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Lions Club Events Welcome Christmas

The Woodbury Lions Club hosts its annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa this Saturday. The event is from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the Lions Club Building on Lehman Street. The cost is $6.00 per person for all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. Santa Claus is also set to appear at the event. Photos with Santa will ... Read more

Governor Lee Tours Cannon Health Department

Since the opening last year of the new offices of the county health department, many Cannon Countains have experienced improved services.  Governor Bill Lee visited the building on Alexander Drive Tuesday afternoon.  As the governor meet staff, he used the visit as a listening tour discovering the services available and the challenges of local health ... Read more

Coats for Cannon

The Woodbury Lions Club has set its annual Coats for Cannon giveaway for Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14. This annual event attempts to make sure that everyone in the county who needs warm winter clothing has it. Volunteers will also give away other cold weather items, including socks, knitted caps, gloves and other ... Read more

Clear Highways for Holiday Weekend

Thanksgiving travelers won’t be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction related lane closures will stop beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 27, and continuing through 6:00 a.m. ... Read more

Community Effort Brings Sound Improvements to Schwartz Field

Those behind the installation of a new sound system at Cannon County High School gathered Monday to celebrate the success of their efforts. The total project cost was $13,314.  So far, stage one has been installed with stages two and three to follow.  The Cannon County School Board supported the project with $9,900 from capital ... Read more

Future of Adams Building Discussed

State officials have outlined a list of changes that must be made in order for Cannon County to continue using the Adams office building. Should the order of removal be enforced the Cannon County Board of Education, Cannon County Election Commission, local probation office, Adult Education, Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency and Court Appointed Special ... Read more

UT Study: Uninsured Children On Rise

A University of Tennessee reports shows more children and adults in the state are uninsured as 2019 draws to a close. The number of uninsured children is up a half point over last year, at 2.8 percent. The rate of uninsured adults rose only slightly, by one-tenth of a percent, to 8.1 percent. Overall, the ... Read more

District Attorney Believes in CAC

The Office of the District Attorney General Sixteenth Judicial District is partnering with The Child Advocacy Center in Rutherford and Cannon Counties for the 8th annual international “19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Abuse and Violence toward Children and Youth” to highlight ways the larger community can be involved in the work of ... Read more

Forrest and Underwood Share Honors at Cannon County Schools

The outstanding team member honor is shared by two teachers this month in Cannon County Schools. Pam Forrest – Physical Education Teacher at Woodbury Grammar School and Brad Underwood – 4/5 Math & Social Studies Teacher at East Side School in the Cannon County School System were named as “Employees of the Month” for November ... Read more