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Grundy County deputy dragged in Coffee County, weapon fired during incident
COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. — Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum says a deputy is recovering after being dragged by a suspect's vehicle in Coffee County. Shrum says the incident happened Tuesday night during a traffic stop.
Track team gets donation for new timing system
For two years, Central High School's track and field team has been raising money to purchase a new timing system for meets. Tuesday afternoon, that funding was secured through a $5,000 donation from First Bank of Manchester.
Grundy County investigator dragged by car, involved in officer-involved shooting
COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - An investigation is underway after an officer fired shots and was dragged by a car in Coffee County Tuesday evening. According to a release, a Grundy County investigator was on his way home around 5:40 p.m. when he came across two vehicles at the intersection of Highway
Alleged shots fired in Summitville
There were reports of shots fired on New Hope Road in Summitville during the night of Tuesday, Dec. 11, as confirmed by Coffee County Sheriff Chad Partin. Coffee County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
Bus driver retires with 54 years of service
Retired Coffee County Schools employee Bill Carden began driving for Coffee County Schools in 1963, serving the families of the old Noah School. The following school year, he transferred to the new North Coffee Elementary School the following year.
Officer Dragged By Fleeing Suspect In Coffee County
Around 5:40 Tuesday (12/11/2018) night, Grundy County Sheriff's Department Investigator Larry Sims was dragged by a vehicle while trying to detain a man Tuesday night in neighboring Coffee County.
Prater’s BBQ donates toys for Christmas
Prater’s BBQ collected just under $400 worth of toys and donation for toys during its fourth annual Beans and Cornbread Toy Drive held Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the local restaurant.
Murfresboro Man Arrested, Allegedly Claimed he was on a Mission for Osama Bin Laden
According to arrest warrants issued to Sgt. Harmon Campbell with the Coffee County Sheriff's Department on Saturday, December 8, Katsana Maxkenzie Chanthoumphone age 26 of Murfreesboro was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated criminal trespass.
Two taken into custody on federal drug charges
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department investigators executed a federal search warrant Thursday that resulted in two individuals being taken into custody. A man and woman were picked up in Coffee County by authorities.
Lower gas prices in Manchester
Just wanted to let anyone who might be interested know that if you need gasoline in your car and are anywhere near Manchester: fill up there. Almost every station in Manchester is selling gas 30 cents per gallon cheaper than any station in Tullahoma. Why the big difference?
Manchester weekend sports roundup: Bass fishing battle opponents, Westwood boys' basketball season comes to a close
A cold, rainy weekend didn't stop area sports teams from competing on Saturday. The Coffee County Youth Bass Club traveled to Normandy Lake for the South Central Tennessee BASS Nation High School Tournament. Down in Tullahoma, Central High School wrestling was back on the mat for the Garner-Dyer Inv
Earthquake, magnitude 4.4, rattles Tennessee, Georgia
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake was reported in Tennessee early Wednesday, officials said. The quake hit about six miles north of Decatur at around 4:15 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The shaking was felt by residents as far as Atlanta -- about 149 miles south of the epicenter.
Three Manchester residents enter the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Three Manchester residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Coffee Middle drops two at home to White County
After a week in between games, Coffee County Middle School basketball was back on the hardcourt Monday for a matchup with White County. The Lady Raiders lost a tight game at the last second of regulation, 28-26. Afterward, the Warriors broke away late in the boys’ game to hand the Red Raiders a 47-3
Heroin and Meth Arrests in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Detectives arrested two on "Felony Possession of Crystal Meth" charges. The arrest of 35-year-old Shatika Floyd took place at 804 West Main Street. 39-Year-old Antonio Johnson was taken into custody at 522 East State Street. During the same slew of arrests, 37-year-old Robert Yates, Jr.
Jury finds Chriteris Allen guilty in rape of 85-year-old Murfreesboro woman
Editor's note: The USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee does not name victims of sexual violence unless they publicly identify themselves. A Rutherford County jury found Chriteris Allen, 19, guilty of raping an 85-year-old Murfreesboro woman at gunpoint after a two-day trial concluded Tuesday evening.
Robbery in Nearby Shelbyville, TN
Just down 231 South in nearby Bedford County, a Shelbyville check cashing business was robbed late Saturday morning, police said. Two women at Check Into Cash, on Madison Street in the old Taco Bell building, said a man they could only describe as a "white male" came in and demanded money.
Muslim woman allegedly expelled from college for covering hair for religious reasons
A Muslim woman was allegedly expelled from a Murfreesboro, Tennessee college earlier this year because she covered her hair for religious reasons, according to the Tennessean. According to the outlet, Linde McAvoy was attending Georgia Career Institute when she experienced discrimination against her
Rutherford County man sentenced to federal prison in child pornography case
NASHVILLE — A Rutherford County man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for multiple charged related to child pornography and extortion. Kendall Carter, 24, of Milton was sentenced in federal court last week, the U.S. Attorney's office announced Monday.
POSTPONED CASE: "Rape of a Child" in Murfreesboro
A Memphis man by the name of William Hightower who was arrested in Murfreesboro on multiple charges dealing with the rape of a child was scheduled for court on September 13, 2017 to file a plea before Judge David Bragg. However, the man will soon have a new court date and is facing additional charge