News Archives 2011


Cannon County High School Hosts Second Financial Night Of The Year

On Monday, December 5th, Cannon County High will host its 2nd financial aid night of the 2011-2012 school year from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the CCHS cafeteria. While much of the meeting will be geared toward seniors and their parents, freshmen, sophomores, juniors and their parents are invited as well. Joe Myers, Director of ... Read more

Woodbury Lions Club Tour Of Homes Takes Place December 3rd

The annual Woodbury Lions Club Tour of Homes is set for Saturday, Dec. 3 from 4 until 8 p.m. Tickets at $5 each are available from Lions Club members or may be picked up a the Lions Memorial Building the day of the event. The following homes and establishment are on the list: • The ... Read more

Lions Club Christmas Parade Details

The annual Woodbury Lions Club Christmas Parade will be Saturday, December 3, 2011 beginning at noon. The parade is held every year on the first Saturday of December and features a visit from the jolly old elf himself, St. Nick. Parade Chairman Danny Miller cites the efforts of the entire community in making the parade ... Read more

Mitch Wilson Classic Starts Today at 9:30

30 teams, 30 games in two days.  That’s what awaits high school basketball fans today and tomorrow here in Cannon County. The Mitch Wilson Classic expanded to two gymnasiums this year to accommodate all the games.  The games will start early this morning at 9:30 and continue well into the evening.  The schedule of ballgames ... Read more

Unemployment Rates Fall To 8%

Cannon County’s unemployment rate fell 1 whole percentage point from September to October.  According to unemployment rates released by the State Wednesday, Cannon County has an unemployment rate of 8 percent.  Out of an estimated 6,710 people in the Cannon County Workforce, 6,170 are employed while 540 are unemployed.  In comparison to neighboring counties Cannon ... Read more

THP Prepares Motorists for Heavy Presence this Thanksgiving Holiday

Sixteen people lost their lives on Tennessee roadways during last year’s Thanksgiving Day Holiday period. That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be hitting the roads, along with millions of Americans, in a high-visibility, safe driving enforcement campaign for the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Holiday.  Beginning at 6 p.m., Wednesday, November 23 through midnight Sunday, November ... Read more

Rita Allen Of Adams Memorial Library Thankful for Library Board

As we reflect on what we are thankful for during the holiday season, I would like to remind you all to pause for a moment and be thankful for your fellow Cannon County citizens who serve on the Library Board of Trustees.  The Library Board is mandated by state law and makes sure that the ... Read more

Planning Commission To Recommend Utilizing Planning Services

The recommendation will be made to the Cannon County Commissioners in the December meeting for approval to utilize a planning service after the Cannon County Planning Commission voted unanimously to make the request. Planning Commissioners Thad Raines, David George, Carey Hutchins, Brenda Phillips, Jimmy Mingle and Chairman Boyd Barker were in attendance. Shannon Copas, planner ... Read more

List of Organizations With Holiday Hours

Organizations that have informed WBRY of closings or changes for the Thanksgiving Holidays include.  The Woodbury Trash Route that is normally run on Thursdays will run today instead.  The Cannon County Senior Center is closed today throughout the rest of the week and will be open on Monday November 28th.  Middle Tennessee State University is ... Read more

Neighborhood Watch Program Food Drive

The Neighborhood Watch Program has begun collecting food for the upcoming Neighborhood Watch Piggly Wiggly Christmas Food Drive. Over the last several years the program with the help of citizens and businesses has fed in excess of 100 families per year. Arna and Tina Smithson of Piggly Wiggly have been a huge help with this ... Read more