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CRMC Starting 4W/5W Expansion Project July 5th

CRMC, Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Construction on Cookeville Regional’s 4W/5W project set to begin Wednesday, increasing the hospital’s bed capacity. The project is set to cost some $16.4 million. Marketing and Communications Director Hannah Davis said it will add 40 additional beds as well as a six-unit dialysis center. “This is going to better meet the needs of patients in our community and we have ... Read More »

Putnam County Needs Additional Funds For Health Department Expansion

The Putnam County Health Department expansion on hold as county officials wait on guidance from the state. A $600,000 state grant and $850,000 of the county’s federal COVID money was budgeted for the project. Mayor Randy Porter said the anticipated cost increased to some $3 million causing a pause in the process. “We’re looking to see if the state will ... Read More »

Crossville Council Joins Roane State In Efforts To Expand Nursing Program

Crossville City Council donating $100,000 to Roane State as the campus raises funds to expand its nursing program. Director Holly Hanson said the money will help build two additional classrooms and a lab at the Crossville campus. “One of the most important things is that we will be able to provide local students to serve the local needs for nursing ... Read More »

Monterey School Administrators Excited At Broadband Expansion Prospect

Putnam County’s broadband expansion plan brings a huge opportunity for Monterey students. Monterey High School Assistant Principal Ben Novak said with such a reliance on the internet, it is a necessity to make sure students have a good connection. When the pandemic first began, Novak said many students had to use hot spots and even the Monterey Public Library’s wi-fi ... Read More »

Warren Bridgestone Plant Getting New Addition And Jobs

Bridgestone investing $550 million into its Warren County plant expanding its operation to include a new environmentally friendly tire. Plant Manager Tim Painter said the expansion would be like building a whole new plant connected to the existing facility. A 850,000 square foot addition would be constructed with new technology. “It’s one of the premier plants in the Bridgestone organization ... Read More »

Rail Trail Authority Still Wants Eastward Expansion To Monterey

The Tennessee Rail Trail Authority still has future plans to expand the rail trail eastward toward Monterey. Monterey decided last week not to formally reenter the authority, for the time being, citing an emphasis on westward expansion. Rail Trail Authority Chair Bryan Payne said it’s actually the city of Cookeville taking charge on the westward expansion. “Because that’s all within ... Read More »

Public Open Houses Begin This Week On Potential Gas Line Project

Public open houses to inform residents about a potential gas line expansion through the Upper Cumberland begin this week. TVA and the natural gas company Enbridge Gas are planning a 117-mile pipeline expansion that would cut through the region. Enbridge Stakeholder Engagement Manager Art Haskins said Thursday night residents can go to Monterey High School to learn about the project. ... Read More »

Cumberland Project Begins Expanding Public Water Access

Some 30 Cumberland County homes will gain access to public water in a water project that recently broke ground. Mayor Allen Foster said homes of Browns Gap Road off of Highway 28 will benefit. “People that need a drastic need for the water, too,” Foster said. “They have sulfur down there, and all kinds of issues with their water so ... Read More »