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  • One Day of Hope returns to Manchester this Saturday, Oct. 1

    One Day of Hope returns to Manchester this Saturday, Oct. 1

    Manchester’s annual One Day of Hope will return to the Coffee County Fairgrounds on Oct. 1. The event was not held the past two years due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This will mark the 9th outreach event – which has regularly assisted upward of 3,000 people. The event is free for families in need. On […]


  • Tennessee celebrates child health month 2022

    Tennessee celebrates child health month 2022

    The Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing Child Health Month throughout October. This annual recognition celebrates and raises awareness about programs devoted to the health of Tennessee’s children, our most important resource. ‘’As a parent and pediatrician I know the importance of keeping children healthy and safe,’’ Said Assistant Commissioner for the Department of Health […]


  • What Tennesseans need to know about the proposed constitutional amendments on the Nov. 8 ballot

    What Tennesseans need to know about the proposed constitutional amendments on the Nov. 8 ballot

    Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants voters to know about the four proposed Constitutional amendments on the Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election ballot and the process for amendments to pass in Tennessee. The four proposed amendments to the Tennessee Constitution on the Nov. 8 ballot: An amendment to Article XI, of the Constitution […]


  • Name released in Friday THP shooting

    Name released in Friday THP shooting

    At the request of 14th Judicial District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting Thursday night in Coffee County. Preliminary information indicates that around 11:00 p.m., Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers stopped a vehicle traveling westbound on I-24 in Coffee County. At some point during that stop, the […]


  • North Coffee Elementary staff and students celebrate ‘Reward School’ status

    North Coffee Elementary staff and students celebrate ‘Reward School’ status

    North Coffee Elementary on Friday celebrated its reward school status with all the students, faculty, and staff. Everyone in the school was given a sweet treat to enjoy. Principal Dr. Adam Clark explained this great recognition earned by the school and acknowledged by the state of Tennessee.  Students all enjoyed a confetti toss celebration to […]


  • Veterans and Citizens Honored at VFW All-American Celebration

    Veterans and Citizens Honored at VFW All-American Celebration

    VFW Post 10904 in Manchester hosted it’s All-American Celebration to recognize those who have helped the Post to earn the VFW National title of “All-American Post” for the fourth year.  The All-American award is given to those Posts who provide the best services to their community and are considered the “Best of the Best” in […]


  • Unemployment rate drops in Coffee County

    Unemployment rate drops in Coffee County

    Coffee County’s unemployment rate during August was 3.4% – which is 0.5% lower than the previous month. The jobless rate in August 2021 was 3.9%. Every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment rates in August, according to new data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. For the month, 89 counties recorded rates […]


  • HOMECOMING FOR THE AGES. CHS welcomes back alumni, throttles Spring Hill

    HOMECOMING FOR THE AGES. CHS welcomes back alumni, throttles Spring Hill

    Hundreds of Red Raider football and cheerleader alumni made the trek to Carden-Jarrell Field Friday. Some driving over 6 hours to be on hand. And the Red Raiders put on a show for them. Senior tailback Konor Heaton accounted for 157 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns as the Red Raiders cruised past the Spring Hill […]


  • Trooper, suspect injured in Thursday shooting in Coffee County

    Trooper, suspect injured in Thursday shooting in Coffee County

    At the request of 14th Judicial District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI special agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting Thursday night in Coffee County. Preliminary information indicates that around 11:00 p.m., Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers stopped a vehicle traveling westbound on I-24 in Coffee County. At some point during that stop, the […]


  • CHS volleyball donates $2,000 to Dream for Weave Foundation

    CHS volleyball donates $2,000 to Dream for Weave Foundation

    Longtime Thunder Radio WMSR Sports Director and voice of Coffee County athletics Dennis Weaver was the catalyst for bringing Coffee County Volleyball to the radio years ago. Thursday night the Lady Raider program made a sizable contribution in Weaver’s honor. The team donated $2,000 to the Dennis Weaver Dream for Weave Foundation after the first […]