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Tennessee Releases New State Report Card

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today released the new, redesigned state report card for 2017-18. This tool was developed over the past year with educators, parents, and community organizations and includes a number of new features based on that feedback, including school ratings, a Spanish translation of the site, and additional new data about the performance of different ... Read more

Tennessee Releases New State Report Card

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today released the new, redesigned state report card for 2017-18. This tool was developed over the past year with educators, parents, and community organizations and includes a number of new features based on that feedback, including school ratings, a Spanish translation of the site, and additional new data about the performance of different ... Read more

Commission Meeting Set For Thursday

The agenda for this month’s meeting of the Cannon County Commission has been released by county executive Brent Bush.  A budget policy will be up for consideration by the commission for the 2019/2020 budget year.   Commissioners will consider resolution 2018-14 calling for the county, Tennessee Board of County Commissioners Partnership Initiative provided by the ... Read more

Location and Date Announced for Toys for Christ

Toys For Christ project has been announced for this year.  The event has been moved to Pleasant View Baptist Church at 2355 Lonnie Smith Rd Woodbury. This will be the seventh year for the free toy store to benefit families in need in Cannon and surrounding areas.  The event runs from 9 AM to 2 ... Read more

Stones River to Expand Service

Stones River Hospital recently announced its intention to open a new Adult Psychiatric Unit on the campus of the hospital.  The Adult Psychiatric Unit at Saint Thomas Stones River Hospital will have six beds and was developed as part of Saint Thomas Health’s longer term strategy to address behavioral health needs, particularly in the rural ... Read more

Approach “Free Trials” with Caution Advises State

The option to “try before your buy” when looking for a product or service can be enticing, but the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Consumer Affairs Division is advising consumers to approach free trial offers with caution.  While there are many reputable companies offering free trials, some use these offers as a way ... Read more

December 5th is Fight Flu TN Day!

Tennessee’s county health departments are holding special “FightFluTN” events December 5 (one week from today) to provide flu shots at no charge to increase the number of people vaccinated in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health urges all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu shot this flu season to get one as soon ... Read more

Cannon County Schools Support StormReady

The National Weather Service in Nashville has recognized the Cannon County School District as a StormReady Supporter. The recognition ceremony took place at the monthly School Board meeting.    StormReady is a voluntary program designed to help communities, counties, and other entities take a proactive approach to the kinds of severe weather that affect their ... Read more

Think Safety When Using Medical Oxygen

Medical oxygen is a necessity for those suffering from respiratory illnesses, but, tragically, medical oxygen has been present in several home fires that resulted in the deaths of Tennesseans in 2018.  State fire data shows medical oxygen was present in 9% of the fatal fires that have occurred so far in 2018 (eight out of ... Read more

General Motors Has Good News for Middle Tennessee

Good news for those who work at General Motors’ Spring Hill plant. GM will add a third vehicle to its production lineup at Spring Hill plant next year. It was announced on the same day of the company’s announcement of a sweeping $6 billion cost-cutting plan across the country.  A General Motors spokeswoman said a ... Read more