Saturday Morning Fire Damages Manchester Apartment Complex

Around 8:05am Saturday morning Manchester Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a structure fire at Continental Apartments on Skinner Flat Road. Fire personnel responded to the scene and discovered a fire in the first floor apartment on the south end of the G Apartment building. Fire crews made an attack on the fire and discovered that the …

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3rd Scam Alert this week

It has come to the attention of Duck River Electric Membership that one of their members has been contacted by someone claiming to represent DREMC soliciting this member to sign up for bank draft. DREMC does not telemarket this service. If you are interested in signing up for bank draft, please contact your local office. …

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Vandals Hit Moore County Church

The Moore County Sheriff Department is requesting help in solving a vandalism case that involves the Friendship Methodist Church on Highway 129. The Moore County Sheriff Department is asking if any one may have seen a large truck or trailer with large piece of equipment on it in the church parking lot on the night …

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Flu Cases on the Rise

The number of flu cases are on the rise in Middle Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Health, over the past week more than 7,000 people have been treated for the flu at clinics across the state. That number is up more than 1,000 from the first week of January. The department of health …

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Gas Prices Falling

Gas prices have inched lower for nearly two consecutive weeks. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has declined for 12 days straight in Tennessee. During this streak, the average price has dropped 3 cents in Tennessee. “Gas prices are taking their seasonal downward turn,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto …

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Black History luncheon to be held at Arnold Lakeside Center

The African American Heritage Committee will hold a Black History luncheon Feb. 16, 12 p.m., at the Arnold Lakeside Center where they will reflect on the 2017 Black History theme, The Crisis of Black Education. The 2017 theme, established by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, focuses on the crucial …

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Like to play Cornhole? World Championship in July

Cornhole, a game made popular in backyards and at football tailgate parties, is holding its world championships in Kentucky this summer. The Messenger-Inquirer in Owensboro, KY reports the American Cornhole Organization will hold the title event in Owensboro from July 26 to 30. The world championships were held in Knoxville, Tennessee, the past two years …

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Drug Bust occurs outside Manchester Eatery

On Sunday Coffee County deputies had stopped for lunch at the McDonald’s on the Hillsboro Highway. Upon exiting his car, Corporal Harmon Campbell said he smelled a very strong odor of marijuana nearby. A male subject was in the front seat passenger seat of the vehicle where the odor was detected. When the officer walked …

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Law Enforcement continues search for Jeremiah James Vandagriff

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help. Authorities are still searching for Jeremiah James Vandagriff age 33. His last known address was West Toliver Lake Road in Manchester. Vandagriff is 6’3” 220lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes. The man is wanted in connection for burglaries in Coffee County. Items allegedly …

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Renter SCAM hits Manchester

Manchester Police is warning potential home renters of a scam that is looking for victims. According to Investigator Jackie Matheny, someone is taking rental postings on the Zillow real estate website and re-posting them on Craigslist. The scammer is asking for money be sent to them for the listing so the person can rent the …

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