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Local filmmaker’s project named must-see at Sundance Film Festival

Posted on February 4, 2015 at 11:00 am

Staff Writer John Coffelt   Getting a film screened at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival is an honor. In fact, only a reported 41 out of about 2,000 submissions make it onto a Sundance screen. Manchester native turned New York City filmmaker, Jesse Martinez edited “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon,” which   showed last Sunday at Sundance. The film is directed by Douglas Tirola auteur of

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  • Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons set to headline 14th annual Bonnaroo

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 6:30 am

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

      By Josh Peterson, editor The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival rolled out the lineup for the 14th edition of its popular festival Tuesday night through a unique social-media release. Regardless of how the lineup was released in comparison to years past the results were the same – a top-of-the-line lineup set to rock Manchester, Tenn. for four days and nights June 11-14. Topping the lineup card is Billy Joel,

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  • Finding 75 years of bluegrass history

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 11:36 am

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    Music pioneer Curly Seckler’s heir works to open local bluegrass museum   Staff Writer John Coffelt An unassuming house near Jiffy Burger hosts a visual history of the careers of one of bluegrass’s pioneers. Since local man Ray Seckler, himself something of a music insider, found the wealth of photos and memorabilia tucked away at his father, Curly Seckler’s Hendersonville house, the younger Seckler has been working to display the

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FRIGID TEMPS: Shelter to open Wednesday, Thursday in Coffee County

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 3:21 pm

With temperatures expected to dip below zero Wednesday night and be near zero against Thursday, the Manchester Fire Department has announced it will be opening a shelter for those without heat. The shelter will be open Wednesday and Thursday night at Coffee County Raider Academy (Formerly Coffee County Middle School) at 865 McMinnville Highway. The shelter will open at 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday afternoon and remain open through the

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  • Traveling Vietnam Wall to visit Winchester in May

    Posted on February 12, 2015 at 6:00 am

    Jeana Farrar

    The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall will be at the Winchester City Park Red Roof Pavilion from May 21 through May 26, 2015. The wall is a 3/5 scale depiction of the original in Washington D.C. and is six feet in height at the center with a span of 300 feet from one end to the other. The names of over 58,000 soldiers who were lost are inscribed on the wall.

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  • Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons set to headline 14th annual Bonnaroo

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 6:30 am

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

      By Josh Peterson, editor The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival rolled out the lineup for the 14th edition of its popular festival Tuesday night through a unique social-media release. Regardless of how the lineup was released in comparison to years past the results were the same – a top-of-the-line lineup set to rock Manchester, Tenn. for four days and nights June 11-14. Topping the lineup card is Billy Joel,

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