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Manchester Youth Baseball Parade

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McMinnville Man Arrested in Manchester on Weapon and Drug Charges

On Friday (April 20, 2018) Manchester Police Officer Daryn Gadeken received information from another officer about a person attempting to sell drugs at the Scottish Inn on Hillsboro Highway in Manchester. Once the officer arrived, he talked to an employee of the motel and that person pointed to a vehicle and told the officer that …

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Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition “Drug Take Back Day” is Saturday

The Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition wants to invite the public to “Drug Take Back Day” Saturday April 28, 2018. Two locations will be available; First Vision Bank in Manchester and Walgreens in Tullahoma from 10am-2pm. The Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition will be accepting prescription, over-the-counter and or veterinary medications for proper disposal. It is recommended …

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Amphetamine Causes Highest Number of Traffic Fatalities in Tennessee

Drivers throughout the country are always worried about intoxicated drivers, but are you aware of which drug is the most likely to cause a fatal accident in Tennessee? A team with “Alcohol.org” recently studied national data to determine which substances are most likely to be found in the bloodstream of drivers in Tennessee. Some findings …

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Lawmakers Want Gun Laws Changed

In light of the fatal Waffle House shooting in Nashville, three state lawmakers have called for changes to Tennessee gun laws. State Sen. Jeff Yarbro, along with state Reps. Mike Stewart and Bill Beck made the announcement during a press conference Monday. They are calling for an amendment in an effort to close loopholes that …

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Child Safety Seat Check Day Saturday May 5 in Manchester

Manchester Fire & Rescue in conjunction with the Manchester Police Department will be having a Child Safety Seat Check day on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the main fire station (fire station #1) at 1509 Hillsboro Blvd from 10AM to 2PM. Did you know that 3 out of 4 car seats are installed INCORRECTLY? The …

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Westwood Soccer Claims 4th Straight Conference Title

Dynasty! For the 4th year in a row, the Westwood Middle School soccer team claimed the Central Tennessee Soccer Conference title.  The Rockets nailed down the iconic feat with a thrilling 1 to 0 decision over St. Andrews-Sewanee on Saturday at Dyer-Bouldin Field in a match that was decided by a shootout. After a scoreless …

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2015 Burger King Robbery Suspect to Serve 45 Years in Prison

The Manchester Burger King was robbed at gunpoint in March of 2015. Last week, after a 3-year process, Nemon Omar Winton, of Hillsboro, was sentenced to serve 45 years in the Tennessee Department of Corrections. The man entered the restaurant and forced a female employee to open the safe. Another female employee of Burger King …

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Early Voting Numbers

We have a reminder for you that early voting continues through April 26 for the May 1 primary elections. Voters can vote early by stopping by the election commission in Manchester or the C.D. Stamps building in Tullahoma. It will only take a few minutes and it means you will not have to stand in …

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Scam Warning from Elk River Public Utility District

Elk River Public Utility District is alerting their customers of a phone scam that is making its way around service area. The scammers are calling customers claiming to be from ERPUD and warning them that their gas is about to be disconnected if payment is not received. The number they are calling from is 1-806-416-0248 …

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Unemployment Rate Stays the Same

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced the March 2018 statewide unemployment rate for Tennessee remained near historic lows and matched the revised rate from the previous month. The preliminary, seasonally adjusted rate for March was 3.4 percent, which mirrored the revised rate for February and …

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