Reward offered for information leading to Arrest and Conviction in local Burglary Case

Investigators with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help concerning a burglary. The crime occurred on Hickerson Rd on July 2, 2016. A large amount of jewelry, cash and a gun were taken from the home. There was no forced entry in the burglary. Investigators are offering a sizable cash reward …

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Manchester Man Charged for 11th time Driving on Revoked/Suspended License

A growing problem in Coffee County is people driving on a revoked/suspended license. Last week Manchester Police Officer Daniel Ray stopped a man operating a vehicle on East Main St for a traffic violation. According to the arrest warrant, Officer Ray had knowledge the man had a revoked license. A check of Bobby Lynn Branch’s …

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Arrest made in Fake Pill Case in Murfreesboro

Last week we told you about a warning from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation concerning fake Percocet pills. Johnny Williams, 30 of Murfreesboro was arrested on Friday and charged with one count of sale of schedule II controlled substance and booked into the Rutherford County Jail on a $100,000 bond. More charges are possible. The …

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The AEDC STEM Discover Dome Planetarium to visit C.D. Stamps Community Center

Tullahoma Parks and Recreation has partnered with the Arnold Engineering Development Complex’s (AEDC) STEM Center to host the Discover Dome. This is a planetarium equipped with STEM (Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics) surround sound/videos geared toward certain grade levels. While seated in the dome at C.D. Stamps Community Center, everyone will be taken …

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Residual ACT Assessment Test set for Motlow

Motlow State Community College will administer the complete Residual ACT Assessment Test on July 20, July 29, and Aug. 5, from 8:30 a.m. – noon; and on Aug. 4, from 12:30 – 4 p.m. The test will be administered in room 1043 of the Crouch Center on the Moore County campus. Applicants under 21 years …

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Illegal Mail Received at Manchester Locations

Recently, there have been reports of people placing non-mail items that did not bear U.S. postage in local mailboxes, including business locations. One item that appeared in certain mailboxes was very critical of a candidate running for Alderman in Manchester. WMSR News spoke with the Manchester Postmaster Lonnie M. Williams and he said that mail …

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Counterfeit Prescription Drugs could be Deadly

Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are warning the public about a recent dramatic increase in the prevalence of counterfeit prescription drugs in Tennessee. In recent days, Agents in the Middle Tennessee area have seen a spike in adulterated Percocet pills being sold on the street and are …

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Legal Aid Society Starts New Program

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm has announced that it has launched its Gilbert Family Fellowship, a program that will provide free civil legal services to children and young adults. The program is made possible by a $100,000 donation from Harris A. Gilbert, a longtime supporter of …

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Wanted Man Captured

In a continuing effort to locate people that are wanted by authorities, the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department ask for the public’s help. On Tuesday we posted and the media stated that authorities were looking for Devan Marquez Porter. The 21 year-old was brought into custody by the Tullahoma Police Department. The sheriff’s department thanks them …

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“Low-Speed” Pursuit ends in Arrest

Local authorities say 46 year-old Tracey Parton of M.G. England Rd in Manchester was driving a box type truck on Tuesday afternoon that reportedly forced some vehicles off the road in Manchester, sideswiped vehicles near the Coffee/Warren County line and allegedly struck a pedestrian in Coffee County. In what is being reported as a low-speed …

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