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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 24

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Tullahoma will be host to two sites, one at Walmart and the other at Walgreens. This provides an additional resource for …

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General Motors Invest $2 billion in Spring Hill Plant to make New Cadillac LYRIQ

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and General Motors officials announced Tuesday that the automaker will invest nearly $2 billion in its Spring Hill manufacturing plant to build fully electric vehicles, including the all-new, luxury Cadillac LYRIQ. This announcement adds to the more than $2.3 billion GM has …

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IRS Extends Stimulus-Check Deadline to Nov. 21

More than 110,000 Tennessee residents have yet to receive their stimulus payments, according to data from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. More than $100 million could be left unclaimed if residents don’t file their taxes. Coordinator of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at United Way of Greater Nashville Tamara Kreigh cited many …

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Howard is New Manchester Mayor

After the unfortunate death of Mayor Lonnie Norman from COVID-19, the City of Manchester aldermen called a special meeting on Monday night to select a new mayor. Alderman Ryan French made motion at the beginning of the meeting to make Vice-Mayor Marilyn Howard the new mayor of Manchester. The board chose Howard in 5-0 vote. …

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Tennessee Highway Safety Office joins AAA to offer the Second Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) joins AAA – The Auto Club Group for the second year to offer the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award. The THSO and AAA – The Auto Club Group will reward one exemplary high school senior in Tennessee with a $3,000 scholarship for working with the THSO’s Reduce TN Crashes …

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Gov. Lee Calls For Temporary Suspension of Accountability Measures for 2020-2021 School Year

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn today called for removing negative consequences for schools and educators associated with student assessments for the 2020-2021 school year. Student assessments will be conducted as planned. “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, …

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Visitation and Funeral Times at Rotary Park Amphitheater set for Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman; Gov. Lee Orders Flags at Half-Staff

As reported on earlier this week, 79 year-old Lonnie J. Norman Sr., Mayor of the City of Manchester passed away early Monday at the Stonecrest Medical Center in Smyrna, Tennessee. Norman had been diagnosed with COVID-19 on Oct. 1. The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 17th, 2020, at Rotary Park Amphitheater from 1pm …

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Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Visit Manchester Schools

On Wednesday, Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn visited Westwood Elementary in Manchester. They assisted Manchester City Schools Family Resource Center in processing and packaging student needs fulfilled through the Tennessee Serves Purposity campaign.   The first lady’s Tennessee Serves initiative has partnered with the Department of Education and Purposity, a free app, to streamline …

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Governor Bill Lee and First Lady go into COVID-19 Quarantine

A member of Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Security Detail has tested positive for COVID-19. The governor’s office released a statement saying Lee is feeling well and has tested negative for COVID-19 but out of an abundance of caution, he is quarantining at home with First Lady Maria Lee who also tested negative. The statement adds …

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