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Tennessee Department of Transportation and our partners at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security are teaming up to raise public awareness of the alarming fatality crash rate on Tennessee’s roadways. It’s not OK for the number of deadly crashes to be at an all-time high in a year whe…

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The Mercantile Café may be coming to a location near you.  The restaurant located on the Square has launched a new venture, The Merc Too.  This is a food truck that offers some of the restaurant’s finest home fixings, plus a few new twists. 

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Franklin County Sheriff's Office authorities are attempting to locate the three individuals that are pictured. All three are wanted on felony warrants for violation of sex offender rules. The three men are identified as David Donaldson, Jared Stewart and Mikell Moore. Anyone having any infor…

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Longtime basketball coach Angela Houck has decided to retire from her coaching role at Westwood middle school. Houck has coached basketball for 26 years, with 14 of those years coming at Westwood. Houck will continue to teach at the school and plans to take over coaching the golf team at Wes…

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Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Commissioner/State Fire Marshal Carter Lawrence and members of the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) will join state and local elected officials on Friday, Jan. 29, to provide food and cleaning supplies to members of four Tennessee …

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The CHS Lady Raiders have been going on a tear this season. The disciplined group coached by Joe Cope have an 18-1 record that includes a perfect 7-0 in conference play. The sole loss the group faced was to Blackman earlier in the season, and since that loss the team has blown out most of th…

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If you're in need of a haircut and regularly go to Cutshaw's Classic Barber Shop, you'd better hurry. This is the final week that the shop will be open at its Manchester location. 

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Coffee County has 5,758 probable/confirmed cases. The County has 345 active cases and 84 deaths related to the pandemic, according to the Department of Health. 

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Jan. 24-30 is School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions of our locally elected boards of education play in our community. The Coffee County School District is joining public school districts from across the state to …

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Tennessee Department of Transportation and our partners at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security are teaming up to raise public awareness of the alarming fatality crash rate on Tennessee’s roadways. It’s not OK for the number of deadly crashes to be at an all-time high in a year whe…

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State Sen. Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) has been reappointed to a key leadership role as Deputy Speaker of the Tennessee Senate. The announcement was made by Lt. Gov. Randy McNally during the organizational session on the Senate floor.

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Coffee County has 5,732 probable/confirmed cases. The County has 350 active cases and 82 related to the pandemic, according to the Department of Health.

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Manchester Alderman Bill Nickels recently questioned some of the choices of the Manchester Tourism and Community Development Commission. In a recent email to members of the Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA), Nickels asked about the involvement of Alderman Ryan French, who served …

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Tennessee Housing Development Agency is currently awaiting further guidance from the US Treasury regarding rent relief funds designated as part of the Covid-19 Rent Relief Act of 2020.

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The Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center suffered a net operating loss of more than $525,000 in Fiscal Year 2019-2020, according to The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury.

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Horses are very adaptable to cold weather and can tolerate temperatures as low as 5°F as long as they have a winter hair coat, shelter and proper nutrition. In fact, blanketing horses that have long winter coats can cause more harm than good. Their winter coat acts as insulation by trapping …

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College Street Elementary School Principal Tom Jacobs and several members of the faculty and staff examine the area that will be six new classrooms. This week the buildout progressed to the pouring concrete stage. Director of Schools Dr. Joey Vaughn said that the project is on schedule and g…

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Coffee County currently has limited vaccine availability. Currently the County is vaccinating those 75 and older and those involved in a medical setting and those involved with children. Vaccines are being given out at the Coffee County fair grounds Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. As of today…

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Capstar bank recently donated padded gym chairs that CCHS athletics use at the gymnasium. Capstar, formally known as First National Bank has supported CHS for a while a fact that Athletic Director Rebecca Koger is grateful for.     

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According to a preliminary Manchester Police report, a local man was stabbed during an altercation that occurred while he was helping a female obtain some belongings at an ex-boyfriend’s residence.

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Daylon Cornelison has been named supervisor of the Coffee County Animal Control. He joined animal control in November, according to Coffee County Mayor Gary Cordell. Cornelison was promoted to supervisor last week.

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Over 750 Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard are part of a 25,000 member National Guard task force supporting the 59th Presidential Inauguration and assisting with security for the U.S. Capitol and other Federal properties in Washington, D.C.

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Director of Manchester Recreation Department Bonnie Gamble is working on a project to fund the construction for a new basketball court and a pickleball court at Westwood Elementary School. 

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Coffee County has 5,628 probable/confirmed cases. The County has 482 active cases and 82 deaths related to the pandemic, according to the Department of Health.

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State Rep. Rush Bricken, R-Tullahoma, announced Tennessee House Republicans passed  HJR0018, a resolution approving the waiver for Tennessee’s shared savings proposal from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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The TSSAA met on Jan. 14 via virtual meeting to discuss plans for the 2021-2022 season. One such plan that was voted on is the moving of the TSSSS Golf championships from WillowBrook golf course to Sevierville Golf Club. 

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Coffee County has 5,529 probable/confirmed cases. The County has 464 active cases and 81 deaths related to the pandemic, according to the Department of Health.

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Tonight, there is a slight chance of rain showers before 8 p.m., and a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., then a chance of snow showers after 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow…

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Manchester Police patrol officers solved a series of thefts that occurred at local motels and recovered some of the stolen items.

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Coffee County has 5,513 probable/confirmed cases. The Countu has 492 active cases and 81 deaths related to the pandemic, according to the Department of Health.