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  • Franklin County authorities identify woman found near roadway

    Franklin County authorities identify woman found near roadway

    Franklin County Sheriff’s Department officials have identified the female who was found deceased along a roadway last week as Portia Renee Duncan, age 53. Mrs. Duncan had been reported missing prior to her body’s discovery. Franklin County authorities responded on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 9:56 a.m. to Lightfoot Lane to investigate a report of a […]


  • Legislation to protect children from harmful medical procedures clears first hurdle in TN General Assembly

    Legislation to protect children from harmful medical procedures clears first hurdle in TN General Assembly

    Republican lawmakers in the Tennessee General Assembly last week advanced legislation to prohibit minors from undergoing “irrreversible and harmful medical procedures aimed at changing their identity.” House Bill 1 / Senate Bill 1 – which are sponsored by Tennessee Majority Leaders, Sen. Jack Johnson, R-Franklin and State Rep. William Lamberth, R-Portland, passed the Senate Health […]


  • Manchester Chamber honors businesses at annual awards gala

    Manchester Chamber honors businesses at annual awards gala

    Manchester Chamber of Commerce celebrated multiple area businesses and swore in its 2023 Board of Directors at the 47th Annual Awards Gala held January 26 at the Manchester Conference Center. Multiple people were recognized and honored for their hard work over the year and over their lifetime as chamber members. Award winners were as follows: […]


  • Sheriff’s department investigating gun safe found in road

    Sheriff’s department investigating gun safe found in road

    The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a call of a “Cannon” brand gun safe found in the roadway in the Morrison area last week. If anyone has had a safe stolen, you are encouraged to contact CCSD Sgt. James Sherrill at 931-570-4404 to see if this may be your safe.


  • Tennessee Fire Marshal’s office calls attention to burn awareness week

    Tennessee Fire Marshal’s office calls attention to burn awareness week

    The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (“SFMO”) is highlighting the importance of preventing burn hazards and home fires during National Burn Awareness Week (Feb. 5-11, 2023). This year’s theme is “Scalds: Hot Liquids Burn Like Fire” and focuses on ways that consumers can prevent burn-related injuries from occurring at home. To help raise awareness of […]


  • Tullahoma Old Navy to host grand opening Saturday; special giveaway set for first 100 visitors

    Tullahoma Old Navy to host grand opening Saturday; special giveaway set for first 100 visitors

    PRESS RELEASE Old Navy is excited to open our newest location in Northgate Mall in Tullahoma, TN. This is the first store in Tullahoma, with nearby locations in Murfreesboro, Spring Hill and Chattanooga. The new store will have over 12,000 square feet of dedicated retail space.      Grand opening ceremonies are set for Saturday, February […]


  • Deceased Female Found on Lightfoot Lane in Franklin County: Investigation Underway

    Deceased Female Found on Lightfoot Lane in Franklin County: Investigation Underway

    Breaking news, on February 2nd, 2023 at approximately 9:56 am, a deceased female was found on Lightfoot Lane. Franklin County Sheriff arrived on the scene and transported the 53-year-old female to the Southern Tennessee Regional Health Systems hospital where she was pronounced dead. The case is under investigation and an autopsy has been ordered. If […]


  • H&R Block Student Of The Week – Kara Beth Knight

    H&R Block Student Of The Week – Kara Beth Knight

    Join us at Thunder Radio and the Manchester H&R Block and congratulate our student of the week – Kara Beth Knight Kara Beth is an 8th grader at Westwood Middle School in Mrs. Allen’s homeroom. She was nominated by her teachers and administrators. Kara Beth is the daughter of Amy Knight and Jeremy Knight. Her […]


  • First Manchester City Schools Family Resource Fair Thursday, Feb. 9

    First Manchester City Schools Family Resource Fair Thursday, Feb. 9

    Manchester Afterschool Journey, Manchester City Schools Family Resource Center, and ZEAL are hosting the first Manchester City Schools Family Resource Fair on February 9, 2023, from 4:30 to 6:00pm at Westwood Elementary School. The purpose of this fair is to offer families resources available to help them be better informed parents. There will be door […]


  • BOMA Work Session and Meeting, Feb. 7

    BOMA Work Session and Meeting, Feb. 7

    City of Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold a work session and meeting Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at the City Hall Board Room. Work session begins at 5:30 pm; Board meeting at 6:30 pm. Work Session Agenda: Board Agenda: *Safety   *Finance   *Street   *Water & Sewer   *Recreation   *Tourism   […]