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Meet Manchester City Schools’ SROs

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News from City Hall

At the most recent Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, a resolution was passed on first reading that states the following about work that is done by inmates for the city. The resolution reads: The work activities subject the inmates to some risk of injury which subjects the Sheriff of Coffee County to liability …

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Better Business Bureau gives advise to College Students and Parents

Sending your kids off to college is difficult enough, and experts say this season there are extra reasons to be concerned. Experts with the Better Business Bureau say to add a safe to the list of items needed for things like IDs, checkbooks and passports. You never know who’s going to be in your room, …

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Centers for Disease Control Warns about Measles

During the first half of this year, there were 107 reported cases of measles in 21 states, including Tennessee. If the rate of infection continues, 2018 is on track to become one of the worst years for measles in the last decade. Last year there were 118 cases during the entire year. The worst measles …

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Tennessee Lawmakers Reviewing 500-plus Public Records Exemptions

A state review has found that while Tennessee lawmakers began reviewing 500-plus public records exemptions this year, they approved more exclusions. A report from Tennessee’s Office of Open Records Counsel notes 29 changes to public records laws last legislative session, which ended in April. About 20 include exemptions. Some protect proprietary information, including in wind …

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Unveiles New Campaign

Federal highway officials have unveiled a campaign aimed at combatting drunk and drug-impaired driving. On Tuesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed the campaign that will run national television, radio and digital ads through Labor Day weekend. The administration says state and local law enforcement agencies will be stepping up enforcement of impaired driving …

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FREE Summer Concert this Saturday

There will be a FREE Summer Concert at the Rotary Park Amphitheater this Saturday (August 18). Two good bands playing great music will perform, Frank’s Road Band and Second Fret. The concert begins at 6pm. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a night of music. There will be limited refreshments available. While there no charge …

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Tullahoma Man Facing Several Charges After Foot Pursuit

On Saturday afternoon (August 11th, 2018) around 4pm Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Jerimiah Kirk conducted a traffic stop on Cornish Street in Tullahoma. While on the traffic stop Kirk observed a subject driving a motorcycle at an extremely high rate of speed and driving dangerously. The deputy attempted to stop the motorcycle and the …

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Two Fires–Manchester Fire & Rescue Responds

Manchester Fire & Rescue responded to reported kitchen fire Sunday morning at around 6am at J&K Market on McMinnville Hwy. When crews arrived on scene, a person getting fuel for his vehicle acted quickly and extinguished the grease fire just prior to fire crews arriving on scene. His quick thinking most likely saved the establishment …

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Haslam Announces Completion of Statewide School Safety Assessment almost Complete

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures will be fully completed by the end of August, with unprecedented school security funding now available to school districts to implement identified school security and safety needs. To date, 1,796 schools – or about 99 percent of Tennessee’s public …

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Coffee County Fair Facilities Improving

The Coffee County Fair has been carrying on family traditions for 160 years. There are so many events to enjoy at the Coffee County Fair for all ages. There are carnival rides, beauty pageants, great food and more! Come out this year to join in the fun at the fair September 15-22, 2018. There have …

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