News Archives 2013


Federal Extensions Are Now Extended For Unemployment Benefits

The American Taxpayer Relief Act, which became law late Wednesday, extends the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC08) program through January 1, 2014. The federal benefits were slated to expire at the end of 2012 with claimants receiving their last payment the first week of January.EUC08 is a federally-funded program providing unemployment benefits to approximately 30,000 Tennesseans ... Read more

United Way Announces New Board Officers

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced its 2013 board officers and members. Tracy Toy, Community Volunteer and Retired R.N., will serve as the 2013 Board Chair. Board chair-elect is Phil Holt, First Tennessee Bank; Campaign Chair is Jim Thompson, Thompson Services; Communications Chair is James Evans, Rutherford County Schools; Community Impact ... Read more

Election Commission Meeting Agenda

ELECTION COMMISSIONMEETINGSCHEDULED FOR MONDAY January 14, 20135:30 P.M. HELD AT THE CANNON COUNTY COURTHOUSEMAIN STREETWOODBURY, TENN.  Agenda:   1.) Read and approve December minutes. 2.) Discuss and act upon tabled matters from previous meetings. 3.) Review and act upon New voter registrations. 4.) Discuss TACEO Seminar held in December and future dates and locations for 2013 ... Read more

Investigating Break-In Found Nothing Broke

Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to a McMinnville Highway residence recently for a possible break-in but found nothing.  According to sheriff’s reports, Deputy Steve McMillen, along with Reserve Deputy Jimmy Hayes and Cannon County Sheriff Darrell Young responded to the call.  The complainant was at a residence across the road.  The Deputies were ... Read more

Industrial Board To Meet Tonight

The Industrial Board of Cannon County will meet tonight at the Cannon County Courthouse to discuss the status of THC Select and review the PC Disposal debt which is owed to the Board after they moved out of the Bryant Lane building.  The board will review repair requests from Crane Interiors and discuss the status ... Read more

TDOT To Run Fatality Messages On Weekly Basis

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will continue to display fatality messages on its overhead Dynamic Message Signs, but will do so on a weekly basis rather than daily. TDOT began displaying the fatality numbers on the signs in April 2012 after seeing a sharp increase in fatalities in the first quarter of the year.  ... Read more

Photo Contest Entries Being Accepted For Tennessee Wildlife Magazine

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2013-14 photo contest for publication in the Tennessee Wildlife Magazine’s popular annual calendar issue. All interested photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fishing and wildlife species native to Tennessee, and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee. Interested photographers must submit their photo ... Read more

Lions and Lionettes Travel To Livingston Tonight

It’s back to district action tonight for the Cannon County basketball teams.  The Lions and Lionettes will travel to Livingston tonight for a pair of games against the Wildcats and Lady Wildcat basketball teams.  The girls game features two of the top AA basketball teams in the state.  The Livingston Lady Cats sport a 15-3 ... Read more

Industrial Board Owned Building Up For Sale

The building located at 475 Bryant Lane currently owned by the Industrial Board of Cannon County is now up for sale after the Industrial Board approved a motion during last night’s monthly meeting to put the building on the market instead of trying to lease it.  A committee was put together comprised of Dean Moore, ... Read more

Bradyville Couple Caught In Ewing Street Making Meth

A Bradyville couple has been arrested in connection with operating a meth lab in Murfreesboro.  Kenneth Franklin Anderson Jr. age 40 and Jacqueline Lynn Barrett age 35 were charged with initiating the process to produce methamphetmine, possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana possession.  Murfreesboro City Police received a tip of the meth lab at a ... Read more