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Peaceful Rally/March held in Tullahoma on Saturday

Hundreds of people attended a peaceful march/rally, “We Will Breathe” held Saturday in Tullahoma. The group did 8 minutes and 46 seconds of silence in honor of George Floyd. This was the amount of time former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was filmed kneeling on the back of Floyd’s neck before he died. Around at 5:00 …

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Peaceful “We Will Breathe” March to Delay Traffic Saturday, June 13, 2020

The City of Tullahoma Police Department (TPD) has been working with organizers of the “We Will Breathe” March scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm. This will be a peaceful march organized by lifelong residents and the City Administration to bring attention to the death of George Floyd. The event will start and …

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Tullahoma Mayor Candidate Responds to questions about His Twitter Posts

A local politician who is running for Mayor of Tullahoma, Daniel Berry, is facing questions about comments he made on Twitter in 2017. Local resident Vollie Stone posted what Berry stated on Facebook this week, but also posted his own comments concerning Berry. He called Berry a racist, a caveman and traitor. In the 2017 …

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Protest/Rally Planned for Manchester on Friday has been Cancelled, event in Tullahoma is Still On

A protest march/rally that was scheduled for Manchester has been postponed by the organizers. No date was announced for a future rally.  A permit was granted but has been cancelled.  The event was took have taken place at the Coffee County Justice Center and ending on the Manchester square.  A protest march/rally is also scheduled …

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City Elections Political Forum is July 9

The Rooster 101.5 FM and On Target News are proud to announce the 2020 Political Forum July 9 at the Manchester/Coffee County Conference Center at 6 p.m. All candidates are invited for city elections in Manchester and Tullahoma. The public is invited to the free event, but you need to register because of the ongoing …

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On Second Try Coffee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Receives Software Funding

If you first don’t succeed, try, try again and Coffee County Sheriff Chad Partin did just that. Back in early April the Coffee County Jail became a victim of an attempted cyber-attack and ransomware demand.Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and state Homeland Security cyber experts were called in to investigate. Early last week Sheriff Chad Partin …

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Protest held in Winchester, Organizers looking to hold an event in Tullahoma

The City of Winchester says the protest march that was permitted Saturday afternoon concluded with no issues. The protesters wanted a peaceful protest about George Floyd and ongoing issues with police brutality. The city thanked to the organizers, participants, and law enforcement for a successful and peaceful event. Now organizers say they are working on …

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Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Denied Request for New Software Funding

Back in early April the Coffee County Jail became a victim of an attempted cyber-attack and ransomware demand. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and state Homeland Security cyber experts were called in to investigate. Earlier this week Sheriff Chad Partin and Chief Deputy Frank Watkins asked the Coffee County Budget and Finance Committee for $56,000 from …

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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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Returning Pastor to be Interviewed on 93.9 The Duck

After nearly 8 months of being held in India, an area pastor is finally home. In October of 2019, India custom’s officials arrested Bryan Nerren of Shelbyville for failing to declare money he brought for a religious conference. Nerren, was held for 226 days, but arrived back home on Tuesday night. Nerren will be a …

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