News Archives 2009

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Grants, Zoning and Water Regulations Fill December Agenda of Council

The Town Of Woodbury Board Of Mayor and Aldermen held their monthly regular meeting Tuesday night at city hall. The meeting went by quickly as there were only a few items on the agenda. The Board adopted resolution number 8-09 authorizing the Mayor to submit an application to the TN Dept of Economic and Community ... Read more

Cannon General Sessions Court 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: Christina Kelley was bound over to the January, 2010 term of the Cannon County Grand Jury. She is charged with theft over $1,000.00, failure to appear, manufacture of methamphetamine, ... Read more

Grant Awarded to Cannon Senior Center by The Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization connecting generosity with need in 40 Middle Tennessee counties, has distributed a $3,000 grant to the Cannon County Senior Center as part of The Foundation’s annual grantmaking process. “As needs in Middle Tennessee grow, the work of our nonprofit partners to provide vital services and innovative ... Read more

TDOS Marks Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

The Tennessee Department of Safety joins the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA), and other highway safety groups in promoting Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 6-12, 2009. “Over 27 million Americans are 70 years old or older. An estimated 20 million of them are licensed drivers,” said ... Read more

House Approves Two Key Energy Efficiency Bills

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved two bipartisan bills that will help improve the efficiency of energy and water. Both bills will ensure that our country is able to meet future demands for both energy and water. The House unanimously approved the Energy and Water Research Integration Act, H.R. 3598, which Congressman Bart Gordon ... Read more

United Way Welcomes New Campaign Staff

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announced Friday the hiring of Carolyn Tumbleson as Director of Resource Development and Denise Esker as Campaign Associate. The Director of Resource Development and the Campaign Associate are responsible for overseeing United Way’s annual fundraising campaign within Rutherford and Cannon counties. Tumbleson joins United Way with a background ... Read more

UCHRA Serves 4,300 Individuals In Cannon County

“The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency, Cannon County Office, has provided services to 4,300 individuals with $1.2 million being spent in the County. The UCHRA programs address the needs of all ages and have a positive impact on the residents in Cannon County,” stated County Executive Mike Gannon. The UCHRA provides services to the residents ... Read more

Lions Fill Woodbury With Holiday Fun

Woodbury Lions Club members are preparing for a full day of activities this Saturday. Pancakes, a parade and the spreading of holiday cheer are the order of the day according to King Lion Danny Miller. Club members will be in the Lions Memorial Building before the sun rises to prepare for Breakfast with Santa. The ... Read more

Court Date In Horse Case Moves To 2010

The two people at the center of a huge animal cruelty case will not be making their first appearance in court on Tuesday as originally expected. Following an agreement between the State of Tennessee and the attorney representing Charles Eugene and Clinton Howland, the case has been reset until January 12, 2010. The Howlands were ... Read more

Franklin County Woman Faces Local Charges

A Decherd woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing a large assortment of cash and prescription medication from a local resident. Melissa Archey, age 32 of Decherd, was arrested and charged by Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Young with theft over $1,000.00 after she reportedly stole over 30 pills and $700.00 from a home on ... Read more