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Application Deadline For Growing Hemp Extended

In effort to broaden the opportunity and impact of the industrial hemp program for farmers and industry, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is reopening the application period for industrial hemp grower and processor licenses through June 1, 2018.“This is a proactive effort to assist Tennessee farmers who are looking to diversify, and we want ... Read more

Last Week of School Activities

The last week of school is full of activities in all schools across the county;Auburn SchoolTuesday, May 22nd, 9 am-Awards, 12:45pm-Kindergarten Graduation, 6:00 pm-8th grade GraduationEast Side School K and 8th grade graduation at ESS on Tuesday, May 22nd. @ 6:00 PM.Short Mountain School May 22 @ 6:00 PM – K Graduation May 22 @ 7:00 PM – 8th ... Read more

Coffee Company Brings Jobs and Investment in Coffee County

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Black Rifle Coffee Company (BRCC) officials announced Monday that the company will locate its new operations in Manchester. The coffee roaster and distributer will invest $6 million and create 52 new jobs over the next five years in Coffee County.“Tennessee prides itself on creating ... Read more

4-H Camp Registration Is Now Open

The school year is starting to wind down, and summer is just around the corner. Plans for the beach or a theme park are being made, but University of Tennessee Extension youth development specialist Daniel Sarver encourages parents to consider sending their youth to 4-H camp. 4-H is the youth development program of UT Extension, ... Read more

MTSU Dean’s List for Spring 2018 (Cannon Edition)

The Dean’s List for Spring 2018 from Middle Tennessee State University;Catherine Lea Adams Woodbury TN-CANNON Rachel Elizabeth Alexander Liberty TN-CANNON Tyler J Bailey Woodbury TN-CANNON James Keith Bessant Woodbury TN-CANNON Shelby Grace Burke Woodbury TN-CANNON Tiana Mae Burke Woodbury TN-CANNON Joseph W Cawthorn Woodbury TN-CANNON Shalynn H Clark Woodbury TN-CANNON Nicole Marie Custer Woodbury TN-CANNON ... Read more

Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled for Today

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint May 18, 2018 on State Route 96 in Cannon County. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will ... Read more

1 in 10 Children Will Be Sexually Abused Before their 18th Birthday

“One out of ten children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday,” according to Child Advocacy Center Community Education Coordinator Zach Sanders.  “This means that everywhere you see children in our community – in schools, daycares, churches, swimming pools, parks, baseball, softball, and soccer fields – there are children who are silently bearing the ... Read more

Good Ole Days This Weekend

A Cannon County tradition continues this weekend with Good Ole Days in and around downtown Woodbury. The festival begins a two day run starting tomorrow.Friday Events 10:00am – 12:00      School events in Dillion Park 12:00 – 12:30 pm     Senior Center Choir will perform on the stage at the Courthouse 12:30pm – 1:30pm   Senior Bingo 1:30pm ... Read more

Consumer Affairs offers Scam Preventation Tips

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is proud to join the Administration for Community Living in promoting May as Older Americans Month. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Engage at Every Age,” which emphasizes the importance of participating in activities that stimulate physical, mental, and emotional well-being.Older Americans ... Read more

Gov. Haslam Signs Pody Bill Into Law

Legislation sponsored by Senator Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) to ensure a woman seeking an abortion has the opportunity to know all information gathered about her pregnancy prior to the abortion was recently signed into law by Governor Bill Haslam. The law states that if an ultrasound is performed as part of an examination prior to an ... Read more