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Town Hall To Be Cleaned After Exposure

Woodbury Mayor Andy Duggin issued the following statement this morning. We have been notified that a person who has very recently performed work within our building has tested positive for COVID-19. This person is NOT an employee of the Town of Woodbury. The safety and health of our employees is our top priority, therefore the ... Read more

Governor’s Media Briefing for Tuesday

Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 relief. Gov. Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3 p.m. CDT here. Gov. Lee has also established a website specific to COVID-19 updates which can be found here. Key Updates Statewide Safe at Home Order Tonight ... Read more

April 1st is Deadline for Hay Producers

The Cannon County UT Extension Office reminds hay producers of an important deadline. TAEP Backordered Equipment Policy – Hay Equipment & Livestock Equipment Programs Producers approved for Livestock Equipment and Hay Equipment were sent a letter in early March which included instructions for backorder situations. Producers with backordered equipment must submit reimbursement request by program ... Read more

Rosie is Ready to Help Tennessee Parents and Children

The Tennessee Department of Education and Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) announced a statewide partnership with ReadyRosie, an early education online platform, to provide short videos and free resources with simple, engaging activities for Tennessee families and children, ages birth through 3rd grade, to do at home.  Through this partnership, all families with school-aged children in Tennessee will have access to ReadyRosie Modeled Moment videos, which equips them with simple and fun activities to help their children learn while at home. Around two minutes long in both English ... Read more

Soaking Rains and Straight Line Winds Leave Their Mark

Heavy storms traveled across the midstate Saturday night and Sunday morning.  Straightline winds caused damage across Cannon  and DeKalb County. Middle Tennessee Electric reported multiple outages.  The continued rain is blamed for erosion along River Road and made a section of the road impassable.  The county road crew is expected to start restoration of the ... Read more

COVID-19 Update / Task Force Meets

Cannon County update on COVID-19. So far as many already know, Cannon County has (3) confirmed causes of COVID-19. Statewide reports of at least 1,530 cases and 6 deaths so far. The Cannon County, COVID-19 Task Force was created last Thursday with representatives from City Government, County Government, Law Enforcement, Fire Departments, Rescue Squad, Emergency ... Read more

COVID-19 Update for Saturday

The newest numbers released by the Tennessee Department of Health (TDOH) reveal that there are now 28 confirmed cases of coronavirus spread across the Upper Cumberland. The count for testing positive for COVID-19 in Cannon County is now at 2. In neighboring counties, DeKalb has 3, Wilson County 20 and Rutherford 39. The Tn Dept ... Read more

TN Talent Exchange Established to Jump Start Job Search

The state of Tennessee, in partnership with the Tennessee Grocer and Convenience Store Association, Tennessee Retail Association, and Hospitality TN, has formed the Tennessee Talent Exchange powered by Jobs4TN. The goal of the exchange is to quickly match Tennesseans who are out of work due to the COVID-19 health emergency with companies currently experiencing a ... Read more

Governor’s Update for Thursday

Governor Bill Lee provided an update Thursday on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19 relief. Administration Actions Unemployment Tennessee is experiencing an unprecedented number of unemployment claims through the Department of Labor & Workforce Development. Since last week, Tennessee has received 39,096 claims and counting compared to 2,702 the week prior, a 1,300% spike in unemployment. The ... Read more

State Confirms Cannon County’s First Case of COVID-19

From the office of County Executive Brent Bush We have been notified by the TN Department of Health that a resident of Cannon County has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  The patient has been placed in quarantine and is recovering at home. This is not unexpected.  Your local officials have been preparing for and ... Read more