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Residents showed respect to Manchester Police Department Captain Chris Patterson, 42, who died Oct. 16. Community members could stop by the patrol car at the department and leave flowers or a card in remembrance of Patterson. Funeral service was held Wednesday, Oct. 21, in McMinnville. Patte…

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Tim Hancock, TWRA Coffee County Wildlife Officer and the Coffee County Deer Rally Board regretfully announce that there will not be a Coffee County Deer Rally this year due to the Covid-19. “It was a tough decision,” stated Hancock. “This event has become a traditional event that our youth d…

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Coffee County Safe Baby Court and Family Treatment Court programs will hold a graduation ceremony via Zoom Monday, Oct. 26.

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Centerstone of Tennessee, Inc. (“Centerstone”) announced today that it recently learned of unauthorized access to personal and protected health information belonging to certain current and former Centerstone patients and employees. Centerstone has sent notification of this incident to potent…

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This Saturday, Oct. 24, is the last weekend day for Tennesseans planning to vote early in the Nov. 3 State and Federal General election. The last day of early voting is Thursday, Oct. 29, and Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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Residents showed respect to Manchester Police Department Captain Chris Patterson, 42, who died Oct. 16. Community members could stop by the patrol car at the department and leave flowers or a card in remembrance of Patterson. Funeral service was held Wednesday, Oct. 21, in McMinnville. Patte…

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There are currently 268 active cases of COVID-19 in Coffee County, per the latest report from the Tennessee Department of Health.

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The first of two Tennessee young sportsman deer hunts for the 2020-21 season will be held the weekend of Oct. 31-Nov. 1.

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St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School welcomes families seeking better educational options to a virtual admission open house on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. for students seeking admission to grades 6-8 and 4 p.m. for students interested in grades 9-12. Families will enjoy the opportunity to hear from and…

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With the Dec. 4 deadline less than two months away, tnAchieves needs an additional 3600volunteer mentors across the state to support TN Promise applicants from the Class of 2021. Locally, Coffee County needs 28 mentors to meet student demand.

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A 30-year-old man remains in the Franklin County Jail on a $100,000 bond in connection with an alleged aggravated sexual battery incident involving a grade-school-aged child.

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Tim Hancock, TWRA Coffee County Wildlife Officer and the Coffee County Deer Rally Board regretfully announce that there will not be a Coffee County Deer Rally this year due to the Covid-19. “It was a tough decision,” stated Hancock. “This event has become a traditional event that our youth d…

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Board & Brush Creative Studio, located at 851 McArthur Street, Suite B, is locally owned by Pamela Posch and Lisa Ellison, will hold its  grand opening open house Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9-11 a.m.

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Christopher Joseph Patterson, age 42, a McMinnville, resident and Cannon County, Tennessee native was born July 5, 1978 and passed Oct. 16, 2020 following a sudden illness. He was a Captain with the Manchester Police Department, a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, and the son of Rob and …

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My mother, Mariyana Kircheva, who was born in Bulgaria, became a United States citizen. She spent several months preparing for the civics test, which she passed a few weeks ago. She took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States on Oct. 16 and proudly held her Naturalization Certificate wh…

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 Update: no foul play in the death of Capt. Chris Patterson of the Manchester Police Department.Attorney General Craig Northcutt says those are his decisions based on the preliminary report from the medical examiner, News Channel 5 reports.He was married with two children. The  investigation…

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 Tullahoma Alderman Jenna Amacher accused City Administrator Jennifer Moody of "unilaterally and arbitrarily" stripping one of the city’s downtown bar/restaurant of a special events permit that allowed London's owner Joe Keller to operate an outdoor venue.

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Murfreesboro Police are looking for two subjects they say stole a Hasquvarna chainsaw and a DeWalt tool set from Lowe’s on Oct. 13 just before 2 p.m.

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As of the close of polls on Oct. 15, the second day of early voting in Tennessee, 453,858 voters had cast their ballot for the Nov. 3 State and Federal General election.

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The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has completed an investigation into allegations surrounding the operations and closing of Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tennessee. The investigation began after the District Attorney General of the 10th Judicial District requested assistance from the Co…

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Isaiah 117 House is asking residents to join to tee off at WillowBrook Golf Club to help build a transition house for foster children.

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The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is working with local schools to give eligible families who missed the deadline to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program another chance to receive food assistance. The department is sending a P-EBT card to the las…

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Bulgarian Ambassador to the United States Tihomir Stoytchev, Minister of Defense of Bulgaria Krasimir Karakachanov and other top officials with the Bulgarian Department of Defense visited Manchester Oct. 8. US Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Karakachanov signed a 10-year road map cha…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period law for abortions is unconstitutional because it serves no legitimate purpose while placing a substantial burden on women who seek abortions in Tennessee.

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Today Walmart is announcing a reinvented Black Friday savings event that will deliver the incredible prices customers expect from the retailer while helping to provide a safer and more convenient shopping experience to meet customers’ changing needs. 

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Coffee County has the highest concentration of caves in Tennessee. Tennessee has over 11,500 caves. To be on the Tennessee Cave it has to be at least 50 feet. Many are much more than that.

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The Bedford County Sheriff's Office has announced a warrant for the arrest of Rolando Esquivel Garcia for the charges of criminal homicide and attempted criminal homicide.

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Just before a county committee met to discuss a change in the zoning that would allow a quarry in Beech Grove, two activists came in the office to share with us their information about how a quarry would affect the ecology of the region.

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The City of Manchester Street Department will begin leaf vacuum service on Oct. 19 to all city residents. Leaf service is provided from fall to spring.  

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The Coffee County Courthouse was dedicated in December 1872, following arson of the original masonry structure only a year before. The courthouse stands out as one of the last ones still in use to hold court. Another distinctive feature of the courthouse is its large-timber cupola, an elemen…

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Updated InformationThe victim of the East Moore Street shooting has been identified as 21-year-old Brandon McGee of Tullahoma, police officials announced this evening.McGee was shot by a 16-year-old juvenile, who is also a Tullahoma resident, Public Information Officer Winston Brooks said.Th…

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October begins this Thursday and a frost is likely in the next few weeks.  I’ve been trying to find the average date for the first frost in Coffee County. I have found dates from October 8 to October 28. Anyway, frost is a part of fall weather. It is a natural part of the seasonal change, bu…

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In accordance with the current scientific understanding of COVID-19, Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group issued updated guidance today for businesses and other activities under the Tennessee Pledge. The updates follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and maintai…