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Tech Softball Collecting For Putnam County Animal Shelter

Tech softball players will do their best to hit a home run for local animals Friday and Saturday. The players will be collecting supplies and donations for the Putnam County Animal Shelter during the weekend homestand with Lindenwood. Coach Danielle Penner said the ladies wanted to come together out of love for animals after getting a call from the shelter ... Read More »

New DeKalb Shelter Open With Space For People Who Need Warmth

A new homeless shelter in DeKalb County has opened earlier than expected, with plenty of space left for people trying to stay out of the elements. The non-profit organization Live and Let Live started the shelter, opened ahead of schedule on Sunday. Vice President Lillie Johnson said there are over sixty homeless people in the county but only two are ... Read More »

Cookeville Community Center Accepting Donations For Tornado Relief

Putnam County will be collecting donations for Middle Tennesseans dealing with the aftermath of Saturday’s tornado through Wednesday. Cookeville Community Center Program Coordinator Debbie Parker said the center will take donations until 4pm Monday, and from 8am-7pm on Tuesday and Wednesday. Parker said she remembers the support the Upper Cumberland received during the tornadoes of 2020, and now is our ... Read More »

Van Buren Imagination Library Searching For Additional Funding

The Van Buren County Imagination Library is looking for ways to raise additional funds so they can continue to promote reading to young children. Board Co-Chair Elsie Blaylock said the library currently relies on donations and fundraising events to operate. Blaylock said they are also searching for sponsors for the library from within the community. “We are a low-income area, ... Read More »

Crossville’s Marine Corps League Begins Third Annual Toys for Tots

The Cumberland County Toys for Tots Program now accepting donations via collection boxes all around the county. The campaign serves as a way to make sure less fortunate children receive presents on Christmas morning. Assistant Coordinator Greg Petty said it is something the local Marine Corps League felt the community needed. “There’s a lot of people here that don’t have ... Read More »

Goodwill Wants Your Donations As You Make Room For New Gifts

This week serves as one of the highest donation weeks for Goodwill. Middle Tennessee Communications Manager Chris Fletcher said the non-profit sees a 40 percent increase in donations as people make room for those items they received for Christmas. “Those items are then sold in our stores and they have new life with a new purpose with a new family,” ... Read More »

Year End Efforts Can Lower What You Owe In Taxes

There are year end efforts you can take to decrease your tax deductions. Celina-based CPA Carol Abney said you can count up to 60 percent of your adjusted gross income in cash donations. Abney said keep donation receipts to count off what you have to pay in taxes. “People make donations anyway whether they get to deduct them on their ... Read More »

Byrdstown Raises $15,000 Through Biggest 5K To Date

Byrdstown raised over $15,000 to be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital through its 5k event. Mayor Sam Gibson said the town saw its highest participation since the marathon began over 10 years ago with over 90 runners. “With everybody, our chamber, our activities group, the town and everybody working together, it seems when people are working together you ... Read More »

Monterey Hosting Coat Drive At Municipal Buildings Across Town

If you are looking to clean out your closet for a good cause, the town of Monterey will accept your clothing donations. The town has three drop-off locations ready to take gently worn clothing. Mayor JJ Reels said look for a labeled box at the Monterey Police Department, City Hall or the Monterey Depot. “It was really cold there a ... Read More »