Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Offers More Help

The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network is working to reach more people who might be in the middle of a crisis and thinking of hurting themselves. They’re partnering with the crisis text line to offer a free text-messaging support line, which would be available 24 hours a day. Anyone who needs help can text TN to …

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Accused Killer in Court

Accused killer Connie Sanders King will be in court Wednesday afternoon after being arrested last Thursday night. Mrs King and her husband Troy King were charged with the Nov. 13, 2012 murder of Thomas Colucci of Manchester at a residence they shared in the Pocahontas Road area of Manchester. After the murder and while investigators …

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Unity Announces New Partnership

Unity Medical Center is extremely excited to announce its partnership with Concord Medical Group, PLLC to provide Hospitalist care for their facility in Manchester, TN.  This new contract highlights UMC’s commitment to providing the highest quality care for their patients by implementing creative new solutions in their Manchester, TN facility. The partnership with Concord will …

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Gas Prices on the Rise

Prices at the pump rose slightly this past week. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.27, up nearly a penny from last week, down 8 cents from a month ago and an increase of 58 cents over last year.
AAA spokesman Josh Carrasco said low demand is keeping downward pressure …

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Manchester PD Officer Receives VFW’s Tennessee Officer of the Year

  Daniel Ray was born and raised in Coffee County. He attended Coffee County schools. He served in the United States Army for eight years from 1998 to 2006. Upon completing his military service, he served the community as a deputy with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department from 2006 to 2014. In 2014, he transitioned …

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Major Arrested in Grundy County

Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott on Monday announced that Major Stacy Williams has been placed on discretionary leave and relieved of his official duties due to an incident that took place on Sunday, February 12 in Grundy County. Williams, 47, will remain on discretionary leave with pay pending an investigation into allegations of conduct …

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Local Woman Receives Governor’s Volunteer Star Award

Every year, Volunteer Tennessee recognizes volunteers from across the state for their service to their communities with the Governor’s Volunteer Star Awards. This year, Coffee County was represented by Bonnie Watts. Watt’s was honored for her countless hours of service to the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center. Back in 2002, Bonnie brought the idea of …

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Marion County woman Arrested for Embezzlement

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a South Pittsburg woman charged with stealing from her employer. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, in April 2016, TBI Special Agents began investigating an allegation that a former employee of Sequatchie …

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Coffee County School News

The Coffee County school system has announced their “Teachers of the Year.” Congratulations to the following educators: PK-4 – Shannon Reynolds (East Coffee), Grades 5-8 -Todd Reinholtz (Hickerson) and Grades 9-12 – Jonathan Higdon (CCCHS). Coffee County Central High School faculty and staff select six young men and six ladies each year as Outstanding Seniors. …

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Decherd Woman facing Several Charges in Coffee County

On Saturday night Coffee County Deputy Blake Simmons pulled a female subject over for a traffic violation on Fox Chase Rd. The arrest warrant says that upon making contact with the female, Simmons says that there was a very strong odor of possibly marijuana coming from the vehicle. According to the warrant, the deputy asked …

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