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Walgreens, senior center team up for senior-grandchild dance

Posted on March 13, 2015 at 11:22 am

Manchester Walgreens and the Coffee County Senior Center are teaming up to host a dance for seniors and their children from 6-8 p.m. Friday night. Tickets are $2 and will be available at the door of the senior center, located at 603 Woodbury Highway in Manchester. The dance is designed for seniors and their grandchildren, great-grandchildren and/or other young relatives. “We saw this as an opportunity to raise money for

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  • Westwood Middle to hold second STEM night

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 10:54 am

    Staff Writer John Coffelt   Westwood Middle School will hold its second annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics night from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday. Westwood principal Chad Fletcher explained to the Manchester Board of Education Monday, “It’s a great night; we had a terrific turnout last year. It’s an opportunity to show students opportunities that STEM brings: careers and future opportunities that may present themselves in [the field].” Westwood science teacher

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

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 11:00 am

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    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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Walgreens, senior center team up for senior-grandchild dance

Posted on March 13, 2015 at 11:22 am

Manchester Walgreens and the Coffee County Senior Center are teaming up to host a dance for seniors and their children from 6-8 p.m. Friday night. Tickets are $2 and will be available at the door of the senior center, located at 603 Woodbury Highway in Manchester. The dance is designed for seniors and their grandchildren, great-grandchildren and/or other young relatives. “We saw this as an opportunity to raise money for

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

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 3:21 pm

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    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

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    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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