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Cumberland School Board Approves New Director Stepp’s Contract

Cumberland County School Board approved the contract for the new Director of Schools William Stepp at its Thursday night meeting. The board approved the 3-year contract and an annual salary for Stepp at some $107,000. The current Upperman principal nominated for the job earlier this month. Some board members said  the contract was a “lowball” offer. But Contract Committee Member ... Read More »

Putnam Library Board Starts Screening Process For New Director Next Week

The Putnam County Library Board of Trustees has begun the search for a new library director. Former director Phil Schaller has resigned. Board Chair Harry Ingle said a subcommittee will begin application screenings Monday. “We’re really looking for someone that obviously has experience in a library system,” Ingle said. “At least three years within a public library system, demonstrated some ... Read More »

Overton Library Board To Begin Interviews For Director Next Month

The Overton County Library Board has eight applicants interested in the library director position. Chairman Jimmy Thompson said a subcommittee of the board will gather on January 4th to review resumes. “A lot of the library things are done on a computer. It’s not just books anymore,” Thompson said. “The library director also has to be good with people and ... Read More »

Fentress Schools Director-Elect Ready To Work Hard

Fentress County Schools Director-Elect Kristi Hall said that her focus for her tenure will be on the kids. Hall said that while she feels grateful for all the support from the community through the process, now the hard work begins. “My number one goal is kids,” Hall said. “I think if we put kids first then everything else will fall ... Read More »

Hall Selected To Lead Fentress County Schools

Fentress County Board of Education voted Monday night to select Kristi Hall to lead the school system. Hall was one of two finalists for the position narrowed down by the school board. Hall will replace current Director Of Schools Mike Jones who will retire June 30. Hall said she wanted to celebrate the positives of the school system more and ... Read More »

Celina EMS Director Steps Down, Staffing Issues Continue

Celina EMS Director Jason Emerton has stepped down from his position. Paramedic Andy Hall has taken over as interim director. Some other EMS workers also transferred after Emerton’s move, so Hall said he plans to bring up the staffing issue during Tuesday’s Celina Board of Aldermen meeting. “Basically, let them know what we are looking at and try to come ... Read More »

White County Appoints Matt McBride As First Paid EMA Director

White County appointed a new EMA Director Monday night, a newly created, paid position. This is a part-time position with Sparta Firefighter Matt McBride being selected. McBride said this is the type of position a responder works to achieve during their career. “I think it’s fun, it’s fun and I like to help people, I think this county has a ... Read More »

Fentress Co. EMS Director Wants Upgrades

Fentress County Interim EMS Director Jonathan Beaty’s temporary contract is set to expire Tuesday. Beaty told county commissioners Thursday night that if a new agreement for his salary can not be met, Tuesday will be his last day. “The $65,000 for my salary, I am not pending on that,” Beaty said. “If you don’t think I am worth it, just ... Read More »

Cumberland Commission Approves New EMA Director

Cumberland County’s Emergency Management Agency has a new director in Travis Cole. County Commissioners approved Cole’s move from assistant to director. “I am very excited and very appreciative of the opportunity,” Cole said. “Serving my community is something I am passionate about, and I am super stoke to get this opportunity to continue to do that.” Cole said expanding the ... Read More »

Young Named Clay County’s New Chamber Director

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce has a new director. Dr. Doug Young will volunteer to permanently take over the position starting July 28th. Young is currently the director of Clay County’s three-star program and member of the chamber board for over 10 years. Read More »