Cases of Lung Injury Related to Vaping Increases

The Tennessee Department of Health has received reports of 49 cases of serious lung injury among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. This is an immediate public health concern with potentially severe consequences. At this time, no single product or substance has been linked to all the lung injury cases and the ... Read more

Safety Develops App to Assist Schools

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has developed a reporting app that will allow users to anonymously report safety concerns. The Homeland Security office will review, assess, and then forward reports to law enforcement, mental health crisis teams, and/or school administrators based on the information received.  The attached FAQ provides additional detail on ... Read more

Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day

Today, October 10, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) promotes the 19th annual celebration of “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day,” a national campaign to unite the country in achieving one full-day of zero traffic deaths. “The loss of one life is too many,” said THSO Director Vic Donoho. “We ask all Tennesseans to put ... Read more

New Dates for Jason Petty’s Country Music Storytellers Concert

Originally scheduled for October 12 & 13, Jason Petty’s show has been POSTPONED until June 20 & 21, 2020. Arts Center management apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause for patrons. All pre-purchased tickets will be refunded or transferred to the new performance dates. If you purchased tickets to this show wish to speak with ... Read more

Boro Has Rash of Break-Ins

The Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins where car windows were shattered, vehicles broken into and items stolen early Monday morning. So far, officers have responded to more than 50 vehicle break-ins at several hotels and at apartment complexes off Medical Center Parkway near Interstate 24.  Owners started calling police after ... Read more

Change for Board of Education Phone System

The Cannon County Board of Education has implemented a new phone system with new numbers effective, October 8th, 2019. The new main number is (629) 201-4801, and the new fax number is (629) 201-4830. The new system utilizes VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), and provides considerable cost savings compared to traditional systems. These new numbers ... Read more

Tennessee Celebrates Child Health Month

Governor Bill Lee has proclaimed October 2019 Child Health Month in Tennessee. Child Health Month is a time to celebrate and raise awareness around what Tennessee is doing to promote the health of our most important resource:  Tennessee’s children.  “Our work has always included a focus on protecting, promoting and improving the wellbeing of Tennessee ... Read more

Agriculture Enterprise Announces Largest Grant Dollars in Program History

For the latest round of Agriculture Enterprise Fund (AEF) allocations, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture is awarding the most recipients in a single cycle, adding up to the largest total grant dollars in program history. Eleven more Tennessee businesses now have the opportunity to grow and positively impact rural economies through AEF grants. Tennessee Governor ... Read more

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence resulted in 98 murder victims in Tennessee in 2018. Here are additional numbers from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation regarding domestic violence. In 2018, 73,568 cases were flagged as domestic related in Tennessee alone. The overall number of domestic related offenses decreased by 5.8% from 2017 to ... Read more

State Grant Presented to Library

Adams Memorial Library will continue to be the digital connection for many county residents with the addition of new equipment. Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented a technology grant to library officials Tuesday. The Cannon County Library System will receive a $3,649.00 technology grant. The Secretary noted that if not for the strong local support ... Read more