Man to face Charges for Stealing Utlity Trailers

On August 3, 2017 Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Investigator James Sherrill received a call from Sheriff Patrick Ray with DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department who advised that he may have a suspect in a trailer theft that occurred on the Woodbury Hwy on April 6, 2017. Colton Young was being held in the White County Jail …

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New School-Zone Cell Phone Law Starts in January

Students and parents and all motorists have until January to adjust to a new state law that makes talking on a cell phone – with the device in hand – illegal in an active school zone. Not only texting or reading texts, but also talking on a phone in your hand. The Tennessean reports State …

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Analysis Reveals Insights into Tennessee’s Population Makeup

Tennessee skews older than the nation overall, and overall, the state’s disability rates are higher in rural communities, according to Census data analyzed by the nonpartisan think tank ThinkTennessee. Shanna Hughey, the group’s president, says she hopes ThinkTennessee’s study of the population data gives state lawmakers access to information that helps them help their constituents. …

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THP is up for “Best Looking Cruiser”

There is a national contest for the “Best Looking Cruiser,” and the Tennessee Highway Patrol is in the running. The contest is put on by American Association of State Troopers (AAST), which created a Facebook photo album with pictures of each contestant. The photo with the most “likes” by 5 p.m. on Aug. 14 takes …

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Man facing Several Charges after he was stopped for Traffic Violation

On Thursday night (August 3rd 2017) Joshua Coty Gilley was stopped for a traffic violation on Lumley Stand Road. A check of his driving privilege revealed the subject was revoked / suspended 5th offense. While speaking with Gilley age 37, whose address is listed as homeless. Coffee County Deputy Blake Simmons noted a smell of …

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Tullahoma Man Charged for Accepting Money for Construction He Did Not Complete

A Tullahoma man was arrested Aug. 2 on a charge of theft after he allegedly took $84,100 for construction work that he did not perform. Elmer Ray Church, 46, of East Grundy Street was arrested on the charges. According to a police report by Officer Rocky Ruehling, on Jan. 23 Robert Moyer of Lake Circle …

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Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector is Significant Industry in Tullahoma

Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national economic impact study provides evidence that the nonprofit arts and culture sector is a significant industry in the City of Tullahoma—one that generates $1.1 million in total economic activity. This spending—$610,715 by nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and an additional $457,871 in event-related spending by their audiences—was reported by …

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THP and TDOT preparing for Eclipse

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said troopers haven’t planned for an event so extensively since Y2K. Now the countdown is on until August 21, when day briefly turns to night and we experience a total solar eclipse. It’s something Tennessee state agencies have been planning for since Christmas. On August 21, TDOT drivers will be stationed …

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Election Commission will meet on Monday, August 14 to Certify Tullahoma Election

The Coffee County Election Commission will meet on Monday, August 14, 2017, at 4:00 PM in the Election Commission office in the Administrative Plaza at 1329 McArthur Street, Suite 6 in Manchester. The purpose of the meeting will be to certify the Tullahoma City election held on August 3, 2017. For more information, contact Vernita …

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Claybusters Trap Team Captures National Title

The titles and winning tradition continue as the Coffee County Claybusters captured a national title this week at the AIM Grand Championships in Sparta, Illinois.  “This is the best showing we have ever had up here” said Scott Dickson, the proud coach for the Claybusters Trap teams.  Of the 4 squads competing on Monday and …

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