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TDOS Announces 1.5 Million Registered Organ and Tissue Donors

The number of registered organ and tissue donors in Tennessee has reached the 1.5 million mark, it was announced today by the Donate Life Tennessee Organ & Tissue Donor Registry and the Tennessee Department of Safety (TDOS).“It was only three years ago that Tennessee Department of Safety and Donate Life Tennessee teamed up for this ... Read more

Take Precautions During Winter Weather

Winter won’t officially arrive until December 21, but parts of Tennessee are already experiencing cold, hazardous weather. The Department of Health is reminding Tennesseans to take common-sense precautions to stay safe and healthy during cold weather.“We know school children may look forward to snow days, but we want to remind Tennesseans that winter weather with ... Read more

Cannon General Sessions Court Activity for December 14th

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:Marcus Edward Tenpenny was bound over to the January, 2011 term of the Cannon County Grand Jury. He is charged with theft over $1,000, aggravated burglary, driving without a license, ... Read more

Icy Cold Crow Report / Winter Weather Advisory

Cannon County Schools are closed Wednesday.Adams Memorial Library and the Auburntown Branch will be closed Wednesday. Library materials due on December 13th, 14th and the 15th have automatically been reset to be due on December 16th without fines for these days of bad weather. The Woodbury Lions Club Christmas Party has been rescheduled for next ... Read more

Fire Destroys Chair Shop In County

A chair shop was destroyed in a fire Monday morning at 1380 Lonnie Smith Road. The building was located at the home of Wilma Thomas.The homeowners son stated to fire fighters, “a man who works in the shop had built a fire in the stove. He then started working at one of the bench’s when ... Read more

Woodbury Town Council Hold December Meeting

Two city ordinances were passed in regard to street acceptance and first reading on revisions to the beer ordnance were part of the agenda at last night at the Town of Woodbury Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting at City Hall in Woodbury.Ordinance Number 434 which is an ordinance amending the street acceptance and construction ... Read more

Cannon General Sessions Court Activity for December 7th

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:Elizabeth Ann Barrett was bound over to the January, 2011 term of the Cannon County Grand Jury. She is charged with theft over $1,000.00, initiating the process to manufacture methamphetamine ... Read more

Cannon Circuit Court Activity for Friday, December 10th

Judge Don Ash presided over Cannon County Circuit Court on Friday. Some of the results from the various cases which appeared on the docket included:Joseph Tyler Green pled guilty to criminal attempt to initiate the process of manufacturing methamphetamine. He was sentenced to 6 years in prison as a Range 1, 30 percent offender. That ... Read more

Tennessee to Remember Victims of Impaired Driving

Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole will join state and local law enforcement officials on Wednesday, December 8 at the Bicentennial Mall State Map to remember 303 people killed in impaired driving crashes in Tennessee in 2009. The event will mark the beginning of National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month in ... Read more

TDOT Crews Ready For What Winter Can Bring

Winter weather is already here in some parts of Tennessee and the Tennessee Department of Transportation is stocked and ready to clear state roadways of ice and snow this season. TDOT crews will once again use a variety of tools to battle winter weather including salt, salt brine, beet juice, and potato juice. “Last year’s ... Read more