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5 Tennessee Sites Join National Register of Historic Places

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The Tennessee Historical Commission says the Smotherman House in Tullahoma was designed by Nashville architect George Waller and built between 1932 and 1934 for wholesale grocery businessman Fletcher Smotherman.

1 Man Wounded When Police in Tennessee Try to Serve Warrant

U.S. News

A news release from TBI says officers from the Tullahoma Police Department went to the home of 47-year-old James Bradford Shelton on Friday to serve a warrant but that he wouldn't comply. Police said an officer reportedly deployed a stun gun unsuccessfully.

Police Officer Shoots Man, 44, in Tennessee

U.S. News

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that a Tullahoma officer encountered 44-year-old William Moon on Sunday afternoon and opened fire after the situation escalated. The agency said it was investigating why the situation escalated.

Distillers Struggle to Comply With Water Quality Regulations

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At the George Dickel Distillery in Tullahoma, the company's chlorine levels were off the chart for most of 2017. It was more than six times the allowable level in April. State officials issued violations, and the company, which is owned by multinational beverage giant Diageo, struggled to explain why. Dickel environmental consultants scoured their operations but couldn't find any source of chlorine. Then, in a late-August letter to TDEC, company officials said the elevated levels may be from false positive test results.