Two-Generation Approach Key to Success for Low-Income TN

The quarter-million young children in Tennessee who are growing up in low-income families can succeed in life, but a new report says the best way to get them on the right path requires a focus on both the kids and their parents. It’s called a two-generation approach, and the report outlining the method calls for …

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Motlow Thanksgiving Schedule

Motlow College will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Nov. 30, according to college officials. The closing applies to computer labs, libraries and other facilities at all Motlow College campuses, including the Moore County campus and the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers. There will be no classes …

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Tullahoma Utilities Board to Honor Two Employees With Tree Memorial Ceremony

Tullahoma Utilities Board (TUB) will be honoring two past employees with a memorial tree planting ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 17th at the Lions Club Park at 407 Lions Club Lane. This year, TUB will honor Jesse Taylor and David Griffith. Mr. Taylor worked in the warehouse from 1975 to 1986. He passed away …

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Armed Robbery In Tullahoma

On Monday night, at approximately 7:20 PM, Carroll St. Liquors was robbed at gun point in Tullahoma by an unknown subject. Chief Paul Blackwell told WMSR News that the subject looks very similar to the person involved in other robberies in the area. The subject entered the store, grabbed the clerk, and held them at …

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How Far Will Gas Prices Fall? Down Again This Week

Motorists saw prices continue to plunge at the pump last week. The national average price for gasoline fell for the 42nd consecutive day Sunday. Meanwhile, the streak of declines is 39 days in Tennessee. “Cheap gas prices couldn’t come at a better time as millions of Americans make travel plans for the holiday season,” said …

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Economic Growth In Tennessee

A new state report reveals signs of economic growth in Tennessee. More new businesses filed paperwork to register with the Secretary of State’s office during the third quarter of this year, compared with the previous quarter. That’s according to the office’s latest quarterly report on business and economic indicators. The report was produced jointly by …

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Opposition Mounts to Tennessee Gas Pipeline Conversion

Concerns are being raised by citizens and groups all along the route over plans to re-purpose the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, which runs through the state on its way from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast. The current proposal calls for converting the pipeline to carry natural gas liquids, which environmental advocate Chris Schimmoeller calls “a …

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Chili Cook-Off Winners

The Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center brought the Chili Cook-Off back to the Manchester Square this past Saturday after two years.  This year’s event was hosted by the Advocacy Center and all proceeds went to help the work they do for children who are abused in Coffee County. The fall weather brought a strong crowd out …

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Veteran’s Day Event Held In Manchester

Naomi  Judd with Sgt. Tim Brown... Photo by Barry West

Yesterday was Veteran’s Day and it was celebrated in grand style on the court house square in Manchester. A crowd estimated at over 500 people attended the annual ceremony. The event is coordinated between Sgt Tim Brown and the local American Legion. Those receiving a beautiful Commemorative Sword were veterans; Frank Jacobs, Pete Sain Jr., …

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Human Remains Found On AEDC Property

Human remains including a human skull were found near Arnold Air Force Base property early Monday morning by hunters. Manchester Assistant Police Chief Adam Floied said that the remains have possibly been in the woods for a number of years. Floied said they are treating this as a death investigation until they identify the remains. …

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