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STAFF WRITER wayne thomas A Coffee County physician is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds after being shot as he exited an attorney’s office Wednesday afternoon on the square in Manchester. According to Manchester Police Department Assistant Chief Adam Floied, Dr. Harry A. Bartee, 47, of Mississippi and formerly of Tullahoma, was shot “at least four times” with a .40 caliber pistol allegedly by his estranged wife, Brenda Bartee, of
STAFF WRITER kelly lapczynski No Kill Manchester, a grassroots group of citizens with the stated purpose of saving the lives of animals in Manchester and Coffee County’s “high-kill” shelters, hosts a “Home for Christmas” dog adoption event and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Northgate Mall. No Kill will be selling T-shirts, handmade jewelry from Transcendent Treasures and home-baked items for people and their four-legged
STAFF WRITER Wayne Thomas A 23-year-old Hillsboro man was killed early Wednesday morning in an accident on Interstate 24. According to a report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 2013 Nissan Sentra operated by William J. Myers, 23, of Hillsboro, struck the rear of a 2008 Kenworth tractor-trailer at the 92-mile marker. Daniel Nabra, 35, of Indianapolis, was the operator of the tractor-trailer truck. According to the THP report, Myers
STAFF WRITER marian galbraith The makers of Ole Shed beer, Tullahoma’s first and only microbrewery, have recently opened their own taproom adjacent to the production facility at 516 E. Carroll Street. “We wanted to give people a nice place to come sample some Old Shed, learn about it and mingle with other folks who like craft beer,” said Mike Ramsey, who co-owns the startup with partner Mike Thornburg. The
Devan Arman, a certified extremity practitioner from Life University Chiropractic College in Marietta, Ga., has joined the staff of Family Chiropractic Complex at 111 Marbury Crossing, behind Kmart, in Tullahoma. Arman’s affiliation with Family Chiropractic’s Dr. Marilyn Everett began as graduate school externship program through Life University. Now, the Murfreesboro native says he has moved to Tullahoma and plans to stay after earning his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree this year.
Heritage Medical Center was recently named one of the nation’s “Top Performers on Key Quality Measures” by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. health care organizations. Heritage Medical Center is one of 1,099 hospitals earning the distinction for attaining and sustaining excellence in pneumonia and surgical care. The ratings are based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year.
Diplomacy also counts WELDON PAYNE Diplomacy obviously frightens some people more than war. Or perhaps, over Thanksgiving, more Americans have appreciated Obama’s serious efforts to break the 30-plus years of hostility between Iran and the U.S. Some will remember that after taking office in January 2009, he clearly stated his desire to reach out to Iran. A few days ago we learned details about the President’s four-year effort to
mayor lane curlee Recruiting tool Jon Wheeler, new owner of Forrest Gallery Shopping Center, was in town recently. He has invested $11.5 million in Tullahoma, which shows a great deal of confidence in Tullahoma’s future. A video was taped, in which I interviewed Jon, asking him why he chose Tullahoma for such a major investment. We will share Jon’s great answers with others we want to invest in Tullahoma.
Shop local or everybody loses The countdown has officially begun to the biggest shopping season of the year. In a mad rush to squeeze every last retail dollar out of consumers, businesses have even begun their black Friday promotions earlier then ever this year, completely swallowing Thanksgiving in the process. As consumers rush out the doors on Black Friday, ostensibly searching for what retailers promise are the best deals