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Expected Weather Front Moves Game Night

The Cannon County High School at Warren County football game scheduled for Friday evening, August 28th, at 7 PM has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 27th, at 7:00 PM in McMinnville, Tennessee.  This rescheduling is due to impending inclement weather forecasted for Friday night due to the remnants of Hurricane Laura.  According to TSSAA, bout ... Read more

Local Law Enforcement Will Benefit From Federal Grants

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) has announced $22.6 million in federal grant funds to be distributed statewide from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the 2020-2021 Federal Fiscal Year. Woodbury and Cannon County will benefit from the funds. Over 383 federal grants exceeding $22 million in total have been awarded to law enforcement ... Read more

Cannon 4-H Dairy Team 2nd in State Dairy Judging

Congratulations to the Cannon County 4-H Dairy team for placing 2nd at the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest held August 20, 2020 in Lebanon, TN. The team consisted of recently graduated Cannon County High School members Abigail Buchanan and Abbye Moore as well as current 12 grader, Will Byford. Abigail Buchanan placed 2nd high individual ... Read more

Gov. Lee Announces $61 Million in Emergency Broadband Grants

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group today announced $61 million will be awarded in Tennessee Emergency Broadband Fund grants to improve access to broadband internet across the state. The grants are funded through the State’s Coronavirus Relief Fund allotment from the federal government and distributed through the Tennessee Department of Economic ... Read more

Saturday is Free Hunting Day in Tennessee

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 22 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season. Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting. Squirrel hunting is one of Tennessee’s oldest and favorite traditions. The day serves ... Read more

Football for the Lions Will Have to Wait Until Next Week

Area schools continue to respond to the threat of Covid 19.  The Cannon County Lions will have to wait at least one more week before the start of the 2020 season.  White County school officials informed Cannon County officials that they will forfeit their game scheduled with the Lions for this week. According to reports, ... Read more

Secretary of State Encourages Voters to Prepare Now to Vote in November Election

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging voters to prepare now to vote in the presidential election on Nov. 3. Tennesseans should make sure their voter registration is up-to-date and make decisions about whether they will vote in-person or absentee by-mail if eligible. “We want every eligible Tennessean to be ready to vote in the ... Read more

DTC Communications Announce Plans for Annual Meeting

DeKalb Telephone Cooperative, Inc. d/b/a DTC Communications will host its annual meeting on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds in Alexandria. DTC members will see changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The utility will follow the recommendations from the Tennessee Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control in addressing social distancing ... Read more

Wheel Tax Question Approved for November Ballot

During the last meeting of the Cannon County Commission, commissioners asked the Board of Education members to review and submit a simpler explanation of their wheel tax referendum for the November ballot.  A revised question for the ballot was approved by the Board and submitted to the Commission. In the recessed meeting of the Commission ... Read more

Gov. Lee Announces Expanded Small Business Relief; New Relief Programs for Agriculture, Tourism, and Workforce Development

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced today new and expanded financial relief programs for small businesses, agribusinesses, displaced workers, and the tourism industry through the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF). The Tennessee Small Business Relief Program will expand to include additional industries adversely impacted by reductions in commercial activity in ... Read more