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Baxter’s Azteca Mexican Grill Opens Doors Thursday With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The long-awaited Azteca Mexican Grill off of Nashville Highway opened its doors in Baxter on Thursday. Community members, leaders, and customers came together for a ribbon-cutting and dine-in services. Owner Dora Pacheco said that finally being able to open is a long-time dream made into reality. She said there are several things she looks forward to with the opening of ... Read More »

Made Here Market Supports UC Creatives

Take the opportunity to shop local at the 2021 Made Here Market. Cookeville Biz Foundry Program Coordinator Ashley Michael said it’s an event that highlights Upper Cumberland business owners and makers. “We’ve got a lot of talent right here you don’t need to go outside of the area to get some really great, really amazing finds–you can do that right ... Read More »

Art Round Tennessee Takes ART Prowl Online

Art Round Tennessee is taking it’s three day ART Prowl online this weekend, to help support shopping local and artists affected by the pandemic. ART Prowl Executive Director Jennifer Luna said this has been a tough year on small businesses and artists dealing with chances to show their work continuing to be cancelled. Luna said effort went into trying to ... Read More »

Tax Holiday Benefits Local Business

With Tennessee’s Sales Tax Holiday here this weekend, many local business are preparing for increased sales. Maggie Bennett owns Ruffle Me This Children’s Boutique in Cookeville. She said she did not realize the importance of supporting local business before she came to own her own. “Shopping local is huge,” Bennett said. “It’s something I didn’t even really pay attention to ... Read More »

Restaurant Patrons Seek New Normal

Upper Cumberland restaurants began to welcome back customers on Monday morning. Elaine Heinz of Baxter said she hoped to find a sense of normalcy by going to lunch. “It feels really good,” Heinz said. “It’s a little bit more of a routine, and it’s nice to be out of the house. At some point, you have to start living your ... Read More »