Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Businesses continue to reemploy Tennesseans as economy rebounds

Statewide unemployment drops in August as more Tennesseans go back to work after...

Federal Reserve says rates to stay near zero until 2023

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve wrapped up its final two-day policy meeting...

August revenues exceed expectations

NASHVILLE – Tennessee revenues were more than the budgeted estimates for the first month...

UC doubles state sales tax revenue increase for 3rd month

UPPER CUMBERLAND – The Upper Cumberland is continuing its rebound at a much...

SmartBank looks to build on Progressive’s solid foundation

UPPER CUMBERLAND - Effective March 1, 2020, SmartFinancial (parent company of SmartBank)...

Aphena announces $21 million expansion, new headquarters

COOKEVILLE – Aphena Pharma Solutions today announced a $21 million expansion...

Tech named ‘A+’ school, has least student debt: U.S. News

COOKEVILLE –Tennessee Tech University has again been ranked as one of the top universities...

Lee announces $3.7 million in grant funding for UC communities

NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Economic and Community Development...

Tennessee Tech ranked among Best Colleges for Your Money

COOKEVILLE – As reflected in Money’s newest college rankings, Tennessee Tech continues to provide a high-value...

SmartBank brings its ‘wow’ factor to the Upper Cumberland region

UPPER CUMBERLAND - Effective March 1, 2020, SmartFinancial (parent company of...

Panhandling ordinance passes first reading, public hearing set

COOKEVILLE – Thursday night after much debate, the Cookeville City Council passed...

Construction starts on West Side mixed-use development

COOKEVILLE – The look of Cookeville’s West Side will soon be...

Jean Chatzky to kick off TTU Women’s Leadership Conference

COOKEVILLE – The Tennessee Tech University Women’s Conference hosted by the...

CRMC expands visitation policy

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Regional Medical Center expanded its visitor policy to allow one visitor...

CARES Act grant to impact local tourism

Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau eligible for more than $100K in recovery marketing

UC sales tax increase more than doubles state levels

UPPER CUMBERLAND – June 2020 sales tax numbers confirm that the...

Preliminary numbers good for Tech enrollment

COOKEVILLE - After one week of classes, Tennessee Tech’s preliminary enrollment data indicates overall...

Twin Lakes to construct, manage $11.55 million in emergency broadband funds

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Gov. Bill Lee recently announced $61 million in...

Employment in UC rebounds faster than state, nation

UPPER CUMBERLAND – It’s rare that the Upper Cumberland has a...

Tennessee Guard keeps fighting against COVID-19

NASHVILLE – Since March 26, Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard have...

UCBJ Lists: Putnam County’s top residential transactions in July 2020

PUTNAM COUNTY – These are the most expensive homes sold in...

More than 25,000 eligible businesses yet to claim Small Business Relief

NASHVILLE - Businesses eligible for the Tennessee Business Relief Program have until Sept. 25, 2020 –...

COVID-19: Working moms bear brunt of home schooling

WASHINGTON - The transition to online schooling and stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic...

Tennessee tourism announces record impact numbers

Report shows tourism is vital to restoring state’s economic recovery

To mask or not to mask?

COOKEVILLE – Five-plus months into living with the COVID-19 virus, there...

Area business leaders, entrepreneurs join Rose in small biz town hall

UPPER CUMBERLAND — Leaders of both the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) and the Small...

FirstNet helps Tennessee Guard with emergency response

NASHVILLE – In the early morning hours of March 3, a storm system moved...

Putnam sales tax revenues up 10% in June

PUTNAM COUNTY – June 2020 sales tax revenue for Putnam County and its municipalities...

Livingston, Mount Pleasant accredited as Tennessee Main Street communities

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced...

UCDD receives $5.6 million in funding to help small businesses

$8 million spread across other areas of state as part of CARES Act...