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Today the gas price is close to $2.94 in Belvidere as of 2024-02-21. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Shelbyville widow shares heartbreaking loss of husband Handy Dandy store owner
A Shelbyville widow is recounting the heartbreaking moments that she lost the love of her life in a house fire.
Raiders top Huntland, head to Regions
It took an extra frame but the Raiders came through in the consolation bracket of the District 9 Tournament, dropping arch rival Huntland 73-67 with Alex Copeland and Dawson White being named All-Tournament for their late game heroics. The squads traded blows early with Moore County winning the opening quarter...
Free groceries to be given out at Hazel Green High School
HAZEL GREEN, Ala. — Local nonprofit, One Generation Away, is set to deliver a truckload of essential groceries to Hazel Green High School's parking lot on Saturday, February 24, extending a helping hand to those in need. The initiative, known as OneGenAway’s Mobile Pantry, offers a convenient drive-thru food distribution experience, featuring a variety of fresh produce, pantry staples, bakery goods, dairy products, and more, available to all.
Theft investigation yields recovery of stolen property
JACKSON CO.- The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of several burglaries and thefts of stolen property the last two weeks. The stolen property included multiple All-Terrain Vehicles, four wheelers, trailers and high valued tools. Jackson County Sheriff Investigators initiated an investigation to locate and prosecute the person(s) behind these thefts and identified a suspect as Dakota Dale Moore, of Trenton, Alabama.
Former Hollywood Police Chief passes
HOLLYWOOD – Hollywood Police Department posted the following information about Former Police Chief Tommy Upton. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Former Chief Tommy Upton. Chief Upton was a friend to law enforcement, and dedicated his life to the service of mankind. As a department, we don’t need to look far to see the impact that Chief Upton had on our community. Chief Upton saved the life of our Assistant Chief Cecil Davis when Cecil was an infant. Chief, thank you for your years of dedicated service. We’ll hold the line from here. Rest easy sir.”
Boil water advisory issued in Bedford County following main line breakage
BEDFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — A boil water advisory has been issued in Bedford County following a water main break. The Town of Wartrace is advising residents to boil water for three minutes before using. Leaders say the water system lost pressure on Monday and Tuesday due to main line breakage. They say a major leak was isolated on Hwy 64 between Wartrace and Shelbyville.
BASKETBALL: Raiders drop thriller to Columbia in district title
Coffee County stormed back from down 14 in the second half and cut the Columbia lead to 1 point with 14 seconds to play but could never grab the lead and a final attempt for a game winner ended up in a turnover in a 43-40 loss to the Lions in the District 9-4A championship game at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium in Manchester Tuesday.
This Tennessee City Has Been Named the Most Racist City in the State
Tennessee has a lengthy and troubled history marked by racism, segregation, and violence, from the era of slavery and the Civil War to the contemporary struggles for civil rights and social justice. One recent study conducted by WalletHub, a financial assistance website, pinpointed Estill Springs, a small town with approximately 2,000 residents in Franklin County, as the city in Tennessee with the highest levels of racism, based on various criteria.
Imagination Library of Coffee County Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast is March 2
Imagination Library of Coffee County invites the community to attend Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast to support early childhood literacy in Coffee County. The fundraising breakfast will be held 8-10 a.m., March 2, at Damron’s Restaurant in Tullahoma. Tickets cost $10, with free admission for children 4 years old and younger. All proceeds go toward the program of Imagination Library of Coffee County to provide books for children in Coffee County.
NW Regional girls: 6A No. 1 Hazel Green topples No. 8 Hartselle for 10th straight region title
And the Hazel Green girls basketball team in the state tournament. The top-ranked Trojans shot out to a double-digit advantage and never wavered in a 57-39 victory over No. 8 Hartselle in Tuesday’s Class 6A girls Northwest Regional final at Wallace State’s Traditions Bank Arena in Hanceville. Hazel...
Birthdays – February 21
Daily prize winner of a piece of pie provided by The Mercantile – 210 N. Irwin St. in Manchester. Claim prize certificate at Thunder Radio studio, 1030 Oakdale St. Manchester, TN. 37355. Weekly prize winner of a birthday cake provided by Food Lion and a Floral Arrangement provided by...
Manchester mom honored for her enduring strength during tough times
I think we could all enter our mothers for our heroes, but today a Manchester woman wanted to honor her mom for not just helping her family, but for her enduring strength.
Letter To The Editor
Acting Provost Scott Wilson sent an email to The Purple in response to the opinion piece: “Sewanee: The School of Mold? A Critique of Residential Life.” His response follows in its entirety. We appreciate the opportunity to respond to the important topics raised in the piece through this...
BASKETBALL: Region tournament brackets available; Raiders and Lady Raiders home for first round
There are 64 basketball teams left across Tennessee in Class 4A. In girls play, that number will whittle down to 32 Friday night and then down to 16 on Monday. In boys play, those numbers will reduce on Saturday and Tuesday. COFFEE COUNTY LADY RAIDERS PATH TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT.
UTSI observes Women’s History Month in March
The University of Tennessee Space Institute presents the Women’s History Month Celebration to be held Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 10:00 am in the UTSI Auditorium. Featured guest speaker will be Judge Sheila Calloway, Davidson County Tennessee, Juvenile Court. The program will include special music and a reception following. The UTSI Celebration is free and open to the public.
Lincoln County Sheriff's Department Seeking the Public's Help
THE LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING THE PUBLIC'S HELP FOR LEADS IN TWO THEFTS FROM THE ELK RIVER CARVING COMPANY ON PULASKI HIGHWAY. AUTHORITIES SAID THE FIRST THEFT HAPPENED IN JANUARY AND RESULTED IN A FOUR-FOOT CARVED EAGLE BEING TAKEN. SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE SHOWS A MAN DRAGGING THE EAGLE TO A WHITE FOUR-DOOR DODGE RAM AND LOADING IT INTO THE BED OF THE TRUCK. THE SECOND THEFT HAPPENED IN FEBRUARY. IN THAT INCIDENT, AUTHORITIES SAID ANOTHER EAGLE, A CLIMBING BEAR, AND A STANDING BEAR WERE TAKEN. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE INCIDENTS, CALL THE LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT 931-433-9821.
TDOT Lane Closures Announced In Lincoln County
The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced lane closures for the month of February. If you are traveling State Route 10 in Lincoln County, be prepared for temporary lane closures over the Elk River daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. There will be temporary lane closures on State Route 10 as well as Thornton Taylor Bypass in both directions for bridge and sidewalk repair.
Freshmen Feeling the Pressure
Being a college student athlete is no easy task. With workouts, classes, practices, road trips, and studying, student athletes have minimal downtime to relax and do things that they personally like. Having this challenging workload on a consistent basis can have a negative impact on the mental health of the youngest and most inexperienced student athletes: freshmen.
Experience La Dolce Vita: Exploring Tullahoma's Four Must-Try Italian Eateries
This article presents a tour of four exquisite Italian restaurants in Tullahoma. Have you had the chance to sample their delightful cuisines yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!