Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Personnel make I-24 Drug Bust

On Thursday (January 19, 2017) Coffee County Sheriff’s department personnel were working a joint operation with Franklin County authorities. They observed a silver Jeep traveling westbound on Interstate 24, which was driven by a man identified as Steven Powers. The vehicle was allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed. Coffee County Sheriff Investigator James …

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Manchester Man Charged with Attempting to Steal women’s clothing

Stacy Alexander Stanley age 24 of McArthur St of Manchester was arrested by Manchester Officer Trey Adcock on Thursday for allegedly breaking into a home on McArthur Dr. Apparently the man was there to steal women’s clothing and the officer says Stanley admitted to him that his intent was to steal some female clothing items …

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Scam Alert

Another scam is working in Coffee County. Two white males are going into restaurants in the Manchester telling patrons that their truck was stolen. The two males have been seen wearing ADT grey shirts and some type of badge. Witnesses have stated the two men are driving a black car with Georgia tags. If you …

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Man Arrested for Two Murders in Cannon County

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Rutherford County man accused of killing two individuals and injuring a third in a Cannon County incident last weekend. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, TBI Special Agents began investigating an incident that occurred on January 14th on …

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New Fishing Pier added at Barton Springs

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has completed a new fishing pier on Normandy Lake. It is the first of its kind on the lake and will offer an excellent bank fishing opportunity. The pier is located in the Barton Springs Recreation area. Construction began in the fall of 2016 and was recently completed with the …

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Coffee Co. Fairest of the Fair winner competes at State Competition

Coffee County Fair’s 2016 Fairest of the Fair, Courtney Miller competed on Friday night in the Tennessee Association of Fair’s state beauty pageant. Miller had an outstanding night, finishing runner-up. The event was held at the Music City Sheraton in Nashville, TN. Congratulations to Courtney Miller on a job well done and representing Coffee County …

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Help for Livestock Producers

Coffee/Grundy County U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Charla Brannon reminds livestock producers who suffered grazing losses that occurred throughout 2016 due to drought or wildfire to report their losses and to enroll in the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) by Jan. 30, 2017. LFP provides compensation to eligible livestock …

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Beware of Mumps

Mumps, the illness many associate with childhood, can infect people of all ages and has been on the rise as some neglect to immunize themselves or their children. The Tennessee Department of Health is concerned about increases in mumps cases, including an ongoing outbreak in neighboring Arkansas which so far involves more than 2,400 suspected …

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Commissions and/or Committees openings in Manchester

Public Notice of Vacancy (ies) For Manchester Commissions and/or Committees Manchester Historic Zoning Commission is seeking a volunteer for appointment to fill a term until July 2020. The Historical Zoning Commission meets on the first Thursday, 4:30 p.m., of every month at Manchester City Hall. Persons applying for an appointment must be a resident or …

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Coffee Co. Schools Workshops, Screenings and Pre-Registration dates set

Coffee County Schools Kindergarten Readiness Parent Workshop Dates Feb. 1 New Union 12:00 – 1:00 Feb. 6 Hickerson 12:00 – 1:00 Feb. 7 East Coffee 12:00 -1:00 Feb. 8 Hillsboro 12:00 – 1:00 Feb. 9 North Coffee 12:00 – 1:00 Feb. 16 Deerfield 12:00 – 1:00 Pre-K Registration and 3 & 4 Year Old Screening …

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