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Motlow Basketball on 93.9 The Duck

Wednesday night (Dec. 4) at the Copperweld Arena inside the Nisbett Center on the main campus of Motlow College the Bucks take on Chattanooga State. Women’s game time is 5:30 with the men’s game to follow. Buck basketball is a very exciting style that will keep fans on the edge of their feet. Come on …

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New Temp Judge in Coffee County–5 Locals pick up papers to run

Coffee County Judge Tim Brock passed away in November while in Nevada at a conference. Brock handled general sessions and juvenile court. Since then the other county judges have taken on an extra caseload. It has been announced that the Tennessee Supreme Court has appointed Judge John P. Damron to the job until a new …

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19 Year-Old Charged with Homicide in Bedford County

A 19-year-old man is charged with reckless homicide after investigators say he shot and killed his teenage friend at a house party over the weekend in Bedford County. According to Bedford County Sheriff Austin Swing, the shooting happened around 3 a.m. Sunday during a gathering at a home on Cartwright Road. After interviewing witnesses, the …

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Gov. Lee Prays for Our State

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says if residents pray to God to favor the state, God will answer those prayers. Speaking to religious leaders on Tuesday, Lee said he declared a statewide day of prayer and fasting in October because he knows for sure that God answers prayers. Lee said he prays that Tennessee does not …

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Shelbyville Man Killed in Nashville Crash

A 34-year-old man from Shelbyville was killed in a single-vehicle crash in West Nashville Sunday night. The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. in the 4400 block of Harding Pike. Metro police said Joseph Esposito was driving a 2018 Nissan Sentra east on Harding Pike when the sedan left the roadway for unknown reasons and hit …

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Community Christmas Concert set for Friday & Saturday in Manchester

Manchester Rotary Club, in partnership with Trinity Baptist Church, invites you and your family to hear a talented performance at its annual Community Christmas Concert, Directed by Reverend Dana Brooks. “We are pleased to continue a strong tradition during the holiday season and hope your hearts will be filled with the true meaning of Christmas …

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One and Done

Via their website the Exit 111 Festival announced that they will not return to Manchester, TN in 2020. Organizers have not released any other information. Around 25,000 attended the festival in October. Rumors had circulated that the festival might take place earlier in the year because of the colder weather that hit Manchester during this …

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Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Distributes Grant Money

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announces $2,397,870 in grants to 365 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2019 annual grant-making process. The grants will benefit nonprofits in 28 area counties. 55 nonprofits will receive grants in …

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TN First State to Submit Medicaid Block Grant Proposal

Tennessee has become the first state to submit a Medicaid block grant proposal to federal officials. If approved, the proposal would allow the state to make changes to its Medicaid program, known as TennCare. Michele Johnson, executive director of the Tennessee Justice Center, says a block grant would allow Gov. Bill Lee to take federal …

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