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The Tullahoma arts community is kicking off the holiday spirit with several events for the month of December. Read more about the events here. 

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Students who graduate from the Tullahoma Virtual Academy will officially be eligible for scholarships awarded to Tullahoma High School students after a vote from the Tullahoma City Schools.

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Coffee County bid farewell to one of its leaders recently with the passing of County Commissioner James “Jim” Edward Fielding who died unexpectedly Nov. 16.

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In less than two weeks, the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards will be presented to the top football players in nine classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. The three finalists in each category were announced by Mike Keith and Titans head coach Mike Vrabel i…

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Tullahoma Alderman Jenna Amacher is suing a Manchester Police officer, an assistant attorney general and the city of Manchester over a leaked video of her from March of 2020, claiming gross negligence and official misconduct, among other harms.

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Tullahoma City Schools has been awarded more than $7 million dollars from the Tennessee Department of Education to further support the district amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. School officials announced the district applied for and was awarded $7,077,371.76 in total, which will be used f…

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Tullahoma Athletic Director John Olive has had a banner year in 2021. He notched his 225th career win and his 200th win at the helm of the Tullahoma Wildcats; he’s led an undefeated Tullahoma football team to the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Class 4A playoffs and a Region 5 championship. He wa…

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Motlow State Community College recently received a grant from the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) within the US Department of Justice. The grant enables Motlow to develop and implement training, policies, services, and partnerships that will better enable the college to do its part to…

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The Tennessee gas price average declined for the second week in a row, falling two cents over last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $3.13 which is 4 cents cheaper than one month ago and $1.25 more than one year ago. Tullahoma’s average was $3.09 over Thanksgiving.

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Tennessee State Parks are offering an alternative to Black Friday shopping or simply a chance to walk off some of that Thanksgiving meal with After Thanksgiving Hikes on Friday, Nov. 26 at parks across the state.

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A recommendation from the Coffee County planning com­mission that would have amended the county’s zoning resolution to allow asphalt plants as a special ex­ception use in M-1 districts failed to pass the full commission at its Nov. 9 meeting.

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The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands will receive more than $130,000 courtesy of a Technology Initiative Grant from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

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A resolution to identify a portion of county property on Jail Lane for a new animal control facility was postponed during the full commission meeting to give the county time to study a deal presented by Commissioner Dennis Hunt for an alternative site on the former Fann’s Salvage Yard property.

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology McMinnville will move its Manchester instructional center to a new location in early spring, thanks to the Coffee County Commission’s approval of the TCAT’s use of space in a county-owned building on Volunteer Parkway and a unique partnership with …

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Radio frequencies are about to be clearer as county officials have approved the use of over $2 million purchase radios for the police, fire and emergency services from the American Rescue Plan. 

Starting at the Thanksgiving holiday, the local Salvation Army will begin sending its bell-ringers out to collect money in the iconic red kettles for those in need in Coffee County.

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One of Tullahoma’s local businesses has a found a new home in the Kroger shopping center.

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Manchester was stuck in gridlock reminiscent of the opening days of Bonnaroo this past week after a McMinnville woman struck a Peterbilt on Interstate 24 while trying to merge into the fast lane.

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The Coffee County Emergency Management Agency announced Saturday the Coffee County District 6 Hazmat Team and the county EMA were requested to respond with mutual aid to Winchester Utilities Saturday morning for a leaking chlorine gas cylinder.

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Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee has appointed Lisa Hayes as vice president of marketing. Hayes reports to Chief Strategy Officer Leslie Copeland and is responsible for developing, implementing and executing Ascend’s marketing and communication strate…

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Tennessee’s 2021-22 statewide gun hunting season for deer opened this past Saturday, Nov. 20. During gun season, sportsmen may also use muzzleloader or archery equipment. The season will continue through Jan. 2, 2022. 

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Undergraduate students who have experienced academic difficulty can make a fresh start when returning to Motlow after an extended absence. Academic Fresh Start, a plan of academic forgiveness, now has a COVID Fresh Start exception to policy in place.

Those getting tested for COVID-19 and want to reduce the chances of a false negative might want to get swabbed in the early afternoon—statistically speaking, 2:06 p.m. looks optimal.

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Recently, Michael Gray was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Micro Craft. In this new position, Gray will focus on continuing to grow the company’s revenue and will be responsible for all aspects of the operations of Micro Craft.

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Sixthman, a leader in immersive destination experiences on land and sea, announced recently that the company has named Bonnaroo’s Jeff Cuellar to the newly created position of Vice President of Partnerships.

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An Atlanta man with a need for speed has been bound on multiple charges after he was caught packing iron when he was pulled over by troopers on I-24.

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The main office of Tullahoma City Schools has been transformed into a home for more than district officials. The walls inside the office now display student artwork, showcasing the work student artists create throughout the school year.

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Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has revealed that the constitutionality of Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period for abortions is no longer subject to question. The opportunity for the plaintiffs to seek further review from the U.S. Supreme Court has passed, so the Sixth Circu…

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Local art nonprofit DMA-events recently collaborated with Tullahoma City Schools for its latest mural at The Tullahoma Virtual Academy. Read more here. 

Gas prices across Tennessee continue to stabilize, decreasing nearly two cents, on average, over last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $3.13 which is 9 cents more expensive than one month ago and $1.26 more than one year ago. In Tullahoma, prices decreased in some locations to $3…

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Tullahoma attorney Bobby Carter has launched his campaign for Circuit Court. Carter is seeking the Division 2 seat in the 14th Judicial District presently held by the Honorable Vanessa Agee Jackson. Judge Jackson has announced her plans to retire from the Coffee County bench at the end of he…

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The Honorable Judge Eli Richardson has denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Alderman Jenna Amacher in her suit against the State of Tennessee and the Tennessee Election Commission to allow for partisan municipal primaries. The order, signed by the judge late last month, stat…

Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction-related lane closures will be stopped beg…

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Bonnaroo 2022 has been set for June 16-19, officials announced Thursday.

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With less than three weeks remaining until the Dec. 3 tnAchieves mentor application deadline, 3,000 volunteer mentors are still needed to meet student demand statewide. Counties with outstanding mentor need in Southern Middle Tennessee include:

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AAA forecasts a strong rebound in holiday travelers this Thanksgiving. The Auto Club Group predicts 53.4 million Americans will travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels for the 2019 holiday. 

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Thigpen Audiology in Tullahoma is giving away a free set of hearing aids for Christmas for someone in need again this year.

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Earlier this month, the Highland Rim Kiwanis Club had the opportunity to learn more about CASA Works and how they can help the children in the community.

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Head Coach John Olive has left his impact all over Tullahoma, from the Tullahoma football team, to being the athletic director of Tullahoma City Schools, to being a huge figure in the community and being named Citizen of the Year. After 29 years as the Tullahoma Wildcats head coach, Olive ac…

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The Coffee County Commission unanimously approved an agreement for a co-location with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology and Department of Human Services in the county.

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Those looking for handmade crafts and gifts can stop by the annual Tullahoma Kiwanis Kraft Show this weekend at the First United Methodist Church Family Activity Center. 

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A number of high school musicians in Tullahoma will demonstrate their musical prowess this weekend at the annual Young Artist Showcase.