Armed Robber Hits Again

For the second time in a week an area business was robbed at gunpoint. On Monday Tims Ford Liquor store on the Cowan Hwy in Winchester was held up. The person involved in the crime was described as being a black male holding a black handgun and he was wearing a black mask. The man …

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Two Republican State Senators Want To Repeal Common Core

Two Republican state senators have filed legislation to repeal the state’s Common Core standards. The measure would set up a so-called Tennessee Standards Commission that would recommend to the State Board of Education standards to be used in the state’s K-12 public schools. Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Dolores Gresham and Senate Government Operations Committee Chairman …

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Women’s Self-Defense Class At Manchester City Hall

The Manchester Police Department will be teaching a “Women’s Self-Defense Class” targeting Real Estate Agents in and around our community. Due to the number of assaults in recent years that have been aimed at real estate agents, police feel like this could be a “life-saving” course to provide. Instructors will be Manchester Police Department officers …

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Holiday Concert At Motlow

Motlow College’s Moore County campus will host its annual Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall’s Powers Auditorium.  For the first time in the event’s history, the concert will have a second show on Sunday, Dec. 7, starting at 2 p.m. The concert will feature the Motlow brass ensemble, the …

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Manchester Firemen Battle Saturday Morning Blaze

An electrical malfunction may have started the camper fire... Photos provided

Saturday Morning (11/15) at approximately 6:40am, Manchester Fire and Rescue responded to a camper trailer on fire. The location of the fire was the corner of Country Club Dr and the Murfreesboro Hwy. (Hwy 41). Upon arrival, fire crews found a 5th wheel style camper trailer on fire. The only occupant of the camper was …

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Manchester KOA Wins Awards

The Manchester, TN KOA Campground has been awarded the 2015 KOA President’s and Founder’s Awards by Kampgrounds of America Inc., the world’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds. The awards were presented Friday, November 14 at KOA’s Annual International Convention in Charleston, South Carolina. KOA is celebrating its 52nd Anniversary in 2014. The KOA President’s Awards …

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State Rep Wants More Regulations To The Abortion Law In Tennessee

On the heels of the most controversial issue of the recent election, there’s a plan to add more regulations to abortion in Tennessee. WSMV-TV reports a bill on the table will require any woman seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound before the procedure. The measure is modeled after a similar law in Texas. The …

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Fatal Crash In Cannon County

A Cannon County woman was killed Friday night in a one-vehicle crash on Short Mountain Road, just outside Woodbury. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 30 year old Charity Simons was driving westbound on Short Mountain Road when the vehicle went out of control, left the roadway and crashed into a utility …

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Motlow College May Hire More Faculty

A plan to offer free tuition to all Tennessee high school graduates has some higher-education institutions looking to hire more faculty. Gov. Bill Haslam announced the initiative as a way to help boost the number of Tennesseans with two- or four-year degrees to 55 percent, up from 33 percent now. The Daily News Journal reports …

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More Information On Last Week’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony In Manchester

Honorees at last weeks event... Photos by Tiffany Clutter

The 2014 Veteran’s Day Ceremony in Manchester was held last Tuesday on the Square and once again honored the men and women who have and are currently serving our country today. This ceremony included patriotic performances by the CCCHS Band & Choir, just to name a few. Country Superstar Naomi Judd also returned to last …

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