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Tullahoma police need help identifying subject

Tullahoma police need help identifying subject

Tullahoma Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest. This male subject is a person of interest regarding an incident on Monday, Feb. 17. According to police, he was observed taking an Apple iPhone 8. If you have any information to the identify of this person, contact TPD detective Johnny Gore at 931-455-0530 ext. 133 or email...

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70,000 fans sold at Lowe’s stores recalled

70,000 fans sold at Lowe’s stores recalled

If you purchased a Harbor Breeze 48-inch Santa Ana Ceiling Fan from a Lowe’s Store or online at lowes.com between May 2014 through January 2016, that fan may be subject to a nationwide recall. About 70,000 units were sold, according to United States Consumer Reports. The unit has been recalled because there are reports of the fan’s blade holders breaking and allowing the blade to be ejected from the fan. There have been over 200 reports of the fan blade ejecting from the fan, including 10 reports of the fan blade striking consumers. This fan has two, dark walnut...

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Fire damages room at Econo Lodge in Manchester

Fire damages room at Econo Lodge in Manchester

Manchester Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire Thursday night at the Econo Lodge. No injuries were reported but one hotel room sustained significant damage. The Econo Lodge is located at 33 Paradise Street (near Cracker Barrell). When firefighters arrived on the scene, crews witnessed light smoke emitting from a room. Firefighters entered the room and discovered remnants of a fire in the corner of the room. Firefighters pulled out smoldering clothes and a blanket before reentering the room to extinguish hot spots in the corner of the room. No injuries were reported and the tenant of the...

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Bowling ‘kills’ controversial bill involving professional licensing

Bowling ‘kills’ controversial bill involving professional licensing

In an update to a story Thunder Radio news brought to you last week regarding occupational licenses, state senator Janice Bowling has announced that she moved the bill into a subcommittee, a move that effectively “kills the legislation.” The bill in question would have waived license requirements for many occupations, such as cosmetologists, barbers, tattoo artist, real estate brokers, home inspectors and many others. Had the bill passed, non-licensed workers could perform the work but would need to have the customer sign a waiver acknowledging that the work was being done by a non-licensed worker. Senator Bowling issued a...

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Hickerson students raise money for canine vest

Hickerson students raise money for canine vest

Fourth and fifth graders at Hickerson Elementary School took part in a community service project that bought in pennies for an entire month to raise money and purchase a vest for Coffee County Sheriff’s Department deputy Brandon Gullett’s canine companion, Emi. Congratulations Hickerson students, Thunder Radio and the entire community thanks you for your great service...

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Fire damages room at Econo Lodge Thursday night

Fire damages room at Econo Lodge Thursday night

Manchester Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire Thursday night at the Econo Lodge. No injuries were reported but one hotel room sustained significant damage. The Econo Lodge is located at 33 Paradise Street (near Cracker Barrell). When firefighters arrived on the scene, crews witnessed light smoke emitting from a room. Firefighters entered the room and discovered remnants of a fire in the corner of the room. Firefighters pulled out smoldering clothes and a blanket before reentering the room to extinguish hot spots in the corner of the room. No injuries were reported and the tenant of the...

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Area pummeled by Wednesday night storms

Harsh winds ripped through Coffee County overnight Wednesday, doing major damage in Tullahoma. The roof was ripped off of Damron’s Restaurant on E. Lincoln St. Multiple trees were reported down on Ovoca Rd, 800 block of Forrest Dr., Deery and Fawn St, among others, and power was knocked out to approximately 1,200 Tullahoma Utility customers at one point overnight when the storms came through. Most all of those outages were restored by daylight on Thursday morning. Meanwhile, winds broke power poles and put three transformers on the ground in the Thompson Hall community near Pelham in Coffee County, which...

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Proposed bill would do away with some license requirements

Proposed bill would do away with some license requirements

Knoxville state rep Martin Daniel introduced HB 1945 and Senator Janice Bowling sponsored the legislation in the senate as SB 1914, legislation that, if passed, would allow unlicensed workers in certain fields, as long as customers know and acknowledge the work is being done by an unlicensed worker. The list of professions included that could be affected by this bill would be accountants, architects, engineers, landscape architects, interior designers, barbers, cosmetologists, funeral directors and embalmers, contractors, home inspectors, plumbers, home improvement contractors, locksmiths, real estate brokers, land surveyors, soil scientists, auctioneers, pesticide application, rental location agents, private investigators, polygraph...

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Coffee County Anglers Fish Nickajack on Saturday

The Coffee County Youth Bass Club traveled to Jasper on Saturday to compete in a joint region/state trail tournament on Nickajack Lake.  The high school squad had 3 boats finish in the top 30 in a field of 163 boats.  The Raider anglers also captured 7th place in the junior division. The boat of Tristen …

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