News Archives 2008


Woman Gets Bit By Dog Doesn’t Prosecute

A Cannon county woman who was bitten by a dog decided against prosecuting.  According to Sheriff’s Department reports Ms. Patsy Hirlston stated that she was walking down the road and several dogs came out of a driveway growling at her.  A small brown dog ended up bitting her in the left lower leg.  Deputies went ... Read more

Woman Reports Tire Slashing

A Cannon County woman recently filed a report on her car tire being slashed while it was parked in her driveway.  The victim said she and her family heard something outside and went to check out what it was.  When they investigated they saw that a tire on a 2011 Toyota Corolla had an approximate ... Read more

Fatal Wreck On Hwy 1

One person was killed in a automobile accident in Cannon County last night.  The accident happened on State Route 1 west of Cummings Hollow Road According to The crash was reported around 5:30 p.m. The road was closed in both directions for more than three hours.  We will update this story as more details ... Read more

TDEC Accepting Applications For Downtowns Program

 The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is now accepting applications for the sixth round of the Tennessee Downtowns program. Forty-six communities have participated in the Tennessee Downtowns program since its inception in 2010. The program is open to communities with downtown commercial districts established at least 50 years ago. Tennessee Downtowns provides education, ... Read more

United Way Of Rutherford And Cannon Counties To Collect Baby Items

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the Rutherford County Health Department are set to collect essential baby items for expectant and new mothers beginning January 9, 2018 through January 31, 2018.  The items will be sorted and baby bags will be assembled on February 2, 2018, at the Community Baby Shower Sort-a-Thon, ... Read more

Time To Recertify For UCHRA Commodities Distribution

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 2018 deliveries right around the corner, it is very important for recipients to recertify their commodity card with their local county ... Read more

Road Construction Halted During Christmas And New Year’s Holiday Period

Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. No temporary lane closures will be allowed for construction on Tennessee roadways beginning at 8:00 p.m. ... Read more

Tennessee Highway Patrol Receives 2018 Grants

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) received traffic safety grant funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to provide increased enforcement and public awareness campaigns in an effort to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes on state roadways in 2018. The grant funds will be distributed through the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO). The ... Read more

Participate In The 5K Run On New Year’s Day

Cannon County residents Wesley Alexander and Marcus Larson are inviting the public to join in on the Cannon County New Year’s Day Lazy K Fun Run or Walk taking place at Dillon Park Monday January 1st starting at 10A.  They encourage you to start 2018 the right way by running or walking with the other ... Read more