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Algood Searching For Official Public Works Director Candidates

City of Algood searching for a new permanent Public Works Director. Walt Bradshaw has been serving as the interim director since Victor Jones was arrested last December.  City Administrator Keith Morrison said the city will utilize MTAS to help in the search for candidates both internally and externally of the department. “Somebody that can operate some equipment that can perform ... Read More »

Algood Parks And Rec Takes Next Steps With Tennis Courts Upgrades

Algood Parks and Recreation taking the next steps to upgrade its dilapidated tennis courts. Director Roy Phipps said the city had put out requests for qualifications for engineer work on the courts. He said they received three RFQs that met the specs provided by the city including, what they were looking for in the project and how they want to ... Read More »

California Fuel Tank Company Expanding To Algood

The California-based company Transfer Flow estimates a $60 million dollar economic impact once establishing its Algood warehouse. The company began in 1983 and manufactures auxiliary and replacement fuel tank systems. CEO and Owner Lisa Johnson said the company will repurpose the previous Wood Tech building for distribution and eventually add production. “It just really appealed to us that Cookeville with ... Read More »

Algood Planning Commission To Further Study Regulations On Accessory Buildings

The Algood Planning Commission will further study guidelines to limit the size of accessory structures. Building Inspector Bob Lane said the commission wants to refine the restrictions as it relates to lot sizes. “If they’re on a fairly small lot, and they are going out there to build a monstrosity of a building that overwhelms the entire neighborhood, that’s what ... Read More »

Algood Sewer Extension Project Underway Near Old Walton Road Area

City of Algood has begun work on extending sewer to Old Walton Road and surrounding areas. City Administrator Keith Morrison said the project will include a new force main install from the new station at the back of Brookside to Dry Valley as well as a new gravity sewer line. “Which was desperately needed and it’ll also take the capacity ... Read More »

City Of Algood Seeking RFQ’s For Tennis Court Upgrades

City of Algood extending the deadline to submit Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) for engineering services for tennis court upgrades. Parks and Recreation Director Roy Phipps said this work was identified in the city’s recently-established Parks and Recreation Master Plan. He said the RFQs will tell the city what is feasible in terms of the cost to upgrade or even expand ... Read More »

Algood Traffic Stop Results In Drug Charges

A Christmas night traffic stop in Algood resulted in a drug arrest for a McMinnville man. 37-year-old Joshua Mullican arrested after police allegedly found Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in plain view. Algood Police stopped Mullican on an expired out-of-state temporary tag. After a deeper search, police found an active one-pot meth lab, used drug pipes, scales, syringes, burglary tools and ... Read More »

Algood Appoints Interim Fire Chief And Interim Public Works Director

Algood city services will continue to run as normal following the arrest of Public Works Director and Fire Chief Victor Jones. City Administrator Keith Morrison said those positions have been filled in the interim with individuals from the department. “They can run the facilities as needed and I’ll help oversee it and help them where they need it and we’ve ... Read More »

Algood Approves First Reading Of Wine Ordinance

Algood City Council approved on first reading an ordinance that would allow wine in retail stores. The item was approved by referendum on the city ballot in the November election. Mayor Lisa Chapman-Fowler said this would be the first step in the process. “Since that has now come to pass,” Chapman-Fowler said. “We need our own ordinances to guide us ... Read More »

Algood Fire Chief And Public Works Director Charged With Aggravated Sexual Battery

Algood Public Works Director Victor Jones charged with aggravated sexual battery against a victim less than 13-years-old Thursday. According to investigators with the Cookeville Police Department began looking into allegations of sexual misconduct in September 2022. As the investigation progressed, investigators found sufficient information to charge 61-year-old Jones. Jones was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail.  The investigation ... Read More »