Thursday, May 30, 2024

‘Geek’s success: Mini Bluetooth player becoming business’s 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...

Bellars team up to form newest UBS wealth management team

COOKEVILLE - Father and son Rick and Trey Bellar have deep roots in the Upper Cumberland. There’s the Smith County farm that’s been in...

Judah Akers: Lead vocalist and guitarist for Judah and the Lion

COOKEVILLE – A decade ago, Cookeville’s Judah Akers couldn’t play a guitar, but these days he’s making a career in music – songwriting, recording...

Sergio serves as face for UC general contractor

SPARTA – Tom Sergio isn’t exactly the type to wear a tie – at least not in his day-to-day 9-to-5. It’s one of the...

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,...

New director, new Craft Academy aim to expand Craft Center’s reach

SMITHVILLE – Woodworking, glassblowing and pots molded from clay. These are the everyday activities at the Tennessee Tech Appalachian Center for Craft, a Smithville...