mentors say they spend less than one hour per month serving as a resource to our county’s scholars. From 2008-2014, tnAchieves supported more …

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Open House at the Coffee County Sheriff’s Dept. is Saturday

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting its annual open house on Saturday December 2, 2017 from 9am until noon at the county jail at 76 County Jail Lane in Manchester. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves and his staff will be providing public tours and refreshments at the facility. This will be the 3rd …

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Female Charged in Stabbing Incident

A Manchester woman was arrested on charges of aggravated assault following a stabbing incident. Teresa Marie Short, 33, of Geneva Road, Manchester was charged with aggravated assault and violation of probation after she allegedly stabbed a man while at the Royal Inn in Manchester on Expressway Drive. On Nov. 23 Manchester Police Officer Jason Fowler …

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Broadband Service coming to Pocahontas Community

Ben Lomand Connect has received a $1.5 million federal grant, which would allow the company to extend broadband service into the rural Pocahontas area in Northern Coffee County, according to CEO of Ben Lomand Lisa Cope. Ben Lomand, which is a McMinnville-based company, providing broadband, digital TV, phone and home security, applied for the grant …

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Woman Dies in Car Crash in Tullahoma

A Fayetteville woman died of injuries sustained in a head on crash on Nov. 22 on Wilson Avenue in Tullahoma. According to a report by Tullahoma Police Sgt. Cody Brandon, officers had been notified that a Nissan Rogue was headed into Tullahoma from Moore County. Moore County communications had notified Tullahoma Police that the vehicle …

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Grundy County School Board Member Arrested

A Grundy County school board member was arrested Monday for prompting a lockdown of the entire school system. Sheriff Clint Shrum says school board member Kasey Anderson was arrested over a text message that led to a soft lockdown Monday morning. The details of the text message have not been released. Anderson is charged with …

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October Revenue Report for Tennessee

Tennessee revenues for October exceeded revenues from the same month a year ago, but were marginally less than the budgeted estimate. Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin reported that October revenues were $1.0 billion, which is $31.1 million more than October of last year and $1.3 million less than the budgeted estimate. The growth rate …

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Inn at Fall Creek Falls to be Rebuilt

Plans to rebuild guest lodging at Tennessee’s largest and most-visited state park have been approved. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the State Building Commission approved the plans for Fall Creek Falls State Park. Work at the 26,000-acre park is expected to take one and a half to two years. Two existing facilities are to …

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Update–Thankgiving Not Happy for Manchester Man

On Thanksgiving night Coffee County Deputy Lee Marcom made contact with a vehicle on Shelly Road in Manchester that had a brake light out. The deputy states in the warrant that the driver identified as Nathan Lamont Butler age 38 of Geneva Boynton Rd, Manchester ran a stop sign and continued at a high rate …

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