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Tennessee topped the Hoosier State and is on Massachusetts heels according to 2020 census data revealing Tennessee to be the 16th largest state by population in the union.

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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) gathered at a cemetery on Highway 41A this past week to commemorate the historic life of Dorethea Turley Shofner Euless, one of Bedford County’s first settlers.

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The Elk River District of the Middle Tennessee Council Boy Scouts of America has recognized the physicians and medical staff of Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital and presented them with the 2021 Middle Tennessee Council Good Scout Award.

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The Tullahoma Noon Rotary Club recently welcomed Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) Commander, Col. Jeff Geraghty as its guest speaker to discuss the goings on at the base over the last year and what the future holds for it.

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Motlow State Community College was honored this past week by members of the Tennessee General Assembly to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the College’s opening. The anniversary actually took place in 2020, but formal recognition had to be deferred due to COVID-19.

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The Motlow State Community College’s Alpha Xi Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society received multiple awards at the 2021 Virtual Catalyst Convention.

The Big Payback is online at 6 p.m. May 5 through 6 p.m. May 6, and several local nonprofits are asking for the community’s support. The event, presented by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, encourages community members to come together and shower nonprofits with generosity.

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The Food Fair at Trinity Lutheran Church on 705 Wilson Ave. is set to kick off its season Wednesday, May 5.

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The Department of Homeland Security has delayed the requirement for air travelers to have a Real ID-compliant form of identification by May 3, 2023. 

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Motlow State Community College will hold its 2021 Commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 9. Graduates, their friends and families and the public can view the ceremony at Motlow.com/graduation.

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An iconic Monteagle restaurant burned to the ground Tuesday afternoon, leaving local residents to mourn the loss of decades of Grundy and Marion County history. A fire claimed Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse Restaurant, leveling the restaurant and trading post. The restaurant had served the Marion a…

The city is one step closer to altering its election cycle via a charter amendment. The charter amendment has passed both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly and now heads to Gov. Bill Lee’s desk for his signature, according to city officials.

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Blood Assurance, local non-profit blood supplier, has suspended convalescent plasma collections and COVID-19 antibody testing due to increased vaccine rates, already having a healthy stockpile for patients in need, and the increased demand for all other blood donations such as whole blood, p…

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A new burger joint is taking residence in the former Bojangles building on North Jackson Street. Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries is set to call Tullahoma home soon.

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Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, has won two Diamond Awards from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council. Ascend was named as the “Category’s Best” winner in the “Email – Single or Series” section and…

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It is planting season and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry can help cities and counties, schools, and nonprofit organizations fund urban forestry tree planting projects. The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) applications are now open to help incr…

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Martin Methodist College (MMC) and the Grace Grissom School of Education will offer a new Special Education (SPED) Interventionist Kindergarten-8th grade licensure program, beginning fall 2021.

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Tullahoma firefight­ers were able to knock down a blaze on Vine Street over the weekend, preserving the structure even though there was sig­nificant smoke and water damage.

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Tullahoma Utilities Authority has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Reliability from the American Public Power Association for providing exceptionally reliable service and power to their communities. Read more here. 

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Two former Coffee County Judicial Commissioners have filed a federal complaint against the county alleging that they were underpaid by not being compensated for overtime and holiday pay.

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After being closed to the public for over 13 months, the Hands-On Science Center announced it will be reopening its doors in June. Click the link for more. 

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Hazmat crews from Tullahoma and Manchester, as well as personnel from Coffee County Emergency Management Agency, assisted in the Friday chemical spill in Monteagle.

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Two long-time, well-respected Motlow faculty and academic deans were granted faculty emeritus status by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), the College System of Tennessee, at the college’s governing board March meeting.

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Several members of the Tennessee Department of Corrections in Tullahoma were presented Patriot awards by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve as a thank you for their support to one of their employees in the reserves. Read more here. 

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Corrections officers busted a man trying to discard drugs as he was being led into the jail following his arrest on other drug charges.

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The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) held its 5th Annual Wu Student Presentation Competition recently. There were six presenters, all working toward their Masters or Ph.D. degrees at UTSI. 

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Tennesseans receiving Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits now have an easier way to navigate their benefits inside and out of the grocery store.

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Blood Assurance is urging all eligible donors to make an appointment to donate blood as soon as possible to help area patients and hospitals, as there is an ongoing massive trauma at one of the hospitals in Blood Assurance’s service areas.

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The 29th Annual Charles Gleghorn Invitational Golf Tournament is set for Friday, May 7, at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville. The tournament is sponsored by the Bank of Lincoln County and benefits the Motlow College Foundation.

Tullahoma Utilities Authority has one of the lowest water rates in the state of Tennessee, according to a survey from Allen & Hoshall, a Tennessee-based consulting firm. The firm recently released the results of a survey on water rates in utilities providers across Tennessee and named TU…

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In recognition of April being designated Financial Literacy Month, Ascend Federal Credit Union has added a special section to its online financial education center to help Middle Tennesseans improve their money management skills.

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The Webb School has hired Micah Williams as Varsity Boys’ Basketball Head Coach and Middle School Conduct and Character Director. He will join Webb on June 1.

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Rob Keel of Tullahoma was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Keel was initiated at Tennessee State University.

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The annual Pink is the Color of Hope benefit concert is coming to South Jackson Civic Center on Saturday, April 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more about tickets click the link. 

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For the month of April, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital flies the Donate Life flag in an effort to promote awareness to the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation to members of the community. Read more here. 

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The Tullahoma Board of Mayor and Aldermen may receive a raise in three years’ time, thanks to a vote by the board at its most recent meeting. Click the link for more. 

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Scores of law enforcement officers, city officials, contractors, citizens and more gathered last Friday to celebrate the official grand opening and ribbon cutting of the city’s new police station. Read more here. 

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A conversation about the storied history of Tullahoma football cannot be had without the name of W.C. (Dub) Cooper, the famed Wildcat coach and University of Tennessee Volunteer star for whom the gridiron that the Wildcats play on under the Friday night lights is named for.

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Stacey Lamb, the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Quality Assurance Program coordinator (QAPC) and Small Business specialist at Arnold Air Force Base, has once again distinguished herself among her peers, earning the Air Force Material Command Award for Outstanding QAPC for a second time.