Month: January 2020

Rutledge Falls Bridge Work Continues

Back on November 24, 2019, the Rutledge Falls bridge in Coffee County near the Rutledge Falls Baptist Church was closed. It was closed for the construction of a new bridge. The old bridge was completely removed and construction on the new one continues. On Target News spoke with the contractor, Dement Construction on Thursday and …

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Manchester/Tullahoma is Ranked 2nd Best Micropolitan Area in the State

POLICOM specializes in studying the dynamics of local economies. From its research, it determines if an area is growing or declining, what is causing this to happen, and offers ideas and solutions to communities to improve the situation. POLICOM addresses the condition of an economy from the viewpoint of its impact upon the “standard of …

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‘Shine on Series’ is Saturday in Lynchburg

Igniter Productions presents the ‘Shine on Series’ at the Lynchburg Winery. The first of 4 events will take place Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, from 6:30pm-9:30pm. They want to hear your original songs and talent! This is a chance for you to potentially play in the 2020 Lynchburg Music Fest or receive other prizes! There is …

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Gordmans to take over Peebles and Goody’s Location

Stage, the company that owns Gordmans, is converting more than 500 stores across the U.S. to Gordmans. Stores like Goody’s, Peebles, and other Stage stores will all be changed over to Gordmans. Tennessee Gordmans locations will open March 31. Gordmans carries home décor and clothing items that are priced lower than traditional department stores. It …

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Final Day to Register to Vote on Super Tuesday is March 3

The final day to register to vote in the Super Tuesday primary is approaching. The last day to register to vote for the March Super Tuesday Primary is Monday, Feb. 3rd. The primary is on March 3rd. You can register online at govotetn.com, also at your election commission office. You must have a Tennessee driver’s …

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Beechgrove Rock Quarry Proposal Pulled from Consideration

A public meeting concerning a proposed rock quarry was held last Thursday with Beechgrove, TN residents and Hawkins Asphalt and Paving of Wartrace. A lot of the Coffee Countians that attended said they did not want the rock quarry in Beechgrove. They especially have concerns over the company that would be doing work along Highway …

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Grundy Co. Votes Yes for Second Amendment Sanctuary-Proposal on hold in Coffee Co.

Commission members in Grundy County have voted to have their county be an official “Second Amendment Sanctuary County.” The resolution says the county cannot enforce laws that “infringe upon the right by the people to keep and bear arms.” Coffee County officials tabled the issue in a committee meeting on Monday night. Leaders of a …

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Normandy Adds One-Man Police Department

A new police department has begun operations in the area. Normandy now has one officer, a chief, and his name is Jason Freeman, a former Bedford County sheriff’s deputy. According to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Freeman agreed to $12.01 per hour because this will help him retain his police officer certification. Freeman works full time in …

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