News Archives 2011


Peddler’s Amendments One Step Closer To Approval

Amendments to the existing policy concerning people soliciting business on the square in Woodbury passed on first reading during the Town of Woodbury Mayor and Board of Aldermen Tuesday night.  It was discovered recently after looking into the codes and policies that peddlers could not set up business on the town square.  The policy is ... Read more

General Sessions Court Results From Tuesday

Judge Susan Melton presided over Cannon County General Sessions Court on Tuesday. Some of the results of the various cases that appeared on the docket included:David Allen Bedwell’s charge of introduction of contraband into a penal institution was bound over to the 2012 term of the Grand Jury. Derek Shawn Brewer pled guilty to possession ... Read more

Cannon County Board Of Education Meets Tonight

Updates on Cannon County Youth Dream Grants as well as the possible renewal of the Autism Grant highlight the agenda of the Cannon County Board of Education’s monthly meeting tonight at the Cannon County Courthouse.  Also on the agenda, Dianna Sapero is scheduled to speak to the board about her children being able to ride ... Read more

MTEMC Customer Care Donates To SAVE

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation’s Customers Care has donated $5,000 of its Operation Round Up funds to Cannon County S.A.V.E.  “We are so blessed by the community support expressed through this donation,” Lisa Baird, director of Cannon County S.A.V.E. said. “These funds will help provide vital services to the families of the MTEMC service area.” ... Read more

Cattle Producers Urged To Vote In Beef Referendum Today and Tomorrow

Tennessee cattle producers will have a chance to vote in a statewide referendum Dec. 7 and 8 to consider an increase in the assessment to fund in-state promotions of beef. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture authorized the referendum earlier this year at the request of the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association, the state’s largest cattle organization.   Cattle ... Read more

Today Is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

The Congress has designated December 7th of each year as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.  During this day we honor the more than 3500 Americans killed or wounded during that deadly attack and pay tribute to the heroes whose courage ensured our Nation would recover from this vicious blow. Their tenacity helped define the Greatest ... Read more

WIC Day Thursday Call Today For Appointment

The Cannon County Health Department is hosting WIC Day on Thursday December 8th from 9A to 3P.  WIC is a federally funded nutrition assistance program providing supplemental foods to low income pregnant women, new mothers, breastfeeding mothers and children up to age five. Participants use WIC benefits at authorized grocery stores to purchase their food ... Read more

Medicare Open Enrollment Deadline Today

Medicare’s open enrollment deadline is today.  Those who’ve waited until the last minute can still find help online at or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE.  Consumers can switch between Medicare Advantage and original Medicare or join or drop a Medicare prescription drug plan.  If you’ve already made a selection or decide later on down the road ... Read more

Cannon Welcomes Central Magnet To District 8-AA With Wins

The Lady Tigers of Central Magnet School of Murfreesboro received a welcome to District 8-AA Girls Basketball from the Cannon County Lionettes with a 64-37 thumping loss to the home team Cannon County last night.  The Lionettes shot consistently connecting on 27 of 56 including 8 3 pointers on the night.  Abbey Sissom rang up ... Read more

Job Coach Coming To Woodbury Friday

The TN Dept. of Labor Career Coach is coming to Woodbury Head Start on Friday, December 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Tennessee Career Coach is a mobile job assistance center.  At no cost to you the coach will connect you with jobs. Computers with Internet Access (basic instruction provided) Resume Writing (bring ... Read more