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Driver Services Centers Reopen May 18th

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) announces how Driver Services Centers will operate beginning May 18. All Driver Services Centers, with the exception of the Shelbyville Driver Services Center remain open and are taking additional precautions to protect the health and safety of customers and our employees. We continue to encourage customers ... Read more

Hatfield and Sissom Choice for Cox Scholarship

The Mrs. Annie Cox Memorial Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the awarding of a scholarship to Miss Patty Hatfield and Miss Anna Grace Sissom, Cannon County High School Seniors – Class of 2020, who graduated on May 14th, 2020.  This scholarship is in memory of longtime educator and beloved Cannon County citizen, Mrs. Annie ... Read more

Economic Recovery Group to Lift Capacity Restrictions on Restaurants and Retail, Allow for Large Attractions to Open

As Tennessee continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the state’s Economic Recovery Group has announced it will lift capacity restrictions on restaurants and retail to instead focus on social distancing best practices effective May 22 and issue guidelines to facilitate the safe reopening of larger, non-contact attractions on or after May 22. New Tennessee ... Read more

CCHS Drive In Graduation is Tonight

Cannon County High School will conduct a very unique and innovative Graduation Commencement Exercise for the Senior Class of 2020 tonight.  The plan is based on the latest guidance from the Tennessee Department of Education and social distancing guidelines. Graduates walked the line earlier at the high school, gathering in small groups to minimize contact. ... Read more

You Can Vote August 6th by Absentee Ballot

Eligible Tennesseans can request a ballot to vote absentee by-mail for the Aug. 6 State and Federal Primary and County General election without ever leaving their home. “Election offices are already accepting absentee by-mail ballot requests for the August election. One of the most popular reasons to vote absentee is being 60 years or older.” ... Read more

Students from Cannon County Lend Their Insight To Issues Facing Public Education at Statewide Forum

Students fromCannon County High School joined approximately 342 of their high school peers in Murfreesboro on March 10th, 2020 to express their views on public education in Tennessee at the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE). The event took place on the Middle Tennessee State University campus. Attending from Cannon ... Read more

United Way Receives State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties was awarded a $10,000 grant from State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship® Company Grant program to support United Way’s new Launch Point program. The State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Company grant will allow United Way to expand services to low-income families. Funding will be used to attack the ... Read more

Cost Share Available to Forest Landowners and Industry

Forest landowners who want to establish or enhance their woods and loggers looking to improve harvesting capacity can get financial assistance to enhance forest health and sustainability. Multiple cost share opportunities are currently open for application through the end of May. “Tennessee’s forest landowners play a significant role in agriculture and forest industries,” Agriculture Commissioner ... Read more

Liberty Man Arrested After Shooting At Cannon County Deputies

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a DeKalb County man accused of firing a gun at law enforcement officers during a pursuit on Wednesday morning. At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, TBI Agents began investigating the incident, which started when deputies from the Cannon County ... Read more

Governor Lee’s Media Briefing for Thursday

Key Updates Unified-Command COVID-19 Testing Strategy Thanks to strong private sector partners and Unified-Command’s aggressive strategies, Tennessee is quickly approaching a quarter of a million COVID-19 tests conducted across the state. The Unified-Command Group has focused its testing efforts on Tennessee’s vulnerable populations, committing to targeted testing in the state’s long-term care facilities, veterans’ homes, ... Read more