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Weekend COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing will be Open Saturday in Grundy County

On Wednesday, Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group announced plans to open drive-through COVID-19 testing sites in three counties Saturday, October 24 to address rising case rates in the state’s rural areas. One location is nearby: Grundy County High School, 24970 TN-108, Coalmont, TN. Testing sites will be open from 9 a.m. to noon CST …

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Voters, Voters and More Voters; Records being Smashed

Through the sixth day of early voting, more than 1 million Tennessee voters have cast their ballot for the Nov. 3 presidential election. Through Tuesday, 929,744 voters had cast their ballot at early voting locations and 155,640 absentee ballots had been returned to local election commission offices for a total of 1,085,384 votes cast. Area …

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Garbage Dumped on the ground in Pelham

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person or persons responsible for dumping a large amount of garbage on the ground instead of using provided containers. The open top containers were placed in the Pelham Industrial Park for use while the convenience center received much needed upgrades. Anyone having info please contact the …

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Grundy County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Federal Funds

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded $588,000 by the Bureau of Justice Administration to expand their current inmate program. The program entitled CAREERRS is designed to implement or expand education and employment programs that emphasize strong partnerships with corrections, parole, probation, education, workforce development and reentry service providers. The funding will be disseminated …

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COVID-19 Cases have Risen Drastically in Coffee and Grundy Counties in the Past 20 Days

Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 2,104 additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Sunday, September 27, bringing the state to 192,995 total cases. TDH also confirmed 3 additional deaths, bringing Tennessee up to 2,377 total deaths. Two counties in our coverage area have been steadily going up in active cases. Coffee County currently has 241, …

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I-24 Rampage Survivor Aileen Stevens released from Chattanooga Hospital

A Tennessee family is mourning the loss of a man who was shot and killed over the weekend during a carjacking spree on I-24 in Coffee County. Jordan Stevens was shot in front of his wife Aileen, who was in the crash that ended the violent rampage in Marion County Sunday evening. Others were injured …

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Second Fundraising Account set up for Family of Murdered Victim

First National Bank of Middle Tennessee in McMinnville, along with members of the school community have established an account to receive donations for Aileen Stevens and her unborn child. Stevens’ husband, 23 year-old Jordan Stevens, was shot and killed Sunday afternoon by 29 year-old Dangelo Dorsey of St. Louis after he carjacked and kidnapped the …

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District Attorney gives statement on Murderous Rampage

From Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott: As you know, Dangello Dorsey went on a murderous rampage in Coffee County and many surrounding counties on September 13, 2020. However, we often focus on the murderer rather than the victims. This, in my opinion, is a crime in and of itself. Thus, I want to focus …

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