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 CCHS Hosts Financial Aid Night, Thursday, Oct. 3

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Cannon County High School will be hosting its first financial aid night of the 2013-2014 school year.  The meeting will begin at 6:00PM and will be held in the school cafeteria.  Guests include representatives from The United States Marine Corp, The Tennessee Student Assistance Corp. (Lottery Scholarship), The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (formerly Tennessee Technology Center) in Murfreesboro, and Motlow State Community College.   Any students and parents from grades 9-12 are welcome to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact the CCHS guidance office at 563-2144.

Morning at Seven, Weekends through Oct. 5

Morning's At Seven at 7:30 p.m.The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Hwy., Woodbury, TN 37095. Call (615) 563-2787 for information. Continues weekends  through Oct. 5. From the gentle eccentricities of four elderly sisters and their husbands the play is a vivid comedy about life in small-town America in 1922 when families could continue a lifetime's conversation across a backyard fence.

Auburntown Lions Club Fish Fry, Saturday, Oct. 5

At the Lions Club in Auburntown, noon Saturday.

Country Ham Breakfast, Saturday, Oct. 5

Woodbury First United Methodist Church will hold a country ham breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Cannon County Chamber of Commerce, Monday, Oct. 7

Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting at the Stones River Hospital Board Room. Contact the Chamber at (615) 563-2222.

Food Giveaway, Tuesday, Nov. 12

Anchor of Hope Independent Baptist, 735 Doolittle Road, Woodbury will be hosting a food giveaway, November 12 and December 10. 

Woodbury Board of Aldermen, Tuesday, Oct. 8

Board of Mayor and Aldermen at City Hall at 101 Water Street, Woodbury.

School Board, Thursday, Oct. 10

Cannon County School Board Meeting at 6 p.m. in Woodbury Grammar School Cafeteria.

Benefit at Anchor of Hope, Saturday, Oct. 12

Anchor of Hope Independent Baptist, 735 Doolittle Road, Woodbury will be hosting a benefit chili supper on Oct. 12 beginning at 5 p.m.

James Reed Award of Excellence Benefit Ride, Saturday, Oct. 19

Starts at Bumpus Harley Davidson in Murfreesboro, TN. Ride to  Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, TN and back to end at Bumpus HD. First bike out at 10 a.m. Last bike in at 2 p.m. Cost for single is $20, couples are $25. For more information, contact Michael Reed at 417-622-9769 or email

County Commission, Saturday, Oct. 19

Cannon County Commission 10 a.m. at the Cannon County Courthouse.

Craft Fair, Saturday, Oct. 19

Anchor of Hope Independent Baptist, 735 Doolittle Road, Woodbury will be hosting a craft fair October 19, beginning at 9;00 a.m.

FCE Council Meeting, Thursday, Oct. 24

FCE County Council Meeting 9:30 a.m. at the UT Extension Office located at 514 Lehman St. in Woodbury. Contact Carla Bush at (615) 563-2554 for information.

Toy Drive Cruisin’, Saturday, Oct. 26

Toy-Drive Cruisin' On The Square  at 4 p.m. Jennings Jewelers / Chamber of Commerce at the Woodbury town square. Bring a toy for underprivileged children at Christmas plus the 32 inch flat screen TV will be awarded at this cruise-in. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Contact John Barker at (615) 542-4065, or The Chamber of Commerce at (615) 563-2222 or email

Fish Fry, Saturday, Nov. 2

Auburntown Lions Club Fish Fry in Auburntown. Starts at noon.

Car Show, Saturday, Nov.  2

Anchor of Hope Independent Baptist, 735 Doolittle Road, Woodbury will be hosting a car show November 2 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Industrial Development Board, Tuesday, Nov. 5

Cannon County Industrial Board Meeting at 6 p.m. in the Courthouse. The public is welcome at IDB meetings.

Board of Aldermen, Tuesday, Nov. 5

Board of Mayor and Aldermen meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall at 101 Water Street, Woodbury.

City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 5

Auburntown City Council meeting at 6 p.m. in the Library. Contact Mayor Roger Turner at (615) 464-4210.

Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 8

Veteran Days ceremonies start at 7:30 a.m. at the Cannon County High School with a full day of ceremonies and speakers. Contact Col. Jim Stone at (615) 563-6111, for further information.

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Nov. 8

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat opens  at 7:30 p.m. at The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway. Call (615) 563-2787 for information.

Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 9

 Veteran Days Events include a ceremony at the Courthouse followed by a parade at 1 pm.

Country Christmas, Friday, Nov. 22- Saturday, Nov. 23

Cannon County Country Christmas Merchants Open House. Santa will arrive on the Square at 4:30 p.m. Pictures with Santa begins at 5:30 p.m. Music on the Square, wagon rides and giveaways. Contact Jennings Jewelers at 563-2421 or the Chamber of Commerce at 563-2222.

My Way Christmas, Dec. 6 through 21

The Arts Center of Cannon County presents its 2013 Christmas Dinner with dinner prepared by the Blue Porch Restaurant. To make reservations call 563-2787 or visit the website at Presented Friday, Saturday and Sundays through Dec. 21.

Lions Club Day, Saturday, Dec. 7

Spend the day and enjoy yourself. A pancake breakfast with Santa begins at 7 a.m. at the Lions Club Building on Lehman Street. The Lions Club Christmas Parade starts at noon. The Lions Club Tour of Homes begins at 4 p.m. with tickets available at the Lions Club Building.

Christmas Gala, Friday, Dec. 13

The Christmas Gala sponsored by the Cannon County Senior Citizens Center, 609 Lehman St. Entertainment, fine dining, elegant table settings, silent auction and more.

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