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DTC Partners with FRS College Scholarship Program – Deadline March 1st

DTC Communications is proud to partner with the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) in the 2016 College Scholarship Program. FRS, in cooperation with NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life throughout rural America by advancing an understanding of rural telecommunications issues. In keeping with its mission, furthering the education ... Read more

Basketball Tonight In Woodbury

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes basketball teams will face their neighbors in Warren County one final time on the basketball court during the season when the Pioneer basketball teams pay a visit to the Robert A. Harris Gymnasium.  This will be the third time and second consecutive week that the Lionettes and Lady Pioneers ... Read more

Cannon County Republican Party Announces Their Next Meeting

The Cannon County Republican Party will meet on Monday January 11th, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the Cannon County Courthouse. Special guests will be State Senator Mae Beavers and State Representative Mark Pody. Both will be discussing the upcoming state legislative session which will begin on January 12th, 2016. They will be taking questions from ... Read more

Consumer Affairs Offers Tips on Selecting Contractors

 The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is warning consumers about contractors making door-to-door or telephone solicitations offering to renovate or repair your home. Often these contractors are high-pressure salespersons seeking to convince homeowners to sign a contract, and then they hire inexperienced, unlicensed individuals as “subcontractors.” “In the wake ... Read more

American Legion Post 279 Announces Next Meeting

The American Legion Post 279 has announce that it will meet on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 6:30PM, at the Senior Citizens Center. (No meal will be served prior to the meeting)National Headquarters and State Headquarters has increased their annual dues for 2017 to a combined total of $31.00, this is a $1.00 more that ... Read more

Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Marks Record Achievement

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline is marking a record achievement in its effort to help uncover the misuse of government funds and property. Confidential tips to the hotline helped to identify a record $1,112,500 in confirmed thefts, shortages and questioned costs for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. These tips were ... Read more

Lionettes 7-10 Heading Into January

As a result of the two previous losses, the Lionettes were in the 7th place game of the Sonic Shootout Wednesday. Their opponent McMinn County out of Athens Tennessee came into the game a little disappointed after a heartbreaking two point loss to Portland Tuesday afternoon. The Lionettes showed fatigue after two difficult games and ... Read more

Lions Finish 4th In Sonic Shootout

High School Basketball teams that compete in the same district usually do not like to face each other in holiday tournaments where the games won’t count in the district standings.  The belief is that coaches don’t like to give a hands on preview of what their team might run offensively and how they handle situations ... Read more

Parents And Guardians Can Now Use Credit Freeze

A new Tennessee law can help parents “freeze out” out ID thieves and scammers aiming to pilfer the private information of teens or the information of a person to whom a guardian or conservator has been appointed. Passed by the General Assembly earlier this year, Tenn. Code Ann. § 47-18-2111 gives parents or legal guardians ... Read more

Tennesseans Repaid Over $2.8 Million In 2015

 The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Consumer Insurance Services Division announces that more than $2.8 million was repaid in 2015 as a result of the department’s restitution efforts on behalf of Tennessee consumers. “The Department is an advocate for Tennessee consumers from all walks of life,” TDCI Assistant Commissioner, Insurance Division Michael Humphreys ... Read more