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Lions Head To Bee Country Tonight

The Upperman Lady Bees have lost only two games so far this season.  One of those losses they avenged last week in Gainesboro against Jackson County.  They’ve been to Disney World and beat up on teams from Florida and Pennsylvania and they have beaten some big ranked teams on the schedule and as a result ... Read more

Show and Tell At Historical Society Meeting Tuesday Night

The Cannon County Historical Society will meet Tuesday night at 6:30 at the Cannon County Senior Center 609 West Lehman Street in the small dining area.  January has become the annual “Show and Tell Meeting”  The featured presenters will be the members of the Historical Society.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  Presenters are encouraged to ... Read more

League Of Women Voters To Spotlight Human Trafficking Awareness Month During Presentation Tuesday Night

Breaking the cycle of prostitution is the topic of conversation during the League of Women Voters meeting on Tuesday.  Former prosecutor and Nashville police officer Antoinette Welch, founder of the Hannah Project, a one day court ordered prostitution intervention program will speak at the Heritage Center 225 West College Street.  Refreshments begin at 6:00.  Program ... Read more

Winter Weather Brings Increased Risk for Carbon Monoxide Issues

TDH and the State Fire Marshal’s Office encourage residents to have a technician service their heating system, water heater and any other gas, oil or coal-burning appliances to ensure they are not emitting dangerous levels of CO. Both also warn residents to never use a charcoal grill, camp stove or other gas-burning device inside a ... Read more

Infrastructure Report Released

The Tennessee Infrastructure Alliance last week released a report: “Building Tennessee’s Tomorrow.  Anticipating the State’s Infrastructure Needs”  Each county in the state was evaluated for infrastructure needs.  Infrastructure projects include transportation networks, storm water control, public school buildings, drinking water and sewer systems.   Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations estimated Cannon County needs a ... Read more

Inside Cannon Schools

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN CANNON COUNTY SCHOOLS  January 11th—Elementary basketball games:  Short Mtn. at East Side, West Side at Auburn,                             Woodland at WGS January 12th Westside & Auburn—8th grade registration for high school—Contact your school for times. January 12th—CCHS basketball games with Upperman at Baxter, 6:00 p.m. January 13th- Eastside—8th grade registration for high school—Contact your school ... Read more

Congressman Diane Black: On His Desk

It is no secret that, too often, change occurs slower than we’d like in Washington. The President’s healthcare law is a prime example. The House has passed over 60 pieces of legislation repealing, defunding, or delaying Obamacare in part or in full, only to see those bills quashed in the Senate. Harry Reid successfully kept ... Read more

Grammar School Basketball Schedule For Monday

Basketball season for the grammar schools is almost coming to a close for the regular season.  The regular season comes to an end January 21st.  Monday’s  schedule of games includes Short Mountain traveling to play EastSide.  Auburntown hosts Westside and Woodbury Grammar meets Woodland for their second meeting of the season.  Monday’s game will be ... Read more

Upper Cumberland Development District Conducting Surveys

The Upper Cumberland Development District is assisting local communities throughout the 14 county region as they apply for Community Development Block Grants.  These federally funded projects provide services such as housing rehabilitation, emergency services, fire protection, and water and sewer line improvements.  Over the next few weeks, telephone and in person interviews will be conducted ... Read more

Wedding Dresses Through The Decades Now On Exhibit At Oaklands Mansion

Fashion, fabric and one of the most fantastic days in a couple’s life will be captured in the fifth year of the MTSU Department of Human Sciences’ partnership with Oaklands Mansion in presenting “Wedding Dresses through the Decades.” The exhibit is currently going on, through Sunday, March 6, at the mansion, located at 900 N. ... Read more