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Manchester City employee tests positive for COVID-19

Manchester City employee tests positive for COVID-19

According to the City of Manchester, an employee who works at City Hall tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, May 29.  “Our staff, across all departments, took COVID-19 precautions very early on, and this is an example that anyone can be infected.” said Mayor Lonnie Norman. “The employee was last at work on May 26th, and following the Tennessee Pledge Guidelines had their temperature checked before entering the building. The employee was informed shortly after entering the building after the Memorial Day Holiday that a member withintheir household was symptomatic. As a result of the positive case, the small staff within that department, who had been working with the individual, have been...

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Three Coffee County Sheriff’s Department employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Three Coffee County Sheriff’s Department employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Coffee County Sheriff’s Department sent a notification Thursday that three employees of the department have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “On May 27, 2020 we were notified by a staff member that they have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus,” the department said in a release. “This is the first positive result we have had with our department by either staff or inmate. As of this date we have a total of 3 employees that have tested positive for Covid-19. These three employees share an apartment together. We have notified the remaining staff and have provided necessary information...

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Active COVID-19 cases in Coffee County dip to 18; state cases decline by over 300

Active COVID-19 cases in Coffee County dip to 18; state cases decline by over 300

As of 2 p.m. Thursday, there are now 21,679 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee. This includes 356 deaths and 1,689 hospitalizations. There are 14,632 cases classified as recovered, leaving 7,047 active cases in Tennessee. This is approximately 343 fewer active cases than the prior day. There have ben 415,989 total tests performed. In Coffee County, there are 68 confirmed cases of the virus with 50 reported recoveries, according to Tennessee Department of Health. This leaves Coffee County with 18 active cases, which is is three fewer cases than the prior day and six fewer cases than two days...

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Manchester schools applying to extend its after schools LEAPS program

Manchester schools applying to extend its after schools LEAPS program

The Manchester City School District is presently completing a grant renewal for the Lottery for Education Afterschool’s Program or LEAPS. In November 2002, Tennesseans voted to create a state lottery. The General Assembly established that profits from the lottery go toward specific educational programs: college scholarships, early childhood programs and afterschool programs. As provided under TCA 49-6-702, 100 percent of monies constituting an unclaimed prize shall be deposited into an afterschool account for the purpose of administering a system of competitive grants and technical assistance for eligible organizations providing afterschool educational programs within Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Education’s...

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Coffee County unemployment rate nears 20%

Coffee County unemployment rate nears 20%

Statistics released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development show a staggering increase in unemployment for each of Tennessee’s 95 counties in April as many businesses closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The unprecedented and historic spike in unemployment impacted some counties more drastically than others, but no area of Tennessee escaped the pandemic’s effect on the state’s workforce. In Coffee County, the unemployment rate hit 19.8 percent. This is up 16.4 points from 3.4 percent in March of 2020 and is up 17 full points from 2.8 percent in April of 2019. In...

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Coffee County Tullahoma Health Dept. adjusts testing hours

Coffee County Tullahoma Health Dept. adjusts testing hours

The Coffee County Tullahoma Health Department has established new COVID-19 assessment site hours for county residents that feel they need to be tested. Coffee County Tullahoma’s COVID-19 assessment site hours are now 8-11 a.m. Monday through Friday at the department location at 615 Wilson Ave. in Tullahoma.  Coffee County residents who have concerns that they may have symptoms of COVID-19 can contact their local health department for assessment and testing. Test results may be available within 72 hours, depending on the volume of tests that the testing lab receives. Coffee County residents can call the Coffee County Tullahoma Health...

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Active COVID-19 case count drops to 21 in Coffee County

Active COVID-19 case count drops to 21 in Coffee County

As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, there are now 21,306 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee. This includes 353 deaths and 1,647 hospitalizations. There are 13,916 cases classified as recovered, leaving 7,390 active cases in the state. This is about 231 fewer active cases than the previous day. There have been 409,630 total tests performed. This means that of all of those tested, about 5.2 percent are testing positive. In Coffee County, there remain 66 confirmed cases of the virus with 45 recoveries. This leaves 21 active cases here, which is three fewer cases than the previous day. There have...

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Manchester Rec Center to reopen nursery; skate park reopens

Manchester Rec Center to reopen nursery; skate park reopens

The Manchester Parks and Recreation Department continues to slowly open more aspects of the center as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning on Monday, June 1, the casual care nursery will open again with modifications. There will be a two-hour daily limit and no more than 10 children will be allowed in the youth wellness room at a time. There will also be a non contact thermometer for temperature checks prior to entering the building. Only children with a family membership pass will be able to use the nursery and wellness room. Also, the center’s racquetball courts opened...

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Birthdays and Anniversaries- May 29

Birthdays: Wendy Leroux Landon Baker- Pizza Winner! Bryliegh Summit Doris Davis Bobby Jones Eugene Warren Anniversaries: Mike & Wendy Leroux- 28 years- Flower Winners! Cake Winner: Tracie Bailey

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John David Warmbrod

John David Warmbrod, age 87, of Belvidere, TN, was welcomed into Heaven onWednesday, May 27, 2020, at his residence, spending his final days of thislife surrounded by his treasured family. Mr. Warmbrod was born in Belvidere, Tennessee on June 26, 1932, to the lateJohn Earl (Chick) and Mary Lou (Osborne) Warmbrod.  He graduated fromFranklin County …

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Manchester City employee tests positive for COVID-19

According to the City of Manchester, an employee who works at City Hall tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, May 29.  “Our staff, across all departments, took COVID-19 precautions very early on, and this is an example that anyone can be infected.” said Mayor Lonnie Norman. “The employee was last at work on May 26th, and following the Tennessee Pledge Guidelines had their temperature …

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Julie A Weaver

Julie A Weaver of Tullahoma passed this life on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 ather residence at the age of 58.  Graveside services are scheduled forSaturday, May 30, 2020 at 3 PM at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.   Visitationwill be from 5-8 PM on Friday, March 29, 2020 at Daves-Culbertson FuneralHome. Miss Weaver, a native of Grundy …

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