Tennessee Launches New Initiatives for Long-Term Care Facility Residents

The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group today announced three new initiatives to enhance the well-being and quality of life of Tennesseans in long-term health care facilities. These efforts include expanding options for visitation, relaxing restrictions for resident interactions within LTCFs and the formation of the Tennessee COVID-19 Long-Term Care Task Force. ... Read more

Mentors Needed for Class of 2021

Cannon County Director of Schools issued the following request for residents to consider serving as a mentor for a member of the Class of 2021. tnAchieves needs volunteers to serve as mentors for the Class of 2021! tnAchieves mentors serve their community virtually, working with local students to support them during the college-going process. TN ... Read more

Coffee County Incident Claims Lives

An incident Sunday in Coffee County set in motion a chain of events resulting in death and injury. In a media conference, the TBI explained what they know so far; The incident started this morning, at approximately 9:30 am when a subject, identified as Dangelo Dorsey, opened fire inside a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate ... Read more

Deadline Approaching for Tennessee Business Relief Funds

Time is running out to certify for relief payments from the Tennessee Business Relief Program. Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds have been set aside to assist Tennessee small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The deadline to certify for a relief payment is Sept. 25, 2020. Payments range from $2,500 to $30,000, depending on the amount ... Read more

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Deadline is Friday

If you have commercial nursery or floriculture crops, 2019 corn or soybean production, or livestock inventory and have not signed up in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), the signup deadline is Friday, September 11, 2020. Additionally, the following recent commodity eligibility changes affect producers in our counties:1) all sheep are now eligible (previously, only ... Read more

Auburn Elementary to Cease On-Campus Learning September 8th to 21st, 2020

Auburn Elementary School located at 150 Vantrease Avenue, Auburntown, Tennessee will cease On-Campus Learning from Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 through Friday, September 18th, 2020.  Students may return to On-Campus Learning on Monday, September 21st, 2020. ALL Auburn Elementary Students will be participating in Distance Learning during this time. Director of Cannon County Schools, Mr. William ... Read more

Breakfast and Lunch Free To All Cannon County School Students

Yes! Breakfast and Lunch is now free To All Cannon County School Students. Yesterday – September 1st, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended all Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) waivers through as late as December 31, 2020, dependent on available funding. The move allows Cannon County Schools Free and ... Read more

Settlement with Honda Motor Company Announced

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced Tuesday, Aug. 25 a $91 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co. Inc. and Honda of America Mfg. Inc. (collectively “Honda”) over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. ... Read more

Elsa Monzalvo Named Cannon County Schools Employee of the Month

Elsa Monzalvo, custodian for Cannon County Schools Central Office was named as “Employee of the Month” for August 2020 by Cannon County Schools. During the August Meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education, Monzalvo was recognized and presented a certificate by Cannon County Schools Director William F. Curtis for her service to the Cannon ... Read more