News Archives 2012

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Cannon County Lionettes Semi-Final To Be Broadcast From Florida On Internet

Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout Results Thursday Spanish Fort 63 Cannon County Lions 50. Friday: Paxton 59 Cannon County Lions 34 (Lions eliminated) Cannon County Lionettes 83 Walton 51. Today’s schedule Semifinals 5:30 Cannon County Lionettes vs Paxton. Game will be streamcast live including video on jockjive.com today

TV Time Results In Brawl

A Christmas Eve argument over who’s turn it was to watch TV escalated into domestic assault charges against a Cannon County man.  According to police reports Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy Tommy Miller was dispatched to a Jim Cummings Highway residence.  After arrival, Deputy Miller spoke to Ms. Olive Marx who stated that her brother Elijah ... Read more

End of 2012 Brings End To All Federal Extensions Of Unemployment Benefits

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development is warning the approximately 30,000 unemployment claimants who are receiving federally extended unemployment insurance that they are facing the abrupt end of those benefits when the program expires January 2, 2013.Congress created the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC08) program in 2008 to provide unemployment benefits to workers who ... Read more

Industrial Development Board To Consider Cumberland Proposal At Next Meeting

Nissan North America recently awarded the Core Consolidation Project to Cumberland Plastics Corporation out of Woodbury.  The project is a high visibilty project in Nissan and would entail receiving automotive component cores from all Nissan dealers across the US.  Very conservatively according to Cumberland officials, the project will create 7 job with more in the ... Read more

Dishes On Christmas Wishlist

On the Christmas wishlist for one Cannon County resident was to replace broken dishes and glassware.  Last Thursday, Cannon County Sheriff Deputy Seth Perry was dispatched to a Seals Hollow Road residence in reference to a break in.  According to police reports, upon arrival, Deputy Perry spoke with Mr. James Furguson.  Mr. Furguson returned home ... Read more

Tennessee State Parks Kick Off 2013 With First Hikes

Tennessee State Parks will sponsor free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day in commemoration of the park system’s 75th Anniversary. Each state park will host its own special hike in the first few days of the New Year.“We are very excited to continue the celebration of Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary in 2013, beginning with ... Read more

News From The Cannon Libraries

Once again it is about to be moving time!  Adams Memorial Library will close on January 7th, 2013 and will reopen on the main floor on January 14th, 2013.  We will need this time to get phone and computers changed back to their final location.  We will also be offering only minimal services as we ... Read more

Stones River Battlefield Schedule For This Upcoming Week

The Stones River National Battlefield is offering a full slate of programs and activities to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Stones River. The battlefield is accessible from Thompson Lane and Old Nashville Highway. Events are free.: Wednesday-Friday All programs begin at the park visitor center. 10 a.m.: “The Approaching Thunder” — Join a ... Read more

Prepare Homes For Cold Weather

Tennessee Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak wants to remind Tennesseans to keep safe and warm, as colder weather becomes more common across the state. But she urges residents to be cautious in the use of alternate heat sources.   “The colder weather means many people will begin to heat their homes with fireplaces, woodstoves and ... Read more

MTSU Closes Until January 2 For Holiday Break

Middle Tennessee State University will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 22, until Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.  All campus offices and departments will be closed during this time. The closures will include the Cope Administration Building; James E. Walker Library; Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center, Health Services ... Read more