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Council To Vote On Design Work For 2 Fire Stations

Cookeville City Council will vote Thursday to authorize an architectural agreement for the construction of two fire stations. City Manager James Mills said he and City Attorney Dan Rader have spent the last several weeks crafting the agreement that stipulates the contract includes a fee not to exceed $325,000. He said he expects the two stations to cost some $10 ... Read More »

Three Key Industries In Need Of More Workers Across The UC

As a new year begins, three key industries are leading the demand for motivated and consistent employees throughout the Upper Cumberland. Highlands Economic Partnership Vice President Adam Poe said seven industries make up over seventy five percent of the gross domestic product for Putnam, Jackson, Overton and White Counties. Poe said the number one industry he always sees looking for ... Read More »

Celina K-8 Seeing Progress With Construction Projects

Celina K-8 School making solid progress on its construction projects. The project comes as part of the school system’s plans to do electrical and plumbing with federal ESSER funding. Principal David Maxfield said as the plumbing had not seen upgrades since the school was built in 1974, the project was long-needed. “It’s not been bad and the teachers have done an ... Read More »

Warren Jail Adding CDL And Construction Courses For Inmates

New commercial driving and construction courses coming to the Warren County Jail to rehabilitate inmates. County Executive Terry Bell said the county has more than $800,000 of grant funding to create the classes. “These grants are actually working with some companies that if they go through the training and fill all their needs they will actually have a job waiting ... Read More »

Construction On Housing Authority’s Next Development Starts

Highlands Residential Services’ newest housing development is set to start construction this week. Director of Operations Chris Cassetty said Hickory Valley will be a seven building development with 48 total units. “We have been waiting for several months to get everything finalized to get our funding in place,” Cassetty said. “We got that done this past week. Got that done ... Read More »

New Patton House, Veterans Service Building About Half Way Completed

The new Patton House Doll Museum and Veterans facility has reached about 50 percent completion. Mayor Randy Porter said the project has got in the dry, meaning the walls are framed and the roof trust is set. “There getting ready to put the shingles on the roof, and then, they start on the wiring and plumbing and interior sheet rock ... Read More »

Cumberland County High School Sells CTE Construction Class Home

Cumberland County High School has officially sold its CTE Construction Class home. CTE Director Dr. William S.  Maddox said that the students who work on the house are upper-level construction students. He said that students typically take about a year to construct the home complete with stud walls and roofing. “It’s a lot of work put into it,” Maddox said. ... Read More »

Putnam School Board Approves Two Groups To Bid For New Park View Construction

Putnam County School Board approved two companies to bid for the construction of the new Park View School. Director Corby King told the School Board Thursday night that R.G. Anderson and American Contractors submitted the best proposals. “For this project, we asked companies and contractors to submit proposals,” King said. “We wanted to prequalify the contractors who were allowed to ... Read More »

Doll House Museum Replacement Construction To Be Done In-House

Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter said construction of the Patton Doll House museum replacement will be done in-house. Construction could begin as soon as next month on the 6,300 square-foot building which will also house the Veterans Affairs Department and the archives. “We’re going to move forward with it,” Porter said. “We think we will come in good to do ... Read More »

Work On Portobello In Baxter Ahead Of Schedule

Work on Baxter’s Portobello America site is some two months ahead of schedule. Building and Codes Official Bob Lane said that the crew had been able to complete the grading and move dirt for the tile manufacturing company more swiftly than expected. “Building people, they will put someone on the backburner for a project this size, and I’m sure that’s ... Read More »