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New Scholarship Supports Safety

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to announce the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award. The THSO has partnered with AAA – The Auto Club Group to offer one high school senior the opportunity to earn a $3,000 scholarship by working with the THSO’s Reduce TN Crashes program to ... Read more

Graduation Rates On The Rise In Cannon and Across Tennessee

Graduation rates in Tennessee for the 2018-19 school calendar year reached 89.7 percent.  Not only is that more than half a percentage point higher than the previous year, but it’s the highest graduation rate on record for Tennessee.  That translates into an increase of 183 graduates statewide.  Cannon County is among 67 districts to improve ... Read more

Former Warren Correction Officers Focus of Investigation

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in two former corrections officers with the Warren County Jail being charged with tampering with governmental records.  Last winter, at the request of the 31st District Attorney General, TBI agents joined investigators with the DA’s office in investigating an inmate death that ... Read more

Roll Up Your Sleeves, Woodbury!

On Thursday, September 19, 2019 the American Red Cross will be at the Lions Memorial Building from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM collecting blood donations.  The Woodbury Lions Club will be hosting the drive.  Again, a shortage of supply in the Blood Banks means it is critical to replenish shelves.  Due to hurricane Dorian and ... Read more

Lewis Honored by Schools

Teresa Lewis, Food Service Assistant for Cannon County Schools was named as “Employee of the Month” for July 2019 by Cannon County Schools. During the September Meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education, Lewis was recognized and presented a certificate by Cannon County Schools Director William F. Curtis for her service to the Cannon ... Read more

Extension Office Reminds Farmers of Ag Enhancement Program

Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement application process is opening soon. The 2019/2020 applications are available at the Cannon County University of Tennessee Extension Office located at 614 Lehman St. Producers must apply for funding during the upcoming application period October 1 – 15, 2019. Receipts dated October 1, 2019 or after are eligible for cost share reimbursement ... Read more

Board of Education Elects New Chairman

Budgets, policy revisions and elections were all part of the September meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education. The board now has a new chairman, District 4 board member Javin Fann was elected chairman.  District 2 Travis Turney was re-elected as vice-chairman and District 5 Board member Brian Elrod was re-elected as chairman pro ... Read more

MTSU Remembers Patriots Day

The public and Middle Tennessee State University community are invited to the annual MTSU 9/11 Remembrance at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. It will be at a new venue, the Miller Education Center second-floor atrium, 503 E. Bell St., this year because of on-campus construction near the Veterans Memorial adjacent to the Tom H. Jackson ... Read more

Aid to Storm Victims from MTSU

Middle Tennessee State University President Dr. Sidney McPhee and a group of school supporters spent Sunday on a relief mission in the Bahamas, delivering supplies for victims of Hurricane Dorian there. Two flights took off from the Murfreesboro airport Sunday morning in this Raider Relief project: one flown by Trustees’ Vice Chair Darrell Freeman, and ... Read more

Cannon County Patriots Day Program Announced

A ceremony at Cannon County High School this Wednesday will commemorate the attacks on America that killed thousands on September 11, 2001. The event, presented by American Legion Post 279, will honor those who lost their lives, as well as current first responders. It will include a bell ceremony, a POW/MIA remembrance ceremony, remarks by ... Read more