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New Relief Program for Businesses in State

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton, and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced a new relief program for Tennessee businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tennessee Business Relief Program will direct approximately $200 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds through the Department of Revenue directly to small businesses ... Read more

State Testing Moves to Care Facilities

State testing has moved to care facilities. Cannon County Emergency Management Agency has released information about confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Cannon County at the Woodbury Health and Rehab Center in Woodbury. As per new State of Tennessee guidelines, all employees of nursing homes are required to be tested for COVID-19 by the end ... Read more

Cannon Fills Position for Girls Basketball Coach

Cannon County Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Ray (Bud) Brandon III as Part-Time Wellness Teacher and Head Girls Basketball Coach at Cannon County High School beginning with the 2020-2021 School Year.  A Press Conference was held on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 – 1:00 PM at the Cannon County High School Gymnasium to announce his ... Read more

Governor Fills Taylor Vacancy in 16th District

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Bonita Jo Atwood to the 16th Judicial District Circuit Court to fill the Honorable Royce Taylor’s vacancy. “Bonita Jo Atwood is an experienced litigator with the right temperament to serve on the bench,” said Gov. Lee. “I’m proud to nominate her for the Circuit Court and ... Read more

Updates on Dealing with COVID-19

Today, Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding COVID-19. Gov. Lee’s conferences can be viewed here. Visit tn.gov/covid19 for up-to-date administrative action. Key Updates Testing Strategy Continues to Meet Goals Tennessee continues to be a national leader in COVID-19 testing. Tennessee has already tested 2.5% of the state’s population and is on ... Read more

Traffic Stop In Rutherford Results in Arrests

On May 18, 2020, Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Interdiction Plus (IP) Trooper Andrew Connors stopped a silver GMC Yukon XL on Interstate 24 at the 82-mile marker in Rutherford County, Tennessee for a traffic violation. During the investigation, Trooper Connors became suspicious that the occupants of the vehicle were involved in criminal activity. IP Troopers ... Read more

Reopening Plans Announced

Tennessee continues to advance the state’s reopening plan under the Tennessee Pledge, as the Economic Recovery Group HAS issued updated guidelines for restaurants and retail, along with new guidelines that enable attractions and larger venues to reopen with social distancing and capacity restrictions on or after (Friday) May 22. The State continues to meet the ... Read more

Bloodmobile this Thursday

The Woodbury Lions Club annual donor appreciation bloodmobile day is Thursday.  The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be making their last trip of the fiscal year.  Lion Carl Hirlston has transformed the May blood drive into a celebration for donors with gifts for those who take the time to give the gift of life. The ... Read more

Memorial Day Weekend Gas Prices

After breaking a ten week decline last week, Tennessee gas prices continue to inch higher. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.63 which is only a two cent increase over last week and three cents higher than one month ago. To keep things in perspective, Tennesseans are still experiencing gas prices that are 92 cents cheaper compared to ... Read more

Cannon Part of USDA Low-Interest Loan Offer for Agricultural Producers

Tennessee agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in Wilson County who incurred losses due to tornadoes that occurred on April 25, 2020. Approval is limited to applicants ... Read more