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Father Arrested In Connection with 11 Month Old’s Injuries

A Cannon County father was arrested after his 11-month-old baby was rushed to the hospital over the weekend with head trauma. Investigators say Mark McClain Jr. was arrested in connection to the injuries. The baby, now in the intensive care unit at Vanderbilt Medical Center, suffered broken bones and brain swelling. McClain is under investigation ... Read more

State Fire Marshall: Leave Fireworks To The Professionals

The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is raising awareness of the dangers posed by consumer fireworks and urging Tennesseans to leave the fireworks to the pros instead of risking their lives and possibly breaking the law by detonating fireworks themselves. According to State Fire Marshal and Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak, “July ... Read more

Today Is Deadline To Register To Vote In August Primary

Tennesseans who want to vote in the August. 2nd primary must register to vote today. Luckily, registering is easier than ever in Tennessee using a computer, tablet or smartphone. Online voter registration allows any U.S. citizen with a driver’s license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to register online ... Read more

State Fire Marshall: Leave Fireworks To The Professionals

The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is raising awareness of the dangers posed by consumer fireworks and urging Tennesseans to leave the fireworks to the pros instead of risking their lives and possibly breaking the law by detonating fireworks themselves.According to State Fire Marshal and Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak, “July Fourth ... Read more

Today Is Deadline To Register To Vote In August Primary

  Tennesseans who want to vote in the August. 2nd primary must register to vote today. Luckily, registering is easier than ever in Tennessee using a computer, tablet or smartphone. Online voter registration allows any U.S. citizen with a driver’s license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to register ... Read more

July 4th Can Be Deadly On The Roads

While Independence Day celebrations are traditionally known for outdoor events, fireworks and family get-togethers, the iconic U.S. holiday has become notorious for crashes and fatalities on the road. In 2016, 188 people were killed in a crash involving at least one driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher during ... Read more

July 4th Can Be Deadly On The Roads

While Independence Day celebrations are traditionally known for outdoor events, fireworks and family get-togethers, the iconic U.S. holiday has become notorious for crashes and fatalities on the road.In 2016, 188 people were killed in a crash involving at least one driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher during the ... Read more

Woodbury Planning Commission Revists West Main

Property along Main Street was on the agenda again this month before the Woodbury Municipal Planning Commission. During the May meeting a final plat request was presented.  The area along West Main Street and the East Fork of the Stones River is listed as West Gate Shopping Center, Section 2.  The plat involves three tracts, ... Read more

Board Chairman Finds Solution To Keeping Fields Clean

Approving new programs, updating policies and making sure the grass is cut filled much of the agenda at this week’s meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education. Head Football Coach Matt Daniel addressed the board concerning the changes recently make to the booster organization. The group is now known as the Touchdown Club and ... Read more

United Way Assists In Savings To Local Citizens On Prescriptions

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and FamilyWize announced today that local Rutherford and Cannon Counties community members have saved $3,100,000 on prescription medications through the organizations’ partnership. The results were revealed in their annual Health Impact Report, a compilation of data reflecting the health and financial support offered by United Way and ... Read more