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Gas prices fall; near $3 per gallon

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Average retail gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.20 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 gas outlets in Tennessee. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices in Tennessee during the past

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  • Manchester downtown project nears completion

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    Marty Bell applies an antique finish to the cobblestone sidewalk at the corner of North Spring and West Fort streets on the downtown square Monday. The downtown renovation project is nearing an end after more than one year of work. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    By Josh Peterson, editor The light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer for the Manchester downtown renovation project.All four sides of the square are finally paved and open to through traffic after weeks of difficult navigating and the finishing touches are being put on the project, which officials say should be completed in the coming weeks. “We have some cosmetic things left around doors and corners and

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  • Two killed in Interstate crash near Manchester

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 8:18 am

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    By Wayne Thomas, staff writer Two people were killed and two injured and Interstate 24 was tied up for several hours Saturday night following a three vehicle crash in Manchester. According to Tennessee Highway Patrolman Donnie Clark, around 6:15 p.m. Saturday a 1992 Nissan Sentra operated by Patrick Rhodes, 35, of Tullahoma was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane when he collided head on at mile marker 114 with a

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  • Manchester man arrested for DUI after Interstate-24 crash

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 11:09 am

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    A Manchester man has been charged with DUI and violation of the implied consent law after a two-car accident on Interstate 24 late Wednesday, July 2. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, charged with DUI and violation of implied consent is Tony Clayborne, 52, of Manchester, after his vehicle struck another vehicle and sent both vehicles rolling at approximately 10:45 p.m. July 2 near mile marker 108.

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  • Accident closes Hillsboro Blvd. near Interstate-24 114 overpass

    Posted on June 19, 2014 at 8:48 am

    Manchester Fire Department chief George DeShields walks past the scene Thursday morning where a car traveled underneath a tractor-trailer on U.S. 41 near the I-24 overpass at exit 114. The driver of the car was flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga for treatment of his injuries. His name has not been confirmed by the Times as of Thursday morning. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    U.S. Highway 41 (Hillsboro Blvd.) was closed down for a long period of time Thursday morning after a two-vehicle accident involving a car and a tractor-trailer. The driver of the car, Juan Ayala, 39, of Polk Street, Manchester, appeared to drive up under the trailer from the rear, according to Manchester Fire Department Chief George DeShields. According to DeShields, Ayala was put onto a helicopter and flown to Erlanger Hospital

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  • Cedar Point reopens with new water, long-term management

    Posted on April 29, 2014 at 11:09 am

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    Staff Writer John Coffelt After several years of opening and closing, the management at Cedar Point Campground, on the north shore of Normandy Reservoir, has settled into a long-term contract and eyeing future expansion. “We plan on doing the same thing that we did in [other campgrounds], putting in a general store, boat docks, boat rentals, bass boat rentals, canoe rentals,” said assistant manager Michael Penny, who runs the site

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  • Manchester downtown renovations set to be complete in June

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    This area near the Coffee County Courthouse is awaiting more work as part of the Manchester  downtown renovation project. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

    Local commuters who are growing impatient with the road construction on the Manchester Downtown Square won’t have much longer before the renovation headaches go away. The downtown project is scheduled to be complete around the middle of June, approximately three months from now, according to Terry Dendy with the City of Manchester. “The completion date is supposed to be June 8 but they are saying give or take a week,”

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