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Local man Richard Herrin recently received a special delivery: an autographed copy of the book that he has inspired. “Life at 8 MPH: How a Man with Cerebral Palsy Taught Me the Secret to Happiness,” by Peter Bowling Anderson was written following his time Herrin as a mentor for a master’s de…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with the initiative aiming to increase awareness and raise funds for research, prevention, treatment and cure.

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With the death of Channing Smith, Coffee County Central High School student who took his own life Sept. 22, shocking the community, local mental health professional David Statum offers tips to help prevent another tragedy and to cope with the sadness.

College St. Elementary School held its annual CPT fundraiser Cougar Cat Walk Thursday. Students walked, ran and enjoyed the day outside.

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Update: Eric Dewayne Hall was captured in Franklin County Oct. 9. Hall has been charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, assault and violation of probation.

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Seether frontman Shaun Morgan is bringing purpose to beer brewing with his new small-batch beer, Alain’s Ardent Ale, which will be launched this weekend at Exit 111 festival.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID) began assisting the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department in a burglary report from July 2019. Among items stolen from the burglary was an unregistered or unknown registration aircraft which was last known to be on a custom …

Manchester's Old Timers Day was Oct. 4-5 on the square. The event included a parade, entertainment, miniature-train rides and a petting zoo with pony rides.

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The Manchester Police Department (MPD) has two new members. K-9 officers Nalty and Storm recently joined the police force.

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The mural in memory of Channing Smith is almost completed. Artists Sarah Painter and Cosby Hayes began working on the painting yesterday (Oct. 2). The project, aims to raise suicide awareness. The mural is on the side of Foothills Crafts, located 418 Woodbury Hwy, Manchester. Channing, 16, C…

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Manchester City is required to implement an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) transition plan, and it will cost the city about $2.8 million to become compliant.

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Organizers are gearing up for the One Day of Hope event, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 12, at the Coffee County Fairgrounds in Manchester.

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This building was next to Buster Bush Insurance, located at 110 W. Fort St., Manchester, according to the Coffee County Historical Society. The picture was published in The Manchester Times in 1958.

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Forecasts indicate that Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s temperatures will reach record highs. Projected afternoon temperatures in the mid-90s will create a high electricity demand due to home cooling. DREMC predicts that this will be the highest daily purchase of energy from TVA so far this month.…

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State Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma), said today (Oct. 1) she was informed Senate District 16 has been awarded $726,528 in Highway Safety Grants to promote public safety on local roads and to curb drunk driving. Bowling made the announcement after being informed by the Department of Sa…

Manchester Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to work at the Exit 111 Music Festival at the organization's tent is B8, located very close to The Hell Stage (Which Stage for those familiar with the Bonnaroo Layout).

Country Music singer and actor Billy Ray Cyrus attended a memorial service held for the late teen Channing Smith. Cyrus sang "Amazing Grace" and his current hit "Old Town Road." He also took a ride on the teen's motorcycle.

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Billy Ray Cyrus is coming to Manchester’s Rotary Park Amphitheater, at 8 a.m. Sunday for a memorial in remembrance of Channing Smith, according to Josh Smith, Channing’s brother.

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Community members gathered Thursday (Sept. 26) to remember Channing Smith, Coffee County Central High School student, who took his life. Family members say the reason was cyber bullying.

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Numerous first responders are on the scene of an accident at the intersection of Highway 55 and Highway 41. Three cars were involved, one vehicle overturned and required extrication. At least three ambulances responded. Six people were involved, four of them injured.

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This week, we chat with Samantha Szelich, supervisor of Coffee County Animal Control, about her passion of providing homes for dogs and about the biggest challenges the animal shelter faces. She has supervised animal control for more than a year.