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Short Mountain-4 Voting Results

Short Mountain-4 Voting Results Total Votes Cast: 269 (73.30%) President of the United States: Barack Obama (D) 115 John McCain (R) 145 Chuck Baldwin (I) 0 Bob Barr (I) 1 Charles Jay (I) 0 Cynthia McKinney (I) 1 Brian Moore (I) 0 Ralph Nader (I) 2 Write-In 0 United States Senate: Robert D. Tuke (D) ... Read more

State Needs More Safeguards to Protect Social Security Numbers

Tennessee needs to streamline the way local governments protect Social Security numbers as part of public records. That’s according to a new report from the Comptroller’s Office of Research. It finds further reducing Social Security number use can safeguard against possible identity theft. The report suggests the legislature should appoint study committees to review government ... Read more

City of Woodbury Voting Results

City of Woodbury Voting Total Votes Cast: 952 (69.29%) President of the United States: Barack Obama (D) 408 John McCain (R) 449 Chuck Baldwin (I) 5 Bob Barr (I) 4 Charles Jay (I) 0 Cynthia McKinney (I) 2 Brian Moore (I) 1 Ralph Nader (I) 9 Write-In 1 United States Senate: Robert D. Tuke (D) ... Read more

Cannon County General Sessions Activity

Judge Susan Melton presided over Cannon County General Sessions Court on Tuesday. Some of the results from the various cases which appeared on the docket included: Todd Herlong was appointed an attorney. He is charged with violation of probation. His case was reset for November 4th. Michael N. Barrett was appointed an attorney. He is ... Read more

Gassaway Voting Results

Gassaway Voting Results Total Votes Cast: 210 (66.04%) President of the United States: Barack Obama (D) 89 John McCain (R) 107 Chuck Baldwin (I) 1 Bob Barr (I) 2 Charles Jay (I) 1 Cynthia McKinney (I) 1 Brian Moore (I) 2 Ralph Nader (I) 3 Write-In 0 United States Senate: Robert D. Tuke (D) 71 ... Read more

State Files Suit Against BlueHippo For Alleged Deceptive Claims

Tennessee has filed suit today against several related businesses alleged to have made false statements to lure low-income and credit-challenged consumers to use their financing services for electronic items while failing to disclose the exact terms of the agreements. Attorney General Bob Cooper, on behalf of Mary Clement, the Director of the Division of Consumer ... Read more

National Award To Assist Woodbury Police Department

A national award is assisting in a project to keep Cannon County youth safe. Using grant funds from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office the Woodbury Police Department recently purchased a new golf cart. This golf cart isn’t likely to spend any time on the greens however. The cart will be used along with vision goggles ... Read more

Woodland Voting Results

Total Votes Cast: 1,095 (70.24%) President of the United States: Barack Obama (D) 357 John McCain (R) 695 Chuck Baldwin (I) 8 Bob Barr (I) 6 Charles Jay (I) 1 Cynthia McKinney (I) 3 Brian Moore (I) 1 Ralph Nader (I) 9 Write-In 2 United States Senate: Robert D. Tuke (D) 242 Lamar Alexander (R) ... Read more

Rates Increase in 84 Counties, Including Cannon

More people are jobless across Tennessee this month, including those in Cannon County. New figures show the county’s unemployment rate is 6.1 percent…up four tenths of a percent from the month before. The county rate matches the national jobless rate, which is more than a point lower than Tennessee’s current 7.2 percent unemployment rate. Unemployment ... Read more

Sheriff’s Department Investigates Death

A disturbing scene at a Cannon County home Monday morning. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to assist officers in their investigation of the death of a Parch Corn Road woman. According to Cannon County Sheriff Billy Nichols, Russell Walls called dispatchers at the 911 Center to report finding his wife, Rhoda Walls hanging from ... Read more