News Archives 2014


Cannon County Receives Recycling Grant Monies

Cannon County has received a solid waste recycling equipment grant in the amount of $20,754.00.  The grant is for the purchase of a Skid Steer.  The grant is part of the  total of $531,820 from the state that will go toward the purchase of recycling equipment to help reduce landfill waste throughout the state of ... Read more

Drunk Participants In Bonfire Leads To Wild Night

Cannon County Deputies had their hands full following a bonfire that spilled over into a fight resulting in drunk driving and a car accident recently.  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports, Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Iconium Road after complaintants called police warning about a drunk driver that had just left the ... Read more

Lights Out On Truck Leads To Arrest Of Pair In Murfreesboro

A Cannon County man who got pulled over in Murfreesboro recently for a light out on the truck was arrested for several charges.  According to Murfreesboro police reports, early Tuesday evening, Murfreesboro Police pulled over 49 year old Michael Wallace of Hollis Creek Road of Woodbury.  Police noticed that Mr. Wallace and the passenger in ... Read more

2015 Spring Turkey Quota Hunt Application Period Underway Through Feb 4th

pplications for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2015 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts are now being accepted. The application period runs from Dec. 17 through Feb. 4, 2015. Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at the TWRA website by clicking here. Applications can be accepted until ... Read more

GED and HiSET Tests To Be Administered At Motlow

Motlow College’s Moore County campus will administer the General Educational Development (GED®) and High School Equivalency (HiSET) tests several times throughout 2015. These tests will be conducted in the Crouch Center room 1046. Each applicant should decide which test they need for his or her Tennessee High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma. A high school diploma ... Read more

State’s Unemployment Rate For November Decreases

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for November was 6.8 percent, three tenths of one percentage point lower than the October revised rate of 7.1 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for November was 5.8 percent, unchanged from the prior month.Economic Summary Over the past year, Tennessee’s ... Read more

Give The Gift Of Not Using Tobacco

Stores and businesses have long used the familiar holiday slogan, “Give the gift that keeps on giving.” While stereos, watches and even baskets of fruit delivered monthly have been advertised to provide perpetual pleasure, the Tennessee Department of Health suggests a present that really does have lasting benefits:  Stopping the use of tobacco products.The three ... Read more

TDEC Announces Tennessee Recreation Initiative Program

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is now accepting Tennessee Recreation Initiative Program (TRIP) grant applications from local governments that do not currently have, or have not had in the past, an established parks or recreation department with a designated director.TRIP grants are designed to assist communities in establishing their first, full-time parks and ... Read more

MTSU Winter Break Hours

MTSU facilities are winding down operations as the fall 2014 semester ends and winter break approaches.All MTSU offices are open regular hours through Tuesday, Dec. 23. MTSU will be closed for winter break beginning Wednesday, Dec. 24, through New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. During this quiet time on campus, most MTSU food venues are closed. Those open and ... Read more

State Fire Marshall’s Office Urges Fire Safety For Christmas Trees

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans with natural, fresh-cut Christmas trees to keep them in water because of the fire risk posed when they are allowed to dry out.“Properly maintaining a cut Christmas tree’s moisture content by keeping it in water significantly reduces the chance that its needles will dry out and pose ... Read more