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Manchester Fire Department responded to a minor fire at Coffee County Central High School on Wednesday, July 18. A lawn mower in the boiler ro…

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When a person is arrested and put behind bars, the first thing they want to do is get out. That’s what bond/bail is for.

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A prolonged justice system could be one reason why so many pretrial inmates are behind bars in the Coffee County Jail.

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This is the first story out of a four-part series that looks into the data, problems and solutions for the Coffee County Jail, which is located within Manchester. The first story in this series will look at the overarching problem, how the data compares to other judicial districts and counties, and potential reasons behind the numbers. This iteration of the series excludes the annex. For the sake of comparison, the article is using April 30 data compiled by Tennessee Corrections Institute.