Police Pursuit Starts in Grundy County ends in Sequatchie County

Early Tuesday morning the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Randall Nunley (32) after a 13-mile chase that ended in Sequatchie County. Sheriff Clint Shrum explained that around 12:30 a.m. in the morning a deputy conducted a traffic stop on suspicion of impaired driving near 52nd Ave in Gruetli Laager. The vehicle initially pulled over …

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Old Timers Day is this Weekend

It’s time once again for Old Timers Days in downtown Manchester. The big events begin Oct. 6, Friday evening at 7 p.m. featuring a free concert with the great local gospel group By Faith. Saturday’s activities will include the Old Timers Day Parade, 2017 with Grand Marshal Gene Stillings, petting zoo, greased pole climb, free …

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New way of Property Tax Distribution and New Businesses Coming to Tullahoma

City leaders in Tullahoma said in a press release that they are focused on improving services provided to the public. City Recorder, Rosemary Golden, says that property tax notice distribution will be streamlined to save tax dollars. The City of Tullahoma contracted with a third party, County Record Services, LLC, to manage the property tax …

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Woman Wanted in Coffee County Caught in Murfreesboro

The case of a missing 30-year old woman has been cleared, along with a vehicle theft in Murfreesboro after her arrest. According to Murfreesboro Police reports, Detective Sam Day made contact with Amber Gordon on the phone after she’d reportedly advertised on Backpage. That’s a classified advertising website, often used for adult ads. Arrangements were …

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Two New Deputies in Coffee County

Over 90 newly certified law enforcement officers graduated from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday Sept. 29 in Hermitage, TN. Two Coffee County deputies graduated; Timothy Allen Cooper and Michael Sharp. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves said that he is very pleased with the hard work these two men put in to accomplish …

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(TDEC) Depost Large Section of the Duck River

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Environment was on-hand to de-post a large section of the Duck River. The advisory was initially issued in 1995 and includes the portion of the river that runs through Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park as well …

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Reckless Driving and Evading Arrest Lands Florida man in Jail

A Florida man was arrested on Friday Sept. 29 on multiple charges after leading deputies on a pursuit on Interstate 24. Manuel Dayan Fraga, 39, of Tampa, Florida was charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and evading arrest. According to warrants obtained by Coffee County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Smith, the arrest came after …

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Monteagle Woman Arrested in Franklin Co. after Slow Speed Pursuit and Possible Shoplifting

Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies and officers from Decherd and Winchester worked an accident scene following a vehicle chase that started in Decherd and ended on Highway 64 near the Winchester roundabout after deputies forced the car to stop. A woman, suspected of shoplifting at Wal-Mart, was taken into custody after allegedly fleeing from authorities just …

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Gas Prices Continue to Fall

Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.47 on Sunday. The state average dropped 5 cents during the past week. Since peaking at $2.60 on September 10, the state average has declined 21 consecutive days for a total of 13 cents. Despite the recent downturn, motorists are spending an average of 33 cents more at the pump than …

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Congress Looking at Cuts to Tax Exemption

After a failed attempt to revamp health care, Congress and the president now are turning their attention to tax reform. Among the proposed policies on the chopping block is the elimination of a provision that allows homeowners to deduct state and local property taxes from their federal taxes. The SALT deduction largely benefits the middle …

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