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Four days remain to visit Manchester Trees of Christmas display

Four days remain to visit Manchester Trees of Christmas display

Manchester Parks and Recreation Department presents 2021 Trees of Christmas – themed “Christmas Through the Years.”  This event will return this year for its 45th Anniversary. The display will run Monday, November 29 – Sunday, December 5. The display will be open Monday from 12-6pm, Tuesday through Friday from 9am-1pm and 3-6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon – 5pm.The Christmas Tree is one of the world’s most beautiful and expressive holiday themes.  View decorated trees at this delightful holiday event. The theme “Christmas Through the Years” lends itself for one to imagine how Christmas was (or will be)...

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Free pictures with Santa at Southland Pharmacy this Saturday

Free pictures with Santa at Southland Pharmacy this Saturday

Santa Clause is coming to town this Saturday, Dec. 4, and everyone is welcome to come visit and have your photo taken. Southland Pharmacy, 482 Interstate Drive (across from Unity Medical Center) will be welcoming Santa from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and have a professional photo taken – free of charge. Digital copies of each photo will be...

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New mural going up in Coffee County

New mural going up in Coffee County

This week, Tullahoma residents will see a new mural pop up in the downtown corridor. Last summer, nonprofit DMA-events applied for and received an Arts Build Communities grant through the Tennessee Arts Commission on behalf of the Coffee County Literacy Council. Ascend Federal Credit Union stepped in to provide the additional funding needed to move the project forward. “Ascend has always had such a big presence in this community and does a lot of good for so many local organizations,” says DMA-events President Kristin Luna, a Tullahoma native. “We’re thrilled to team up with the company on this positive...

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Coffee County Sheriff revoked video review access for Manchester, Tullahoma police after Amacher incident

Coffee County Sheriff revoked video review access for Manchester, Tullahoma police after Amacher incident

(This story contains language that may be considered by some to be racially sensitive. Discretion is advised). Coffee County Sheriff Chad Partin revoked privileges for Manchester Police Department and Tullahoma Police Department to remotely view video visitations at the Coffee County Jail after an investigator with MPD and an assistant district attorney allegedly posted snippets of visitation video to social media. The incident, which occurred in March, has led to a lawsuit filed by Jenna Amacher that is seeking $1.5 million in damages from the City of Manchester, MPD investigator Trey Adcock and Coffee County Assistant District Attorney Jennifer...

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Trees of Christmas continues through this week

Trees of Christmas continues through this week

Manchester Parks and Recreation Department presents 2021 Trees of Christmas – themed “Christmas Through the Years.”  This event will return this year for its 45th Anniversary. The display will run Monday, November 29 – Sunday, December 5. The display will be open Monday from 12-6pm, Tuesday through Friday from 9am-1pm and 3-6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon – 5pm.The Christmas Tree is one of the world’s most beautiful and expressive holiday themes.  View decorated trees at this delightful holiday event. The theme “Christmas Through the Years” lends itself for one to imagine how Christmas was (or will be)...

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Woodbury, Tullahoma Christmas parades are this weekend

Woodbury, Tullahoma Christmas parades are this weekend

If the Manchester Christmas Parade this past Saturday didn’t give you enough holiday cheer, you can catch a pair of Christmas parades taking place nearby this weekend. This coming Saturday, December 4th is the day for the Woodbury Christmas Parade. The parade is a community project of the Woodbury Lions Club. Parade entries will assemble at 11am and the parade will begin at Noon in nearby Cannon County. The parade will start on Adams Street, head down Highway 70 and then to Highway 53 and eventually to College Street in Woodbury. Meanwhile, the 65th annual Tullahoma Christmas Parade will...

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TAX TIPS: Year end tax strategies

TAX TIPS: Year end tax strategies

By Rosalyn Partin, Manchester H&R Block As we approach the end of 2021, there are some year-end tax moves that may help you save on your tax return. This article highlights some of the strategies you may want to consider. Individuals who make qualifying charitable contributions before the end of 2021 will be able to deduct $300 ($600 for the Married Filing Jointly filing status) on their tax return. This deduction can be taken even if you use the standard deduction. Bunching personal expenses that qualify as itemized deductions can also be a good strategy. Since individuals deduct expenses...

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A look at area gas prices this week: Nov. 29

A look at area gas prices this week: Nov. 29

Crude oil prices initially tumbled more than $10 to $68 a barrel on Friday after news of the Omicron COVID-19 variant broke. Meanwhile, consumers caught a little break as the national average price for a gallon of gas dropped to $3.39, down a penny since last week. “It’s too soon to tell if fears of a global economic slowdown caused by the Omicron variant will push oil prices lower for the long term,” said Andrew Gross, AAA spokesperson. “But for now, the upward pricing pressure due to tightened supply and high demand seems to have abated, and that will...

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