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200 stargazers kick off Space Week

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:50 am

Nearly 200 amateur astronomers gathered on the grounds of Motlow College Saturday night to kick off World Space Week under the stars with nationally recognized educator Billy Hix, director of Motlow’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program. Before the skies had darkened enough for stargazing, Hix, a teacher liaison for the Space Foundation of Colorado and a consultant for NASA, welcomed eager October Skies Star Party visitors to examine

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  • First Winchester Wriggle tonight in Square area

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:04 am

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    The City of Winchester and its Downtown Program Corp. have joined force together to sponsor a special evening to enjoy art, live music and dining. The corp. is hosting the first ever Winchester Wriggle tonight from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the downtown Square. The primary event will be a silent auction at San Miquel’s Coffee Company Ballroom. It will feature artists from Winchester’s New Life Center, with the

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  • Cowan Fall Heritage Festival kicks off a new tradition

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:52 am

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    The first ever Cowan Fall Heritage Festival begins today with live music in the heart of the community’s downtown area. The festival was organized this year as an alternative to the Polly Crockett Festival, which is no longer being held. Organizers say the event promises to provide some of the best top-notch entertainment at any festival in the state. The fun begins today at 5 p.m. and runs until 10

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  • Winchester to kick off fall season with festival

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:24 pm

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    With the beginning of autumn crispness in the air, the City of Winchester is gearing up to give area residents an entertainment avenue to welcome the change of seasons. For the past four years, the city has held it’s annual Taste of Autumn Fall Festival, which has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the downtown Winchester Square. The Winchester Downtown Program Corp., which

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  • Local R/C club event helps Wounded Warriors

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 9:18 am

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    Coffee Airfoilers Model Radio Control Club raised $1,200 for the Wounded Warriors recently, joining more than 200 organizations that held special events celebrating National Model Aviation Day with proceeds going to benefit the Wounded Warrior Foundation. The Academy of Model Aeronautics proclaimed Saturday, Aug. 16, as National Aviation Day. The Coffee Airfoilers event took place at the clubs’ flying field in Tullahoma on Wattendorf Highway, next to the Arnold Golf

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  • New events highlight Franklin County Fair

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 5:36 am

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    Tractors, dirt and muddy shirts are a new part of what residents will be experiencing when the Franklin County Fair’s main attractions get under way next week. The big event and its side attractions will be held Tuesday through the following Saturday. However, a fair-sponsored 5K run/walk will officially kick off the event Saturday at the Southern Middle Tennessee Pavilion on Wilton Circle at 7:30 p.m. This year’s show will

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  • Medical forum focuses on education, prevention

    Posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:08 am

    Chief Dennis Young, Sheriff Tim Fuller, Phil Young, Senator Janice Bowling, Representative David Alexander, Asst. Director Skye Maxon, Director Tabatha Curtis, Dr. Mangru, Representative Barry Doss, TBI Meth/Pharmaceticual Taskforce Director Thomas Farmer and U.T.Martin Police Chief David Moore.

    The Franklin County Prevention Coalition has been charged with combating the area’s prescription drug abuse problem, and it recently held its second annual medical forum to continue escalating that effort. The coalition, in collaboration with local, state and federal partners, has placed its focus on education and prevention, and that approach was highlighted during the forum, held June 12 at the Winchester Church of Christ. This year’s speaker line-up was

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