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Pictures of servicemen and women from the Coffee County area were on display at Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony. (Staff photo by John Coffelt)

Manchester Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen soldiers

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 4:14 pm

Members of the community joined local veterans groups to honor the nation’s fallen soldiers Monday during the annual Memorial Day ceremony on the Manchester downtown square. “We are gathered here today for the singular purpose of giving honor and respect to the men and women that gave all that they could have possibly given. Men and women who have died in the name of patriotism,” veteran Rev. Richard Ray, of

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  • Memorial Day ceremony set for 11 a.m. Monday

    Posted on May 25, 2015 at 8:03 am

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    There will be a Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday on the Coffee County Courthouse lawn. Inclement weather could dampen the ceremony, with a 60 percent chance of rain at 11 a.m. and a 65 percent chance of rain at noon, according to The Weather Channel. Event organizer Tim Brown said that he would still try to hold the event if light rain is in the area. “We have

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  • Coffee County Commission says ‘no’ to ticket scalping

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 7:47 am

    The infamous Bonnaroo arch is pictured here at night during the 2011 festival.   -Bonnaroo photo by Adam Macchia

    The Coffee County Commission passed a resolution Tuesday night (May 12) it claims is aimed primarily at addressing traffic and safety concerns around the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The resolution outlaws the public resale of event tickets and other forms of admission, such as access bracelets sold at Bonnaroo. The City of Manchester passed the same law last month, effective April 21. The resolution states that it shall

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  • Annual Parkpalooza set for Saturday at Rotary Park

    Posted on May 9, 2015 at 6:00 am

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    The Manchester Parks and Recreation annual Parkpalooza will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday (May 9) in Rotary Park (next to the recreation complex at 557 N. Woodland St.). Activities are planned through the morning and early afternoon, including a parade, live music, petting zoo, fitness trail and booths, Home Depot kids projects, inflatable exhibits, carnival games, GaGa tournament and a Zumbathon. Most of the events are

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  • Annual Parkpalooza set for Saturday at Rotary Park

    Posted on May 8, 2015 at 6:00 am

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    The Manchester Parks and Recreation annual Parkpalooza will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday (May 9) in Rotary Park (next to the recreation complex at 557 N. Woodland St.). Activities are planned through the morning and early afternoon, including a parade, live music, petting zoo, fitness trail and booths, Home Depot kids projects, inflatable exhibits, carnival games, GaGa tournament and a Zumbathon. Most of the events are

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  • Manchester Walgreens accepting food donations for vets; will provide health screenings, breakfast Saturday

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 2:08 pm

    The Manchester Walgreens store, 806 McArthur St., is currently accepting food donations for veter-ans that will be donated to the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter and The Fisher House in Murfreesboro. Pictured are Walgreens assistant manager Rebecca French and manager Trey Gooch. Donations will be accepted through Friday, May 1. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    The Manchester Walgreens, in conjunction with other Walgreens stores in the area, is participating in an event to benefit the local Veterans of Foreign Wars and The Fisher House of Murfreesboro that will culminate in an omelet breakfast and health screenings Saturday, May 2. Walgreens stores in Manchester, Tullahoma, Decherd and McMinnville currently have food drop boxes in their stores to donate to the organizations to be used throughout the

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  • Live Nation assumes controlling interest in Bonnaroo festival; also owns share of Bonnaroo property

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    The infamous Bonnaroo arch is pictured here at night during the 2011 festival.   -Bonnaroo photo by Adam Macchia

    Live Nation Entertainment and Bonnaroo’s founding partners, Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment, have announced the completion of a new partnership, through which Live Nation assumes a controlling interest in the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. “The addition of Bonnaroo builds on Live Nation Entertainment’s world leading festival portfolio of over 60 marquee festivals such as: Austin City Limits Music Festival, Lollapalooza, Reading, Leeds, T in the Park, Electric Daisy Carnival, 

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