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Coffee County Sheriff’s Department warns community about scam calls

Coffee County Sheriff’s Department warns community about scam calls

Coffee County Sheriff’s Department has received calls advising that citizens have received calls from individuals posing as members of the Sheriff’s Department. Citizens are being advised that they have missed court and are going to be arrested and that a fine could be paid with green dot cards. This is another version of a scam that has hit this and other areas before. Coffee County Sheriff’s Department does not call individuals and notify them of criminal warrant. They also do not ask for money through Green Dot cards. If you receive a call from individuals identifying themselves as members...

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Bonnaroo ticket giveaway and Resource MFG job fair Wednesday

Bonnaroo ticket giveaway and Resource MFG job fair Wednesday

Resource MFG is having a Job Fair on Wednesday, July 28 and Thunder Radio will be on site! Come join us at 1802 N. Jackson St. in Tullahoma from 1-3 p.m. and register to win Lake Winnie Tickets, Beech Bend Park Tickets, Thunder Radio swag and Two Bonnaroo Tickets will be up for grabs! And you might even get a...

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Arnold Air Force Base experienced gas leak

Arnold Air Force Base experienced gas leak

The Arnold Air Force Base experienced a gas leak on Friday. Some of the powdered bromine compound mixed with the humid air had gasified. As a precaution, emergency personnel closed Wattendorf Memorial Highway and redirected traffic around the area.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, “breathing bromine gas could cause you to cough, have trouble breathing, get a headache, have irritation of your mucous membranes (inside your mouth, nose, etc.), be dizzy, or have watery eyes.” At approximately 10:30pm Friday, the area re-opened and Utility operators returned to their work stations. As of approxametly 7 p.m. Saturday night, the air quality in...

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The TWRA responds to bird disease concerns

The TWRA responds to bird disease concerns

Reports of dead birds have been increasing in Tennessee due to the recent news coverage of a disease affecting birds in several eastern and midwestern states. The disease is reportedly causing eye swelling and crusty discharge from the eyes of birds and may also be associated with neurological symptoms.  A significant number of reports have come from Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana. Most birds reported exhibiting this condition are young and have included common grackles, European starlings, blue jays, and American robins along with other species of songbirds. There are no confirmed cases of the disease in Tennessee...

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Coffee County unemployment rate jumps by nearly 1 percent in June

Coffee County unemployment rate jumps by nearly 1 percent in June

Each June, Tennessee counties experience an increase in unemployment as schools close for summer break and lay off workers. Recent college graduates entering the workforce for the first time also impact the data each year. Once again this June, data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) showed jobless rates increased in each of the state’s 95 counties. In Coffee County, the unemployment rate for June stands at 5.3 percent. This is up 0.9 of a percentage point from the rate of 4.4 percent in May. The 5.3 rate is still far ahead of June 2020,...

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71% of Tennesseans more confident in travel than 3 months ago, survey finds

71% of Tennesseans more confident in travel than 3 months ago, survey finds

Traveler confidence is soaring, according to a new AAA Travel survey, fielded in late June. According to the data, nearly three-quarters of Tennesseans (71%) feel more comfortable traveling now than they did three months ago.Over the course of the past three quarterly AAA Travel surveys, residents’ comfort level has significantly increased as their concern about COVID-19 waned.Top reasons Tennesseans feel more confident traveling:· Received their COVID-19 vaccination (47%)· More confident in safety measures being implemented (31%)· Less afraid about the dangers of the virus (25%)Of those who are already or plan to be vaccinated, 39% say travel was a motivating...

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Tennessee in top half of population growth among states since 2010 Census

Tennessee in top half of population growth among states since 2010 Census

With less natural population growth and decreased immigration, the population of the United States has been growing more slowly every year since 2015, according to new Census Bureau estimates. In fact, the 0.35% growth rate between 2019 and 2020 represents the lowest growth rate in more than a century.America is now an aging nation, as the age brackets for residents 55 and older are expanding at a pace that far exceeds the younger brackets. Over the past decade, the population of retirement-age residents (65 to 74 years old) soared 48.9% according to Census figures, while those 75 or older...

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Thunder Radio, Fast Pace Urgent Care teaming up for Bonnaroo ticket giveaway Friday

Thunder Radio, Fast Pace Urgent Care teaming up for Bonnaroo ticket giveaway Friday

Thunder Radio will be broadcasting live and on location from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, July 23 at Fast Pace Urgent Care in Manchester: 1415 Hillsboro Blvd. Stop by during that time and register for a chance to win big prizes: tickets to Lake Winnie, Beech Bend Park, Thunder Radio Swag and TWO BONNAROO TICKETS! Tune into Thunder Radio at 107.9 FM, 106.7 FM, 1320 AM, thunder1320.com and the Manchester Go smartphone...

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Coffee County Sheriff’s Department warns community about scam calls

Coffee County Sheriff’s Department has received calls advising that citizens have received calls from individuals posing as members of the Sheriff’s Department. Citizens are being advised that they have missed court and are going to be arrested and that a fine could be paid with green dot cards. This is another version of a scam …

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Bonnaroo ticket giveaway and Resource MFG job fair Wednesday

Resource MFG is having a Job Fair on Wednesday, July 28 and Thunder Radio will be on site! Come join us at 1802 N. Jackson St. in Tullahoma from 1-3 p.m. and register to win Lake Winnie Tickets, Beech Bend Park Tickets, Thunder Radio swag and Two Bonnaroo Tickets will be up for grabs! And …

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Arnold Air Force Base experienced gas leak

The Arnold Air Force Base experienced a gas leak on Friday. Some of the powdered bromine compound mixed with the humid air had gasified. As a precaution, emergency personnel closed Wattendorf Memorial Highway and redirected traffic around the area.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, “breathing bromine gas could cause you to cough, have trouble breathing, get …

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The TWRA responds to bird disease concerns

Reports of dead birds have been increasing in Tennessee due to the recent news coverage of a disease affecting birds in several eastern and midwestern states. The disease is reportedly causing eye swelling and crusty discharge from the eyes of birds and may also be associated with neurological symptoms.  A significant number of reports have come …

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