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Breakfast and Lunch Free To All Cannon County School Students

Yes! Breakfast and Lunch is now free To All Cannon County School Students. Yesterday – September 1st, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended all Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) waivers through as late as December 31, 2020, dependent on available funding. The move allows Cannon County Schools Free and ... Read more

Settlement with Honda Motor Company Announced

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced Tuesday, Aug. 25 a $91 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co. Inc. and Honda of America Mfg. Inc. (collectively “Honda”) over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. ... Read more

Elsa Monzalvo Named Cannon County Schools Employee of the Month

Elsa Monzalvo, custodian for Cannon County Schools Central Office was named as “Employee of the Month” for August 2020 by Cannon County Schools. During the August Meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education, Monzalvo was recognized and presented a certificate by Cannon County Schools Director William F. Curtis for her service to the Cannon ... Read more

Gov. Lee Signs Executive Orders Extending State of Emergency, Regulatory Flexibility, Local Authority on Facial Coverings

Governor Bill Lee today signed Executive Order No. 59 to extend certain, targeted provisions of Executive Order Nos. 36, 38, 49, 50, 54, and 55 through September 30, 2020 to facilitate the continued treatment and containment of COVID-19 through regulatory flexibility, promoting social distancing and wearing face coverings in public places, and protecting vulnerable populations. ... Read more

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