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.
The annual Dig ’n Dream Garden Club Trees of Christmas presentation this week at the Ada Wright Center is the 44th year the club has hosted the display.
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.…
As part of an annual food drive, the Arnold Air Force Base Junior Force Council members collected donations for more than 30 food baskets for Coffee County families in need of Thanksgiving meals.
This year’s Christmas musical at First Baptist Church will feature orchestra and choral ensembles and was created by famed Christian music artists Michael W. Smith, Wes King Bradley Knight and Luke Gambill.
There are only a handful basket weavers that make traditional white oak baskets . One is Morrison resident Sue Williams. Her baskets are currently on display at the Morrison Library, and her art has earned her a prized state award only granted each to a very select few artists, at Tennessee …
Wreaths Across America will be at Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery to remember and honor our veterans through the laying of remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
Bonnaroo has announced that pre-sale GA, VIP and Platinum tickets for the 2020 event will be available at 1 p.m. (local time) on Black Friday, Nov. 29 via Bonnaroo.com.
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…
Local author Janice Lynn will be signing copies of her recent Hallmark Publishing book, “Wrapped up in Christmas,” from noon-2 p.m., Nov. 16 at Flowers by Michael, 110 Hillsboro Blvd.
Motlow State Community College theater department is eager to welcome thousands of area children with its production of “Madagascar - A Musical Adventure” on the Moore County campus inside Eoff Hall, Powers Auditorium, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 6.
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.
After trick-or-treating is over and all the spooks have been laid to rest, don’t fret, there’s use for that big bag of Halloween candy: bake with it.
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…
Local bluegrass celebrity Becky Buller will perform at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in December as part of The First Ladies of Bluegrass, an all-star band that includes Alison Brown (banjo), Buller (fiddle), Sierra Hull (mandolin), Missy Raines (bass) and Molly Tuttle (guitar), …
Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center’s Safe on the Square (from 2:30-5 p.m., Oct. 31 on the square) is likely the largest of the fall and Halloween event, but it is but one of the area’s free fall fun events.
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School will be hosting the 7th Annual Tennessee Interscholastic Cycling League Championships for high school and middle school on Sunday, November 3. The state championship race is the last of a five-race series for the NICA Tennessee League’s 2019 event schedule. There …
Lindsey Becker is 2004 graduate of Coffee County Central High School. She was Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee for 2018 and is an outspoken advocate for empowering individuals with disabilities. Her first public appearance as Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee was that year’s Old Timers Day in Manchester.
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…