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THSO and AAA Working Together for Scholarship Program

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) has joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to offer the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award. The THSO has partnered with AAA – The Auto Club Group to provide one high school senior the opportunity to earn a $3,000 scholarship by working with the THSO’s Reduce TN Crashes program ... Read more

Lunch and Learn Session Scheduled at Courthouse

The Upper Cumberland Council on Children and Youth presents a lunch and learn at theCannon County Courthouse. Screenings of Paper Tigers and Darkness to Light training is scheduled.  Paper Tigers follows a year in the life of an alternative high school that that has radically changed its approach to disciplining and working with its students ... Read more

Top Baby Names In Tennessee for 2019

Ava has ascended to the top spot on the list of most popular names for baby girls born in Tennessee in 2019. William holds on to the number one spot as the most popular name chosen for baby boys in Tennessee for the 13th straight year. The top 10 names Tennessee parents chose for their ... Read more

Meth Tops Marijuana As State’s Most-Submitted Drug in 2019

For the first time since the TBI crime laboratories began keeping detailed statistics, methamphetamine eclipsed marijuana as the most-submitted drug in the state in 2019. “Drug addiction continues to be a major issue in Tennessee, and I believe this sharp increase in methamphetamine has a connection to our state’s ongoing opioid epidemic,” said TBI Director ... Read more

4th Grade 4-H Members Invited to Compete In The Kitchen

It is exciting when a child successfully manages to prepare a simple dish.  Cooking helps youth develop self-confidence and skills.  It requires hands on use of math concepts, planning, thinking and management.  It also requires youth to be attentive to details and following directions.  Youth can master these skills while having fun participating in the ... Read more

Coffee County Man Charged With TennCare Fraud

A Coffee County man is charged with TennCare fraud and theft of services for allegedly under-reporting his income to that he and his family appeared to qualify for TennCare healthcare insurance benefits.   The Office of Inspector General (OIG), in a joint effort with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of 42-year-old ... Read more

McClure Honored By Schools

Michelle McClure, Special Education Assistant at West Side School was named as “Employee of the Month” for January 2020 during the January Meeting of the Board of Education. McClure was recognized at the meeting and presented a certificate by Cannon County Schools Director William F. Curtis for her service to the school system.  Employees are ... Read more

Ballots in for FSA Committee Election

Donny Green, County Executive Director of the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency, says the DeKalb/Cannon FSA County Committee met in regular session on to canvass and tabulate the ballots received in the 2019 Local Administrative Area (LAA) # 3 (DeKalb County) county committee election. R.V. Billings, Jr. was elected to serve as Committee Member and ... Read more

Alderman Move To Improve Water System

Town of Woodbury Board of Mayor and Alderman took action Tuesday night to continue improving the area’s water system. A public hearing was held to provide information and solicit comments about the Town applying for a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan. The loan will be in the amount of $800,000 to construct a new ... Read more

Woodbury Beer Board Meets

Customers of Quick Shop Market will still have beer available following action at last night’s meeting of the Woodbury Beer Board. Satishkumar D. Patel recently purchased Quick Shop Market at 106 E Main Street in Woodbury. A new beer license has to be issued with a change of ownership.  The board reviewed the application and ... Read more