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VP Gore to speak at Smith chamber annual meeting

CBJ Admin
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

CARTHAGE – Former Vice President Albert Gore Jr. has been announced as this year’s speaker for the Smith County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and banquet June 9. Gore is co... click here to read more

March collections show signs of strength

Liz Engel Clark
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Region outgains state for first time since September UPPER CUMBERLAND – After a somewhat lackluster holiday shopping season, the Upper Cumberland showed signs of st... click here to read more

Highlands Industrial Trade Show scheduled for May 15

CBJ Admin
Monday, Apr 14, 2014

PUTNAM COUNTY – The Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s existing industry committee – in conjunction with the Highlands Economic Partnership, formerly the ... click here to read more

Averitt enhances driver programs, increases pay scale

CBJ Admin
Monday, Apr 14, 2014

COOKEVILLE  – Commercial drivers are in high demand, and Averitt Express has enhanced its incentive programs for both veterans a... click here to read more

Record weekend expected for Cookeville sports tourism

CBJ Admin
Friday, Apr 11, 2014

PUTNAM COUNTY — The Hub City of Cookeville is certainly earning its nickname this weekend, becoming a focal point in the Tennessee sporting scene. Officials are expecting their busiest weekend y... click here to read more
CBJ Features

Elkins grows Elk Mountain Construction from solo start-up to mega UC contractor

COOKEVILLE – It’s often said that many small business success stories share the same underlying theme: rags to riches, a rise through the ranks, a bold attempt to break out alone.

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McMinnville, Warren County and others make applications for adventure tourism designations

New state program provides tax credits for rock climbing, rafting, equine businesses and more

MCMINNVILLE – McMinnville Mayor Jimmy Haley sees a lot of opportunities for his city un... click here to read more


New OB-GYN practice has ‘old-fashioned’ touch

COOKEVILLE – In a health care market dominated by hospitalists, mega offices and big time consolidations, Dr. Jose Rivero is bringing an “old- fashioned” feel to Cookeville with r... click here to read more

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CMC/Covenant welcome new CEO

CROSSVILLE — A new chief administrative officer has been named at Cumberland Medical Center.

Covenant Health, which recently took over operations at the Crossville hospital, named Jeremy Biggs, vice president of operations for the health system, president effective March 1. Biggs will succeed Ed Anderson, who has served in    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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