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Tullahoma Police need help identifying subject

Tullahoma Police need help identifying subject

The Tullahoma Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest in an incident at an area business on Sept. 3. The person in question is a white male with short hair. You can see a photo below. Anyone with information about his identity should contact detective Johnny Gore at 931-455-0530 or email...

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Car club donates to Manchester Police Angel Tree Program

Car club donates to Manchester Police Angel Tree Program

The group Rural Legends hosted a car show at the old Southern Family Markets building on Saturday, Sept. 11, and raised money to donate to the Manchester Police Department Christmas Angel Tree program. In a presentation on Wednesday (Sept. 15), event organizers donated $911 to the police department – a total that coincidentally matched the 9/11 date of the event. The group said it intends to host another event next September to donate to the same cause. Organizers with Rural Legends present $911 to Manchester Police Department chief Mark Yother and assistant chief Adam Floied on Wednesday, Sept. 15,...

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UPDATE: College Street back to normal operations after being on ‘heightened state of alert’

UPDATE: College Street back to normal operations after being on ‘heightened state of alert’

11:45 AM UPDATE: The subject who led to the school’s heightened state of alert is in custody of local police. The school is back to normal operations. 11:25 AM ORIGINAL POST – College Street Elementary School is on a “heightened state of alert” Wednesday morning, Thunder Radio news has learned. There is an increased police presence at the school. “We are working closely with Manchester Police Department as they attempt to resolve a domestic situation,” Manchester Director of Schools Dr. Joey Vaughn told Thunder Radio. “We are being overly cautious to ensure the safety of our school children.” Manchester...

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UPDATE: suspect identified after shooting death of 14-year old in Shelbyville

UPDATE: suspect identified after shooting death of 14-year old in Shelbyville

A 14-year old is dead after what police are calling a “senseless” killing. According to Shelbyville Police Department, a 14-year old teenager was shot and killed in the parking lot of Duck River Laundry shortly after 9 p.m. Monday night. Shelbyville police have identified the shooter as Horatio Lewis Rice – charged with first degree murder. Rice was identified as the shooter using surveillance video. Police have also identified a second individual of interest as Michael Anthony Caldwell. Police have located Caldwell. The victim has been identified as Israel Diego Pascual, a freshman student at Shelbyville Central High School....

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Area first responders honored at 9/11 ceremony

Area first responders honored at 9/11 ceremony

Approximately 250 folks made it out to the Coffee County Veterans building on Shelton Rd. Saturday for a Patriot Day ceremony – honoring area first responders on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on America. Here is a list of the awards that were given: CDR Kimberly King; VFW Post 10904: Coffee County Sheriff’s Department; SGT Investigator James Sherill; Coffee County Sheriff’s Department; Deputy Cody Koon Coffee County EMS.CDR Robert Brinkmann; VFW Post 10904; American Legion Post 78: Coffee County 911 Communications Center and Manchester Police Department; Deputy Police Chief Adam Floied. CDR Howard Thompson; VFW Post...

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Renewed tax credit can help Tennessee employers hire workers; key certification requirement applies

Renewed tax credit can help Tennessee employers hire workers; key certification requirement applies

With many Tennessee businesses facing a tight job market, the Internal Revenue Service reminds employers to check out a valuable tax credit available to them for hiring long-term unemployment recipients and other groups of workers facing significant barriers to employment. During National Small Business Week, the IRS is highlighting tax benefits and resources designed to help new and existing small businesses. For any business now hiring, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) may help. Legislation enacted in December extended the WOTC through the end of 2025. This long-standing tax benefit encourages employers to hire workers certified as members of...

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Tennessee now 8th lowest price in nation for gasoline

Tennessee now 8th lowest price in nation for gasoline

The Tennessee gas price average declined slightly over last week, falling nearly two cents, on average. The Tennessee Gas Price average  is now $2.89 which is nearly a penny more expensive than one month ago and 95 cents more than one year ago.  The average price per gallon in Coffee County is $2.90 per gallon, which is a penny higher than the state average and 27 cents below the national average of $3.17. The lowest-priced nearby gas can be found in Bedford County, where the average price is $2.77. “Timing is everything, and while supplies have tightened due to the slow recovery after Hurricane Ida, this...

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Tennessee kicks off ‘TN Working Week’

Tennessee kicks off ‘TN Working Week’

Monday, September 13, 2021, marked the start of Keep TN Working Week across the state. In conjunction with National Workforce Development Month, Tennessee is highlighting this week to focus on the hiring momentum across the state that is putting Tennesseans back into the workforce. Keep TN Working Week emphasizes the number of employers in the state actively searching for new employees. Keep TN Working Week will include nearly two dozen job fairs in areas across each grand division of the state. These events will help to connect Tennesseans with the skills and opportunities necessary to secure meaningful employment. More...

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Six things that stood out in Titans win over Seahawks

The Titans rallied for an improbable, 33-30 overtime win over the Seahawks on Sunday. Here’s a look at six things that stood out: Resiliency The Titans looked like they were done on Sunday. Not once, but a couple of times. Down 24-9 in the third quarter, and 30-16 in the fourth, it appeared the Titans …

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PREP SPORTS SCHEDULE: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021

Tuesday will feature a pair of home games for area teams. The undefeated Coffee Middle School football team will play its only home game of the season Tuesday. It will be 8th grade night and homecoming. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. and can be heard live on Thunder Radio as part of the Capstar Bank …

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TAX TIPS TUESDAY: Using your vehicle for business

H&R Block Presents – USING YOUR VEHICLE FOR BUSINESS If you use your vehicle for business purposes, you may qualify for a deduction on your income tax return. The deduction is for self-employed taxpayers only. Most employees (taxpayers who are paid on a W-2) are not allowed to claim employment related expenses. To claim an …

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Gas prices fall two cents

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.84/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices in Tennessee are 2.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 93.2 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price …

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