Before taking the Exit 111 Festival stage Friday, members of hard rocking band Black Stone Cherry sat down with the Manchester Times to discuss their new EP, the festival and their excitement for sharing an event with famed Southern-rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Jamie Harden’s Ultimate Oldies 70s show will run Oct. 24-27 at the Manchester Arts Center featuring hits of all musical genres.
While the big hair and bigger theatrics, of glam rock flashed then faded, we can still find some suitable fashion choices like to be donned at the festival.
The annual Knap-In, an event dedicated to exhibiting prehistoric skills of the earliest peoples of Coffee County, will be held Oct. 4-6 at Old Stone Fort State Archeological Park.
The Manchester community has been working hard to beautify and revitalize the downtown area around the courthouse square for some time. Local resident and Girl Scout, Brooke Williams, recently decided to do her part to help beautify the square.
The Manchester Arts Center is calling for submissions of visual art of all media to exhibit at the facility, as well as hold special events for school-aged children in the coming months.
Each Saturday, local artist Stasha Mayes opens her booth at the Community Market on the square with the goal of helping those who can’t speak for themselves. Paining is her passion, as is a love for the work the local animal shelter does.
Penny Schwinn state Commissioner of Education visited Rewards School, Hillsboro Elementary Thursday, Sept., 12. During the tour of the school, she stopped Kelly Sheppard’s and Kelly Townsend’s classes. These were Teachers of the Year for Coffee County last year.
Ninety-six-year-old Edwin Bell, a former B-17 air crewman from Smyrna, walks up to the plane like it’s a long lost friend. In a way it is.
Students at Coffee County Central High School will soon have the opportunity to participate in a leadership development program sponsored by Chick-Fil-A restaurant.
Many of the teachers at Hickerson Elementary School were the age their students are now on this day in 2001 — the day of the World Trade Center attacks.
Runners Sherry Hobson and Bill Keane make a lap Friday during the Race for the Ages ultra-marathon. The senior-focused marathon allows runners to run their age in hours (an 80-year-old runner has 80 hours to finish).
Starting in September, Coffee County Manchester Public Library will hold Pokémon tabletop gaming for youth ages 6-17 on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 1-3 p.m.
Sixteen-year-old Macy Tabor, of Manchester, was the very first artist ever to perform on the Main stage at the first Lynchburg Music Festival on Friday, Aug. 23. She was accompanied by the band Second Fret which is formed by Connor Austell, Phil Clark, Gary McCullough, and Bill Walsh. Tabo…
Those interested in experiencing the All Saints Chapel pipe organ (all 4,500 pipes) can do so in one of the University of the South's Lifelong Learning courses beginning in September. The Center of Lifelong Learning at the University of the South recently announced the new series of course…
Local students Alexis Reavis and Brooke Williams graduated summa cum laude (with highest honors) from The Webb School in Bell Buckle on May 25.
World Photo Day, celebrated Aug. 19 this year, aims to inspire you to take better photographs. While the day has passed, it’s never too late to evaluate your photography techniques.
Westwood Middle School’s Speech and Theater classes have seen an upgrade for the new school year, while adding a new high school credit course, Theater I.
Coffee County Soil Conservation held the fifth annual Soil Health/Regenerative Ag Field Day Thursday to demonstrate theory and practice of soil management techniques.
Coffee County Schools’ first day is 8-10 a.m. on Aug. 1 and first full day is Aug. 5. Manchester City Schools’ begin with an abbreviated day Aug. 1, and the first full day is Aug. 2.
Millennium Repertory Company’s Home School Theater Enrichment Program offers home school students a chance to experience theater.
July is Beef month! To celebrate, Coffee County 4-H Beef Ambassador, Emma Crabtree, is hosting a Beef-themed community event that is open to the public! We hope you will join us on Tuesday, July 23rd from 4-7 p.m. for a coloring contest, art contest, games, food, and more at the Manchester F…
Coffee County Central High School FBLA had 15 students attend the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, on June 27 - July 3.
Jr. Ranger Campers Justin Kelly, 12 and Whitten Vaughn, 8, learn to canoe Friday during Old Stone Fort State Archeological Park’s summer day camps. Campers participated in archery safety, studied fossils, took a guided hike with State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath, observed snakes and live bird…
The beef brisket, from the steer’s lower chest region, is tough, or so says popular opinion. Yet, done right, this economical cut of meat, jammed packed with connective tissue, is one of the more flavorful cuts and is plenty tender.
In celebration of Phish’s 27-show Summer Tour, the Mockingbird Foundation announced 13 unsolicited Tour Grants supporting music programs across the country. Each $1,500 grant will be awarded to a music program near a venue Phish plays this summer.
Shorter University has announced students named to the dean’s list during the spring semester of 2019. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.
Coffee County Family Court’s first graduate Davina Lawson knows the depths of despair that comes from addiction. But she wants to use her experiences recovering to help others succeed.
Tullahoma’s East Lincoln Elementary School’s principal was the fifth and final candidate to be interview by the Coffee County Board of Education on Friday, June 21.
The Manchester Board of Education signed a four-year contract with current Director of Schools Dr. Joey Vaughn on Tuesday, June 18. The contract runs through June 30, 2023.
First Baptist Church’s Manchester School of the Arts will offer summer camp July 8-12 as a lighthearted orientation to music for youth in grades first through fifth.
Stacey Lamb, the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) Quality Assurance Program Coordinator (QAPC) and Small Business Specialist at Arnold Air Force Base, received the 2018 Air Force Material Command Award for Outstanding Quality Assurance Program Coordinator.
Servpro of Coffee, Franklin and Warren counties held a safety awareness event on Thursday, June 20 at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center with Manchester Fire and Police departments.
The second Coffee County Schools employee to be interviewed for the director of schools position was the current principal of Coffee County Middle School.
Nearly 1,800 high schoolers from rural America are packing their suitcases and will soon be boarding airplanes and buses bound for Washington, D.C., last week to learn about the political process, meet elected officials and gain an up-close understanding of U.S. history as they tour numerous…
With the North Coffee Elementary School construction moving along, the Coffee County Board of Education voted to begin the New Union renovation on Monday, June 10.
Three more director of schools candidates remain to be interviewed by the Coffee County Board of Education. They are Kim Aaron, principal at Coffee Middle School, Dr. Keith Cornelius, Coffee County Schools attendance director, and Scott Hargrove, principal at East Lincoln Elementary.
Jamie Harden, of “The Ultimate Oldies” will return this month with his most cherished work to date, the “Elvis Tribute” to be held June 20-23 at the Manchester Arts Center.