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Metro Police responded to 1029 Capital Point in response to a burglary in progress and found the back door kicked in. According to police records, while clearing the kitchen to make sure no suspects were in the residence or anyone hurt, an officer observed a set of digital scales with white residue on them, as well as a glass beaker with residue.
A further search was conducted after getting a warrant, and officers discovered two baggies of almost 17 grams of drugs in a lunchbox that tested positive for cocaine base.
Wilkins admitted to police that she knew crack cocaine was being cooked in her apartment around her 1-year-old child. She is being held on $75,000 bond for manufacturing and possession with intent to sell cocaine and child endangerment.
Wednesday, September 26 2012, 06:21 AM CDT
Courthouse in line for repairs, updates
May 25, 2013 15:50 GMT
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- Officials in Coffee County are looking to update their historic courthouse instead of replacing the 141-year-old structure.
After all, they said the building is in pretty good shape. As far as repairs, it just needs some new paint and molding, as well as work to repair some water damage. But county maintenance director Robert Gilliam says the entire structure needs updating in order to make it last until the next century.
Gilliam and County Mayor David Pennington told the Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/19ivpQ6 ) that officials have taken care to maintain the building and it hasn't had any major renovations in decades.
Historical society spokeswoman Joanna Lewis said the group is trying to come up with fundraising ideas for the project.
Information from: Chattanooga Times Free Press, http://www.timesfreepress.com
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