Bonnaroo Citation/Violations and Arrests from Manchester Police

The 18th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival ended late Sunday night. Manchester Police Department Chief Investigator Jackie Matheny gave WMSR News the total number of citations and violations during the event (73 citations with a total of 107 violations that will head to General Sessions Court and 13 citations with a total of 24 …

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Record Number of People Register to Vote at Bonnaroo

A group that partners with musicians on voter registration efforts say the 1,390 voters it signed up at Bonnaroo represent its all-time high for one festival. A news release from HeadCount says it has registered almost 600,000 voters at 7,500 concerts and music festivals since 2004. Bonnaroo ran from Thursday through Sunday in Manchester. HeadCount …

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Farmers and Nursery Operators to Benefit from New Law

Farmers and nursery operators in Coffee County and across the state will benefit from a new state law that takes effect July 1. Under legislation adopted by the Tennessee General Assembly and signed by Governor Lee this year, qualified farmers and nursery operators may obtain a sales tax exemption for any trailer used to transport …

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Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

Tennessee’s state average gas price is $2.35 per gallon for regular unleaded, which is seven cents less than a week ago, 20 cents less than one month ago and 19 cents less than a year ago. The national average is $2.68, which is six cents cheaper than last week. AAA spokesperson Stephanie Milani said the …

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New Tullahoma Animal Shelter to Open June 24

After years of hard work and dedication from staff and citizens, the Tullahoma Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the doors are ready to open on the new facility. The public is invited to join the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for a ribbon cutting on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 4:45pm at 942 Maplewood …

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UPDATE: Boy Identified in Tragic Motorcycle Crash

As we reported earlier, a dirt bike adventure turned into a tragic event for a Hillsboro family over the weekend. According to Coffee County authorities, a dad and his son were riding a dirt bike in a yard on Saturday afternoon when tragedy struck. Allegedly the bike they were riding on ran into a barbed …

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Sheriff’s Department Arrests and Citations Report for Bonnaroo

The 18th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival ended late Sunday night and the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that they wrote 230 citations during the event. According to WMSR News stories from past years, in 2017 there were 181 written and in 2016 the sheriff’s department wrote 295 citations. Deputies made 15 arrests …

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TN Promise Scholars Can Log Community Service Hours Saturday at Old Stone Fort State Park in Manchester

Tennessee State Parks and State Natural Areas are offering a variety of volunteer events across the state on June 22, 2019, to help TN Promise Scholars log community service hours required to meet their scholarship commitments. It’s a great opportunity for TN Promise Scholars to improve a state park or natural area and bank volunteer …

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Report: Tennessee’s Child Population has Ballooned in Last 3 Decades

Tennessee’s child population has grown rapidly since 1990, according to a report just released by The Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state now has more than 1.5 million children, many of whom are part of immigrant families. The percentage of Tennessee children living in those families has quadrupled in the last three decades, according to …

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Probation and Parole Officers Graduate Correction Academy in Tullahoma

On Friday, June 14, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) welcomed the next generation of Probation and Parole Officers into the workforce during a graduation ceremony at the Tennessee Correction Academy in Tullahoma. The ceremony celebrated the hard work of 20 Officers who will be serving the citizens of Tennessee by working in the …

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