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Activity of Cannon Circuit Court for Thursday

Judge Don Ash presided over Cannon County Circuit Court on Thursday, January 7th. Some of the results from the various cases which appeared on the docket included:Debbie Israel pled guilty to the charge of sale of schedule III drugs. She was sentenced to 4 years in prison as a range 1, 30 percent offender. In ... Read more

Auburntown Board Holds January Meeting

The Auburntown City Council met January 5th for their regular monthly meeting. The Mayor and all Councilmen were present.The financial report was presented and discussed without dissent. Balance of funds as of 12-31-09 was $45,176.45. The Mayor reported that the contractor who is to run utility water up Hurricane Creek Rd. has moved some equipment ... Read more

Cannon General Sessions Court Activity for Tuesday, January 5th

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:Vanessa McCormick was bound over to the January, 2010 term of the Cannon County Grand Jury. She is charged with driving under the influence 5th offense and driving while license ... Read more

Woodbury Board of Mayor And Aldermen Act On Frequencies, Zoning and Water

Woodbury Board of Mayor and Aldermen covered a variety of activities at their January meeting. A public hearing was held regarding Ordinance No. 429, an ordinance to update the Town of Woodbury Water and Sewer Department cross-connection policy as recommended by the State of Tennessee, Division of Water Supply. One client of the system, Doug ... Read more

Cannon County Jail Passes State Inspection

The Cannon County Jail was inspected by the Tennessee Corrections Institute on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 by State Detention Facility Specialist Joe Ferguson. During the inspection, Ferguson listed no problems in any areas of the jail which included the cellblock, kitchen and other areas in the facility.“Each year Tennessee jails are inspected to assess the ... Read more

Law Requiring Antifreeze Bittering Agent Takes Effect

The Haley Ham Law requiring a bittering agent in all antifreeze sold in Tennessee took effect on January 1st. The law is intended to help prevent the accidental or intentional poisoning of people, pets and other animals as a result of ingesting antifreeze or engine coolants. “As the agency charged with enforcing this new law, ... Read more

MTEMC Offers Members Tips To Curb Energy Use During Cold Snap

Middle Tennessee Electric officials want to remind its members that cold weather snaps can push electric bills upwards. “With much below average temperatures in the forecast, it’s important to remember that we can’t control the weather, but we can curb our home’s energy usage,” MTEMC Communications Coordinator Todd Palmer said. “When temperatures plummet, electric bills ... Read more

Election Commission Office Busy In The New Year

If the first work day of the new year is any indication of upcoming elections on the local scene, it will be one very active year. County offices will fill the ballot in August and incumbents and challengers alike wasted no time in letting their desires know.Persons who picked up filing papers and the offices ... Read more

Chamber Announces Annual Membership Banquet

The Historic Cannon County Chamber of Commerce has announced the date for their membership banquet. The annual event marks the changing of terms for officers and board members. Members received ballots last month for their consideration.When confirmed by the membership of the organization, Travis Hancock of Woodbury Insurance Agency will become president, Michelle Fowler of ... Read more

Christmas Spirit Bestowed Upon UCHRA Residential Homes by Secret Santa

The holiday season has always been a time of giving whether it be to family, friends, or those less fortunate. People seem to put their wants and needs on hold during this joyous season by practicing the importance of giving. The administration of CHANCE residential homes for young men and women found Friday, December 18 ... Read more