Coffee County Government MEETINGS THE WEEK OF JULY 22, 2019

MEETINGS THE WEEK OF JULY 22, 2019 Monday, July 22 5:00 p.m. – Legislative Committee Tuesday, July 23 4:00 p.m. – Planning Commission 5:00 p.m. – Health, Welfare & Recreation Committee Thursday, July 24 5:00 p.m. – Rural Roads & Bridges Committee


COFFEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION 1343 McArthur Street Manchester, Tennessee 37355 Telephone: 931-723-5150 Facsimile: 931-723-8285 TO: All Board Members FROM: Brett Henley, Chairman SUBJECT: Work Session / Special Called Meeting DATE: July 22, 2019 TIME: 4:30 p.m. PLACE: Coffee County Board of Education WORK SESSION AGENDA I. North Coffee Bids SPECIAL CALLED MEETING AGENDA I. …

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Rutherford Co. man allegedly shoots neighbor after argument

A Rutherford County man is in trouble after allegedly shooting his neighbor after the two got into an argument.  The Daily News Journal reports that Larry Dale Pitts, age 57, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. The report states that Pitt threatened to kill his neighbor and his family after the two to into …

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Rec Center has openings for after school program

The Manchester Recreation Center is offering an after school program and signups are underway. This is Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m. and the rec center will offer pickup from city  schools. Snacks will be provided and swimming will be an activity every Friday, along with homework and reading help. Price is $40 weekly and there …

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Several openings for Manchester citizen committees

If you live in the city limits of Manchester and want to serve on a volunteer board, there are open positions within the city of Manchester.  Manchester Historic and Zoning Commission is seeking volunteers to fill a term through September of 2024. The commission meets at 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month …

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Heat advisory issued for Coffee County Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in Coffee County today (July 19) from noon until 7 p.m. Heat Index is expected to be near 100 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service.  The National Weather Service recommends rescheduling outside time and keeping any strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Wear …

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Police trying to identify remains found in Beech Grove; one in custody

Human remains have been discovered in the Beech Grove area of Coffee County.   According to Coffee County District Attorney General Craig Northcott, human skeletal remains were discovered in Beech Grove off of Cole Ridge Rd. at approximately 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 and a joint investigation is underway involving the Manchester Police Department and …

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Rutherford Co. Mayor Ketron’s company searched by Murfreesboro police

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron’s Insurance company in Murfreesboro was being searched by officer’s of the Murfreesboro Police Department as part of an investigation related to insurance fraud involving the business Wednesday.  Kelsey Ketron, a Tennessee Republican Party official and the daughter of Mayor Ketron, has been accused of fraud in cases related to Ketron’s insurance …

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9,000 mentors needed for Tennessee Promise (Find out how you can volunteer)

Applicants for the Tennessee Promise from the class of 2020 will all need sponsors and tnAchieves has started its effort to recruit 9,000 volunteer mentors.  Nearly 64,000 students from the class of 2019 applied for the scholarship, which has a universal acceptance policy. Program administrators are expecting more in the class of 2020.  Mentors are …

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Grundy Co. fugitive caught Tuesday in Sequatchie County after 3 years on run

A former Grundy County resident was arrested by an FBI SWAT team and US Marshals Tuesday evening after three years on the run as a fugitive.  Knoxville, Chattanooga and Tullahoma FBI Agents, along with U.S. Marshals located 53-year-old Vincent Garner at a mobile home in rural Sequatchie County Tuesday evening. He was taken into custody …

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