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UCB Blogger: Common Ground Coffee in Livingston closes

Liz Engel Clark
Monday, Sep 15, 2014

LIVINGSTON - The Common Ground Coffee Shop in Livingston has closed suddenly. Below is a memo issued by owners Mike and Bonnie Silver: "We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have cau... click here to read more

Crossville welcomes first 'Little Free Library'

CBJ Admin
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014

CROSSVILLE – A Little Free Library (LFL) is now available just outside the Cumberland Business Incubator (CBI) on the Roane State C... click here to read more

Cumberland Business Incubator receives $50,000 prize to create 'Tinker Space'

CBJ Admin
Friday, Sep 5, 2014

CROSSVILLE – The Cumberland Business Incubator, located on the ... click here to read more

How Cookeville landed the state’s largest distribution facility: A timeline

Liz Engel Clark
Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014

For 10 months, Project Victor was kept top secret. Company executives came (sometimes unannounced). Company executives went. Land was annexed. Incentives were discussed and calculated and extended for... click here to read more

Prison project resumes in Trousdale County

Liz Engel Clark
Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014

HARTSVILLE – Construction of a 2,500-bed prison in Trousdale County is back on track following a multi-year delay in light of the recession. Two major contracts were ... click here to read more
CBJ Features

'Geek’ success: Mini Bluetooth player becoming business’ biggest boost

SPARTA – It may be mini, but the Geekbox Bluetooth speaker sure packs a punch.

At least Charles Bell, developer of the product and owner of White County-based Compugeeks, thinks so, a... click here to read more


Updated: New Lafayette strip center claims to offer fastest Internet speeds in Southeast

LAFAYETTE – A new Macon County strip center – one that boosts some of the fastest Internet speeds in the Southeast – recently celebrated the completion o... click here to read more


Dr. Ngido joins CRMC as newest pediatric hospitalist

COOKEVILLE – Most physicians get into their field to help others. Much of the same is true for Fabian Ngido, M.D., Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s (CRMC) newest pediatric hospitalist.... click here to read more
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TDOT celebrates re-opening of Cordell Hull Bridge

CARTHAGE – Traffic is now flowing freely on a long-time defunct bridge in Smith County.

State and local officials held a ribbon- cutting ceremony in July to re-open the Cordell Hull Bridge over the Cumberland River in Carthage. The bridge had been closed to traffic since December 2007, after a routine examination by Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) br    click here to read more

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New Business Licenses
(Macon County, Putnam County, White County)

Upper Cumberland Unemployment Rates


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County Seat: Woodbury

Area in Square Miles: 266

Population (2010): 13,801

Households (2005-09): 5,221

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