Month: May 2020

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland Declares Local ‘State of Emergency’

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued an order Sunday, May 31, 2020, declaring a local ‘State of Emergency’ for the City of Murfreesboro in response to circumstances nationwide that have led to unlawful activities, including violence and destruction of property. The Order goes into effect at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020.  A curfew took …

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Manchester City Hall Employee Test Positive for COVID-19

According to the City of Manchester, an employee located at City Hall tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, May 29th, 2020. “Our staff, across all departments, took COVID-19 precautions very early on, and this is an example that anyone can be infected.” said Mayor Norman. The employee was last at work on May 26th, and …

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Guidelines for Reopening Portions of Tullahoma’s D.W. Wilson Center and Outdoor Park Amenities

Updated information for Monday, June 1In accordance with the guidance set forth in the governor’s exercise facility guidelines, the D.W. Wilson Community Center will continue operation under the following criteria:• On Monday, June 1st, D.W. Wilson Community Center will open for use of the Weight Room, Indoor Pool for Lap Swim, Self-Guided Deep Water Exercise, …

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Woman Dies in ATV Accident in Grundy County

Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum has confirmed that there was a recreational ATV fatality off North Campbell Road in Altamont on Saturday. The victim was Connie Sue Kassner, 56, from Brasstown, North Carolina. According to GCSO, Kassner and another family member were riding separate ATVs in the Bluemont area. Witnesses stated that she was not …

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Suspect in Shelbyville Murder Arrested

A Dowelltown man has been charged as a suspect in a murder last March in Shelbyville. Colby Ray Watford, 26, was picked up recently by Shelbyville police and DeKalb County deputies at a Dowelltown residence. He is charged with first degree murder and is being held on $1 million bond. Watford was allegedly involved in …

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Boat Destroyed by Fire in Franklin County

The Franklin County EMA & Rescue was dispatched to “Devil Step” boat dock Saturday for a boat on fire.  The fire was put out by the teamwork from the Broadview Fire Department and Winchester Fire Department. No one was injured. Authorities advise to check your boat for malfunctions before launching and always be sure to have …

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COVID-19 Case Count Update for Sunday May 31, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Sunday, May 31, 2020. The health department reported 440 new cases, bringing the state to a total of 23,006 cases, a 2% day-to-day increase since Wednesday. TDH confirmed no additional deaths, keeping Tennessee’s total at 364 total deaths. Out of …

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