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  • Jared Nave Named CCHS Boys Basketball Head Coach

    Cannon County Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Jared Nave as Business-Personal Finance Teacher and Head Boys Basketball Coach at Cannon County High School beginning with the 2022-2023 School Year.  Mr. Jared Nave has taught most recently at Siegel High School – 9th-12th Grades Business Education in 2021-2022 and served as an assistant basketball coach … Read more

  • Formula Shortage Crisis – What to Know

    Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released the following actions and guidance regarding the nationwide infant formula shortage. “As parents across the country face empty shelves at the grocery store, we’re reminded just how important a stable supply chain is for Tennessee families,” said Lee. “We thank grocers and … Read more

  • Tennessee Employment Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Levels

    Tennessee nonfarm employment has fully rebounded from the pandemic, surpassing pre-pandemic levels of employment with 45,500 more people holding jobs now than in February 2020. The Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report issued by Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office shows that state unemployment dropped to 3.2%, below the national rate of 3.6%. “Employment … Read more

  • Rutherford County Couple Charged With TennCare Fraud

    Two people in Rutherford County are charged with TennCare fraud in connection with allegedly giving false information so one of them could enroll in the state’s healthcare insurance program. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) with the help of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of Phillip Johnson and his girlfriend Dusty Brown. Both are … Read more

  • Your Help is Needed with Foster Care Summer Camps

    Governor Bill Lee is calling on organizations across the state to donate summer camp spots for Tennessee kids in foster care during National Foster Care Month. “Earlier this month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett was one of the first to offer free spots for kids in foster care at the Tennessee State Library & Archives … Read more

  • When It Comes to Education, “Grow Your Own”

    Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that, throughout the month of May, Tennessee will spotlight the state’s Grow Your Own initiative, which is inspiring the next generation of future teachers so that every student has access to a high-quality educator in their classroom.   As a part of the department’s Best for All strategic plan, the Grow Your … Read more

  • Tennessee Highway Safety Office Joins THP For Operation MATRIX

    Drug Recognition Experts Remove Unsafe Drivers of Commercial Vehicles on I-65 Last month, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) partnered with the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) to execute Operation Matrix, the state’s first initiative utilizing drug recognition experts to combat impaired driving of commercial vehicles. “Our goal is to expand this operation at scale houses … Read more

  • Local Arts Invited to Apply for Grants

    Upper Cumberland nonprofit organizations may now apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants for art projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, or enhance the sustainability of asset-based cultural enterprises. The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) administers ABC grants in the Upper … Read more

  • Crop Acreage Reporting Requirements and Deadlines

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Donny Green, in DeKalb and Cannon counties, reminds producers to report planted, prevented planted, and failed acres to establish or retain FSA program eligibility. For planted crops, the following acreage reporting deadlines are applicable for DeKalb and Cannon counties for the 2022 crop year: … Read more

  • May 7th is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

    The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office join the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry to raise awareness among home and property owners regarding the importance of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Every year during the spring and fall seasons, wildfires occur … Read more

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