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

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

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 6:30 am

  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

    Curly Seckler 4 (2)

    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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  • Manchester Christmas parade set for Saturday night

    Posted on December 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

    The Grinch walks down Murfreesboro Highway and greets children at the 2012 Manchester Christmas Parade.

    The annual Manchester Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. tonight (Saturday) The parade, themed “Christmas Candy Land,” was pushed back from its traditional Saturday after Thanksgiving this year to accommodate requests from those who are out of town during the Thanksgiving holiday. “We have had children from the schools whose parents are out of town during that time and it is a conflict,” explained Joy Ballard with the

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

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

Posted on January 14, 2015 at 6:30 am

  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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  • 3 THINGS: to look for at Monday’s school consolidation meeting

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 6:04 am

    Manchester City Schools

    Many are waiting with bated breath for Monday night’s (5:30 p.m., Jan. 12) informational meeting at Westwood Middle School that has been scheduled to discuss a possible consolidation of the Manchester City and Coffee County School systems. Officials expect hundreds of citizens and school employees from both systems to attend the meeting with questions lined up for Chattanooga-based attorney Scott Bennett, who the Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen views

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  • Meeting set to consider consolidation of Manchester, Coffee County schools

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Manchester City Schools

    A meeting of the Manchester Board of Mayor and Alderman (BOMA) set for 5:30 p.m. Monday to focus on the logistics and requirements of a school-system merger is expected to draw a crowd in the hundreds and will be held at Westwood Middle School’s Joel Vinson Gymnasium. The meeting will focus on the potential merger  of the Manchester City School system with the Coffee County School System. In attendance to

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