Tag Archives: Coffee County

Jobless Rates up in Southern Middle Tennessee

The unemployment rate ticked up in Southern Middle Tennessee last month as students flooded the labor market and seasonal school related jobs ended. The State Department of Labor and Workforce Development says Coffee County’s jobless rate in June was 6%. … Continue reading

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Storms Hit Middle Tennessee Hard

A storm squall slapped Southern Middle Tennessee late Tuesday afternoon, leaving wind and lightning damage. High winds dropped trees across several roads in Coffee County. Crews were called to clean debris on Ragsdale Road and Normandy Road outside of Tullahoma. … Continue reading

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State Shorts Coffee County Education Funds

Tennessee is shorting Coffee County by some $10,000 per teacher each year in salary costs and is paying for only 10 months worth of health insurance annually. This according to legal documents filed by an attorney representing the Coffee County … Continue reading

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Coffee County Homeowners Spared Property Tax Hike

No property tax hike for Coffee County homeowners this year, after commissioners approve a new $70 million spending plan for the fiscal cycle beginning this week. By a 18-2 margin, commissioners have turned back a request from the County School … Continue reading

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Extra State Troopers Arriving in Coffee County Today

A flock of Tennessee State Troopers descending on Coffee County today, dotting the roads and filling the sky in an effort to ease Bonnaroo traffic congestion. The Department of Safety extra patrols and helicopter traffic management should keep discomfort at … Continue reading

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Lawyers Seek Class Action in Education Funding

Lawyers representing Coffee County in a challenge to the state’s education funding method are asking for class action status. If approved, all school systems in Tennessee would join the lawsuit against Tennessee’s basic education program funding formula. Hamilton County Schools … Continue reading

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More Trouble for Ousted Coffee County Coach

Former Coffee County High School baseball coach who allegedly threatened to kill his former girlfriend’s husband and other patrons at a Tims Ford Late restaurant last week is being questioned by Franklin County lawmen. The former coach, Bradley Weir, allegedly … Continue reading

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