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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Manchester Man Arrested on Several Charges

On Saturday (November 25th 2017) Manchester officers responded to 228 West Moore Street in reference to a disturbance with a possible weapon involved. Upon arrival the victims told Officer Alberto Garza that Atreyu J Duke age 30 of Hickerson Rd Manchester had allegedly been abusive towards them all day, carrying a loaded Glock .45 caliber …

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Some of Tennessee Governor Candidates Releasing Tax Returns

Four of the seven major candidates for Tennessee governor are declining to release details of their federal income tax returns. The Tennessean newspaper asked the five Republicans and two Democrats in the race for copies of their federal tax filings. U.S. Rep. Diane Black and fellow Republican state House Speaker Beth Harwell provided financial summaries, …

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Social Media Use Linked to Teen Suicide

You may want to limit your teen’s use of social media. A study released this month in the journal Clinical Psychological Science found links between use of online engagement platforms and feelings of hopelessness and suicide. According to the analysis, teens who used electronic devices for more than five hours a day were 70 percent …

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Woodbury Man’s Thanksgiving Ended in Manchester with Arrest

On Thanksgiving night Jeffery Neal Foster age 46 of Woodbury was stopped for a traffic violation by Coffee County Deputy Blake Simmons on Interstate Drive in Manchester. When the deputy walked up to the vehicle he says he saw a long firearm in the back seat. According to the arrest warrant, Simmons says that Foster …

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Tennessee County Unemployment Report

Nearly all Tennessee counties continued to have unemployment rates below 5.0 percent in October 2017, following a record-breaking September when, for the first time ever, each of the state’s 95 counties experienced a rate below 5.0 percent. October marked the fifth consecutive month Tennessee’s statewide unemployment rate was in record territory, matching the all-time low …

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Holiday Concerts to be held at Motlow

The Motlow State Community College music department is excited to present a pair of holiday concerts during the first week of December on the Moore County campus. Both performances will be held in Eoff Hall inside Powers Auditorium. The first is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., and the second, a matinee performance, …

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Manchester Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting held Saturday

The City of Manchester’s Christmas parade took place on Saturday night in front of an estimated crowd of over 5,000. The theme for this year’s parade was Christmas Movie Magic. Exit Realty won 1st place in the regular float division. Coffee County Middle School Cheerleaders came 2nd and 3rd place was Lawrence Family Motors. In …

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