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COOKEVILLE – Averitt Express recently honored director of marketing and communications Gina Billings of Cookeville for 30 years of service. She is one of the more than 1,000 active Averitt associates who are members of the company’s “Over 20 Team,” an exclusive group of associates who have served 20 or more years with Averitt. Averitt Express is a leading provider of freight...
By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor COOKEVILLE – On Tuesday, city and county officials were joined by members of the development team for an official groundbreaking ceremony at the site of The Shoppes at Eagle Point development; although dirt has been moving since September at the site of Cookeville’s most-anticipated new retail center. “(It’s) another incredible example of how teamwork, a little...
COOKEVILLE – The Tennessee Hospital Association recognized 26 individuals with Awards of Excellence during its recent annual meeting in Nashville, including three individuals from Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Cardiologist Stacy Brewington, MD, was awarded the Healthcare Hero Award. He was honored for his actions during a Tennessee Tech football game, which helped save the life of a player from Wofford...
COOKEVILLE – The Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber has been awarded with 4-Star Accreditation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This prestigious honor puts them among the top 3 percent of chambers nationwide. George Halford, Chamber President and CEO expressed gratitude to the board, the volunteer leadership, and the staff of the Chamber for their diligence in seeing this process through. “This really was a team effort,...
At Least 50 Positions To Be Available During Goodwill-Hosted Hiring Event COOKEVILLE — The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 565 S. Jefferson Ave. in Cookeville will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, for four employers seeking to fill at least 50 positions in Putnam and White counties. Employers include Bledsoe County Correctional Complex, Signature Healthcare...
By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor PUTNAM COUNTY – Drivers who travel in and around the county likely have their own list of roadway and intersection issues they’d like to see something done about. From dangerous intersections to too-slow traffic flow, the county’s growth spurt in recent years has magnified some of the local traffic woes. Members of the county’s newly minted...