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Exit 111 patron passes away; low arrest numbers

A patron of the Exit 111 Festival passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, according to local authorities. The man is reportedly a resident of Kentucky. According to sheriff Chad Partin, the victim was transported to Unity Medical Center where he died. An autopsy will likely be conducted, according to Partin.  “We are saddened to learn of …

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New Safe at Home program now has partners in 60 counties, including Coffee Co.

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett is pleased to announce the Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program now has partners in nearly 60 counties in the state. Each of these partners has trained application assistants to guide participants through enrollment. “As we pause to remember Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we want all survivors to know …

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Monday is reception for new Tullahoma chief

The Tullahoma Board of Mayor and Aldermen invite the public to a reception to meet the new Tullahoma Police Chief, Jason Williams. The Reception is Monday, October 14 from 5-5:30 p.m. at City Hall in the Board Chambers. Light refreshments will be served. “I invite the community to the reception to meet and get to …

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Central High School to host 9th team up to tackle breast cancer event on Oct. 15

October 25th is the CHS FBLA 9th Annual Team Up to Tackle Breast Cancer event at the home football game versus Oakland at 7 p.m. Participants of the night’s activities will be sporting pink. Fans are encouraged to participate by purchasing the t-shirt designed for the event. Anyone wishing to purchase a shirt can contact …

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Coffee County Volleyball Captures District Title with Doubleheader Sweep on Thursday

Hosting the District 8AAA volleyball tournament on Thursday, the Coffee County Lady Raiders were looking for their 8th consecutive trip to the region tournament and their 2nd district title in the last 3 years.  A straight set win in the semifinals over Franklin County accomplished the first goal.  The Lady Raiders captured the second goal …

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Exit 111 Festival begins rocking Friday

Friday is the first day of the first ever Exit 111 Festival in Manchester! Music will begin at about 4 p.m. and five stages will be playing. The main stage will fire up music at 4:45 p.m. Main attractions for Friday night include Slayer, taking the stage at 8:30 and Lynyrd Skynyrd will play late …

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Man wanted in Coffee County captured in Franklin Co.

Thunder Radio News reported to you Thursday that authorities were searching for Eric Dewayne Hall after he fled from deputies Tuesday afternoon. Friday we can report that Hall was captured in Franklin County.  According to reports from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, deputies approached Hall because he was a wanted subject. Hall attempted to leave …

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Rotary recognizes Matthew McBride as Farmer of the Year

The Manchester Rotary Club recognized the Manchester Rotary Farmer of the Year Thursday – presenting the award to cattle farmer Matthew McBride.  McBride and his family farm nearly 500 acres in the Hoodoo community in Beech Grove. The McBride farm features around 250 cattle. You can actually by fresh beef from the McBride’s for better …

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Coffee County, Manchester schools partner to host mobile food pantry

Coffee County and Manchester City Schools are partnering together to host a Mobile Food Pantry for families in need on Friday, November 15th at First Baptist Church of Manchester. A Mobile Food Pantry is a large scale food distribution in which food items are delivered via Second Harvest Food Bank to a designated location for …

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MANCHESTER SCHOOL BOARD MEETING NOTICE | OCT 14, 2019

Manchester Board of Education Regular Board Meeting October 14, 2019 – 5:00 PM Administration Building MEETING AGENDA 1. Meeting Called to Order 1.1 Recognition of Visitors 1.2 Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance 1.3 Intent to Address the School Board 2. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS 2.1 Approval of September 17, 2019 Minutes 2.2 Additions/Deletions and Acceptance of …

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