Coalmont, TN

Arrests in South Pittsburg for distribution weight drug possession

South Pittsburg, Tenn. – A quiet, residential street came to be the setting of a wide police effort to execute a search warrant in South Pittsburg late last week. Officers with the South Pittsburg Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the 12th & 31st Judicial Districts Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, and troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol descended on the home on Holly Avenue.
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Top 3 Idol Contestant HunterGirl is coming home to Winchester

Hunter Wolkonowski, or simply HunterGirl, earned a Top 3 spot on American Idol Sunday night. The talented singer will be coming home to Winchester Tuesday, May 17. A big celebration is planned throughout the day beginning at 9:30 a.m. with a Proclamation at the Oldham Theatre. At 1:00 p.m. Hunter will make a walk-through of her alma mater, Franklin County High School. At 3:30 p.m. there will be a HunterGirl Costume Contest on the square followed by a parade. Hunter will be the featured performer at a free concert from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Twin Creeks Marina and Resort, 91 Slip-A Way, Winchester.
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Grundy County Herald

HunterGirl is coming home to Winchester

Hunter Wolkonowski, also known as HunterGirl, is coming home. HunterGirl has made it to the Top 3 contestants on American Idol. She will be in Winchester tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17. Winchester officials have planned several events to welcome her. HunterGirl will be accompanied by American Idol’s producers for her return...

Red Bank opens more Pickleball Courts for area

RED BANK, Tennessee (WDEF) – The city of Red Bank has added to the number of Pickleball Courts in our area. They cut the ribbon opening up the courts on Monday. They are at the Red Bank Tennis Courts in front of the Kids Corner Playground at 3899 Redding Road.

“Main Street Live!”: everything you need to know about the musical and gastronomic event

The Main Street Live! Will take place at June and July, produced and supported by many sponsors. Check out the dates, attractions and other information to stay updated. “Bring a chair and a friend” says the organizers of the Main Street Live on its website. The mini festival is a gastronomic and musical summer event that will happen at the West Law od Security Federal Savings Bank, in McMinnville TN (306 W. Main St.) and will happen in June and July, with several dates and different musical performances, food attractions and activities for the community.

Mortgage Loan Applications Increased (2019-2020) despite COVID-19

Much of the housing market made a forced pit stop during the COVID-19 lockdowns of March 2020, but by that summer it was on track and running red hot. The upswing ran contrary to conventional wisdom, and the pandemic-related lull in home sales that some experts expected never materialized. The opposite happened; both mortgage applications and home sales in the U.S. increased in 2020, exceeding those of the pre-pandemic year prior by considerable margins in many locales.

More To The Story with Staley: Good Works Art And Social

RED BANK, Tennessee (WDEF) – It’s a little shop about to open in early June. On Dayton Boulevard in Red Bank. But “Good Works Art And Social” is a little different than most. Because at this place, you can not only paint….and do the things that one generally thinks of when talking about an art studio….but you can also work with wood. Drills, sanders, hammers.

Baseball and Softball teams begin Region Tournament play on Monday

The winner of District 6-4A baseball, the Coffee County Red Raiders will host Bradley Central at 6 p.m. The runner-up Franklin County Rebels will travel to Walker Valley. Tullahoma, champions of District 8-3A will now host the district 7-3A runner up, Cumberland County Jets in a region semifinal Monday at Grider Stadium. Hear the game on 93.9 The Duck, and the 93.9 The Duck App.

First ever Thundies Sports Awards are sold out

The Dream for Weave Foundation and Thunder Radio will be hosting the first ever “Thundie Sports Awards” for the Coffee County community on Saturday, May 21. Tickets to the event have sold out. The inaugural sports awards will honor the best athletes, coaches and teams of Coffee County...

Tiger Stripes: Student Column 5/17/22 Edition

Whitwell, Tenn – It is crunch time here at Whitwell High School. The last day of school is now only about two and a half weeks away so we are squeezing everything we can in before summer break. Our Seniors graduate in a few short days and it is hard to believe how fast time is flying by for everyone. This week has been full of testing and school events. On Monday, May 9, 2022, we had our annual field day. In fourth place were the Sophomores with seventy-three points, third were the Juniors with seventy-four points. Coming in second were the Seniors with eighty-three points, and in first were the Freshmen with eighty-four points. On Tuesday, we had twenty-two seniors recognized at the Seal of Excellence Breakfast, which was an awesome feat in itself. On Wednesday and Thursday, the AP Biology and AP World History students are set to take their exams. On Thursday morning the seniors will have their Senior Breakfast at Whitwell First Baptist and then return back to school to take their finals. Over the weekend, the Baccalaureate Ceremony will be held at Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church.