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Erica Grissom and her son, Lane, of Manchester, want to raise awareness of 22q11.2 syndrome, also known as 22q or DiGeorge syndrome. Lane’s story has reached beyond the borders of the nation. The International 22q11.2 Foundation recently featured Lane.

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Local leaders continue to discuss bringing in a technical school to Coffee County with the possibility of getting help in paying for the multi-million-dollar facility that would become Coffee’s own Tennessee College of Applied Technology. The Budget and Finance Committee met Tuesday and one …

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The Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Dec. 3 to approve a contract between Manchester City and BFI Waste Services for sanitation services to residential and small commercial customers located within the city. The new agreement will result in $52,000 increase of cost for the city.

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Manchester City Schools’ administration is keeping a careful eye on the local growth in residential housing and anticipates the upsurge to swing even higher in the coming years. This growth is welcomed by the schools, but will present a challenge to a system that is already affecting the at-…

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So far, 500 of our readers participated in a recent multiple choice quiz asking seven questions about county facts. The graphic is based on the first 100 responses to the questions with an overall average score of 61%. The most well-known public official was Sheriff Chad Parton, the most mis…

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The annual Taylor/Graves Toy and Food Drive is set for 3-7 p.m., Dec. 6, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7, at the Coffee County Rescue Squad, located at 2270 Murfreesboro Hwy., Manchester.

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A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the McMinnville Police Department, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, and the Office of the 31st District Attorney General has led to the indictment of a man in connection to the death of his mother in 1996.

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UPDATE 12 p.m., Dec. 5: Coffee County Animal Control is still investigating the case. Animal control officers are expected to return to the scene today.  Currently, six summonses have been issued for one subject (Womack) and three summonses into court for another subject (Christian), accordi…

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Adam Cutshaw, who lost his father, Scott Cutshaw, Nov. 9 to a car accident, deals with the pain with the help of his faith. Adam also finds strength in the notion that future will bring happiness and hope.

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Manchester Police Department has completed an internal investigation after a city employee filed a complaint against Manchester Police Department Chief Mark Yother. At this point, the city has not made a decision if there will be any repercussions for Yother regarding this investigation.

The parade welcomes in the Christmas season each year. This year's theme was Rockin around the Christmas Tree.

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During World War II, Edward Reader, of Manchester, fought Nazis, bombed the Axis in Europe and was a Prisoner of War in Romania for five months.

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The son of one of AEDC’s pioneering scientists, Winfried Goethert, spoke Wednesday at The University of Tennessee Space Institute about his family’s wartime experiences and the secret program that brought his father, an influential aerospace pioneer and founding dean of the school, the late …

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Applications have been picked up for Judge Tim Brock’s seat as the Coffee County Commission continues to discuss what the next step should be in filling the position after the judge’s sudden passing earlier this month.

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Manchester Police Department has completed an internal investigation after a city employee filed a complaint against Manchester Police Department Chief Mark Yother.

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A man was hit by a train Tuesday in Manchester. The incident happened near Rose Street, just before 7 p.m., Nov. 26.

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New Union Elementary held its second STEM Family Science Night Nov. 21. The event aims to engage families in fun STEM experiences. Coffee County Central High School student Kiele Smith, volunteer, shows Annabelle Keith, 8, and Victoria Alonso, 8, how handcuffs are used at the Criminal Justice room.

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Rutledge Falls Bridge maintenance has begun and motorists need to find an alternate route for the next several months.

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Manchester City Schools recently offered gratitude to receptionist and office assistant Sylvia Sliger for all the work she does to support the students, staff and parents of Westwood Elementary School.

Director of Manchester City Schools Dr. Joey Vaughn, Westwood Elementary School Principal Melissa Glenn and a collection of students express their gratitude to Office Assistant Sylvia Slinger or all she does at the school.

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A human skull was found in Coffee County Nov. 20, according to local authorities.

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Coffee County is beginning to generate revenue from the new 2.5% occupancy tax, also known as hotel or lodging tax.

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Coffee County School Board Member Dr. Shannon Duncan has been named 2019 All Tennessee School Board Member by the Tennessee School Board Association (TSBA).

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A structure fire at a farm on JD Neil Road destroyed at least one large building and threatened another Tuesday before firefighters got the blaze under control. Responding crews, also, feared early on that welding equipment stored in the shop might explode.  According to county records, the …