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…
Many local residents are wondering what the meaning is behind the red ribbons with the message “It’s happening, Downtown Tullahoma,” adorning the lampposts and trees downtown. Some have speculated that they were hung up to bring attention to the current revamping project of downtown Tullahom…
Beginning Monday, April 13, the City of Tullahoma will no longer collect residential or commercial recycling items that must be directly picked up by hand and will suspend garbage cart fees for residents that request a second cart during the COVID-19 emergency.
The American Legion began reaching out to its members early in 2019 as part of their 100th birthday celebration. The Legion’s 12,000 posts in each of the 50 states including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines, began making personal calls, sending email…
"We have received a notification from the State of Tennessee Health Department that we now have five confirmed COVID-19 cases within Coffee County," said EMA Director Allen Lendley in a statement yesterday. "We do not have any information beyond this. Due to HIPAA regulations it is only the …
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced it will close all 56 Tennessee state parks and state-owned state natural areas to the public effective April 4 through April 14, in support of Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order 23. This is a complete closure of fac…
Owner/Operator of Tullahoma Chick-fil-A Joseph Seabolt is asking all Tullahoma Chick-fil-A fans to help the restaurant protect its staff by moving to contactless transactions.
On Wednesday, teachers at Grow In Grace Preschool at Grace Baptist Church held a drive-thru for its students. The instructors made signs detailing how they missed their students, while the kids watched and waved from inside their vehicles.
At his daily press briefing this afternoon, Gov. Bill Lee announced he was updating Executive Order #22 from a request to an order that will require all Tennesseans to stay at home unless they are performing essential services.
While gas pumps are not considered a primary way that the coronavirus spreads, the CDC suggests consumers take precautions when they handle any object that has been touched by other people – such as a gas handle or the keypad used to pay at the pump.
Community non-profit blood center, Blood Assurance, will be seeing donors by appointment only starting April 3. Due to COVID-19, the CDC has recommended that people practice social distancing and Blood Assurance is taking this step to ensure that donor centers and drives stay uncrowded and a…
Last week, an unknown person not affiliated with Tullahoma Art Center (TAC) dressed the sculpture in the front yard of the center in a personal protective equipment (PPE) gown and mask. The person also taped an empty can of Lysol to the sculpture’s hand and left an empty six pack of Corona b…
With unemployment spiraling upward and employers having to cut staff, the state of Tennessee is offering a resource guide for employees and employers alike to help them through the economically trying times as result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tullahoma Area Chamber of Commerce’s Women Impacting the Community luncheon, previously scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 has been postponed due to the lingering health and safety concerns within the community. A new date will be announced later.
Recent events in our state have impacted the employment of many Tennesseans. Because of this, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has seen a large increase in the number of unemployment claims. This increase, along with public health concerns, has prompted a c…
Children in Tullahoma will not go hungry just because school has been canceled through the end of April.
Gov. Bill Lee has ordered all non-essential businesses across the state to close their doors until April 14 amid COVID-19 concerns.
Special Olympics Tennessee Area 13 – Lower Cumberland Region’s Spring Games that were slated for Thursday, April 30 have been cancelled in accordance with the state office and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.
As the spread of COVID-19 grows, the city of Tullahoma announced it would be taking further steps to try to reduce it in town.While the city originally closed the lobbies of most of its buildings through the end of March, officials announced Saturday that those closures would extend through …
While communities around the state go under self- or mandatory quarantines, Tullahoma city and business leaders are reminding citizens to be safe while also supporting local businesses.
On Monday, Gov. Bill Lee recommended that all schools in the state be closed through Friday, April 24 amidst COVID-19 (Corona) concerns. Tullahoma City Schools were originally slated to reopen doors on April 7; however, that has been pushed back following Monday’s recommendation.
Tennessee State Parks is joining the CDC and the Tennessee Department of Health in encouraging Tennesseans not to travel and instead visit their own nearby state parks in an effort to help flatten the curve of COVID-19.
Starting tomorrow at 10 a.m., families who have been significantly impacted by COVID-19 can apply online for up to two months of emergency cash assistance, the Tennessee Department of Human Services announced today.
Following the recommendation from Gov. Bill Lee, Tullahoma City Schools officials announced the school system would remain closed another three weeks.
At a Tuesday afternoon press conference, Gov. Bill Lee announced he was recommending all Tennessee schools to stay closed through Friday, April 24.
The Tullahoma Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) announced Tuesday, March 17, that all chamber events have been cancelled or postponed through Friday, April 3. On that date, the staff will reassess the situation and decided whether to stay closed or to resume regular business hours. The lobby w…
- Sheriff tries to arrest COVID-19 before it hits jail
- TUA closes lobby amid COVID-19 concern
- Tennova CEO Rich Ellis issues statement on COVID-19 plans
- Mayor Curlee issues clarification on emergency proclamation
- Tullahoma News to close to the public
- Tullahoma placed under curfew
- COVID-19 case confirmed in Franklin County
- Bonnaroo postpones until September amid COVID-19 concerns
- Red Cross in desperate need of blood
- TPD suspends in-person accident report requests
- State of emergency declared in Coffee County
- TUA, Duck River Electric close lobbies
- Signs of the times
- Hitting close to home
- Motlow goes to Pandemic Alert Level III
- Mayor Curlee asks for input from business leaders COVID-19 impact
- Mayor Curlee sends message to Tullahoma
- Sewanee parent tests positive for COVID-19
- County officials release statement on COVID-19
- Water main breaks amid downtown construction
- County closes offices to the public