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Fentress Health Department Renovations On The Way

Remodeling and expansion projects are expected to begin soon at the Fentress County Health Department. Fentress County Executive Jimmy Johnson said former Health Department Director Andy Langford spearheaded plans for the project before retiring in January. He said additions to the south end of the facility would include a storm shelter and a walkway connecting the area to other sections ... Read More »

Van Buren School Board Looking To Rework Gym Bids

The Van Buren County School Board is considering splitting the Spencer Elementary School gym floor replacement into two separate projects. Director of Schools Jared Copeland said estimates for a new floor came back at some $350,000. He said the last time the district solicited bids for the project, no bids were placed because of issues with doorway transitions. Copeland said ... Read More »

Van Buren Schools Considering Three Projects In CTE Building

Van Buren County Schools will consider using the remaining funds from an ISM grant to make upgrades to the county’s CTE building. Director of Schools Jared Copeland named new HVAC units in the building two front classrooms and new LED light fixtures as two of the highest priorities. The board considered replacing the building’s tile flooring with either polished concrete ... Read More »

Bids Due On 3 Van Buren School Projects Over Next Month

Van Buren County Schools Director Jared Copeland said bids on three school upgrade projects should arrive within a month. The project list includes new boiler equipment for Spencer Elementary. Copeland said the old boiler has been patched at least ten times due to performance issues. “What they’re going to replace it with are three smaller units that are redundant,” Copeland ... Read More »

Overton School Board Agrees To Program To Help Kids With Vision Issue

Overton County School officials agreed Tuesday to participate in a program designed to correct a vision issue often confused with dyslexia. It’s called Intermittent Central Suppression. Symptoms are identical to dyslexia, often causing misdiagnosis. Director of Schools Donnie Holman said one hour of wearing special glasses each day while reading, writing, or puzzling can correct the condition. “What we were ... Read More »

Overton Schools Continuing Warranty Agreement For Controls System

Overton County School System will continue on with its maintenance agreement with Johnson Controls Planned Service. School Board Chair Mike Hayes said they originally weren’t sure if they would want to continue this year. He said after discussing with Maintenance Supervisor Steve Mosley, it was a better idea to maintain it. “That agreement that we approved for $24,000 is like ... Read More »

Cookeville Rescue Mission Seeking Help For HVAC Replacement

Cookeville Rescue Missions seeking community donations to help fund an emergency HVAC unit replacement. Executive Director Bruce Bailey said an annual inspection indicated the unit could not be repaired and needed to be fully replaced. He said the unit covers the Welcome Center, kitchen, and dining areas where there are no windows to allow for fresh air. “It affects a ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Upgrading HVAC Control System At CHS

New electronics being installed over the summer at Cookeville High School that would better control HVAC units. Deputy Director of Schools Tim Martin said the new system would control temperatures school-wide instead of a per-classroom basis. “Hopefully, it will make us a lot more energy efficient,” Martin said. “We think it will save us a lot of electricity. We don’t ... Read More »

Sparta Aldermen Approve Budget Amendment For HVAC Replacement

The Sparta Board of Aldermen approved repurposing budgeted money to replace a dead HVAC unit at Fire Station 2 Thursday night. City Administrator Brad Hennessee said the fire department has the money for the replacement but was budgeted for Fire Station #1. “The unit is completely out,” Hennessee said. “It’s over 20 years old and there has been a significant ... Read More »