Manchester police trying to identify driver who nearly struck child in school zone

The Manchester Police Department needs your help identifying the driver of a vehicle. According to MPD, This vehicle sped through College Street Elementary school zone last week, passed two buses with their warning lights and stop signs activated and nearly struck a child getting off one of the buses. The vehicle appears to be a …

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New students sworn in as safety patrol cadets

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department held ceremonies Monday to swear in students into its Cadet Safety Patrol program.  A total of five students at North Coffee Elementary, six at Hillsboro and six at New Union elementary school were sworn in to the program Monday. All of the students are fifth graders. The cadets are selected …

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Coffee County Commission set to meet Tuesday

The Coffee County Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Coffee County Administrative Plaza. There are several items on the agenda, one of them is voting to fill the empty seat in District 8 – a seat that was vacated by Emily Howes, who moved from the district earlier this year. According to …

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Patriot Day ceremony set for Wednesday, Sept. 11

There will be a Patriot Day ceremony held at 7 p.m. Wednesday night at Coffee County Middle School. The ceremony will remember those who perished in the Sept. 11 attacks and honor local first responders. The event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee Middle School is located at 3063 …

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Gas prices in Tennessee remain well below national average

After a brief spike, gas prices in Tennessee are on their way back down. As of Monday, the average gas price in Tennessee for a gallon of regular unleaded stood at $2.25, which is a whopping 31 cents below the national average. It’s also down a cent from a week ago and 15 cents cheaper …

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Red Cross asking for blood, donations after hurricane

As the American Red Cross works around the clock supporting those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, providing food, shelter and comfort, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help by giving blood or platelets to ensure patients in the storm’s path and around the country have access to lifesaving blood. People can also help by making a financial donation to …

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Hillsboro man dies in custody of Cowan Police

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a 47-year old Hillsboro man who apparently died while in custody of the Cowan Police Department Thursday. Gary Scott, age 47, has been identified as the victim. Scott was detained and then found unresponsive upon arrival at the Franklin County Jail. According to the Herald …

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Tullahoma to vote on new police chief Monday night

The Tulllahoma Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday night and it is expected that Tullahoma City Administrator Jennifer Moody will recommend the hire of Jason Williams to be the city’s next chief of police. The board will have to approve the hire, per city charter. Williams was one of four finalists …

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One dead after early Sunday shooting in Murfreesboro

A man is dead, and police are looking for the suspect, after responding to shooting in Murfreesboro early Sunday (9/8/2019) morning. Paramedics from the Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services rushed a male victim to the ER at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Detectives are currently trying to determine his identity. Officers …

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TDH reports six cases of serious disease from e-cigs in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health has reported six cases of suspected serious respiratory disease among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a cluster of severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes or vape, with 215 cases …

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