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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…

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While the current pandemic is leaving economic destruction in its wake, one mother is doing all she can to keep it from ruining her daughter’s 9th birthday this month.

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Officials with Arnold Air Force Base (AFB) announced one of its team members was resting at home following a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19. This marks the first confirmed case of the disease at AEDC.

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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. 

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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…

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Unity Medical Center urged Coffee County Mayor Gary Cordell, Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman and Tullahoma Mayor Lane Curlee to take additional steps to strengthen the current “safer at home” status, in a letter sent today, Apr. 1.

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"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 …

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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…

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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.

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The Tennessee Department of Education wants your input on how best to help school districts across Tennessee with federal funds from the CARES Act passed by Congress last month.

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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. 

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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.

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The American Red Cross is a 90 percent volunteer organization. This volunteer workforce mentality has always been the building blocks of the mission for the Red Cross, and won’t change during the time of COVID-19 virus.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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The Tennessee gas price average continues to decline and has dropped nearly 13 cents since this time last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.77 which is 45 cents less than one month ago and nearly 71 cents less than one year ago.

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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.

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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…

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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.

Just a month ago the coronavirus was something “they” had to worry about as “we” went about our normal lives, seemingly shielded from the spread of the disease inside our imagined cocoon of safety here in Tullahoma.

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 …

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The United States Postal Service is taking steps to protect the public and its employees as they continue to deliver the mail, with the most recent evidence suggesting COVID-19 is not being spread by post.

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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.

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.

To better assist senior citizens at higher risk during the COVID-19 outbreak with their shopping needs, many local stores have announced special seniors-only hours for those who have to get out and shop for necessities.

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While taxes are inevitable, this year’s tax filing deadline will come later than originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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…

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Among the rash of closures and postponements due to the novel coronavirus, Tullahoma High School announced this year’s prom has been postponed as well.