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Commissioners Move Facility Projects Forward

Construction and renovation for county facilities moving forward at the March meeting of the Cannon County Commission. The renovations on the Cannon / Adams office building are nearing compliance with the State Fire Marshall’s office. County Finance Director Diane Hickman informed Commissioners of the work and requested their approval for asbestos removal and monitoring as ... Read more

Rep. Rose Virtually Attends Ag Industry Partner Meeting

U.S.Representative John Rose (TN-6) virtually attended the 2021 Ag Industry Partner Meeting in Lebanon with agricultural leaders from across the state. This yearly event is hosted by the Tennessee Farm Bureau and is the largest gathering of Tennessee Agriculture leaders in one location. “It was a privilege to participate in this important discussion surrounding both ... Read more

Ag Department To Offer Pesticide Certification / Licensing Online

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is partnering with Everblue, an accredited training and certification company, to transition the state’s pesticide certification and licensing exams to an online test management system. “Pesticide applicators will find the new online system to be user-friendly and efficient,” Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. said. “TDA teamed up with Everblue because ... Read more

Governor Lee Introduces 2021 Legislative Initiatives

Governor Bill Lee outlined key administration bills in his 2021 legislative package. “We have a number of conservative proposals for consideration that will reduce crime, support strong families and get our economy back up to speed,” said Gov. Lee. “These proposals will also position us well to continue the recovery that has already begun across ... Read more

Tennessee Removes State Visitation Restrictions for Long-term Care Facilities

Today the Tennessee Department of Health announced state-specific visitation restrictions for long-term care facilities will end effective February 28, 2021. Facilities should use the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidance for safe operation and visitation with limited visitation restrictions no longer in place at the state level. The Tennessee Department of Health recognizes ... Read more

TDOT Launches Plan for Pothole Repair

Last week’s brutal winter storm has created an abundance of potholes along interstates and state highways in middle and west Tennessee. TDOT is launching a massive effort using all available manpower to repair the damaged areas as quickly as possible. Multiple crews will be patching potholes over the coming days and weeks. Cold mix asphalt ... Read more

Basketball On Sunday!

The recessed February Monthly Meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education scheduled for Thursday, February 18th, has been rescheduled to Monday, February 22nd – 6:00 PM at Woodbury Grammar School due to inclement weather conditions.  This Meeting will also be available via ZOOM for those with COVID-19 Concerns. Cannon County Youth Basketball is cancelled ... Read more

Severe Weather, Part 2

From the National Weather Service, WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch possible. * WHERE...the northwestern two thirds of middle Tennessee * WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon. ... Read more

Severe Weather Update

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one to two tenths of an inch. * WHERE...Cumberland Plateau and nearby areas. * WHEN...Until 6 AM CST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Power outages and tree ... Read more

Middle and Tech Close for Storm

Cannon County Sheriff Darrell Young is asking everyone not to be out on the roads if you don’t have to. These roads are bad and are going to get worse. The response time will be slow with ice on roadways. Cannon County Emergency Management Agency Director Roy Sullivan reports, TDOT is doing a great job ... Read more