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Farmers Family Restaurant coming to Manchester

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 8:15 am

Manchester will soon be home to a new eatery. Farmers Family Restaurant will soon be locating to 95 Skinner Flat Road in Manchester, which is the former location of Shoneys. Farmers Family Restaurant has two other locations – in Columbia and Murfreesboro, Tenn. “We do have a lot of people who eat with us [at or Murfreesboro location] out of Tullahoma and Manchester,” said Billy Raynor, owner of the restaurant.

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  • fischer USA announces Manchester expansion; move will bring approximately 50 jobs

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 6:09 am


    PRESS RELEASE Roland Segroves, Chairman of the Industrial Board of Coffee County, jointly with Joe Franks, plant manager of fischer USA, are happy to announce expansion plans for fischer USA in Manchester. “Current business conditions make it necessary to expand our plant in Coffee County’s Industrial Park this year,” the business announced in a release issued by the industrial board this week. The expansion will consist of two separate construction

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  • Coffee County business owner charged with tax evasion

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    haddon motors

    The special investigations section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted an investigation that has led to the indictment and arrest of Coffee County business owner John Constantine, Sr. for alleged tax evasion and theft. Revenue Special Agents arrested Constantine in Manchester on Friday. Constantine owns and operates Haddon Motors at 3011 Hillsboro Highway in Manchester. On January 13, the Coffee County grand jury indicted Constantine on six Class E

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  • Manchester chamber hires new executive director

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 10:29 am

    terri hudson

    The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce has announced Terri Hudson as the new executive director of the chamber, according to a press release sent by the organization Tuesday. According to 2014 chamber president Carter Sain, “Terri’s Chamber of Commerce and not-for-profit experience impressed us immensely and will allow her to excel in this leadership role.” Hudson, who will be joining the chamber from Richmond, Ky., is expected to start work

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  • Statum named professional of year at Sherrill Pest Control

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    Dustin Statum

    Dustin Statum, a technician at Sherrill Pest Control, was recently named Sherrill’s professional of the year, according to Kevin Sherrill, operations manager. The award identifies, recognizes and rewards an employee that most exemplifies the characteristics of an ideal Sherrill team member throughout the year. The award-winner is chosen in a private vote by the company’s team members. “We have a rather lengthy list of characteristics that our professional of the

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  • Gov. Haslam announces insure Tennessee plan

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:37 am

    Gov. Bill Haslam

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam Monday unveiled his Insure Tennessee plan, a two-year pilot program to provide health care coverage to Tennesseans who currently don’t have access to health insurance or have limited options. The program rewards healthy behaviors, prepares members to transition to private coverage, promotes personal responsibility and incentivizes choosing preventative and routine care instead of unnecessary use of emergency rooms. The governor announced that he plans to call

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  • Lawsuits have governments in Coffee County tied up

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 5:30 am

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    By Josh Peterson, editor Two intra-government lawsuits inside Coffee County have been dismissed – for now – but others remain in various stages of limbo as local schools and governments battle over funds. In total, over the past five years local school systems and governments inside of Coffee County – including Manchester City, Manchester City Schools, Tullahoma City, Tullahoma City Schools, Coffee County and Coffee County Schools – have filed,

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