Home Damaged Because Of Grease Fire

Around 4:00pm Saturday afternoon a 911 call was received that there was a house fire in the North Coffee area of the county. The home is located at 281 Eaton Heights. When the North Coffee volunteer fire department arrived heavy smoke was coming from the home. North Coffee firemen made entry into the home where …

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Police Warning About Phone Scam

The Publisher’s Clearing House scam is back and Saturday the scammers were working the Manchester area. A man who calls himself Mike Robinson using the number 1-876-868-4362. He says he is with Publisher’s Clearing House and tells the potential victim that they have won something but you have to send them money to claim the …

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Over 35,000 Have Signed Up For Tennessee Promise

With the Nov. 1 deadline to apply approaching, the Tennessee Promise program could be on pace to perhaps double the state’s goal of applications. The Tennessean reports that more than 35,000 high school students have applied for the program, which offers free tuition at the state’s two-year community colleges and colleges of applied technology. The …

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3rd Annual Southern Tennessee Convoy of Hope Outreach Event Is Huge Success

Volunteers preparing to hand out tons of free food... Photo by Tiffany Clutter

On Saturday, the 3rd Annual Southern Tennessee Convoy of Hope Outreach Event took place at the Coffee County Fairgrounds in Manchester. 21 Churches came together with the Convoy of Hope to host this beneficial event for our community. The goal of this event is to help those in need by providing them with Hope and Love …

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Lady Raider Volleyball Claims District 8AAA Title

Seeking their first district title in volleyball since 2007, the CHS volleyball team looked to their seniors to lead them to victory…and the seniors came through in a big way on Thursday night.  The Lady Raiders swept Lawrence County in 3 sets in the semifinals before outlasting a tenacious Lincoln County team in the finals …

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Manchester Teen Facing Burglary Charges

A teenager is facing burglary charges after allegedly breaking into two out buildings in Manchester. According to a report by Manchester Officer Ernie Colvin, on Oct. 6 Ronald Salvage of Foxchase Road reported that someone entered his two out buildings. The locks were pried off and someone entered the building scattering items throughout the yard. …

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Lynchburg Accident Sends Three People To The Hospital

Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. on Highway 55 in Lynchburg. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 1997 Dodge pickup truck operated by Hazel Lamb 74, of Elora was turning off the Highway when her vehicle was struck by a 2000 Dodge Neon operated by Shannon …

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More On Warning To Area Residents From Sheriff Steve Graves

Sheriff Steve Graves has a warning for area residents. There have been several burglaries in the county in the last two weeks. According to the sheriff, thieves have been breaking into residences in the Normandy and Beech Grove areas and stealing money and jewelry. Meanwhile, thieves have also been stealing farming equipment in the Hillsboro …

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Two People In Tennessee Confirmed To Have The D68 Enterovirus

The Centers for Disease Control confirmed two cases of enterovirus D68 in Tennessee on Wednesday. According to the Tennessee Department of Health, one patient lives in west Tennessee and the other in east Tennessee. Both are young children who were hospitalized for their illnesses but have since been released and are at home doing well. …

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