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Posted on October 2, 2013 at 9:11 am

Can We Stop Meth? Approximately 25 years ago, in this general area, meth was born.We read about meth labs and drug busts on a weekly basis in the Tullahoma News, Manchester Times and other local papers. I served on a Coffee County grand jury in 1999 and we heard nearly 200 cases with 75% of those being meth related. Back then meth was made like it is today but on

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  • Vintage Campers Gather in Pelham

    Posted on April 17, 2013 at 2:09 pm

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    Vintage Campers to Celebrate Opening of Blue Moon Campground Pelham, TN, April 16, 2013 – On April 26, more than a dozen vintage campers will arrive in Pelham to celebrate the opening of Harry and Ollie’s Blue Moon Campground. Scheduled to coincide with the Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburgh, the caravan of campers belong to members of Sisters on the Fly (SOTF)—a women’s travel and adventure group. SOTF members practice

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  • Rickett named ‘Count On Me’ student of the week

    Posted on December 18, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    Alivia Rickett

    The 7th Grade teaches at Coffee County Middle School are proud to announce that Alivia Rickett has been chosen as their “Count on ME” student of the week. Alivia is the daughter of Judy and Nathan Rickett. Alivia is very family oriented and enjoys time with her family. Alivia was nominated as the “Count on Me” student of the week by Mrs. Lana Creek. Mrs. Creek stated, “Alivia is a

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  • CCMS “Count on Me”

    Posted on November 30, 2012 at 12:38 pm

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    The 7th Grade teachers at Coffee County Middle School are proud to announce that Lauren Tomberlin has been chosen as their “Count on ME” student of the week. Lauren is the daughter of Brandon and Angie Tomberlin. Spending time with family and friends are important in Lauren’s life and she spends as much time as she can with family. Lauren has a passion animals and softball. She loves to be

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  • Little Hands are Making a Difference in Coffee County

    Posted on August 23, 2012 at 9:36 am

    It is never too early to make a difference in your surrounding community; the local kids who make up the cast of Help Out Inc.’s “Robin Hood: A Musical Theater Production” are living proof. The same 17 kids are going to take what they have learned over the past 6 weeks into the Coffee County School’s local aftercare program in order to perform and share their hard work and morals

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  • Winchester to hold annual Crockett Festival

    Posted on August 15, 2012 at 4:49 pm

      Mary (Polly) Crockett A Legend in Her Own Right By Steve Pearson The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce invites you to come take a step back in time, when life was simpler, a time when pioneers & frontiersman explored our great country at the 30th Annual Polly Crockett Festival in Cowan, Tennessee. A living museum will feature live demonstrations of how pioneers lived on the frontier. The Cowan Railroad

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  • TOPS Club, Inc/

    Posted on May 23, 2012 at 10:34 am

    TOPS Now at a New Location The Manchester Chapter of TOPS Club, Inc. (Take off Pounds Sensibly) a weight reduction support group meets each Thursday night at the First Church of The Nazarene, 1419 McArthur Street at 5 PM. Meeting begins at 5:30 PM We welcome new members to join the journey to better health and supported by other members sharing similar journeys. TOPS is very affordable, $28 per year

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