No New Information in the Death of Grundy County Woman

Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum says that laboratory reports are still pending in the death of 26-year-old Grundy County, mother Samantha Kathleen Chandler. Although authorities in May had “a strong lead,” Shrum said there have been no new developments or new details to release. No charges have been filed. Chandler’s body was found May 1 …

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Questions Looming about Tullahoma Haastings

The future of the Texas-based Hastings Entertainment chain, which has a store in Tullahoma, is uncertain, but this much is known: if you have a Hastings gift card you only until the end of today to redeem it. All Hastings gift cards expire Wednesday, this is one month after the multimedia entertainment retailer filed for Chapter …

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Political set for July 14

The Manchester Times and Thunder Radio will be hosting a political forum. The event will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 14 at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center, 147 Hospitality Blvd. Candidates for Manchester School Board, Alderman, Mayor, Tennessee State Representative and State Senate will field questions from moderators about their respective races. The …

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Manchester man facing Resisting Arrest Charge and More

On Sunday Coffee County Sheriff’s deputies received information that a man was creating a disturbance at 1404 Kingsway Lane. When Deputy Kevin Smith arrived he says in an arrest warrant, the man had the odor of an intoxicant about his person, his speech was slurred and he was unsteady on his feet and combative. The …

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Traffic Warning for Wednesday

As work continues on the new exit ramp on the eastbound side of Exit 111, Civil Constructers who have been working on the new ramp since January will be closing a lane of traffic on Wednesday. The right lane of Interstate 24 on the eastbound side will be closed most of the day between exits …

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Gas Prices will continue to Fall

Gas prices have fallen for more than a month and the discount at the pump doesn’t show any signs of letting up. Sunday’s pump prices declined for the 32nd consecutive day in Tennessee. During this time, gas prices declined 17 cents in Tennessee. These current streaks of declines are the longest since last fall when …

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Tennessee AG Removes Barrier for Anti-Refugee Lawsuit

Tennessee still may file suit against the federal government for its refugee settlement policies, but it won’t be the state attorney general leading the charge. Earlier this year the Tennessee General Assembly directed Attorney General Herbert Slatery to file a suit alleging the federal government failed to consult with the state on refugee resettlement. Late …

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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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