Early Voting Ends Tuesday

Time is running out for Tennesseans planning to vote early in the Presidential Preference Primary election. Early voting ends Tuesday, Feb. 25.  Election Day for the Presidential Preference Primary is Tuesday, March 3. “Early voting offers Tennesseans a convenient opportunity to cast their ballots instead of waiting until Election Day,” said Secretary of State Tre ... Read more

Jonathan Odom Resigns as Cannon County High School Girls Head Basketball Coach

Cannon County High School Girls Head Basketball Coach, Mr. Jonathan Odom, has resigned as Head Coach effective immediately.  He submitted his resignation to Cannon County High School Principal Mr. Courtney Nichols and then announced his decision to the Girls Basketball Team and Staff on Monday. February 24th, 2020. Mr. Odom has taught Carpentry and Physical ... Read more

Severe Weather Awareness Week

Tennessee’s Severe Weather Awareness Week is Feb. 25, to Mar. 3, 2018, and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and Tennessee’s National Weather Service (NWS) offices are using this week to promote preparedness to Tennesseans. “Severe weather can occur at any time in Tennessee,” said TEMA Director Patrick Sheehan. “TEMA wants Tennesseans and our state’s ... Read more

Mule Kick Burglar Arrested

A man, who police are calling the ‘Mule Kick Burglar,’ has been arrested and tied to at least 59 business break-ins in several Middle Tennessee communities. A Murfreesboro Police Department officer stopped a vehicle driven by Robert Shegog, 35, of Murfreesboro on January 27, and charged him with possession of drugs.  This led to Shegog ... Read more

District 8-AA Basketball Action Continues

The season ended Wednesday night for the Cannon County Lionettes.  The Lionettes lost to the DeKalb County Lady Tigers by a score of 37 – 33. The Lionettes ended the season with a 19-11 record on the season and 6-8 in the district. The Cannon County Lions made their debut in the second round of ... Read more

Rep. John Rose Supporting Tennessee Hardwood Industry

U.S. Representative John Rose (TN-6) reaffirmed his commitment to helping Tennessee hardwood lumber producers and industry workers in a meeting with United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in Washington, D.C. recently. “Secretary Perdue provided an in-depth report on the continued progress of a Phase One trade deal with China, specifically as it relates to ... Read more

Rutherford County Woman Faces TennCare Fraud Charges

A Murfreesboro woman is charged with TennCare fraud and theft of services for allegedly giving false information in order to enroll herself and her three children in TennCare. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), partnering with the Rutherford CountySheriff’s Office, today announced the arrest of Jordan Miller, 26. Investigators say Miller falsely reported her marital ... Read more

Commission Continues Discussion on Adams Office Building

Progress on bringing the Adams Office Building into compliance with the State Fire Marshall’s guidelines filled the bulk of the recessed meeting of the Cannon County Commission. Three areas are in need of correction, decommission of the sprinkler system, the cane fiber tiles and the fire alarm connected and functioning. County Executive Brent Bush reported ... Read more

New Hunting and Fishing License Now Available

It’s time to purchase your new hunting and fishing license. The new 2020-21 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale, with over one million licenses expected to be purchased in the coming year. All current yearly Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses expire Feb. 29. Licenses are available online anytime at, on the ... Read more

Child Advocacy Center Hires Cannon County Coordinator

The Child Advocacy Center is pleased to announce that Amanda Hammond has been hired as the new Cannon County Coordinator.  Hammond replaces Cassell Galligan-Davis, who is the new director at the Warren County Child Advocacy Center. “I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to serve children and families in Cannon County,” Amanda Hammond said. ... Read more