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Former public works director files suit against Manchester

After serving as director of the Manchester Public Works Department for over 12 years, Brent Carter was demoted to work at the wastewater treatment plant in December of 2018.  Now Carter is suing the city of Manchester, saying he was given the option of being terminated or accepting a demotion by Mayor Lonnie Norman when …

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Probation officer arrested for allegedly having relationship with probationer

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of an Altamont woman on charges of official misconduct. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, on July 24th, TBI Agents began investigating Tara Van Hooser-Prater, a probation officer with the State of …

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H&R Block Student of the Week – Braxton White

Join us at Thunder Radio and Rosalyn Partin at the H&R Block and say congratulations to our student of the week – Braxton White.  Braxton is a junior at Coffee County Central High School in Mrs. Carney’s home room. He is the son of Baxter and Leslie White.  Braxton is a member of student government, …

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Grundy Co. man charged with 2nd degree murder

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Coalmont man, on a charge of second degree murder. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, on February 10th, TBI Agents, along with …

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Tullahoma student hit by car on way to school

A 13-year old male student was crossing Ovoca Rd. on his way to School Monday morning in Tullahoma when he was hit by a vehicle. The unidentified student was flown to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital for treatment of his injuries, which are not expected to be life threatening.  One lane of traffic was stopped at a …

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Mobile food pantry is in Manchester Friday

Coffee County and Manchester City Schools are partnering together to host a Mobile Food Pantry for families in need on Friday, November 15th at First Baptist Church of Manchester. A Mobile Food Pantry is a large scale food distribution in which food items are delivered via Second Harvest Food Bank to a designated location for …

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Grundy Co. commissioner charged with assault, domestic assault

A Grundy County Commissioner turned himself in on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Grundy County Jail after he was charged with domestic assault, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment in an incident that allegedly took place on Nov. 8. Commissioner Mike Cordell is free on $5,000 bond and is wearing a GPS monitor.  According to a …

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Resolution reached in case of Nashville activist Justin Jones

A resolution has been reached in the case of proclaimed Nashville activist Justin Jones, a case that ended up with Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott serving as a special prosecutor and subsequently thrust Northcott into the national spotlight. Jones was charged with assault back in February after authorities say he threw a drink on …

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County talking about $2.5M investment for TCAT

There are nearly 30 Tennessee College of Applied Technology campuses across the state. And Coffee County would like to add another here in Manchester.  According to a report from the Manchester Times, Coffee County Mayor Gary Cordell put forth a proposal to the county’s budget and finance committee that would have the county putting up …

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Decherd finance officer fired

The City of Decherd’s finance officer Tammie Allen has been fired after city officials were made aware that she was allegedly misappropriating funds from fuel cards for personal use. City officials were tipped off by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, according to a report by the Herald Chronicle.  Allen has not been arrested in this …

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