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New Farmers Now Eligible for Cost Share Assistance

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) announces the application dates for this year’s cost share program are Oct. 1-7. This year, there is a new option to the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) for citizens who are new to farming. “Agriculture is the top industry in Tennessee,” Tennessee Governor Bill Lee said. “TAEP investments have ... Read more

Motlow State Requires Face Masks

Effective August 31, Motlow State Community College is requiring face masks to be worn inside buildings.  This decision supports shared recommendations across the college community.   All students, faculty, staff, and visitors are required to wear face masks while inside Motlow facilities. Social distancing is encouraged wherever possible.  “In a proactive effort, college representatives unanimously ... Read more

Cannon County Schools to CLOSE Tuesday, August 31st.  Students return to Class on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021.

Cannon County Schools will be closed on Tuesday, August 31st; Wednesday, September 2nd, and Thursday, September 2nd.  The School District was already off for the Labor Day Holiday on Friday, September 3rd, 2021 and Monday, September 6th, 2021.  Students will return to school on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021.  These closures are due to the potential ... Read more

Middle Tennessee Electric Holds Annual Cooperative Meeting

Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) held its Annual Meeting virtually Saturday for the second consecutive year. Due to concerns for member and employee safety, the meeting was streamed live from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. Per the cooperative’s bylaws, the results of the election for five seats on the Board of Directors were announced during ... Read more

TWRA Conducts Free Hunting Day Saturday

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 28 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

Board of Education Addresses “Open to the Public School Board Meeting” Advertisement in the Cannon Courier

The Cannon County Board of Education will be conducting a “Restructuring Roundtable” Discussion Forum on Thursday, August 26th, 2021 – 6:30 PM at Cannon County High School Gymnasium, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury, TN 37190.  This Forum’s purpose is to gather input from various stakeholders in the Cannon County Community in regard to the possible restructuring ... Read more

Full Authorization for Pfizer Vaccine from the Food and Drug Administration

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued full authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for individuals age 16 and up. The vaccine remains under emergency use authorization (EUA) for those age 12-15 years and for the administration of the third dose option for individuals who are moderately or severely immunocompromised.  The full licensed approval ... Read more

Cannon County Board of Education Announces ‘Restructuring Roundtable Forum” – Thursday, August 26th

The Cannon County Board of Education will be conducting a “Restructuring Roundtable” Discussion Forum on Thursday, August 26th, 2021 – 6:30 PM at Cannon County High School Cafeteria, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury.  This Forum’s purpose is to gather input from various stakeholders in the Cannon County Community in regard to the possible restructuring of Cannon ... Read more

New Program to Assist High School Seniors in Boosting ACT Scores

The Tennessee Department of Education has announced an opportunity this fall for all high school seniors to boost their scores on the ACT college entrance exam after taking the test the first time as a junior during the COVID-19 pandemic. While a recent ACT, Inc. study found that the 2020-21 ACT results indicated an anticipated decline in ACT scores nationwide, Tennessee is the first and only state to offer this free retake opportunity to every Tennessee high school senior this fall.  The ACT is a comprehensive ... Read more