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Manchester doctor sentenced to probation, fine

Manchester doctor Harrison Yang, who was indicted in April of this year with fraud violation in relation to healthcare and overprescribing, has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay a fine.  Yang, a cardiologist, will serve three years of probation and pay a $9,500 fine, according to the Chattanoogan.  Prosecutors described Yang as a …

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Tennessee THP celebrates 90 years of service

Tennessee Highway Patrol celebrated its 90th anniversary of serving the state Saturday by celebration the graduation of 37 trooper cadets, who earned their badges in a graduation ceremony at Hermitage Hills Baptist Church in Nashville. Governor Bill Lee served as the keynote speaker. 

Gas prices fall 3 cents in last week

Gas prices across the state are basically the same as last week with a slight, 3-cents drop on average as prices now stand at $2.29 per gallon of regular unleaded as of Sunday, Dec. 15. That price is four cents cheaper than the same time last month and experts predict that prices will continue to …

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Record amount of Tennesseans expected to travel this holiday season

More Americans than ever on record will travel this holiday season – about 115.6 million to be exact, according to AAA. That includes 2.76 million Tennesseans. The most ever on record.  Friday night is the annual Manchester downtown stroll. You can shop extended hours and eat at restaurants in downtown mnahceste from 5-8 p.m. there …

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Downtown stroll set for Friday night

Friday night is the annual Manchester Downtown Stroll – it takes place from 5-8 p.m. You can enjoy extended hours at local shops and restaurants in historic downtown Manchester, as well as horse carriage rides. If you plan to enjoy a carriage ride around the downtown square, there is no price, but you are asked …

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H&R Block Student of the Week – Bella Van Zanbergen

Join us at Thunder Radio and Rosalyn Partin at the H&R Block of Manchester and say congratulations to our student of the week – Bella Van Zanbergen. Bella is a fifth-grade student at Westwood Elementary School. She is in Mrs. Jamie Morgan’s class, and is the daughter of Nick and Kenya Van Zanbergen.  Bella enjoys …

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Hillsboro Elementary School opens ‘Tiger’s Table Food Pantry’

Hillsboro Elementary School Students, Colton Fischer and Arianna Freeze, along with staff, helped members of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee cut the ribbon to the school’s new “Tiger’s Table School Pantry.” Second Harvest’s School Pantry program helps students and families in need with food assistance but otherwise don’t have access to area food …

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Advocates pushing for federal job guarantee

By Nadia Ramlagan, Tennessee Public News Service The effort to enact a federal job-guarantee policy is gaining momentum politically, as more groups, legislators and individuals call for livable wages and economic security for families. Comments from Sarah Treuhaft (pronounced true-haft), managing director at PolicyLink. Some advocates are pushing for what they call a federal job …

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Love’s Truck Stop still in the works for 117

Curious about what happened to the Love’s Truck Stop development that was to come to Coffee County off of Interstate-24 Exit 117? Well, it is still in the works as developers have submitted an application with the US Army Corps of Engineers regarding construction of the facility. The application is in regards to impacted wetlands. …

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Chamber has ‘shop local’ game for Christmas

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce is really working hard to keep shoppers spending money at local shops and restaurants this holiday season.  With less than two weeks before Christmas, the chamber and Thunder Radio encourages you to shop local for those last minute gifts. While shopping at local stores and eating at local restaurants, …

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