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Inside Cannon Schools

Dec. 12—District Professional Learning Community (PLC), 1:00 p.m. CCBOE  Dec. 16—Student abbreviated day   Dec. 19, 2016 – Jan. 2, 2017—Winter Break   The Cannon County Board of Education will be closed December 19-January 3.   Jan. 3—School resumes.               Report cards go home.              Jan. 4—Principals’ meeting at CCBOE, 8:30 a.m.   Jan. 9—Cannon ... Read more

No Wins Against Dekalb

The Dekalb County Lady Tigers are off to their best start in District 8-AA play in recent memory.  The Lady Tigers are 3-0 and are at the top of the early season district standings.  That third win came Friday night as a result of a 51-44 victory over Cannon County.  The Lionettes got out to ... Read more

Cannon County Sheriff’s Department And Woodbury Police Department To Increase DUI Enforcement

The Cannon County Sheriff’s Department and the Woodbury Police Department are partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to enhance drunk-driving enforcement from December 15 to January 1 ,surrounding the holiday season. The statewide Booze It and Lose It campaign is part of a national mobilization to prevent drunk driving. During this holiday campaign ... Read more

“Elf The Musical Jr” Is Sold Out..Performances Added Dec 16th and 18th

Shows are sold out…Performances added December 16th and 18th  This Young at Art Series show runs approx. one hour. Elf Jr. is Rated G Sponsored by Smith Funeral Home Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit! Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North ... Read more

Murfreesboro VA Hospital Ranks Amongst Worst In Nation

Veterans Hospital performance ratings obtained by the USA Today showed that the Tennessee Veterans Hospitals are ranked amongst the worst in the nation.    Out of 146 Veteran Health Administration Hospitals across the nation ten of those rank a single star out of five.  Three of the ten are in Tennessee, two of them are the ... Read more

Cannon Faces Dekalb In Rival Hoops Tonight

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes ball teams hope their trip to nearby Dekalb County results in different outcomes than what their first two district contests did.  Tuesday night at Robert A Harris Gym, the Lady Owls of Smith County forced several turnovers took over in the first quarter and coasted to a 59-43 win.  ... Read more

5600 Applications Received For TAEP

The UT Extension Service of Cannon County reports that more than 5600 applications for the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement program were received state wide.  The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is pleased to report that 4252 total approval letters have been mailed as of December 6th.  Complete reimbursement packets will arrive in January 2017.  Please note that ... Read more

Forged Checks, DUI Amongst Recent Woodbury Arrests

Woodbury Police recently arrested Jeffery Alexander of Woodbury after he allegedly forged a check in the amount of $125.00 without the authorization of the owner of the checks in which he was found in possession of.  Alexander not only wrote the check he signed the name of the owner to the check that he had ... Read more

Lion King Jr. Auditions Coming Up

The Arts Center of Cannon County announces auditions for the local production the Lion King Jr. The Lion King Jr. tells the story of the epic adventures of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as King.  Along the way, the young lion encounters a ... Read more

Letter Of Intent Applications Being Accepted By United Way

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Letter of Intent application is now available for the 2017 funding cycle.  The Letter of Intent application is the first step in the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. It is available to a wide array of diverse community organizations offering programming to benefit the community in the ... Read more