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Coffee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. gets two vehicles donated

Coffee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. gets two vehicles donated

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department received a donation of two used vehicles last week. Protection Strategies, Inc., a contractor at AEDC, donated the used vehicles with a police package – the vehicles were donated due to a change of contract. The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department plans to use the vehicles as patrol vehicles, but they can be used as needed for other departments....

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Owners of Farmers Family Restaurant pleads guilty of tax evasion

Owners of Farmers Family Restaurant pleads guilty of tax evasion

The owner of Farmers Family Restaurant has submitted a guilty plea accepting charges of six counts of hindering revenue collections and one count of tax evasion. He entered the plea and was sentenced to two years of supervised probation in a Maury County Courtroom last week. Farmer’s Family Restaurant operates locations in Columbia and Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Raynor opened a location in Manchester at 95 Skinner Flat Rd. in the spring of 2015, but it shuttered after approximately a year in business. Raynor, 66, has paid $41,000 in restitution to the Department of Revenue as part of a diversion program....

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Nine in Rutherford Co. faces charges related to trafficking of a juvenile

Nine in Rutherford Co. faces charges related to trafficking of a juvenile

Nine men are facing sexual related charges allegedly involving a juvenile in Rutherford County. One of the nine is a 43-year-old man is accused of “Trafficking” for “Sexual Servitude” in Rutherford County. Miguel Erazo, who remains behind bars at the local jail, is also facing charges of solicitation of a minor for sexual activity, patronizing a prostitute, attempted aggravated statutory rape and aggravated statutory rape. Also arrested was Deadrick Darrell Evans who was charged with two counts of trafficking of sexual servitude, two counts of solicitation of a minor, two counts of aggravated statutory rape, two counts of patronizing...

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Nominations now accepted for AEDC Fellow program

Nominations now accepted for AEDC Fellow program

The Arnold Community Council (ACC) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Fellows Program with submissions due no later than March 30, 2020.   Established in 1989, the AEDC Fellows program recognizes Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) personnel who have made substantial and exceptionally distinguished technical contributions to the nation’s aerospace ground testing capability at AEDC which includes AEDC facilities at Arnold AFB and all AEDC remote operating locations nation-wide.   Since the inception of the Fellows program, just over 100 individuals (Technical Fellows, Craftsmen Fellows, Lifetime Achievement Fellows and Honorary Fellows) have been inducted as AEDC Fellows.   Due to...

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Shelbyville man sentenced to 50 years for sexually abuse of his child

Shelbyville man sentenced to 50 years for sexually abuse of his child

The following story contains details that may not be suitable for all readers Brad Anthony Majors, 37, of Shelbyville, on Wednesday was sentenced to 50 years in a federal prison after he pleaded guilty to one count of exploitation of a child and one count of possession of child pornography. In addition to 50 years in prison, that will be followed by 15 years of supervised release and he will be required to register with state sex offender registries and comply with special sex offender conditions during his supervised release. In November of 2018, the mother of Majors’ 8-year-old...

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Amtrak from Nashville to Atlanta – discussions underway

Amtrak from Nashville to Atlanta – discussions underway

Amtrak officials made a pitch to Tennessee state lawmakers last week to bring an Amtrak route from Nashville to Atlanta, with stops being at the Nashville airport, as well as in Murfreesboro, Tullahoma and Chattanooga. Even if plans are approved, officials caution that it will be four or five years before the route is available. The proposal calls for a six and a half hour trip from Nashville to Atlanta, with routes running twice per day. Amtrak officials told the state that public funding would need to cover approximately $3 million per...

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Coffee Co, Manchester offices closed MLK day

Coffee Co, Manchester offices closed MLK day

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Manchester City government offices and Coffee County government offices will be closed on Monday, January 20. This does not affect the Manchester Recreation Complex, which will be open regular hours with a regular class...

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Coffee County Schools announce second quarter honor rolls

Coffee County Schools announce second quarter honor rolls

The Coffee County Schools have announced their honor rolls for the second quarter of the school year. Hillsboro Elementary Honor Roll Students 2nd Nine Weeks Period – 2019/2020 Third Grade Gold Honor Roll Levi Dotson Adan Durm Kortland Grosch Jordan Henley Cortland Howland Mateo Lussier Christopher Naehrbass Kali Ross Lane Sheppard Michael Wise Third Grade Silver Honor Roll Briley Apicella Jaycie Carlton Anthony Dutra Noah Mason Brayden May Sunday Orner Felicity Ramsey Bryson Smith Jaidin Uselton Third Grade Bronze Honor Roll Eli Baker Graciela Bartolome Alex Bobo Aiden Bradley Addie Brown Jayce Floyd Eli Harrell Hunter Jacques Brayden Kalchik...

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