New Jobs coming to Winchester

The Franklin County Commission has unanimously approved to allow Winchester’s Phoenix Boats to purchase 42 acres of “pad ready” land in the county’s Industrial Park. The commission agreed to sell the land for $147,000. The boat manufacturer already has a plant in Winchester. Phoenix Boats’ new building will be about 150,000 square feet in size. …

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Tennessee and other States Suing Obama Administration

Tennessee and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools. The lawsuit announced Wednesday also includes Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, Utah, Arizona and Georgia. The challenge follows a federal directive to U.S. schools this month to let transgender students use the …

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TDOT Suspends All Construction-Related Lane Closures

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning Friday at 12 noon through next Tuesday morning, May 31st. This is expected to provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists who will be traveling in the state during this Memorial Day weekend. TDOT Commissioner John Schroer said nearly …

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State Parks want you to use Heat-Treated Wood for Campfires

Beginning June 1, Tennessee State Parks will advise visitors to use certified heat-treated wood. The new policy aims to prevent or slow the introduction of exotic insects or diseases into parks that could otherwise threaten the health of trees and forests. Visitors who want to have a campfire can bring certified heat-treated firewood into a …

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Memorial Day Event on the Square in Manchester

The event begins at 11am, but if cannot attend in person Thunder Radio will be broadcasting the event live. AGENDA Opening by 3 Commanders (Legion, VFW, & DAV) Opening Prayer with Rev Rocky Whray (Legion Mbr) Post Colors Raised by Sheriff’s Honor Guard, National Anthem (duet by Karen Wainwright and Langdon Spangler) Introduction of Stage …

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Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth, and Heart, Are

Financial adviser Peter Krull has been in the business for 18 years, and for the last 12, he’s specialized exclusively in green and socially conscious investments for his clients. Krull was an early adopter of a growing trend – people wanting to ensure their money isn’t funding companies where strategies and business practices run counter …

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Bojangles’ to Open Manchester Location on Tuesday, May 31

It’s Bo Time in Manchester! The new restaurant is opening on Tuesday, May 31, with plenty of special offers for customers throughout the day. Offers include: o Free Bo-Berry biscuit with any purchase from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. o Free 22 oz. Legendary Iced Tea with any purchase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. …

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Process Starts Again– Director of Schools needed in Manchester

It’s back to drawing board for the Manchester City School Board. This week the board withdrew its offer to Dr. Don McPherson for the director of schools position. Chairman of the Board Mike Lewis has stated that apparently McPherson had received another job offer. The school board is hoping to fill the job opening by …

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Man Arrested after allegedly attempting to enter Contraband into the Coffee Co. Jail

Justin Blake Lee age 21 of Brookhollow Circle in Manchester was arrested Tuesday night by Coffee County Deputy Harmon Campbell. Lee was charged with; Criminal trespass, contraband in a penal institution, schedule II drug violations and resisting stop, halt, frisk, arrest or search (non-violent). While on a routine perimeter check of the Coffee County Jail …

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Manchester Man Charged for 11th time Driving on a Revoked License

For time number 11, Bryan Colby Lane has been arrested and charged with Driving on a Revoked License. The Manchester man was pulled over on South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro. Lane was pulled over for a light law violation. During the stop police asked to search the vehicle, that was owned by passenger Nadia Berkman. …

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