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Veterans Day set for 11 a.m. at CHS Monday

Today is Veterans Day. Join us at Thunder Radio in saying thank you to the thousands of veterans who live in and around our community for the great sacrifices they have made and continue to make for our great country. There is a veterans day program at 11 am Monday at the Central High School …

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Veterans Day parade set for 10 a.m. Saturday

The Coffee County Veterans Association (CCVA) will conduct the first ever Manchester Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 9th starting at 10 a.m.  with a very special parade line-up followed by a military veterans ceremony, and live music and entertainment directly following the parade.   The parade will begin at the Coffee County Red Raider Academy …

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County Commission looks to replace empty seat Tuesday

The Coffee County Commission is set to have a full meeting next Tuesday, November 12th at the Coffee County Administrative Plaza. One key item on the agenda will be filling the vacant seat for District 8, which was vacated earlier this summer when Emily Howes resigned after moving out of the district. The commission attempted …

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TPD releases October statistics

The Tullahoma Police Department released monthly statistics for October. According to TPD, the department answered 1,223 calls in the month, worked 50 traffic accidents and issued 252 citations – 130 fewer citations than the same month last year. The department made 75 arrests, down 50 from last year’s arrest total of 125 in October. The …

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H&R Block Student of the Week – Trey Elgouhary

Join us at Thunder Radio and the Manchester H&R Block and say congratulations to our student of the week – Trey Elgouhary.  Trey is a freshman student at Coffee County Raider Academy. He is the son of Erik Elgouhary and Julie Anderson. He was nominated by his teachers for his excellent attitude, attendance and desire …

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Suicide prevention meeting set for Thursday in Coffee County

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network and the Coffee County Mayor’s office will host a community meeting on suicide prevention at 6 p.m. Thursday, November 7. The meeting will be at Coffee County Administrative Plaza and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.  Suicide is the second leading cause of death for those age 10-24 in Tennessee. …

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Downtown street closure should end Thursday

A street closure on the Manchester downtown square of Fort Street at the intersection of Irwin St. has made navigating the square slightly more cumbersome. Don’t worry, the closure, which is for street repairs, is set to end by Thursday, November 7.

Coffee County government working to finalize ADA plan

Coffee County government could spend $370,000 to implement an ADA plan that will be in place to meet minimum requirements.  The County is required to have an ADA transition plan in place by no later than the end of 2019. The plan is to look at every building in the county to ensure all buildings …

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State sees highest ACT participation in history

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn announced a total of 63,829 students from Tennessee’s 2019 graduating class took the ACT, earning an average composite score of 20. This represents a 98 percent participation rate, which is an all-time high in the state. Of those students, 41.7 percent earned a score of 21 or higher, making them eligible …

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Tennessee 10th in country for fraud; gift card scams see 44% increase

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)’s Consumer Sentinel Network reports Tennesseans lost nearly $1 million – over $943,000 – through prepaid gift card scams in 2018, which is a 44 % increase compared to 2017 when scammers stole $653,709 from consumers. Tennessee actually ranks 10th in the country in fraud.  While family, friends, and co-workers may …

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