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Cannon County Board of Education to Host Meet & Greet / Public Forum

The Cannon County Board of Education will host a “Meet & Greet / Public Forum” on Tuesday, October 27th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 PM in the Robert A. Harris Gymnasium on the campus of Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury. The purpose of this forum is to allow parents/guardians, educators, and Cannon ... Read more

Department of Agriculture: Watch for Card Skimmers at Pumps

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is alerting consumers to an increase in fraudulent credit card devices found at gas pumps across the state. “Inspectors with our Weights and Measures Section are discovering credit card skimmers during routine gas pump inspections,” Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. said. “Thanks to the watchful eyes and thoroughness of our inspectors, ... Read more

Cannon’s Unemployment Rate One of the Lowest Across the State

The unemployment rates in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties decreased in September, according to new data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Cannon County continues to rank in the top ten counties with the lowest unemployment. Twenty-seven counties recorded unemployment rates below 5%, while 68 counties have a rate of 5% ... Read more

Cannon County 4-H Chick Chain

By: Sarah Ferrell, 4-H Youth Development Agent The 4-H Chick Chain project is designed to teach 4-H members recommended management practices for growing and raising chickens. Congratulations to the Black Sex-Link Grand Champion winner from Woodland Elementary 7th grade, Addison Reed, and Rhode Island Red Grand Champion winner Hannah Simpson, West Side 6th grade. Congratulations ... Read more

Cannon County School Board – Letter to the Community

Letter to the Cannon County Community, As a collective school board, newly formed and eager to advocate for those for which we were chosen to serve, we want to better openly communicate with our community. With just over a month with four very new members in place, we believe that communication starts now.  Cannon County ... Read more

Local Request Gains Quick Answer from Nashville

Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn have called for removing negative consequences for schools and educators associated with student assessments for the 2020-2021 school year. Student assessments will be conducted as planned. “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my ... Read more

Turnout Sets Record in Cannon County for Opening Day of Early Voting

Around the nation voter turnout has been high. Voters across Tennessee and Cannon County are part of that movement. As of the close of polls on Oct. 15, the second day of early voting in Tennessee, 453,858 voters had cast their ballot for the November 3rd State and Federal General election. “Over 10 percent of ... Read more

Rep. Rose To Host Military Academy This Saturday

On Saturday, October 17, U.S. Representative John Rose (TN-06) will host a virtual Military Academy Day at 10:00 am CT. Rep. Rose, along with representatives from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, will give presentations regarding the military academy application and nominations process. Representative Rose, his staff, and Academy Representatives will also be available to ... Read more

Distance Learning Program to be Limited in Cannon County Schools

The Distance Learning Program in Cannon County Schools will be limited on October 26th, 2020 except for students with Medical Exemptions.  The Cannon County Board of Education voted at its October 8th, 2020 Meeting “To return to full Traditional/‘On-Campus’ Learning on Monday, October 26th, 2020 with exception of those with a Doctor’s Detailed Explanation or ... Read more

Tennessee Part of the Great ShakeOut

Tennessee will be among 14 central and southern U.S. states on Thursday, Oct., 15, 2020, coordinating the annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut drill to raise awareness about the importance of catastrophic earthquake preparedness. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is working currently to register businesses, communities, individuals, organizations, and schools for the ShakeOut drill so ... Read more