Oakley Rose Hillis was born at 1:12 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, making her the first baby born in Tullahoma in 2021.
For many, the start of the New Year is viewed as a new beginning with new chances and opportunities on the horizon. For Derek Payne, ad designer at The News, it’s the beginning of a new journey as he packs up and heads to Japan to teach English.
He never held public office, yet he served the people of Coffee County for over 50 years. He never had children of his own, but those who knew him when they were children remember his kindness and generosity. He was never formally a preacher, yet he established a church that thrives to this …
The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center embraced the holiday spirit this month with its “A Very Tullahoma Christmas” exhibit while featuring “The Best Little Gift Shop in Tullahoma.” The exhibits ran from Dec. 5 to Dec. 19.
Following the successful “Walls for Women” public art campaign this year, Tullahoma-based public art advocacy organization Do More Art - Events (DMA) will be expanding the female-driven campaign into 2021, thanks to a partnership with the Tennessee Arts Commission.
Starting next Wednesday, Dec. 9 through Dec. 13, South Jackson Civic Center will take part in a beloved Christmas tradition for the first time. The center will present its inaugural “Trees of Christmas.”
As Arnold Air Force Base was being formed to fight a cold war, its decommissioned neighbor, Camp Forrest was sold for salvage to be reclaimed for reuse. What was left over was deserted to return to its natural state following World War II. Written records survive from the base that during Wo…
The Coffee County UT-TSU Extension Office will host a Master Gardener course for interested green thumbs beginning in February, officials announced. Classes will be taught both in-person and virtually in order to accommodate for COVID-19 safety protocols.
In 1950, South Jackson School had the only auditorium in Tullahoma. A total of 63 seniors walked across the stage that year to receive their diplomas. It was the largest graduating class up to that point. Here we are in 2020, a total of 70 years later.
The Tullahoma Fire Department bid a bittersweet bon voyage to one of its own last weekend when Deputy Fire Chief Tim Stubblefield retired after three decades of service to the department.
While the city’s Independence Day fireworks show is delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tullahoma residents can still buy fireworks and have a stay-at-home show.
Coffee County Commissioner and Tullahoma resident Lynn Sebourn has shared his thoughts on his participation in the June 13 march in his hometown. His open letter to the community reads as follows:
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home has seen plenty of change during its 135 years. The latest change comes as the funeral home loses a longtime employee, friend and family member after half a century.
Tullahoma’s own local filmmaker will be premiering his first-ever feature-length documentary this weekend on the grounds of South Jackson Civic Center.
Locals have been driving by the new construction on Cedar Lane for over one year, gradually watching the contractors set foundation, frame and dry it in. The siding is up and it appears that Tullahoma is gradually getting closer to opening its own family-owned and managed Parkview Senior Liv…
Efforts for the establishment of an Episcopal Church in Tullahoma began after the Civil War. Episcopal services were inaugurated in 1867 By Harvey O. Judd, and by 1868 Judd was holding monthly services.
Two of Christian music’s biggest stars will bring their live concerts to Estill Springs’s Montana Drive-In Theater this summer. Platinum-selling Newsboys United are set to bring their unparalleled concert experience to town on June 25 while seven-time Grammy-Winner TobyMac is set to perform …
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee recognized Tullahoma resident Sydnee Pendergraff from Troop 2163 for earning a Gold Award, one of the highest honors given to a Girl Scout.
COVID-19 cannot stop the show from going on at South Jackson Civic Center (SJCC). The center is getting creative in order to hold auditions for the 41st annual “South Jackson Goes Country” show.
Christian Lighthouse Church recently celebrated the opening of their new food pantry called Mercy Ministry. This addition is the largest of a list of renovations that associate pastors Janie and Kelly Cunningham worked on while the church was closed due to COVID-19.
Just two weeks after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in social work from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Hope Woodard started a job working for the Peace Corps.
John Manis and Dr. Ray Tucker are using their resources to help out in the middle of a global pandemic. Tucker-Manis Corporation opened the Lynchburg Winery in 2015 and the American Craft Distillery in 2018. Though they are a fairly new company, they had no trouble starting to help the commu…
In the middle of a worldwide pandemic, people have panic-bought, started selling hand sanitizer and toilet paper for double the price and many people and businesses have either decided or been mandated to close their doors to the public. However, a few places that have not closed their doors…
After many requests from Governor Bill Lee and Mayor Lane Curlee to practice social distancing to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 spread, many local churches are innovating by taking their worship services and Bible studies online.
There are ways to shed a little bit of light in the midst of dark times. Many members of our community and surrounding areas are choosing to shed light with their sewing skills.
Over 60 young ladies were in pursuit of the crown on Saturday, March 14 at Tullahoma High School auditorium as the titles of Junior Miss Tullahoma, Little Miss Tullahoma and Miss Tullahoma 2020 were up for grabs.
The Theater Enrichment Arts Curriculum for Homeschoolers (TEACH) program of the South Jackson Civic Center presented Pirates of Penzance, Jr., this past weekend.