County Commission Meets Tuesday

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS COFFEE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE PLAZA November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. A G E N D A 1. Sheriff Proclaims Commission Open for Business 2. Invocation 3. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag 4. Roll Call 5. Approve agenda. 6. Review and approval of the minutes of previous meeting. 7. Resolution of Memorial, …

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Brett Henley Elected as Vice President of the Tennessee School Boards Association

Coffee County School Board Member and Chairman, Brett Henley, has been elected to serve as Vice President of the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA). Henley, a master level five designated school board member, has served as TSBA’s Treasurer, South Central Director in 2017, At-Large Member in 2016, and has been the Chairman of the Coffee …

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Manchester Police Department Recognizes Two of its Own

Manchester Police Department announces a milestone for one of their employees. Captain Chris Patterson graduated from the Southeastern Leadership Academy. Chief Mark Yother and Captain Patterson’s family were in attendance for the ceremony. Interactive instruction from top law enforcement personnel is part of the new, five-week Southeastern Leadership Academy, formerly the Southeastern Command and Leadership …

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Support Veteran Farmers

With yesterday being Veterans Day, the Tennessee Agriculture Department wants residents to know the state has more than 400 farmer veterans who consumers can support. Tennesseans can find their products by looking for the “Homegrown by Heroes” label in stores and on the Pick Tennessee website. The site connects consumers with local farms and markets …

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Operation Ride Home

The distillery that produces Jack Daniel’s whiskey in Lynchburg, TN is working with a military support group to make sure military service members and their families can celebrate the holidays at home. For the eighth year, the distillery in Tennessee is teaming with the Armed Services YMCA for the “Operation Ride Home” campaign. It provides …

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Black Friday Hikes in Tennessee

If you think you will need to walk off your Thanksgiving Day meal, Tennessee’s state parks are offering free hikes on “Black Friday” later this month. Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation officials say Old Stone Fort and the other 55 state parks will be offering free guided hikes on Nov. 23. A news release …

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Coffee County Government meetings of the week

MEETINGS THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12, 2018 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12 COUNTY OFFICES CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERAN’S DAY Caucus Meetings: 5:00 p.m. – Rural Caucus Conf. Room 1 at CCAP 5:00 p.m. – Manchester Caucus Conf. Room 2 at CCAP 6:00 p.m. – Tullahoma Caucus at the Marcum Building Tuesday, November 13 6:00 p.m. – …

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Coffee County Election Commission meeting

The meeting to count provisional ballots and canvass the Nov. 6 has been rescheduled to November 14 at 4:00 due to the large number of provisional ballots to be checked for approval. The meeting will be held in the Election Commission office in the Administrative Plaza, 1329 McArthur St., Manchester.

McMinnville Man Charged with Arson

A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, and Tennessee Fire Investigation Services has resulted in the indictment of a McMinnville man on an arson charge. On March 22nd, TBI Special Agents joined investigators from Warren County and Fire Investigation Services in responding to a structure …

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Legal Help for Veterans

Written by: DarKenya Waller, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society Veterans make up just 7 percent of the U.S. population. So, it’s safe to say that for large swaths of our country, the realities of military service are somewhat removed from our daily lives and scope of understanding. Though the sacrifices made by veterans are brought …

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