News Archives 2008


Warrants Out For Man Who Assaulted Girlfriend

A Cannon County man had warrants served against him after allegedly tying a woman up and beating her in the head.  According to Cannon County Sheriff department reports, Deputies were dispatched to a Cannon County residence.  Upon arrival they spoke to the victim who stated that her boyfriend had tied her up and hit her ... Read more

Free Food Giveaway Saturday

There will be a free food drive thru distribution at the First United Methodist Church Saturday.  There will be a tractor trailer full of food to be distributed at 502 High Street Woodbury.  Access will be from High Street, down College, and Lehman Streets.  There will be people directing traffic for eas of access.  They ... Read more

Bob Tarter To Return For Program At Adams Memorial Library Saturday

The Cannon County Library System invites everyone to the Adams Memorial Library on Saturday, December 9, as one of our most popular programs returns. Mr. Bob Tarter will be presenting his new program about animals who are helpful to us and benefit our way of life. The program will begin at 11:00 am in the ... Read more

Cannon Now Has A Full County Commission

The monthly meeting of the County Commission meeting saw two new Commissioners and a new road commissioner be appointed to serve until the 2018 election,  and a new Chairman and Chairman Pro Tem elected.   Jimmy Williams was nominated and unanimously approved to fill the seat of Road Commissioner in District 3.  The Commissioner who ... Read more

Vacated Commission Spots To Be Filled Tonight

The Cannon County Commission will elect two new county commissioners to fill the seats vacated recently by Todd Hollandsworth District 2 and Jamie Holloway District 3 at the regular monthly meeting tonight.  They will also be electing a road commissioner for zone 3 due to the passing away of James Hancock.  In addition to all ... Read more

Middle Grades Basketball Team Host Manchester Tonight

The Cannon County Middle Grades basketball teams will be in action tonight as they host Coffee Middle School from Manchester.  The Lions are coming off a win Monday night  when they beat Warren County Middle in an exciting contest.  They are looking for their second consecutive win.  Girls tipoff tonight is at 6:00 with the ... Read more

Green Caught Red Handed Joyriding In Stolen Car

A Cannon County man who allegedly took two different vehicles without permission was caught joyriding in one of them recently.  According to Woodbury Police reports, Joseph Tyler Green was caught driving a 2005 Ford Escape without the permission of the lawful owner.  Police also charged Green with driving on a suspended license.   Green also took ... Read more

Motlow’s Christmas Concerts Begin Tonight

The Motlow State Community College music department is excited to present a pair of holiday concerts during the first week of December on the Moore County campus. Both performances will be held in Eoff Hall inside Powers Auditorium. The first is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., and the second, a matinee performance, ... Read more

Nichols Formally Announces Candidacy For Circuit Court Judge

Cannon County native and former Clerk and Master, Nathan Nichols, announced his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge today. Nichols is seeking the Republican Party’s nomination for the position during the May 1, 2018 primary.Nathan spent the majority of his legal career as an assistant district attorney general prosecuting felony cases in Rutherford County Circuit Court. He represented ... Read more

Night Of Hope Event Thursday In Smithville

The Salem Baptist Association and the Alliance for Freedom, Restoration, and Justice are taking the initiative of bringing attention to this serious issue by hosting a program called “Middle TN Night of Hope” in an effort to rally churches and others in the community to help make a difference. “Night of Hope”will be held on ... Read more