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CRMC To Apply For Grant To Aid 4 And 5 West Upgrades And Renovations

CRMC, Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Cookeville Regional Medical Center set to apply for some $10.6 million for work on the 4 and 5 West capital project. CFO Tommye Rena Wells said the opportunity for the grant funding came from the Tennessee Healthcare Resiliency Program at the Tennessee Department of Health. She said the goal of the funding program is to help underserved communities make necessary ... Read More »

Pickett Applying For Grant To Replace Ambulance Equipment

Pickett County wants to purchase new CPR equipment and heart monitors for its ambulance service. County Executive Stephen Bilbrey said the county is applying for some $400,000 in grant funding for the upgrades. “The heart monitors that we have are probably about nine or 10-years-old,” Bilbrey said. “They still work, but we definitely need to upgrade those and some CPR ... Read More »

UCDD Seeking Additional State Funds To Continue Childcare Grant Program

UCDD wants the state to make a one million dollar childcare grant program into a reoccurring opportunity. The state funding was used for nine projects that created some 300 additional childcare spots in the Upper Cumberland. Executive Director Mark Farley said the development district wants to get more operations licensed by state. “We have a lot of small operations where ... Read More »

White Co Schools Seeking Technology Purchase Through Grant Application

White County Schools applying for a one million dollar grant to install interactive learning boards in classrooms. Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said grades K-5 already have the technology. Dronebarger said the grant would install interactive boards for the remaining grade levels. “These are great tools. They are not just tvs,” Dronebarger said. “They are presentation devices. It’s like a ... Read More »

Celina-Clay Chamber Receives Grant To Add New Tourism Director

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce has a new full-time tourism director, Beverly Murphy. The chamber received a grant from the state to fund the new position. Murphy said her main objective is to get local businesses recognized beyond the Celina community. “There’s ways for them to learn to reach out on social media,” Murphy said. “There’s ways for them ... Read More »

Putnam County Schools Awarded More Than $60K For Employee Appreciation

Putnam County Schools awarded more than $60,000 to promote employee recognition and appreciation. The funding from Utrust includes $30,000 to promote employee appreciation system-wide and an additional $30,200 to be divided among all Putnam County schools to fund appreciation activities in each school. Utrust is an organization that assists school systems in Tennessee with unemployment issues and in recognizing, supporting, ... Read More »

McMinnville-Warren Co IDB Awarded State Grant For Industrial Development

The state Department of Economic and Community Development investing some $30,000 for industrial development in Warren County. Industrial Development Board Executive Director Don Alexander said the money will be used to determine if some 200-acres near the Coffee County line is suitable for business. “We have a site that is on the west side of Warren County very close to ... Read More »

Baxter Looking To Purchase Equipment For Fire Department

Baxter Fire Department has received a $50,000 grant from FEMA to purchase new equipment. Chief Matthew White said the funding will help them purchase an air compressor to fill oxygen tanks after use. “We use it quite frequently,” White said. “Every time we put an air pack on and we go out and breathe them in inside of a house ... Read More »

White Co Schools Could Use State Grant To Create Cybersecurity Program

White County Schools want to open a new cybersecurity and coding program of study. CTE Director Lane Ward said it is one of the ideas the district has considered for a possible $1.5 million state CTE grant. Ward said student interest has grown large enough to create the courses. “One of the reasons that’s a focus of ours, because we ... Read More »

Crossville Applying For State Funds For License Plate Readers

Crossville Police Department wants to install license plate readers. Police Chief Jessie Brooks said the state sending funds to the local level for violent crime prevention. Brooks said the city can receive up to $127,000. “If you got a stolen car or some kind of information on a car that was involved in a crime, it will be able to ... Read More »