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Luke Collins: Hopes Of Reopening Cumberland River Hospital Gone

Celina Mayor Luke Collins said the hopes of reopening Cumberland River Hospital are now gone. Collins said after working for a year and a half, he had originally hoped to see the hospital open on July 1st. He said they wanted to bring a new emergency helicopter that would help with responses as well. Collins said that the owners of ... Read More »

TTU To Kick Off SOAR Orientation Thursday

Tennessee Tech’s Student Orientation, Advisement and Registration (SOAR) program will kick off its first session Thursday. The program is for all first-time freshmen and will help provide information to help with the transition to campus, review and finalize information about students’ academic major, and share more about Tech’s student life. The two-day session is required and students must attend all ... Read More »

Cumberland Receives Clean Audit Second Year In A Row

Cumberland County one of nine to receive a clean audit for Fiscal Year 2022. This is Cumberland’s second year in a row with a clean audit. The other eight counties include Blount, Cannon, Campbell, Giles, Hamblen, Roane, Sevier, and Unicoi. The annual audits for these counties were completed without any findings. Audit findings are used to report on weaknesses, deficiencies, ... Read More »

CRMC On Schedule To Begin 4W/5W Renovation July 5th

CRMC, Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Cookeville Regional Medical Center has set a date to start on the 4W/5W renovation project. Interim CEO Buffy Key said they are currently on schedule to mobilize on July 5th. The $16.4 million project would include a six-unit dialysis center. It would also increase the hospital’s capacity to 309 beds. Read More »

39 Percent Of Overton 3rd Graders Deemed ELA Proficient Based On TCAP

Just 39 percent of Overton 3rd graders were deemed proficient in English Language Arts via recent preliminary TCAP scores released Monday Secondary Supervisor and District Testing Coordinator Kim Dillon said scores increased by about five percent last year. She said with the 3rd-grade retention law in place, the system has already retested those who fell below the threshold and are ... Read More »