Memorial Day

Today (Monday) people will be out enjoying what is called the official start of summer, we should remember today is Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday is currently observed every year on the last …

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Don’t Leave Children in Hot Cars

Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves is reminding people to not to leave children inside unattended vehicles. With the temperatures around 90 degrees, leaving children in a vehicle can lead to death. As the temperature inside a vehicle can escalate by 15 degrees in just 10 minutes and with the hot temperatures and high humidity death …

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Unemployment Rate Down in All 95 Counties

Statewide unemployment numbers for April show the jobless rate decreased in all 95 counties and all counties are at or below 5 percent. Coffee County’s April unemployment rate dropped from 3.4 to 2.9 percent. Warren County fell to 3.1 percent, down from the March rate of 3.8. Bedford County went down to 3 percent from …

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Hepatitis A Outbreak in Nahville

At least 14 people have contracted Hepatitis A in Tennessee’s largest city in the last six months. The Tennessean reports Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department is offering free vaccines beginning Tuesday at three public health centers. Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by a virus, but it can spread through close contact with an …

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Identity of Theft Suspect Sought

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a man allegedly involved in a credit card numbers theft. The man apparently got credit card information in an unknown way, possibly a card reader. The man used credit card information from a person in Coffee County at the Mount Juliet Wal-Mart and …

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Health Department transitioning to Electronic Medical Records–Patient appointment needed

The Coffee County Health Department will be transitioning to electronic medical records in 2018. To prepare for this implementation, the Coffee County Health Department is providing services by appointment. Patients are strongly encouraged to keep their scheduled appointments, as there will be longer wait times and fewer appointments available during this transition and implementation time. …

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Wear Your Life Jacket on the Boat and No Boating Under the Influence

With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to remind boaters about the importance of wearing life jackets and boating in a safe and responsible manner. The TWRA said the Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to the summer boating season. Last year, for the third year in a …

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Graduation will be held at Carden-Jerrell Field

Graduation will be held Friday night (May 25) at 7pm for Coffee County High School seniors. A crowd estimated of over 5,000 will watch graduates accept their diplomas behind Raider Academy in Manchester at Carden-Jerrell Field. Around 400 seniors will take their next step toward a future full of expectations as they will hear from …

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Memorial Day Ceremony Moved to inside the Veterans Building

Your Coffee County Veterans Association is pleased to again host the annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The group had planned for the event for the Courthouse Square in Manchester, on Memorial Day, May 28th beginning at 11 AM, but with the uncertainty about the weather the ceremony will take place inside the Coffee County Veterans Building, …

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Click It or Ticket

The Coffee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to step up seat belt enforcement from now thru June 3, surrounding one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. This is an effort to remind all citizens to utilize the safety equipment available, and for deputies to continue to help …

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