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Westwood Middle School proudly recognizes eighth grader, Skylar Koon, as this week’s Rocket Pride Spotlight student. Koon is the son of Lynn Koon and Scott Koon. 

Coffee County Manchester Public Library held its annual author signing Jan. 18. 

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Westwood Elementary presents Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. Jan. 24-26 at the school. Tickets are available at the office for $5 per person. 

The Manchester Lions Club recognized the winners in the 2019 Drug Essay Contest.  The theme for this year’s essay theme was How Can Being Drug Free Make a Positive Impact On You And Your Community.

Dainty is a pretty little tan female Hound-mix about two years old.  She and other dogs are available and looking for warm and caring homes for the holidays.  They are available for adoption at the Coffee County Animal Shelter, 156 Freedom Drive (off Oakdale Street) in Manchester, Monday-Fri…

Coffee County Central High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program offers cadets more than a glimpse at military life, the program works to imbue the Air Force’s core values — integrity, service before self and excellence in all its members do, to all those who chose to participate in the program.

Charles Dickens’ classic tale of transformation and redemption performed in a beautifully restored church building in downtown Manchester when Nashville actor Mark Cabus presents his one-man version of “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, at The Church @ 117, 117 East Fort Stree…

In our research for an upcoming Christmas story, we have found Santa Letters that ran Dec. 25, 1996. 

On Wednesday, Dec.11, 2019, The First Ladies of Bluegrass, an all-star band that includes Alison Brown (banjo), Becky Buller (fiddle), Sierra Hull (mandolin), Missy Raines (bass) and Molly Tuttle (guitar), took the stage at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, as pa…


Reaching out to others is a primary task for Westwood Middle School’s new Student Ambassadors group.  Fittingly the group’s first action was to participate in a flag raising ceremony for a local resident who was unable to swap his tattered flag.

Local teen singer Macy Tabor delivered thank you cards to the Ty Bentli Show at Nash FM 103.3 radio station in Nashville for its annual campaign to collect 100,000 Thank Yous for military men and women who will not make it home for the holidays this year.

Milly and Molly are one-year-old tan and white mixed breed sisters needing a loving home forever.  They and other dogs are available for adoption at the Coffee County Animal Shelter, 156 Freedom Drive (off Oakdale Street) in Manchester.  Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.…

Coffee County Central High School visual arts students will present a show of their personal works during an open house Sunday at the Manchester Arts Center. 

Central High School’s Veterans Day Ceremony welcomed the school’s Lt. Colonel Carleton Hirschel, Senior Aerospace Science Instructor and Air Force JROTC instructor, delivered a lively and at times emotional keynote address for the school’s Veterans Day ceremony attended by local veterans and…

New Union Elementary School recently celebrated with a heavy heart the retirement of SRO David Grosch’s partner, K9 Officer Jarka (pronounced YAR-ka).   

A new book – “Voices of Camp Forrest in World War II” – tells the stories of those who witnessed the impact Camp Forrest had on Coffee County.

Manchester Fire Department is the proud owner (again) of a “new” firetruck, a 90-year old, open-cab General Motors American LaFrance fire engine that proudly served as the first gasoline firetruck ever purchased by the city in the late 1920s.

Over the last several months the University of Tennessee Space Institute has remodeled the campus auditorium. The major renovation  includes, new seating, concrete floor refinishing and new carpeting down the aisles, sound panel installation, audio system replacement, new LED lighting throug…