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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1/20/17—H&R Block Student of the Week Jeffrey Hale

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Jeffrey Daniel Hale!!! Jeffrey, the son of Will and Crystal Hale, is a fifth grader at Westwood Elementary School. Jeffrey was chosen to be honored because “he is very well rounded and a great representative of the FISH philosophy that the fifth grade uses. Jeffrey is always there for …

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Man Wanted by Coffee County Authorities

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help. Authorities are 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 on a warrant for burglary in Coffee County. Vandagriff could …

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Tullahoma woman accused of Stealing Prescription Medication

Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a Tullahoma woman accused of stealing prescription medication from a patient in her care. After receiving information from the Tennessee Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services Unit, Agents began investigating LaShawnda Ann Taylor of Tullahoma on April …

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County to be reimbursed for Jail Building Problem

Coffee County is about to become $218,000 richer. The county will get reimbursed for expenses related to a problem with the smoke evacuation system of the new county jail. The construction of the jail building began in December 2012. The problem with the smoke evacuation system was identified by the State Fire Marshal’s Office after …

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Emergency Crews respond to House Fire in Wartrace

Coffee County Deputy Joey Ricco responded to a call around 4am Tuesday at 1344 French Brantley Road in Wartrace due to a structure fire. Once he arrived on scene, Ricco noticed that the whole house was engulfed in flames along with the yard and the swimming pool. He then was able to make contact with …

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New Apartment Complex closer to Reality

A new apartment complex in Manchester is one step closer to reality after Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently voted 4-1 on a third and final vote to rezone the property at the end of Truckers Lane to accommodate apartments, with Alderman Chris Elam the only no vote. Rent for a two-bedroom apartment in …

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