News Archives 2008


It’s Frenzy Day

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed Thursday, January 12, as the first “TN FAFSA Frenzy Day,” encouraging high school seniors and current college students to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by January 17 to maintain eligibility for key scholarship programs including Tennessee Promise. Tennessee Promise is the state’s groundbreaking scholarship and ... Read more

Baby Items Now Being Collected

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.  The collection takes place now through February 3rd.  The items will be sorted and baby bags will be assembled on February 10 2017.  The Community Baby Shower Sort-A-Thon is ... Read more

Aggravated Kidnapping Charges Charged At Smithville Man

A 22 year old Smithville man has been charged with especially aggravated kidnapping after holding another man at gunpoint and taking his car. According to John Thomas Mason of Smithville Highway, Smithville is under a $15,000 bond and his court date is January 19. Mason was previously arrested with a co-defendant, 35 year old ... Read more

State Fire Marshall’s Office Works To Fight Winter Fire Threat

The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urges Tennesseans to place special focus on home fire safety during what has traditionally been the most tragic week for fire-related incidents in the Volunteer State. Since 2010, Tennessee has averaged 2.75 fatal fires (22 in 8 years) and 3.375 fire deaths (27 in 8 years) during the second ... Read more

Improved Macon County Basketball Teams Host Cannon Tonight

The Macon County Tigerettes could be the most improved team in District 8-AA.  The Lafayette team started out the season winning 5 games in a row including collecting a district win over Livingston Academy.  They won only ten games all year long last year but this year are 13-4 midway through.  The Cannon County Lionettes ... Read more

Relative Takes Furnishings From Rental Home

A property owner who rented the residence out to others, reported stolen household goods from the property recently.  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department the owner reported that his grandson and his grandson’s wife was living at his rental property on Tate Lane.  He stated that before they moved in, the house was furnished with ... Read more

County Commission To Meet This Saturday

Cannon County Commission will meet in regular session Saturday January 14th at 10A in the courtroom of the Cannon County Courthouse.  Items on the agenda include: Reports of County Officials Approve Notaries Fill vacancy in the office of the Circuit Court Clerk Approve Resolution 2017-1 CDBG Grant to behefit Town of Woodbury Discuss Reach Budget ... Read more

Board of Education Agenda For January 19

Cannon County Board of Education will meet in regular session January 19th at the Woodbury Grammar School Cafeteria at 6:30P On the Agenda: Consider Policy 3.206 Approve CCEA Memorandum of Understanding Pease Property Update Woodland Project Update  

Closings For January 9 2017

Cannon County Schools are closed today.  Other school systems closed in the WBRY listening area include Coffee County Schools, Warren County Schools, Dekalb County Schools, Bedford County Schools, Rutherford County Schools are closed.  Wilson County Schools are opening two hours late