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Chamber’s annual membership meeting, a standout

CBJ Admin
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

PUTNAM COUNTY – A celebration of all that makes Tennessee great was the perfect backdrop at the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual membership meeting held March 19 ... click here to read more

Goodwill Week to be celebrated in Cookeville with three upcoming job fairs

CBJ Admin
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

COOKEVILLE – Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee will celebrate Goodwill Week by hosting more than 70 events in May, including approximately 50 job fairs at its 26 area career solutions cent... click here to read more

Livingston Regional Hospital names Fenton CEO

CBJ Admin
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

LIVINGSTON – Joanne Fenton, MBA, BSN, FACHE, a veteran hospital administrator with more than 30 years of health care experience, has been named CEO of ... click here to read more

Court upholds convictions in Cookeville-connected oil drilling scam

CBJ Admin
Sunday, Apr 20, 2014

UPPER CUMBERLAND – The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the convictions and sentences of two brothers – including one from Cookeville – who defrauded thousands ... click here to read more

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
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
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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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