News Archives 2014


Child Advocacy Center Open House December 5th

“The hit every year at the Holiday Open House is the ‘chocolate room’,” shared Child Advocacy Center Director Sharon De Boer. “Guests walk past the appetizers, entrees, and dessert room, and head straight to the chocolate room.” The Child Advocacy Center is hosting the 15th annual Holiday Open House on Friday, December 5, 2014 from ... Read more

25 Days Left To Be A Secret Santa For An Abused Child

“There are only 25 days left until Christmas and the Child Advocacy Center has 19 children ages 3-17 that need your help this holiday season.  These are truly needy families that will not have a Christmas without your help.  As a parent, I think it is a wonderful experience for my own children to learn ... Read more

Lionettes Stay Perfect at 5-0, Lions Lose Heartbreaker In Overtime

No basketball fan could have asked for a better ending to the first night of the annual Mitch Wilson Classic than the boys game between Cannon County and East Nashville.   The Eagles came into the game undefeated and off of an appearance in the State Tournament Championship game the year before.  Neither team built a ... Read more

Basketball Friday Starts At 9:30A

2014 Mitch Wilson Classic Schedule For Friday Cannon County High School 9:30-Boys-Smith County vs Coffee County 11A Girls-Warren County vs Smith County 12:30P Boys-Warren County vs Murfreesboro Central Magnet 2:00P Girls-Moore County vs Murfreesboro Central Magnet 3:30P-Boys-Moore County vs Nashville Central Christian 5:00P Girls-Cannon County vs Nashville Central Christian 6:30P Girls-Cookeville vs East Nashville 8:00P ... Read more

State Encourages Shopping and Supporting Small Businesses

As shoppers prepare for an exciting weekend, Tennessee’s Small Business Advocate Richard Wilson is encouraging customers to join the ‘shop small’ movement.  November 29 is Small Business Saturday. It is a time to show support for small independently-owned businesses during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.   Since 2010, Small Business Saturday ... Read more

Rescue Squad Receives Grant

The Cannon County Rescue Squad, Inc. has received a $1,250 fire prevention and safety grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.Mark Rust, FM Global representative, presented the award to Michael Underhill, Rescue Squad CEO, at the Rescue Squad building on November 21, 2012.  The award will be used to assist ... Read more

No Lane Closures On Tennessee Roadways During Thanksgiving Holiday Period

hanksgiving travelers will not be slowed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.  All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 26 through 6:00 a.m. ... Read more

THP To Conduct Checkpoints In Woodbury, Dekalb and Coffee Counties During The Thanksgiving Holiday

The THP will also conduct its routine Thanksgiving holiday enforcement campaign across the state.  During last year’s 120-hour holiday period, there were 12 people killed in nine fatal crashes in Tennessee.  Two of the traffic fatalities occurred in alcohol-related crashes, while six of the vehicular deaths were unrestrained. “Our state’s seat belt usage rate is ... Read more

Short Mountain Wins Attendance Award

Good school attendance plays a crucial part of a student’s academic success. Students are more likely to succeed in academics when they attend school consistently. This year, Cannon County Schools would like to congratulate the Short Mountain Elementary School parents, students, teachers and staff for winning the attendance award for the school year 2013-2014 with ... Read more