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Enrollment Plan Set For Putnam Elementary Schools; Rezoning Working

Capacity issues at four Putnam County elementary schools will limit enrollment heading into the new school year. Algood, Jere Whitson, Prescott, and Sycamore Elementary Schools will be open to students who live in the school zone and those students who live outside the zone but attended the school this year. These four schools are at 86 percent or more of ... Read More »

Jig Head Pizza Restaurant Will Serve Liquor, Beer, Wine In Algood

The Jig Head Brewing Company is opening a pizza restaurant in Algood now that liquor by the drink is allowed. Owner Manny Edwards said the referendum led to his decision for opening a restaurant instead of expanding in Cookeville. Edwards said the original plan was just to sell Jig Head beer. “Since the ordinance in Algood actually required it, that ... Read More »

Speedway Sponsoring Algood PD, Trinity Church Food Drive

Speedway has partnered with the Algood Police Department and Trinity Church for a local food drive Saturday. Patrol Commander Lieutenant Bryan Whitefield said this is the first Pack-A-Cruiser food drive for the department. Whitefield said the idea was brought to him. “I got an email from the Speedway Corporation back last December,” Whitefield said. “And started working this up and ... Read More »

Algood Looks To Add Garbage Truck in Next Budget

Algood is looking to add a third garbage truck to its fleet with a dual use vehicle. City Administrator Keith Morrison said this would be a smaller truck for residential use that could be a backup for commercial pick ups. Morrison said this truck is built similar to the commercial truck, but is small enough to fit into neighborhood roads. ... Read More »

Algood Methodist Church Taking Donations For Helping Hands

For the first time in nearly a year, the Algood Methodist Church is able to collect items for those in need. Outreach Committee Chair Lee Ann Hall said church members will be at the church and ready to load their van with items for Helping Hands. Hall said there are a lot of items needed and helping hands tried to ... Read More »

Putnam School System Out Of Snow Days

The Putnam County School System will use its last snow day Thursday. Director of Schools Corby King said a continuous learning plan was created at the start of the school year. King said k-12 students would use virtual learning days when all 13 snow days are used. “The big impact for families and for students is that we don’t have ... Read More »

Brotherton, Buck Mountain Water Restored

Water is back on for the Brotherton and Buck Mountain areas after power is back online at the pumping station. Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter said generators have been installed at the Algood pumping station. Porter said the hope is that if everything works correctly, water flow will continue. Read More »

Algood Awards Bid For 2021 Sidewalk, Concrete Projects

Algood selected a bid winner for sidewalk and concrete projects at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The winner is Affordable Driveways and Patios of Cookeville. City Administrator Keith Morrison said Algood has used Affordable Driveways and Patios for a few years. “They do good work, they stay busy,” Morrison said. “So, we have to keep on them to keep their schedule ... Read More »

School Board To Appoint Committee On Algood Mascot

The Putnam County School Board will consider the creation of a committee to consider whether or not to change to Algood Middle School mascot. The board will consider the issue at its Thursday meeting. Director Of Schools Corby King said the members should include those with ties to the Algood community, including parents, faculty and school personnel, and member of ... Read More »

Sink Hole Puts Preliminary Algood Subdivision Under Study

Maintenance on a sink hole and lack of fire protection will keep a proposed Algood subdivision in study mode a bit longer. Planning Director Tommy Lee said the sink hole lacks the appropriate rip rap and fabric to meet Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation standards. “Keith (Morrison) and I have concerns with is the maintenance of this sink hole, ... Read More »