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Dennis Weaver foundation presents first scholarships to CHS athletes

Dennis Weaver foundation presents first scholarships to CHS athletes

The Dennis Weaver Foundation – properly know as the “Dream for Weave Foundation,” presented scholarships to six graduating Coffee County Central High School athletes at the school’s awards day last week. “This is our first year of operation and with COVID limiting our ability to raise funds, we are extremely pleased that we were able to make this happen,” said foundation president Rob Clutter. “This community has been overwhelming with donations – I know Weave would be so humbled.” Receiving scholarships in varying amounts that totaled $3,500 were Jaxon Vaughn, Clarissa Barrera, Lane Spry, Sydney Shipley, Jaden Talley and...

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City dedicates benches for late Mayor Norman, MPD Captain Patterson

City dedicates benches for late Mayor Norman, MPD Captain Patterson

Two benches behind the Manchester City Hall were dedicated to Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman and Manchester Police Department Captain Chris Patterson. The benches were unveiled during a ceremony on Friday, May 14, 2021. — Thunder Radio photo by Josh Peterson Dozens of law enforcement officers, family, friends and elected officials gathered at Manchester City Hall Friday, May 14, for a bench dedication. Memorial benches behind the city hall building were dedicated to the late Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman, who passed away on Oct. 12, 2020, and Manchester Police Department Chris Patterson, who passed away on Oct. 16, 2020. The...

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Multiple COVID-19 pop-up vaccination sites available in Coffee County this week

Multiple COVID-19 pop-up vaccination sites available in Coffee County this week

Those wishing to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Coffee County will have multiple opportunities to do so over the coming weeks. Monday Manchester Health Department 1:30-3:30 Tullahoma Health Department 4:30-6:30 Blast from the Past Nostalgia Mall 9:00-Noon Tuesday Manchester Health Department 3:30-6:30 Tullahoma Health Department 1:30-3:30 Summitville Volunteer Fire Department 3:00-6:00 Wednesday Manchester Health Department 9:00-11:00 Tullahoma Health Department 9:00-11:00 Southern Family Markets Building, Manchester 3:00-6:00 Thursday Manchester Health Department 9:00-11:00 Tullahoma Health Department 1:30-3:30 Southern Family Markets Building, Manchester 11:00-2:00 Spring Street Market 7:00-11:00 Friday Manchester Health Department 7:00-9:00 Tullahoma Health Department...

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Motlow summer application deadline is May 25

Motlow summer application deadline is May 25

Motlow State Community College recently announced it will be fully open and operational for the fall 2021 semester, resuming all student activities and on-campus support functions. However, the summer semester will continue to function primarily online, and summer campus visits are by prior approval or appointment. Motlow makes applying to college simple and free. More information can be found at mscc.edu/admissions/simple-and-free.html. The deadline to apply for summer semester classes is May 25. Go to www.mscc.edu/apply. Summer courses begin June 1, and will continue as in previous semesters, primarily online. Library access and student support functions, such as counseling and...

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Jason Aldean fans to descend on Manchester Friday, Saturday

Jason Aldean fans to descend on Manchester Friday, Saturday

The first ever “Concerts on the Farm” series will be this weekend in Manchester – featuring country music star Jason Aldean on May 14 and 15. The series marks a return of live music after the COVID-19 pandemic and will be held on the Bonnaroo Farm. Tickets to the Saturday, May 15 show are sold out. However, limited tickets remain available for May 14 and can be purchased by clicking here. The Concerts on the Farm series will continue with shows Memorial Day weekend with Billy Strings and Jon Pardi. The Avett Brothers will play over July 4 weekend....

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Tennessee begins COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-15 year-old’s

Tennessee begins COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-15 year-old’s

The Tennessee Department of Health announced on Thursday, May 13 that they will begin administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12-15 years. This is following the decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to recommend to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the Pfizer vaccine be made available to administer to children ages 12-15 years. The vaccine is safe and effective in preventing COVID-19. Prior to this decision, the Pfizer vaccine was only approved for individuals age 16 and above. “We have been anticipating this...

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H&R Block student of the week-Elyzabeth Zabel

H&R Block student of the week-Elyzabeth Zabel

Elyzabeth Zabel and Rosalyn PartinJoin us at Thunder Radio and Rosalyn Partin of the Manchester H&R Block and congratulate our student of the week – Elyzabeth Zabel. Elyzabeth is a 5th grader at Westwood Elementary School.  She is the daughter of Bryan and Julie Zabel. Her favorite subject is math. After school, she would like to grow up and be a teacher. During her free time, Elyzabeth enjoys walking her dogs – Cole, Ellie, Tiny and Bella.  All students of the week are selected for their work ethic and excellent attitudes in and out of the classroom.  Rosalyn Partin, owner of...

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CDC announces fully vaccinated people do not have to wear a mask

CDC announces fully vaccinated people do not have to wear a mask

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no longer need to wear masks or physically distance, indoors or outdoors in most circumstances, according to two sources familiar with the recommendations. A person is “fully vaccinated” two weeks after their last dose of the vaccine. Those two weeks give the immune system enough time to develop antibodies against the virus. According to the CDC, more than  35 percent of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated, and about 30 percent of the Tennessee population has been fully vaccinated. The new recommendation...

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Dennis Weaver foundation presents first scholarships to CHS athletes

The Dennis Weaver Foundation – properly know as the “Dream for Weave Foundation,” presented scholarships to six graduating Coffee County Central High School athletes at the school’s awards day last week. “This is our first year of operation and with COVID limiting our ability to raise funds, we are extremely pleased that we were able …

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City dedicates benches for late Mayor Norman, MPD Captain Patterson

Dozens of law enforcement officers, family, friends and elected officials gathered at Manchester City Hall Friday, May 14, for a bench dedication. Memorial benches behind the city hall building were dedicated to the late Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman, who passed away on Oct. 12, 2020, and Manchester Police Department Chris Patterson, who passed away on …

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Multiple COVID-19 pop-up vaccination sites available in Coffee County this week

Those wishing to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Coffee County will have multiple opportunities to do so over the coming weeks. Monday Manchester Health Department 1:30-3:30 Tullahoma Health Department 4:30-6:30 Blast from the Past Nostalgia Mall 9:00-Noon Tuesday Manchester Health Department 3:30-6:30 Tullahoma Health Department 1:30-3:30 Summitville Volunteer Fire Department 3:00-6:00 Wednesday Manchester Health Department 9:00-11:00 …

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Motlow summer application deadline is May 25

Motlow State Community College recently announced it will be fully open and operational for the fall 2021 semester, resuming all student activities and on-campus support functions. However, the summer semester will continue to function primarily online, and summer campus visits are by prior approval or appointment. Motlow makes applying to college simple and free. More …

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