Manchester City board of Mayor and Aldermen special work session

There will be a BOMA Special Call Budget Work Session Wednesday, March 27th, 2019, at 5 pm.

Coffee County Government MEETINGS THE WEEK OF MARCH 25, 2019

MEETINGS THE WEEK OF MARCH 25, 2019 Monday, March 25 5:00 p.m. – Legislative Committee Tuesday, March 26 4:00 p.m. – Planning Commission 5:00 p.m. – Health, Welfare & Recreation Committee Thursday, March 28 4:30 p.m. – Law Enforcement Committee


Manchester Police is looking for a wanted man by the name of Randall “Randy” Patrick Curtis. Curtis has numerous warrants for burglary and theft of property. Curtis could possibly be armed so do not approach if you see him. The vehicle shown in the picture is what Curtis might be driving. If you have any …

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Gov. Lee asks President Trump for Major Disaster Declaration in Coffee Co. and Other Locations

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has officially asked President Donald Trump to make a Major Disaster Declaration so that 58 counties, including several in our area, can get federal help after last month’s severe storms & flooding. On February 6, heavy rain, major flooding, and severe storms began in the state. According to Tennessee Emergency Management …

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Coffee County Government Receives Clean Audit

Only 12 of the 90 Tennessee counties audited by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office received a clean audit report in fiscal year 2018. The 12 counties included Coffee County. Other counties listed as clean were, Blount, Fayette, Franklin, Gibson, Lincoln, Loudon, Marshall, Meigs, Putnam, Roane, and Sevier. These annual audits were completed without any findings. Auditors …

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Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Identify Burglary Suspect

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office reports vehicle burglaries recently occurred at Curl Construction. As a result, the Criminal Investigations Division was able to identify John Pickelsimer as the person responsible. Pickelsimer is currently in custody in another jail and will be charged with 4 counts of burglary and two counts of theft of property over …

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Tennessee Unemployment Hits Record Low

The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February according to data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The seasonally adjusted rate of 3.2 percent is 0.1 of a percentage point lower than the previous historic low. Tennessee reached its previous record low unemployment rate …

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Powerball Jackpot continues to Grow

The Powerball jackpot continues inching toward $1 billion as no one won the jackpot Saturday night. The next drawing on Wednesday will be worth an estimated $750 million. The latest numbers drawn for the jackpot were 24-25-52-60-66 with a Powerball of 5. The winner would have officially won $638.8 million, the biggest jackpot of the …

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Bark-aroo Park Opens

The new dog park opened in Manchester on Saturday. It was a beautiful day for dogs and people to celebrate the officially named Bark-aroo Dog Park. The Manchester Recreation Department says the park, which is fenced in, is located on Waite St near the new soccer complex. The park is open from dawn to dusk …

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UPDATE!–Home Invasion and Car Break-Ins in Coffee County

Overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning there was a home invasion and at least 3 car break-ins in the Bob Meadows/Harpo Road area of Coffee County. Sheriff Chad Partin told WMSR News that one suspect, Tyler Uselton, was brought into custody by deputies and the second suspect is now in a secure location. The sheriff went …

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