Cannon Responds To TN Promise

With only four days remaining until the application deadline, tnAchieves still needs nearly 1,400 mentors across the state. Cannon County needs 17 and Cannon County has 19 according to Director of Schools William F. Curtis.    Mentors support local TN Promise applicants as they transition from high school to college.  Mentors remind students of important ... Read more

Pancakes, Parade and Tour of Homes, Lions Welcome December!

The first day of December is this Saturday and Cannon County residents will have many ways to welcome the month and the holiday season with the traditional activities of the Woodbury Lions Club.  A pancake breakfast will start the day at the Lions Club building. Lions Club members will prepare and serve pancakes and all ... Read more

State Officials Warn of Scammers

The Tennessee Department of Commerce warns buyers that if a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is.Tennessee’s high ranking for fraud and financial abuse complaints to the Federal Trade Commission has motivated local groups to come together to help prevent scams. Kevin Walters, communications director at the Tennessee Department of Commerce and ... Read more

Bridgestone to Expand Warren County Plant

Bridgestone Americas has announced it is expanding the company’s Warren County commercial truck and bus radial tire manufacturing facility as part of a three-year, $40 million investment to meet market demand and address emerging customer needs. The expansion of the 28-year-old nationally-recognized facility is expected to break ground before year end.  Greg Harris, executive director, ... Read more

TN Farmers Bring New Crops To The Table

Highly anticipated crops like pumpkins usually get all of the attention during the autumn months. Tennessee mushrooms, however, are coming out of the woodwork this season as a nutrient powerhouse.  Mushrooms provide many health benefits, including several nutrients and antibacterial properties. These fungi are typically grown outdoors during the spring and fall months. However, with ... Read more

Fire Marshall Wants Your Thanksgiving A Safe One

As families gather for Thanksgiving Day feasts today, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds Tennesseans the recipe for holiday fire safety always includes add good cooking safety habits.  Thanksgiving is the No. 1 day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment, with three times the average number of fires, according to the ... Read more

TDOT Wants Clear Roads For Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 through 6:00 ... Read more

TBI Investigating Shooting in Warren County

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is at the scene of an officer involved shooting in Warren County.    According to a TBI release, “At the request of 31st District Attorney General, TBI Agents are investigating a reported officer-involved shooting in Warren County,”                           ... Read more

Cannon Charity On Grant List from Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announces $2,726,800 in grants to 453 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2018 annual grantmaking process.  The grants will benefit nonprofits in Cannon and 32 area counties.   The top three ... Read more

Thanksgiving Trash

 Just a couple of reminders from city and county officials concerning schedules dealing with solid waste.   Public Works Director for the Town of Woodbury, Shane Gannon wants the residents of Woodbury that the garbage route for Thursday Nov. 22nd (Thanksgiving Day) will be run on Wednesday Nov. 21st  so that the sanitation employees can ... Read more