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Cowan, TN

Storage Units Burn in Saturday Night Fire in Manchester

At 6:30 PM Saturday night Manchester Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a fire at Henley Storage behind the Budget Inn on Burger St. First arriving crews found heavy fire and smoke coming from the middle storage bldg. Crews deployed attack lines off the first engine and began attacking the fire. The second engine established a water supply for operations and additional lines for fire operations.
MANCHESTER, TN
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Henley Storage units sustain heavy fire damage Saturday

Multiple units at Henley Storage in Manchester sustained heavy fire damage Saturday night, June 25, 2022. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Manchester Fire was dispatched to a fire at Henley Storage, located on Burger Street behind the Budget Motel. According to MFD, arriving crews found heavy fire and smoke coming...
MANCHESTER, TN
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CHS cheerleaders have two named All-Americans at summer camp

Coffee County Central Cheerleaders attended team camp last week for the first time since 2019. It was a welcome experience for the group that has missed two years due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Lady Raider squad placed first at camp in their Gameday routine and fourth in their dance routine.
COFFEE COUNTY, TN
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Manchester Independence Day celebration set for July 4th; Thunder Radio to broadcast patriotic music for fireworks

Manchester Parks and Recreation Department has announced its annual Independence Day celebration will be held on July 4th at Rotary Park. Provided for free will be live music and a spectacular fireworks show. Thunder Radio (107.9 FM, 1320 AM) will broadcast patriotic music to go along with fireworks at 9 p.m. The live music starts at 7 p.m. with The Spazmatics performing at Rotary Amphitheatre.
MANCHESTER, TN

Political Forums det for July 5 and 12

On Target News and Rooster 101.5 FM will conduct a political forum for the 2022 Coffee County General Election, Tuesday July 5, 2022. The event will take place at the Manchester Arts Center at 6 p.m. Races that will include a question-and-answer session: Coffee County Sheriff, Road Superintendent, and County...
COFFEE COUNTY, TN
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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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New edition of Thunder the Magazine now available

The newest edition of Thunder the Magazine is now available. The June edition of the glossy magazine – published by Thunder Radio – focuses on Coffee County High School, Coffee Middle School and Westwood Middle School spring sports for the 2022 year. The magazine also highlights excellent photography and the first ever Thundie Sports Awards.
MANCHESTER, TN
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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...
MANCHESTER, TN
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Grundy County Schools working with Save the Children to promote reading

Save the Children is partnering with Grundy County Schools, for the second year, to offer four KinderBoost® camps this summer at Coalmont, Tracy, North and Pelham. Starting kindergarten is a big milestone, and KinderBoost® helps kids and families with the transition. It is a two week, ten-day readiness program designed to provide children and families opportunities to become familiar with their new school environment, meet school staff, make new friends and engage in early learning activities.
GRUNDY COUNTY, TN
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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.
MANCHESTER, TN
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Two Tracy City residents arrested on drug trafficking charges

Two Tracy City residents were arrested last Thursday in Johnson County Arkansas for drug trafficking. Last week, patrol deputies of the Johnson County Arkansas Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the Coal Hill Police Department with an incident they were involved in. The initial investigation led to the discovery of credible narcotics information, along with a substantial amount of methamphetamine.
TRACY CITY, TN
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This, That and the Other

Who is ready for a Hootenanny? The Caverns grand opening of their permanent outdoor amphitheater is this Saturday, and there is no better group to headline it but Old Crow Medicine Show, plus they are bringing some cool friends too. The whole evening should be a spectacular musical performance. Tickets start at $40 on their website; www.thecaverns.com, and yes, camping is now available onsite!
MONTEAGLE, TN
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