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Safe on the Square trick or treating set for today

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 8:45 am

The annual “Safe on the Square” trick-or-treating event returns to downtown Manchester from 2:30-5 p.m. Friday. Due to construction and weather the event was moved to the Manchester Recreation Center last year but the completion of the downtown construction project returns the event to downtown. According to Joyce Prusak with the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center, which organizes the event, 85 businesses have signed up to participate. “Of those, 38

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  • Flying with history on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Staff Writer John Coffelt  Pilots for Liberty Foundation warm the engines of the Memphis Belle, a late-war Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress made to look like the famed F-model Memphis Belle that was touted by the government as the historic crew to complete 25 missions. Without the roar of the four 1,200-horsepower Wright R-1820-97 rotary engines, it’s already a breezy day at the Collegedale Municipal Airport, but undeterred, one man stands

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  • Annual Sportsmen and Businessmen Charitable Organization event set for Saturday

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 7:16 pm

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    The 31st annual Sportsmen and Businessmen’s Charitable Organization (SBCO) event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. “This is something that started when I was 9 and had very little to do with it and it has grown to where the community now relies on it and benefits from it,” said Carter Sain with SBCO. “It’s has been valuable to the community.” The event

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halloween

Safe on the Square trick or treating set for today

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 8:45 am

The annual “Safe on the Square” trick-or-treating event returns to downtown Manchester from 2:30-5 p.m. Friday. Due to construction and weather the event was moved to the Manchester Recreation Center last year but the completion of the downtown construction project returns the event to downtown. According to Joyce Prusak with the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center, which organizes the event, 85 businesses have signed up to participate. “Of those, 38

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  • Annual Sportsmen and Businessmen Charitable Organization event set for Saturday

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    sbco

    The 31st annual Sportsmen and Businessmen’s Charitable Organization (SBCO) event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. “This is something that started when I was 9 and had very little to do with it and it has grown to where the community now relies on it and benefits from it,” said Carter Sain with SBCO. “It’s has been valuable to the community.” The event

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  • Coffee County first responders, hospitals conduct training to handle Ebola

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    During a training exercise Monday, Coffee County EMS workers Mistie Clark, right, and Kellee Bergman (left) wear hazmat suits into a home on Waite Street in Manchester. The  goal of the exercise was to extract a “female patient” exhibiting signs of ebola inside the home and transport her to United Regional Medical Center. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    By Josh Peterson, editor Ebola, the viral disease now of international concern, has also become a local topic with programs and joint training sessions designed to meet emergency situations. A briefing on the disease was held Thursday at Tullahoma High School and training exercises were held at United Regional Medical Center (URMC) and Harton Regional Medical Center Monday. Training is scheduled for Nov. 4 at Medical Center of Manchester The

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