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I write to clarify the sale of beer. The basic hours are set forth in Manchester Municipal Code 8-215: 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. (the following day) on weekdays and 8 a.m. Saturdays until 3 a.m. Sunday morning. Later day Sunday sales can begin at noon until 3 a.m. Monday morning.

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As a voter in Coffee County, I would live to extend my sincere congratulations to every candidate who was elected in the Aug. 2 election, which composed of two elections for the county and state and federal government. I would like to make on plea of you during your tenure; work and vote in …

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According to me the Religion is the most controversial topic in the world. It does not matter, if I am Catholic, Jewish, Hindu or even undecided. By the way, I am not atheist.

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Tennessee Seniors – Now is the time to make your voices heard among members of our state legislature. If you have not yet experienced problems with your prescriptions (new rules in effect since July 1st), then you soon will. During previous session our state legislators opted to address Tenn…

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I'm trying not to disrespect anyone, but it really bothers me as to who we decide to be "heroes.” Just because you wear a uniform doesn't make you a hero. People in uniform are just like the rest of us.

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When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list. Brake Safety Awareness Month is the ideal time for drivers to stop and make sure their brakes are working properly before the new school year and colder temperatures arrive.

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On Tuesday morning, July 24, my husband, myself and our two granddaughters headed to Orange Beach, Alabama for a quick vacation before the girls headed back to school.  We hadn't gone far when we decided to stop for breakfast. We have Hardee's, McDonald's and Sonic in Woodbury, but we do not…

Former Governor Phil Bredesen, who is seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate to fill the seat of retiring Senator Bob Corker, will be at a fundraiser for his campaign on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Lakewood Country Club in Tullahoma between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. This would be an opportunity to talk w…

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The non-emergency dispatch needs to be looked into for being rude and disrespectful by hanging up on me about a call. They never sent anyone out to the call so I called back and they told me that there not worried about anything and they’re not sending anyone out.

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America has come a long way from July 4, 1776, when it declared its independence from Great Britain, and said in its declaration, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these…

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I read about an interesting concept of "time bank” in Switzerland in one of the social media posts. The people put their time spent for volunteering into “Time bank” and they can “withdraw” the time, when they get old or whenever necessary.

My husband and I have been missing Mr. Weldon Payne’s weekly column. Reading ‘Through the Pane’ each week has been like visiting with a close friend who shares the most amazing stories of his life’s adventures. His columns are filled with wisdom and treasured memories and often times bring l…

Fifty years ago this month, the summer of 1968, I was living the golden age in a child's life at 12 years old. The summer was spent on my grandfather’s small farm in the Forest Mill community helping in the garden and getting to drive his old John Deere tractor. I lived for driving that tractor.