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  • Presley Hosford Joins the Cannon County Child Advocacy Center

    “Please join the Cannon County Child Advocacy Center in welcoming our new Community Education Coordinator, Presley Hosford,” announced Cannon County Coordinator Amanda Hammond. Hosford, a recent graduate of Middle Tennessee State University’s Child Development and Family Studies program, is a familiar face around the Child Advocacy Center. She interned for two semesters and discovered her … Read more

  • Gas Prices in Tennessee Fall to Five Month Lows

    Tennesseans are now finding the cheapest prices at the pump since early March. Gas prices across the state fell nearly 16 cents, on average, over last week, continuing an eight week trend of falling pump prices. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $3.62 which is 81 cents less expensive than one month ago and 73 cents more than one year ago.   “We’re still … Read more

  • Cannon County Elementary and Middle School REVISES Arrival and Dismissal Guidance

    Cannon County Elementary School (former Woodbury Grammar School) located at 530 West Adams Street, Woodbury and Cannon County Middle Schoollocated at 511 Annie Cox Drive, Woodbury would like to announce REVISED NEW Arrival and Dismissal Procedures for the 2022-2023 School Year. Emily Hancock, Principal of Cannon County Elementary School and Cannon County Middle School stated, … Read more

  • “Know More, Learn More TN” with 2022 TCAP Family Portal

    With the 2022-23 school year beginning across the state, the Tennessee Department of Education has launched the “Know More, Learn More TN” campaign to encourage all Tennessee parents and families to log in to the redesigned TCAP Family Portal for on-demand access to their student’s TCAP assessment results. This year, the Family Portal has been … Read more

  • Results from Contested Local Races

    The citizens of Cannon County will see a few changes in their office holders. The office of county executive will be occupied by Greg Mitchell. Mitchell has served most recently as chairman of the commission. Members of the commission for the next four years will include:  Nathan Luna and Nathan Sanders in District 1, District … Read more

  • Election Day Has Arrived

    Today is election day.  Polls will be open from 7am until 7pm.  Most of the positions on the ballot will determine county government for the next four years. No changes have occurred in polling locations.  The recent re-alignment of schools will not effect today’s voting locations.  You will be expected to present a photo identification … Read more

  • Everything Voters Need to Know for the Aug. 4 Election

    Before heading to the polls on Thursday for the Aug. 4 State and Federal Primary & State and County General Election, the Secretary of State’s office wants voters to have the information they need to ensure that it’s easy to vote and hard to cheat in Tennessee. Tennesseans can access voter-specific Election Day information, including … Read more

  • Cannon County School Personnel Conducts Safety Meeting

    Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 97 to enhance school safety included a revision to the School Safety Emergency Operations Planning process for all school districts.  Recently, the Cannon County Board of Education held a safety meeting with Cannon County Law Enforcement Officials, Cannon County Emergency Services Officials, and Cannon County Emergency Management Officials to discuss … Read more

  • MTE Will Halt Disconnections, Erase All Late Fees During August Heat Wave

    Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) will take unprecedented steps during August to help alleviate the strain on its members from increased consumption and rising fuel costs from TVA, the cooperative’s power provider.  “The weather is beyond everyone’s control, and TVA’s Fuel Cost Adjustment is out of MTE’s control,” said Chris Jones, MTE’s CEO. “Unfortunately, both will … Read more

  • This is a Big Weekend For Students Headed Back to School

    Tennessee’s traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 29 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2022. During this time clothing, school supplies and computers may be purchased tax free. Certain restrictions do apply. Items sold online are also eligible. Items must be … Read more