Highlights From Get Fit Tullahoma

The Get Fit Tullahoma Urgent Team Health & Wellness Expo took place at the Northgate Mall on Saturday with the sole purpose of creating awareness for Tullahoma and surrounding residents of their options for healthier living. Everything from a US Marine Corps Pull Up Competition to a performance by the Estill Springers Square Dancers took …

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Bonnaroo and MTSU Teaming Up

MTSU’s College of Mass Communication and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival have entered into a partnership that will help students better understand the dynamics of one of the world’s most successful entertainment events. Bonnaroo officials will visit campus this month for a question-and-answer session with students. Then, students from the college will participate in …

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Free College Bill Moving Forward

Gov. Bill Haslam’s signature higher-education proposal this year appears on track to pass as lawmakers enter the waning days of the legislative session. The program called “Tennessee Promise” would cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate. The plan is expected to cost about $34 million a year. Leaders of four-year …

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“Crime on Campus” Report Released By The TBI

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released its 2013 “Crime on Campus” study. The annual report presents the nature, volume and extent of reported crime on the campuses and in the housing of Tennessee colleges and universities during calendar year 2013. Among the report’s findings:  *Overall, crime reported by Tennessee’s colleges and universities decreased …

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Warren County Woman Busted For TennCare Fraud

A Warren County woman is charged with TennCare fraud in Rutherford County in a case involving prescription drugs. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced Monday the arrest of Amber L. Briggs, 28, of McMinnville. She is charged with two counts of fraudulently using TennCare to obtain controlled substances by doctor shopping.  An indictment accuses her …

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Bank Robbery In Manchester– Money Recovered

Police surround suspect in the Coffee County Bank.  Suspect is sitting on the steps. Photo by Tiffany Clutter

Just after 3pm on Friday afternoon Coffee County authorities responded to the downtown branch of Coffee County Bank for an apparent bank robbery. The bank was closed quickly as investigators arrived on the scene. According to information received from local police the male suspect handed a bank teller a note demanding money. The man was …

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Man Dies In Hunting Accident

Hunting accident

A turkey hunter shot Thursday morning in Marion County has died, according to Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency spokesperson Dan Hicks. Hicks said the shooting happened just after 7 am off of Irondale Road near South Pittsburg. He said that Virgil McNeese, 46, shot Stanley “Ransey” Whitman, 41. McNeese is the police chief for the town …

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One Person Hurt In Friday Crash

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One person was injured in a single vehicle crash on Hawkersmith Road in Tullahoma Friday afternoon around 1 p.m. According to Tennessee Highway Patrolman Sgt. Larry Fraley, Jason L. Skidmore, 48, of Hawkersmith Road lost control of his 1998 Acura and ran off the road and struck a bridge abutment. Tullahoma Firefighters had a difficult …

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