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Construction On Hudgens Hopes To Help with School Traffic

Roadwork to improve Cookeville’s Hudgens Street has begun. Public Works Director Greg Brown said they hope the work will aid in traffic around Capshaw School during carpool hours. “It’s adding a turning lane on Hudgens at the corner of Elm and then adding a turning lane down Elm to Cougar Drive to help keep the traffic off of the main ... Read More »

Major Putnam Roofing Project Bids Come In $1 Million Under Projection

Three major Putnam County roofing project bids have come in roughly $1 million under projected costs. Mayor Randy Porter said roofing improvements will occur at the County Justice Center, Avery Trace Middle School and Cookeville High School. Porter said that in total this work will cost just under $2.7 million. “Kind of almost the opposite going on with roofing than ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Improving Security At Two Schools

The Putnam County School System is improving building security with new vestibules at two schools. Deputy Director of Schools Tim Martin said $153,000 of Safe Schools Grant funding will improve entrances at Avery Trace and Algood Middle Schools. Martin said a new school would typically have secure vestibules, where people can be seen before being buzzed in. “Right now, most ... Read More »