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Local Matters deals with community issues and interests that affect listeners closer to home. With topics from major events across the nation and how they impact our area to interesting people and figures from across the Upper Cumberland. Local Matters is where local, matters.

Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday at 8am on News Talk 94.1.

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Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Putnam Education Partnership Foundation

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Learn about the Putnam Education Partnership Foundation with Katelyn Steakley.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers meets with Katelyn Steakley, Executive Director of the Putnam Education Partnership (PEP) Foundation. The discuss what the PEP is, what her role as Executive Director entails, how the PEP addresses student needs across the county, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Greg Wilson

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Learn about the professional career of White County High School’s Greg Wilson.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks talks with White County High School Head Principal Greg Wilson. They discuss his time growing up in Doyle, how White County has changed over the years, his time at Lee University, an overview ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Vol State Community College & Recruiting

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Learn more about Vol State Community College with Area Recruiter Dustin Rawls.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell meets with Dustin Rawls, Area Recruiter and Admissions Advisor at Vol State Community College. They discuss what his roles as an Area Recruiter, and as an Admission Advisor both entail, what a hybrid ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Educational Funding In Tennessee

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Corby King & Kristy Brown discuss proposed changes to educational funding in TN.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers sits down with Putnam County Schools Director Corby King, and Jackson County Schools Director Kristy Brown. They discuss the legislation that’s looking to change the educational funding for local education in Tennessee, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Kevin Carter

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Learn more about the life & Austin Peay Football playing career of Kevin Carter.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks sits down with Kevin Carter of Austin Peay State University Football fame. They discuss what it was like growing up in Westmoreland, how playing sports affected his life, and what he ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: UCDD Inspire Grant & Inspired Cleaning Services

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Learn about the UCDD’s Inspire Grant with Mikel Miller, and Jennifer Tollison.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton meets with Mikel Miller with the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD), and Jennifer Tollison with Inspired Cleaning Services. They discuss what the UCDD’s Inspire Grant is, how it aims to help those recovering ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Post-Pandemic Business Education

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TTU College of Business’s Dr. Tom Payne talks post-pandemic business education.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Dr. Tom Payne, Dean of the College of Business at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the various degrees, certificates, ad major concentration areas offered by the College of Business, how the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Dr. Robert Owens & Highlands Residential Services

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Dr. Robert Owens discusses the Highlands Residential Services and their projects  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers meets with Dr. Robert Owens, Chairman of the Highlands Residential Services in Cookeville. They discuss his background, education, and career, an overview of the Highlands Residential Services’ recent developments and current projects, as well ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: White County Football Head Coach

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Get to know the life and career of White County Football Head Coach Mark Frasier  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks meets with White County Football Head Coach Mark Frasier. They discuss his family and their involvement with sports, White County’s rivalry with Cookeville, his time playing sports in school growing ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: HomeCORR & Tile ProSource

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Get to know more about HomeCORR, and Tile ProSource with Kate and Bob Atchley.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton talks with Kate and Bob Atchley, Owners of HomeCORR – Tile, Flooring, & More, and Tile ProSource in Cookeville. They discuss what HomeCORR and Tile ProSource are, and the various products ... Read More »