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Byrdstown Moving Forward On Automatic Meter Readers Through Grant

Byrdstown awarded a $630,000 grant to install automatic meter readers across its water system. Mayor Sam Gibson said the town will match the project with $68,000 in local funds. “Hopefully when we do this and bid this, we are hoping to get at least a couple thousand,” Gibson said. “We have about 3,000 meters in the district. We would like ... Read More »

Overton Commission Applying For Grant To Benefit Food Banks

The Overton County Commission applying for grant funding so local food pantries can purchase new equipment Monday. County Executive Steven Barlow said the some $500,000 would flow through the county. Barlow said then, operations such as churches or non-profits can apply for a share. “I found a food grant, and I reached out to them to find out more about ... Read More »

Gainesboro Receives Grant Funding To Construct New Sidewalk

A new sidewalk and crosswalks coming to Gainesboro that will improve the connectivity of downtown. The town awarded a $613,000 state grant to construct walkways from the State Route 53 intersection to South Murray Street. Dale Hollow RPO Coordinator Mark Dudney said the town’s work on planning grants lead to this implementation money. “What those did was to have consultants ... Read More »

Byrdstown Continuing Efforts To Map Chanute-Pall Mall Utility District

Byrdstown’s mapping of the Chanute-Pall Mall water system taking longer than anticipated. The town received a $50,000 grant last year to locate water lines. Mayor Sam Gibson described the process as hectic as the town’s water department tries to learn the system. “There are so many creeks and roads there in Pall Mall that we are not familiar with, and ... Read More »

Putnam Applying For Grant Funding For Fairgrounds Construction

Putnam County applying for $1 million in grant funding to construct the arena at the new fairgrounds. Mayor Randy Porter said if awarded, hosting a fair at the Tennessee Avenue location in 2024 will be likely. “If we can get this ARC grant to pay 50 percent of it, it would be a big deal,” Porter said. “Hopefully next summer, ... Read More »

Monterey Aldermen To Consider Match For TDOT Grant

The Monterey Board of Aldermen to consider a match for a some $1 million TDOT grant in its December meeting. Alderman Bill Wiggins said members will consider putting $367,000 of federal COVID money towards the grant. Wiggins said extending the trail at Burkes Middle School is the main target. “That will complete that leg of the trail,” Wiggins said. “It ... Read More »

PCSO Applying For Grant Funding For New State Radio System

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office partnering with other county agencies to apply for $2 million in grant funding for radio upgrades. Sheriff Eddie Farris said the money would be used to purchase radio equipment compatible with a new state radio system. “The state has picked Putnam County and the Upper Cumberland area to put this radio system in,” Farris said. ... Read More »

Clay Co Solid Waste Grant For Used Oil Operation

Clay County received a $26,000 state grant to purchase a new transfer trailer for used oil. Mayor Dale Reagan said the 550 gallon tank will be used to transport the material to the solid waste department to eventually be recycled. “We put that in a storage tank down there, and we can use it to heat the building and everything,” ... Read More »

Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park Awarded Grant

Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park the recipient of a $3,900 Tennessee Arts Commission grant for the 5th year in a row. Park Manager Monique Johnson said the funding helps cover the cost of folk arts events that the park hosts throughout the year. She said those events include classes that teach people traditional crafts of the area from the 19th ... Read More »

Contract Approved For Sparta’s Grant Funded Sidewalk Project

A $1 million dollar sidewalk project in Sparta officially moving forward. Mayor Jerry Lowery said new sidewalks will be installed on the westside of Spring Street from Bockman Way to Turntable Road. Lowery said the contract for work has been issued for the state grant project. Alderman Jim Floyd said the city has until 2025 to complete the work. Sparta ... Read More »