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Coffee County, Manchester property taxes due Feb. 28

Coffee County, Manchester property taxes due Feb. 28

  Friday, Feb. 28, is the final day to pay your property taxes before they are delinquent. Coffee County taxes are for the calendar year of January 1 through December 31 of the same year. Payment period for county taxes are from the first Monday of October through the last day of February for the following year. There are multiple ways to pay your county property taxes. You can drop off payment in the drop box that has been installed in the trustee’s office window at the Coffee County Administrative Plaza. Please use a check or money order and...

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Tennessee sees 7.8 percent uptick in business licenses last quarter

Tennessee sees 7.8 percent uptick in business licenses last quarter

Initial business filings continue year-over-year growth and don’t show any signs of slowing down, according to a reported released Tuesday by Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office.  The Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report for the fourth quarter of 2019 showed that there were 10,604 new business filings representing a 7.8 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018. Initial filings have now seen positive year-over-year growth in 33 consecutive quarters. New filings from domestic nonprofit corporations saw the strongest year-over-year gains, increasing by 13.3 percent. “Tennessee welcomes new business and business leaders continue to take note. Our...

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Gas prices on the rise over past week

Gas prices on the rise over past week

  The Tennessee gas price average has increased nearly three cents this week after strong declines earlier this month.  The Tennessee Gas Price average  is now  $2.23 which is nearly three cents more than last week, 7 cents less than one month ago, and 4 cents more than one year ago. Tennessee is the 10th least expensive market in the nation. Average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded in Coffee County are actually below the state average, with Coffee County prices at $2.19 a gallon as of Tuesday afternoon. The National average is $2.47. “Gasoline prices are likely to fluctuate in the coming weeks, but not drastically, as the winter driving season nears its...

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Tennessee joins multi-state effort to investigate JUUL

Tennessee joins multi-state effort to investigate JUUL

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced that Tennessee has joined a bipartisan, multistate investigation of electronic cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs. The 39-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s marketing and sales practices, including targeting of youth, claims regarding nicotine content, and statements regarding risks, safety and effectiveness as a smoking cessation device. “Youth e-cigarette usage is a serious public health concern for Tennessee,” said General Slatery. “Public health research shows that nicotine dependence and e-cigarette usage among youth are associated with increased likelihood of youth smoking, even among youth who are otherwise not likely to smoke.” While traditional cigarette use...

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Man suspected of 59 middle TN burglaries, including some in Coffee County, arrested

Man suspected of 59 middle TN burglaries, including some in Coffee County, arrested

The Murfreesboro Police Department has announced the arrest of a man they are calling the “Mule Kick Burglar.” They say he is allegedly responsible for at least 59 burglaries and break-ins in several Middle Tennessee communities, including Coffee County. Robert Shegog, age 35, of Murfreesboro, was stopped during a routine traffic stop in Rutherford County on Jan. 27 and charged with possession of drugs. This stop led to Shegog being identified as a suspect in a rash of business burglaries dating back to September of 2019. Shegog was interviewed and arrested Friday, Feb. 21 for multiple counts of burglary,...

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Tuesday is final day to early vote for March 3 primary

Tuesday is final day to early vote for March 3 primary

Tuesday, Feb. 25 is your final day to vote early for the upcoming March 3 primary. Early voting began on February 12 and ends on Tuesday, Feb. 25. If you do not vote early, you will be able to vote on election day, which is March 3. Those wishing to vote early can do so in Manchester at the Coffee County Election Commission office, located at 1329 McArthur St. Suite 6 from 8 to 4:30 p.m. Voters in Tullahoma can vote from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the CD Stamps Building. If you wait until election day, you...

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Coffee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. to have training Tuesday

Coffee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. to have training Tuesday

If you see a large contingent of emergency personnel on Tuesday at the old Southern Family Market building, do not be alarmed. Coffee County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting training Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the abandoned Southern Family Market building and parking lot, which is located at 2050 Hillsboro Blvd. The public will continue to have access to the adjacent Coffee County Bank and Family Video...

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TPD asking for public’s help identifying persons of interest

TPD asking for public’s help identifying persons of interest

Tullahoma Police Department officials are asking for the public’s assistance to identify a male and a female subject, both are persons of interest regarding an incident back in August. The suspects were allegedly observed taking several items from a local business. If you have information about these subjects, contact detective Johnny Gore at 931-455-0530 ext. 131 or email jgore@tullahomatn.gov. ...

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