Counterfeit Money In The Area

A Freeman Street Tullahoma woman reported to police on July 11 that her boyfriend went to Wal-Mart and cashed his check. He then gave Tabitha Harris the money. She stated that she went the next day to buy gas and was told that the $100 was counterfeit. She then took the bill back to the …

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Gas Prices Going Down

The price of oil has dropped for the third consecutive week, pushing retail prices to their lowest level in months. Sunday, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline fell for the 16th consecutive day. Since last week, the average price fell 4 cents to $3.62, the cheapest price since April. Oil …

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Driver Clocked At 101MPH Arrested For DUI and More

An allegedly-intoxicated driver clocked at 101 mph early Thursday told police he was speeding because his wife wanted him home soon. Tony Leneal Brown, 40, of West Lane Street was stopped on North Main Street at the bypass at 3:49 a.m. Thursday, Officer David Dye’s report said. The speed limit in the area is 50 …

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Deadly Crash On I-24 In Manchester

The 1992 Nissan Sentra... All photos by Barry West

A deadly crash occurred Saturday evening at 6:15pm in Coffee County. According to Tennessee Highway Patrolman Donnie Clark, Patrick Shane Rhodes, age 35 of Tullahoma was driving a 1992 Nissan Sentra the wrong way, traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 between mile-marker 117 and 114. Rhodes collided head-on with a 2001 Chevrolet van …

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Two Grundy County Towns Receive Grants

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer have announced nearly $820,000 in two transportation alternative grants for Monteagle and Tracy City to connect downtown districts to trails and make other enhancements. The town of Monteagle was awarded a $216,320 grant for the Pedestrian Corridor Extension Project. The project will install approximately …

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Senate Committee Approves Plan On Campaign Spending Limits

A constitutional amendment giving Congress and states control of political campaign spending is moving toward a vote on the U.S. Senate floor, after winning approval Thursday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The goal of Senate Joint Resolution 19, said Jonah Minkoff-Zern, campaign co-director for the group Public Citizen, is to help reverse the effect that …

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Fire Station One Open House

The City of Tullahoma is pleased to announce the Fire Station One Open House. The firefighters will host an open house on Saturday, July 19 from 11am-3pm at Station One, 613 South Jackson Street. “This event is will increase community awareness of the Fire Department services and awareness of fire safety,” said Chief Richard Shasteen. …

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“The All Things Guys Show” Held On Saturday

100 cars. trucks, SUV's and motorcycles were on display

On Saturday Coffee County Broadcasting (The Ticket Radio & Thunder Radio) presented the Al White Motors “The All Things Guys Show” at Northgate Mall in Tullahoma. The day started at 11am with the “Thunder on Jackson” Poker Run, which was a benefit for Nick Smith. At 3pm the “The All Things Guys Show” began. The …

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Two Vehicle Crash Near AEDC

Two vehicles collided Wednesday afternoon on the Wattendorf Highway near AEDC. According to Manchester Fire Chief George DeShields the female driver of a black SUV was pinned in her car and had to be extricated by Manchester Fire and Rescue and AEDC fire crews. She suffered a possible broken arm and was transported by Coffee …

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Two People Charged In The Death Of An Area Teenager

Two Franklin County residents have been charged with murder in the alcohol related death of a teenager there last February. Anthony Peavyhouse, 33, of Estill Springs and Jessica Bohanan, 27, of Winchester have been charged with reckless homicide and three counts of providing or purchasing alcohol for person under 21 years of age and for …

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