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UC unemployment takes a late summer tumble

Liz Engel Clark
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Unemployment rates in the Upper Cumberland decreased across the board in the month of August. All 14 counties saw numbers tumble from July's revised report. Five counties ... click here to read more

'100 Girls of Code' launches second tour, expanding to eight states

CBJ Admin
Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

COOKEVILLE – The Tennessee Code Academy ended its month-long “100 Girls of Code” tour of Tennessee in July. The program was set up to introduce 100 girls across Tennessee to computer... click here to read more

Volunteers needed for TSSAA BlueCross Bowl

CBJ Admin
Friday, Sep 19, 2014

COOKEVILLE – It’s that time of year again and all hands are on deck as the TSSAA BlueCross Bowl steering committee has beg... click here to read more

Audit uncovers recurring problems in Pickett County government

CBJ Admin
Friday, Sep 19, 2014

BYRDSTOWN – A new audit from the Tennessee C... click here to read more

Park Theatre renovations on pace for 2015 completion

Liz Engel Clark
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

MCMINNVILLE – Renovations at the historic Park Theatre in McMinnville are on pace for an early 2015 completion. Work at the former downtown movie house, a building that dates back to the 193... 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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