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Competitive Pools Among Top Requests At Cookeville’s Tuesday Public Meeting

Competitive swimming facilities among the top priorities of Cookeville residents during a Tuesday night public meeting. Community members had the opportunity to vote on features for the facility such as indoor vs. outdoor, lazy rivers, and hot tubs among others. Aquatics Facility Steering Committee Member Laurie Smith said residents asked about both indoor and outdoor competitive pools. “Lane pools that ... Read More »

Cookeville Hosting Public Drop-In Meeting For Input On Aquatics Facility

Cookeville Leisure Services wants feedback on ideas for the upcoming aquatics facility project. Director Rick Woods said that the department will host a public meeting on Tuesday, January 25th. He said that it will be an opportunity for the community to see what’s possible for the facility and rank their favorites. “For example do we want fitness rooms, do we ... Read More »

This Week White Commission Requests Federal Aid, Cookeville Hears From Public

This week in the Upper Cumberland the White County Commission will apply for federal assistance to purchase three police vehicles. Commissioners will consider a USDA grant not exceeding $50,000. The county will also try to adopt new employee policies and procedures. The Monday meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. at the county courthouse. Tuesday, the city of Cookeville will hold a ... Read More »

Cookeville Goodwill Hosting Job Fair Thursday With Local Companies

Cookeville’s Goodwill Career Solutions Center will be hosting a job fair Thursday with 11 local employers looking for new team members. Public Relations and Communication Manager Chris Fletcher said some 300 jobs open to those seeking work. “The reason Goodwill does all this we are a non-profit organization whose mission is changing lives through education, training and employment and Goodwill ... Read More »

Missing Cookeville Man Allen Jimerson Found Out Of State

Allen Jimerson located alive and safe after being reported missing since Sunday. Algood Police Chief Dale Armour said Veterans Affairs contacted the department of Jimerson’s whereabouts Wednesday. The Cookeville veteran checked himself into a South Carolina hospital. Armour said the family has been notified. Algood PD recognizes the family and Officer Brandon Bean for their efforts that led to locating ... Read More »

Tech President Oldham Asks Cookeville For Partnership On Stadium

Tennessee Tech President Phil Oldham asked the Cookeville City Council to consider helping with renovations to Tucker Stadium. Oldham met with council members Tuesday during a work session to talk about stadium plans and entranceway plans for along Willow Avenue. Oldham said that the two projects are made-to-order as something substantial and worth a partnership. “We always want to partner ... Read More »

Algood PD Requesting Public’s Help On Reported Missing Cookeville Man

Algood Police seeking the public’s assistance on a Cookeville man reported missing Sunday. Allen Jimerson, a black male in his 40’s, was seen last Tuesday at Lane Avenue. Deputy Chief Bryant Swallows said Jimerson’s phone was last pinged near Fisk Road over the weekend. “That was on the 15th of January, and he drives a 2008 Chevrolet pick-up truck gray ... Read More »