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All UC counties awarded ThreeStar status

Liz Engel Clark
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

UPPER CUMBERLAND – It was a clean sweep for the Upper Cumberland today as the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) ... click here to read more

Option contract approved for new prospect eying Cumberland County

Liz Engel Clark
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

CROSSVILLE – Another industrial prospect is eying the Upper Cumberland region – this time, Cumberland County. The Crossville council took action Tuesday night to move forward with an o... click here to read more

Livingston Regional Hospital to host planning meeting for new community health network

CBJ Admin
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

LIVINGSTON – Livingston leaders are hoping the formation of a new community network will improve the health of patients in and around the surrounding communities. The leadership team at ... click here to read more

Project Victor revealed: Academy Sports to build state's largest distribution center in Cookeville

Liz Engel Clark
Friday, Aug 8, 2014

COOKEVILLE – After months of negotiations and weeks of speculation, Project Victor, an economic development prospect with 700 new jobs and a $100 million investment, was finally revealed in Putn... click here to read more

Academy Sports + Outdoors to open distribution center in Cookeville

CBJ Admin
Friday, Aug 8, 2014

COOKEVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with local and regional economic development officials gathered today in Cookevi... click here to read more
CBJ Features

Bellars team up to form newest UBS wealth management team

COOKEVILLE - Father and son Rick and Trey Bellar have deep roots in the Upper Cumberland. There’s the Smith County farm that’s been in the family for more than a century and a half. Ric... click here to read more


New home supply center under construction in Pickett County

BYRDSTOWN – Construction is underway in Byrdstown on a new home, garden and building center that’s aiming to be a one-stop shop for both locals and tourists alike.

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New CRMC neonatal NP returns home

 COOKEVILLE – Colleen Flanders has more than 24 years experience caring for some of the sickest babies in the state. From those in need of simple stabilization to comple... click here to read more

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TDOT breaks ground on SR 10 reconstruction in Macon County

LAFAYETTE – A narrow and winding stretch of highway in Macon County is now under reconstruction after the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the $15 million project.

TDOT Commissioner John Schroer joined state and local officials on State Route 10 in La    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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