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Cookeville Approves Letter Of Support For Bridge Grant Proposal

Cookeville City Council approved authorizing City Manager James Mills to execute a letter of support for a CRISI grant proposal sponsored by TDOT. Councilman Charles Womack said Thursday Night that the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements grant could result in some $5.5 million in repairs for the Short Line Railroad Bridge. “We’ve been trying to get this done for ... Read More »

Putnam Applying For Funding To Assist With Ag Pavilion Construction

Putnam County seeking grant funding to help with the construction of the Ag pavilion at the new fairgrounds. Mayor Randy Porter said the county is applying for $2.4 million for what would be the second largest structure on the property. “We feel good that we might be able to have a great chance of getting this grant,” Porter said. “So ... Read More »

Warren Working On Project List To Spend State COVID Money

Warren County creating a list to spend some $400,000 of grant funding before the June deadline approaches. County Executive Jimmy Haley said the commission wanted to bankroll the money, but the Comptroller’s Office shared that the money will have to be spent. “It’s not that much time and had we known a little sooner, it was just a few weeks ... Read More »

Monterey Seeking Grant To Improve Whitaker Park Sidewalk, Extend Trail

Monterey will seek grant funding to renovate and install new sidewalks in the downtown area. The Monterey Board of Aldermen approved moving forward with the funding possibility Monday. Grant Writer Dawn Kupferer said the town could repair walkways along Commercial Avenue. “Now that we have the new trail section that links the high school and the elementary school, we have ... Read More »

Overton Pursuing Highway Grant To Replace Aging Equipment

The Overton County Highway Department has been approved to apply for a $100,000 equipment grant. The county would have to provide a 50 percent match if the application is approved. Highway Superintendent James Norrod said this is an opportunity to upgrade an aging fleet. “Maybe another truck, we’ve been short on dump trucks and mowers,” Norrod said. “They’ve been getting ... Read More »

JCHS And JCMS Getting Resurfaced Parking Lots Through Grant Funding

Jackson County Middle School and Jackson County High School will get their parking lots resurfaced. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said this work is possible through a $300,000 medical response grant. Brown said the caveat to the grant, is that in the future the schools could be used for a drive-thru to help with pandemic needs. However, Brown said that ... Read More »

Jackson EMS Receives Grant To Upgrade Ambulances

Jackson County EMS will soon get an upgrade in their ambulance loading systems. EMS Director Keith Bean said they were approved for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant, which he said EMS is eligible to receive. “We’ve applied for years in a row trying to get it for the loading systems,” Bean said. “Which will make it a lot easier on ... Read More »

Van Buren Schools To Begin In-House COVID Testing Through Grant

Van Buren County High School looks to begin in-house COVID testing. Director of Schools Cheryl Cole said the district received some $200,000 through a CDC grant making the operation possible. “They are not rapid test, but they only take about a day, and it’s through the health department,” Cole said. “It will pay for the nurses salary for this year. ... Read More »

White Plains Historic Home Takes Step Towards Roof Repair

Algood’s White Plains Historic Home will begin roof repairs after city council approved a $41,156 bid for the work from Rackley Roofing. UCDD Public Historian and White Plain Historian Advisory Councilmember Mark Dudney said the repair work is a great need for the cultural landmark. “The sustained water damaged has caused interior damage in a couple of the places inside ... Read More »

UCHRA Increasing Awareness Of Transportation Services Through Grant

UCHRA’s transportation department wants to connect with under served communities to better display services available. Fiscal Officer John Brock said the agency wants to focus on Tennessee Tech students, Hispanic communities in McMinnville and those with impairments. “There seems to be potentially in communities like a stigma that our services might just be used for the elderly or the less ... Read More »