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Gainesboro Studying Downtown For Additional Parking And Connectivity

Gainesboro has partnered with UCDD to conduct a community transportation feasibility study of the downtown area. Mayor Lloyd Williams said over 100 residents indicated through a preliminary survey that parking and connectivity are the highest wants. “It is the first step in maybe getting some more grants on making our sidewalks more ADA accessible,” Williams said. “More parking, getting some ... Read More »

Main Street McMinnville Names New President

Main Street McMinnville has named Cliff Davidson its new president. Main Street highlights the resources and growth opportunities for downtown McMinnville. Davidson said one specific way he plans to revitalize McMinnville’s historic downtown is to get residents socializing safely in a post-pandemic world. “Really the only safe way to do that is outdoors, and we have the the best outdoor ... Read More »

Algood’s Mingle Market Saturday; Outgrows Original Location

Algood is kicking off its Mingle Market this Saturday and every first Saturday throughout the year. Roy Phipps with Algood Park and Recreation said there will be at least 30 vendors and food trucks in downtown Algood. Phipps said the event has already outgrown its original location. “We actually had more interest and we had more vendors interested in participating ... Read More »

Livingston’s Downtown Revitalization On Hold

The City of Livingston has postponed Downtown Revitalization until further notice. Mayor Curtis Hayes said Livingston was making progress before COVID-19. “Livingston is in a transition from going from a downtown program to more of a main street program during this transition period right now,” Hayes said. We are filling out the main street applications to try to make Livingston ... Read More »

Downtown Fire Damages Cookeville Business

A fire broke out Saturday morning in Cookeville’s downtown district along East Broad Street. Cookeville Fire Chief Daryl Blair said the fire at the Sports One store was contained quickly. Crews continued searching for hot spots around 3:00am Saturday morning. Blair said the most extensive damage appeared to be in the area where screening is done at the rear of ... Read More »

Celina’s Facade Program Finishing Work

The City of Celina has a few thousand dollars to use before the fiscal year ends for downtown improvements. Three Star Director Doug Young said three new projects are expected to begin with money still leftover. “We don’t have many businesses left that we haven’t been able to do something for,” Young said. “This is our third round of grants, ... Read More »

Gainesboro Working To Improve Downtown

The Gainesboro Downtown Committee is accepting grant applications for the revitalization of the town’s historic downtown district. Committee Chair Jordan Hunter said it’s about more than the aesthetics of the buildings. “Our main goal with that is obviously to bring a little bit of new life to the buildings, but also hopefully encourage people to invest in their buildings with ... Read More »