Thursday, January 20, 2022

CRMC announces revised vaccine compliance dates

COOKEVILLE - On Nov. 4, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a rule requiring all CMS certified providers to...

February is American Heart Month

COOKEVILLE — Heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Most middle-aged and young adults...

CRMC welcomes first new baby in 2022

COOKEVILLE — As we usher in 2022, we want to congratulate the first baby of the year born to Chantelle and Cephas Ablakwa from...

Make new year’s resolutions healthy and happy ones

COOKEVILLE — It’s a new year and time for a new start.  Many new year’s resolutions often involve healthy initiatives, such...

When work heats up, OSHA may pay a visit

While mandatory COVID vaccinations has been at the forefront of attention lately, OSHA has not ignored other employee safety...

Leadership Putnam, CRMC Foundation partner on Community Art Project for CRMC

COOKEVILLE— Leadership Putnam is collaborating with Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation for a winter Upper Cumberland Community Art Contest prioritizing artwork from local...

CRMC updates visitation policies

COOKEVILLE — Due to the upcoming holidays and the low number of COVID patients in house, Cookeville Regional Medical Center is updating the...

Averitt Express celebrates 50 Years

Transportation company marks official date of its 50-year anniversary with celebrations across the country COOKEVILLE – Transportation company Averitt Express...

Who kept the dog out? And why it mattered – ADA...

There are several cases outlining the general obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regarding accommodation of service...

CRMC requiring all employees to be vaccinated because of federal mandate

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) announced today in an email to all employees that they are requiring all...

United Airlines employees sue over vaccination mandates

On Sept. 21, 2021, a group of six employees filed a lawsuit against United Airlines (“United”) in the federal...

CRMC wages, benefits almost $190 million

COOKEVILLE – The Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Board of Trustees was given an update on CRMC's highlights from the past...

Averitt honors vice president of corporate business development for 35 years...

COOKEVILLE – Averitt Express recently honored vice president of corporate business development Mike Wise of Cookeville for 35 years of service. 

CRMC allows visitors for COVID patients

CRMC issues new visitation policy effective immediately COOKEVILLE – Today, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) issued a new visitation policy...

The ADA and reasonable accommodation issues regarding service animals

A recent jury award in Arkansas is a timely reminder to employers of their legal requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act...

Teamwork among heartbreak

COOKEVILLE — Exhaustion. Frustration. Fear. Those are just a few of the words that nurses working with COVID patients use when...

SmartBank continues Alabama expansion – announces plans for Montgomery, Dothan, Birmingham

KNOXVILLE – SmartBank, a subsidiary of SmartFinancial, Inc. ("SmartFinancial” or the "Company"; NASDAQ: SMBK), announces the hiring of several banker teams in the...

Averitt honors Crawford for 20 years of service

COOKEVILLE – Averitt Express recently honored associate Walter Crawford of Sparta for 20 years of service.   He is now among the more than 1,300 active Averitt associates who are...

Averitt named to 2021 Top 100 Truckers List

COOKEVILLE — Averitt Express has been named to Inbound Logistics’ (IL) annual Top 100 Truckers list. Carriers that make the...

CRMC introduces Health Talks

COOKEVILLE — CRMC is talking about your health – and you’re invited. Men’s Monday and Women’s Wednesday have a new name...

Averitt promotes Shuster, Gniewek to port distribution sales director roles

COOKEVILLE — Averitt Express recently continued the expansion of its PortSide and Distribution services by promoting Tim Shuster and David Gniewek to newly...