News Archives 2013


MTSU Announces Christmas Break Openings And Closings

Middle Tennessee State University will be closed from Tuesday, Dec. 24, to Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.  With a few exceptions that include Public Safety (campus police), Facilities Services, Housing and Residential Life and other essential personnel, all university offices and departments will be closed during this time. ... Read more

State Unemployment Rate At 8%

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today Tennessee’s unemployment rate for November is 8.1 percent, which is four tenths of one percentage point lower than the October revised rate. The national unemployment rate for November 2013 was 7.0 percent, down three tenths of one percentage point from October. Economic Summary: Tennessee’s October ... Read more

General Sessions Court Report

Judge Susan Melton Presided over General Sessions on Tuesday.  Some of the results of the various cases that appeared on the docket included:Timothy Scott Auberry pled guilty to disorderly conduct.  He was sentenced to 30 days in jail.  That sentence was suspended upon equal time on probation and paying the costs. Alton Brian Burdy pled ... Read more

News From The Cannon Libraries

Happy Holidays to everyone!  As we look back on 2013, we can only say, “wow” and “thank you”.  This has been an incredible year with the completion of the addition and renovation of the Adams Memorial Library.  Thanks to all of you for your contributions, encouragement, friendship, volunteer spirit, and smiling faces.  Come and enjoy ... Read more

Lionettes Win, Lions Fall In Christmas Break Tourneys

6 3-pointers from Cory Henley was not enough to keep the Cannon County Lions from collecting their 13th win of the season.  The Lions opened first round action of the Heritage Athletic Russell Christmas Tournament with a loss to Knoxville Hall 61-58  Henley was able to score 19 to lead the team and Tanner Larson ... Read more

No Secret. More Adult Singers Needed For Arts Center Production

The Arts Center Of Cannon County is looking for a few more adult singers to add to the cast of The Secret Garden.  The beautiful score demands a well rounded chorus of various ages.  The ability to read music is a plus.  If you are interested, please notify Scarlett Turney at  The Secret Garden ... Read more

Stones River Hospital Hosts Volunteer Holiday Brunch

Stones River Hospital hosted a Holiday Brunch for their local volunteers from the Ladies Auxiliary  of Cannon County recently. The brunch featured a delicious breakfast in the facilities board room adorned with a beautifully decorated Christmas tree.  “Stones River Hospital is known for our wonderful volunteers of the Ladies Auxiliary who work year round, while ... Read more

UCHRA Announces Commodities Recertification

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency would like to remind those who receive assistance through the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program, known as Commodities; it is time for recertification of their commodities card.  With 2014 deliveries right around the corner, it is very important for recipients to recertify their commodity card with their local county ... Read more

Cracked Windshield Leads To Arrest On Drug Charges

A cracked windshield led to the arrest of a Woodbury man on drug charges.  According to Murfreesboro City Police reports Police observed a car with a windshield that was cracked so bad that the drivers side visibility was obstructed.  After pulling over the car, they discovered there was a smell of marijuana about the persons ... Read more

Lions and Lionettes Experience No Problems With Pioneers

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes high school basketball team continued to pick up wins right before the Christmas break.  Monday the teams hosted the Warren County Pioneers and Lady Pioneers.  The Lionettes got 21 points from Abbey Sissom, and 11 from Kellie Davis to go 12-1 on the season as Cannon easily won 75-45.  ... Read more