News

State Holiday Events Announced

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and First Lady Maria Lee today announced the State’s holiday events, including Christmas at the Capitol and the “Christmas Through the Years” virtual tour of the Tennessee Residence. The annual Christmas at the Capitol celebration will take place Monday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m. CT. The event will include a handbell ... Read more

Cannon County Schools Return to On-Campus Instruction Monday

Cannon County Schools has announced that Monday, November 30th, 2020 will be a regular to On-Campus Instruction for ALL Cannon County Schools’ students.   ALL Students will report to their respective schools for “live” instruction from their teachers. Director of Cannon County Schools, William F. Curtis, stated, “Monday, November 30th, 2020 will mark a return to ... Read more

Smithville Man Indicted on Arson Charges

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Smithville man, in connection to a series of fires that had been set in DeKalb County. In September, Agents were requested to join deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s ... Read more

CCHS Basketball Games Under TSSAA Guidelines

Cannon County High School Boys and Girls Basketball Games will be held on Monday, November 23rd, 2020 – 6:00 PM under the current guidelines from the TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association).  The games feature Cannon County High School vs Central Magnet High School at the Robert A. Harris Gymnasium on the Campus of Cannon ... Read more

2020 Won’t Stop You From Getting A Christmas Tree

As cool, crisp air draws near, a visit to a local Christmas tree farm is the perfect outdoor adventure to generate holiday spirit and family fun in a safe way. Many Christmas tree farms sell between Black Friday and Christmas Eve, but some are open as early as Nov. 21. Regardless of when you visit, ... Read more

Cannon Schools Distance Learning on Monday, Flex Day Tuesday

Cannon County Schools has announced that Monday, November 23rd, 2020 will be a regular Learning Day for ALL Cannon County Schools’ students.  Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 will be a “Flex Day” for students and faculty – NO live instruction will be given and students will have assignments for that day. Director of Cannon County Schools, ... Read more

Cannon Country Christmas is this Weekend

The 30th anniversary of the Merchants Open House is today and tomorrow in downtown Woodbury. The event is a local celebration, equal parts “welcoming the holidays and a way merchants say thank you for another year of business. Many elements will be toned down this year due to the pandemic, however the spirit will continue ... Read more

Algood Man Will Face Charges in Death of Smithville Woman

A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of an Algood man, in connection to the drug-related death of a Smithville woman. In June, Agents joined deputies in investigating the death of Jennifer Leighann Jacobs ... Read more

Tennessee Selected for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Pilot Program

Tennessee has been selected as one of four states to participate in a pilot program for delivery of the Pfizer Inc. COVID-19 vaccine now under development. This program is designed to address distribution challenges posed by requirements for ultra-cold storage of the vaccine. “We have a robust plan in place for distribution of this vaccine, ... Read more

CCHS Basketball Games to be Conducted by TSSAA COVID-19 Guidelines

Cannon County High School Boys and Girls Basketball Games will be held on Friday, November 20th, 2020 – 6:00 PM under the current guidelines from the TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association).  The games feature Cannon County High School vs Shelbyville Central High School at the Robert A. Harris Gymnasium on the Campus of Cannon ... Read more