News Archives 2012

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Dobson Issue Tabled Until At Least April 2013

Dorinda Mankin is now officially the Administrator of Elections until April of 2013.  That decision was made by the current Cannon County Commission during last night’s monthly meeting.  With commission members Sue Patrick, Jackie Gannon and Corey Davenport along with Chairman Matt Studd present for the meeting, the Commission decided to table the item on ... Read more

Still Time To Bid On Christmas Tree At Readyville Mill

Bidding remains open for The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Women’s Initiative Christmas tree at the Readyville Mill in Readyville, Tennessee. The proceeds from the auction will benefit United Way’s Born Learning initiative. Bidding continues through 12 PM on December 15, 2012.  The Readyville Mill is located at 5418 Murfreesboro Road, Readyville, TN 37149 ... Read more

County Commission To Consider Solid Waste Options

Reviewing draft amendments to the debt policy, occupancy tax private act, and options for solid waste operations are three of the items on the agenda of the Cannon County Commission meeting tonight.  Director Ricky Cope will be addressing the Commission on monitors that the Ambulance Service is in need of.  The Commission will also request ... Read more

Commission To Discuss Adminstrator Of Elections Tonight

Another Cannon County Election Commission meeting is scheduled for tonight and some of the items on the agenda will be familiar topics as the Commission has discussed these for several months.  The first one deals with former Administrator of Elections Stan Dobson.  Dobson was voted out of the position in July by the Commission for ... Read more

American Legion Post Announces Oratorical Contest

The purpose of The American Legion High School OratoricalScholarship Program “A Constitutional Speech Contest” is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and ... Read more

How To Choose And Plant Trees

Trees and shrubs enhance the aesthetic, environmental and economic value of your property, and fall is the ideal time to add them to your landscape. Dr. Wayne Clatterbuck, a forestry specialist with University of Tennessee Extension, offers these tips for successfully adding trees to your landscape:  * Select the right tree for the right purpose. ... Read more

Back To Robert A Harris Gymnasium Tonight For Basketball

District basketball action returns to Woodbury tonight as the York Institute Dragons basketball teams make an appearance at Robert A Harris Gymnasium to meet the Cannon County Lions basketball programs.  The Lionettes are 8-0 and they are expected to be tested tonight as they face a Lady Dragonette team who are 8-1 and are coming ... Read more

Industrial Development Board Changes Name To Match Charter

G. Sumner R. Bouldin, an attorney for Bouldin and Bouldin law firm from Murfreesboro has been hired to represent legal matters concerning the Cannon County Industrial Development Board.  The motion was made and approved to open Tuesday night’s Cannon County Industrial Development Board meeting.  Bouldin made a few suggestions to the Board  The first suggestion ... Read more

Blackburn Resigns As Auburntown Fire Chief

Appointments made to achieve a full council and changes ahead for the fire departmentwere just a couple of the items discussed when the Auburntown City Council met December 4th for their regular monthly meeting.  The Mayor and all Council members were present except Beth Hancock and Frank Patrick.      The previous month of November minutes were ... Read more

Dedication Of Bridge and Arts Center Production Amongst Todays Activities

Bridge Dedication Friday December 7th at 1:00.  The bridge, over Hill Creek and near the entrance to Cannon County High School will have a dedication ceremony open to the public.  The bridge at that time will be name the Cannon County Veteran’s Memorial Bridge. Join the holiday fun when the Arts Center Of Cannon County ... Read more