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Manchester Woman drowns at boat ramp Tuesday night

NORMANDY, Tenn. (WSMV) - A woman drowned in a swimming accident in Coffee County earlier this week. Coffee County Sheriff’s Office said officers received a call of CPR in progress at approximately 11:40 p.m. Crews confirmed that a 52-year-old Manchester woman passed away at Barton Springs boat ramp at Normandy Lake late Tuesday night. Officers received a call of CPR in progress at approximately 11:40 p.m.
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Manchester, TN Woman Dies in Swimming Accident

UPDATE: We have an update on a drowning incident that occurred in neighboring Coffee County at Normandy Lake earlier this week. We have now confirmed that it was a Manchester woman who passed away at Barton Springs boat ramp late Tuesday night (June 21, 2022). According to Frank Watkins with...
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Love of public service born out of tragedy for Estes

Spring Hill firefighter and reserve police officer Chuck Estes continually challenges himself. A football player during most of his youth, Estes learned early how to push himself to be better. After tearing his ACL during his junior year at Richland High School in Giles County, Tennessee, hopes of a football scholarship vanished. One of his teammates, a volunteer with the Giles County Rescue Squad, suggested he join another team — the rescue squad.
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Manchester woman dies after swimming incident at Barton Springs

A Manchester woman has passed away after an incident at Barton Springs boat ramp late Tuesday night (June 21, 2022). According to Frank Watkins with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, police received a call of CPR in progress at approximately 11:40 p.m. Tuesday at the boat ramp. The victim, a 52-year old female from Manchester, was transported to Vanderbilt Harton where she passed away shortly after noon on Wednesday.
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City/County Fire Marshals Place Ban on all Outdoor Open Burning Until Further Notice

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (June 24, 2022) – The fire marshals for the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MRFD) and Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department (RCFR) have issued a mandatory open burning ban for Rutherford County and the city limits of Murfreesboro due to extremely dry conditions, low humidity, and lack of rainfall. The joint burn ban is effective Friday, June 24 beginning at 5 p.m. until further notice.
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Smyrna Police Looking for Suspect in Case Involving Multiple Vehicle Break-ins

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SMYRNA, TN
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