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UPDATED: Authorities searching for man who escaped Coffee Co. deputies

UPDATE 8:10 A.M. OCT. 10 — Hall has been captured in Franklin County.   Coffee County authorities are searching for Eric Dewayne Hall after he allegedly fled from deputies Tuesday around 4:30 p.m. According to a report with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, deputy Scott Steele and other deputies arrived at 3802 Old Manchester Highway …

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Tullahoma Police issue alert for missing adult

UPDATE AT 12:30 P.M. OCT 11, 2019 — Christine has been found safely The Tullahoma Police Department has issued an alert for a missing adult – Christine Michelle Prince. Christine is 45 years old, white, stands 5’4” and weighs approximately 135 pounds. Her last contact was at her residence on Sunday, Oct. 6. A possible …

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Job fair is at Manchester library Thursday

There will be a 2020 Census job fair Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. There are office positions in Shelbyville paying $16 an hour and up and also work from home and around your neighborhood part-time jobs paying $14 per hour and up, plus 58 cents per mile. This includes paid weekly training. This …

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Children twice as likely to be struck by vehicle during Halloween season

Seven people were killed in traffic crashes in Tennessee during last year’s Halloween period between Tuesday, October 30 through Thursday, November 1. That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to drive cautiously, buckle up, never drive distracted and don’t drink and drive this Halloween.   One of the seven vehicular fatalities during …

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Manchester icon Pete Sain passes away at 79

Well known Manchester resident and businessman William Ray Sain, Jr. more commonly known as Pete Sain, passed away Sunday. He was 79. Pete was well known for many things, including being a partner in Sain Construction Company, serving on the board of Motlow Development Council, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation and being a co-founder of the …

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Pedestrian struck, killed Monday evening on Interstate Dr.

A Manchester man is dead after being struck by a vehicle at approximately 7 p.m. Monday evening on Interstate Drive. The deceased has been identified by Manchester Police as Lawrence Reggie Mullican, age 58. He was commonly known around Manchester as “Caveman.” According to Manchester Police Department Assistant Chief Adam Floied, Mullican left Unity Medical …

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Safe on the Square set for Oct. 31

As October moves along folks are starting to get curious about Halloween activities in Manchester. The annual Safe on the Square event put on by the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center will be from 2:30 until 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.  One of the biggest downtown events of the year, officials expect 2,000-plus trick-or-treaters and …

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TBI searching for person last seen in McMinnville

The TBI is trying to locate Carl Winton Rich in connection to an ongoing criminal investigation. He’s 40 years old, stands 5’9″, weighs 160 pounds, and has brown eyes and hair. He was last seen in the area of Northgate Shopping Center in McMinnville on the night of March 30th. Rich has connections to Montana …

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Authorities expect traffic to flow well for Exit 111 Festival

Exit 111 Festival will be in town Friday through Sunday and many residents have been asking about the expected attendance and traffic plans.  According to Coffee County Sheriff Chad Partin, authorities expect traffic to flow quickly in and out each night of the festival. He said that the state does not want to open the …

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Rutherford County farmer dies in tractor accident

Last week a farmer in the Lascassas Pike area was killed while attempting to jump-start a tractor that was in-gear when it stopped. Unfortunately, the man in his 60s did not realize the machine was in gear until the cable from his pickup was connected to the the tractor. The tractor had tracks instead of …

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