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Christmas Begins With A Visit to the Farm

Christmas is just around the corner, which means now is the time to start planning a trip to a local tree farm. As the cool, crisp air draws near, a visit to the farm is the perfect outdoor adventure to generate some holiday spirit and family fun.  Many farms sell Christmas trees between Black Friday ... Read more

FSA County Committee Election Underway

Donny Green, County Executive Director of the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency, announces that the 2018 Farm Service Agency County Committee elections are underway as ballots were mailed to eligible voters in Local Administrative Area # 1 (DeKalb County) and Local Administrative Area # 5 (Cannon County) on November 5th.  December 3, 2018 will be the last ... Read more

27th Annual Cannon Country Christmas This Weekend

This weekend will mark the 27th year for the merchants open house in Woodbury. Many of the activities related to the event have changed in the almost three decades.  The one constant is the spirit of home and community.  Santa is scheduled for 5pm this evening. He will arrive on the Courthouse Square by a ... Read more

Safety Reports On Schools Released

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today released a new report to provide insight on the landscape of school safety in Tennessee. For the first time, the department is releasing information on trends found in the strengths and challenges in school security seen across districts. This new report allows the state to increase awareness, prompt further conversations, ... Read more

Hall of Fame Opener Good Night for Cannon County

Basketball season “tipped off” last night for Cannon County. In the girls contest Cannon County’s Lionettes defeated Shelbyville Central by a score of 60 -50, Jalin Fann lead scoring with 26 points.  In the boy’s game, Cannon County Lions held on to defeat the Golden Eagles by a score of 76 – 64, Jacob Raines ... Read more

Death of Cannon County Women Subject of TBI Investigation

Through fingerprints, investigators have now identified a woman found dead Monday morning in Smithville as 28 year old Jessica Renee Stephens of Cannon County. Her cause of death will be determined following the completion of the autopsy and toxicology report.The case remains under investigation by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. ... Read more

Basketball Returns

Round ball season begins tonight for Cannon County High School. The Lionettes and Lions start on the friendly home court at Robert A. Harris Gymnasium.  Visiting team is Shelbyville Central.  In the broadcast booth, WBRY welcomes back Cannon County alum Teddy Taylor. Taylor will handle the play-by-play position for all regular season game for the ... Read more

Smokeout and OuitLine Equals Success

 Support can make all the difference for those trying to quit smoking, and Tennesseans trying to move toward a life without tobacco products are not alone. The Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine, 1-800-QUIT-NOW offers free assistance, resources and counseling to help smokers transition to a smoke-free life. The Tennessee Department of Health urges Tennesseans who want to ... Read more

“The Bus Tour” Returns

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) will join various state and local partners today to launch Operation Incognito (OI) statewide. The OI campaign was developed this year to evolve Tennessee’s fourth statewide distracted driving enforcement initiative, known as “the bus tour.” Operation Incognito  will also promote National Traffic Incident Response Week, now thru November 17th.  According ... Read more

Santa Needs Your Help

“Spread the joy of the holiday season by becoming a Secret Santa for needy children,” said Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer.  “The Child Advocacy Center is looking for holiday sponsors to make Christmas a joyous time of the year for needy kids.”  The holidays can become a burden for many families served by ... Read more