Saturday, March 6, 2021

Higher minimum wage would have major impact on local school system

COOKEVILLE – As national discussion around an increased minimum wage takes...

White County selected for Teaching All Students Initiative through State Personnel Development Grant

Grant serves students with complex cognitive disabilities statewide NASHVILLE—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced the 18 schools selected...

Gov. Lee signs Executive Orders to extend takeout alcohol sales, Limited State of Emergency

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Gov. Bill Lee released the following statement to accompany his...

Putnam Strong – ‘We Remember’

PUTNAM COUNTY - Putnam County and the city of Cookeville will remember the victims...

Golf course or race track?

How Golden Eagle Golf Club saved the day for a major cross country...

State visitation restrictions for long-term care facilities removed

NASHVILLE – Today the Tennessee Department of Health announced state-specific visitation restrictions for long-term...

Cumberland County EMS installs UV disinfection system in ambulances

CUMBERLAND COUNTY - Cumberland County EMS has taken proactive measures to reduce the spread...

Raise to $15 per hour minimum wage would have local effects

COOKEVILLE – To many people, the proposed $15 per hour minimum...

How will $15/hour minimum wage impact your business?

UPPER CUMBERLAND – An increase in the minimum wage to $15/hour is being discussed...

Winter Storm of 2021: Why don’t I have power?

PUTNAM COUNTY – People have been wondering all week when they...

Winter Storm of 2021: Generators in short supply during winter storm

Quest for power/heat could turn dangerous with improper use

Food giveaway postponed, relocated to ease traffic congestion

COOKEVILLE - Cookeville Strong and the TTU Food Pantry have canceled this week’s Weekly...

Tennessee Tech to remain closed Wednesday

COOKEVILLE – All classes at Tennessee Tech will be canceled and all offices will...

Ice storm creates different storm demands

Putnam County - Instead of the usual demand for milk and bread during...

Putnam County critical infrastructure storm update

Putnam County – The ice storm of the past two days...

Tennessee to begin COVID-19 vaccination of adults age 65 and older, teachers

Launch of online scheduling improves ease of use NASHVILLE – Tennessee...

Korth issues statement on hiring of Shelton

COOKEVILLE - Paul Korth, CEO of Cookeville Regional Medical Center issued the following statement...

Statement from Shelton regarding CRMC and council vote

COOKEVILLE – Prior to the vote in Thursday’s special called council meeting, Mayor Ricky...

Council votes to move forward with outside review

COOKEVILLE – The Cookeville City Council voted 4-0 to obtain outside legal...

AJC has jobs, needs workers

COOKEVILLE - The Upper Cumberland American Job Center has plenty of jobs...

Williams helps guide $41.8 billion budget through House

NASHVILLE —State Rep. Ryan Williams, R-Cookeville, this week signed his first budget bill as newly...

Smith County requests Private Act for hospitality tax

CARTHAGE – The Smith County Commission has passed a resolution requesting...

Cookeville calls special session on CRMC hiring of Mayor

COOKEVILLE – A special called session of the Cookeville City Council will...

Nine UC high schools earn the Tennessee Pathways Certification

11 certified pathways in UC to connect students with regional career opportunities

UCBJ Lists: Putnam County’s top residential transactions in January 2021

PUTNAM COUNTY – It’s the start of a new year, but...

Electric vehicle fast charging network coming to Tennessee

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment and...

Tennessee to begin COVID-19 vaccination of adults age 70 and older

Tennessee receives increased vaccine supply NASHVILLE – Tennessee will begin administering...

Hagerty announces Cookeville native as chief of staff

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-TN) has appointed Cookeville native, John N. Rader,...

Landmark Cookeville hotel demolished for new Hilton Home2 Suites

COOKEVILLE – The cityscape along South Jefferson Avenue has changed forever...

Lee lifts restrictions on indoor school sports

NASHVILLE – Just in time for the exciting finish of indoor...