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Healthcare Group Expresses Interest In Reopening Cumberland River Hospital

A healthcare provider called Boa Vida has expressed interest in reopening the Cumberland River Hospital. Celina Mayor Luke Collins said the group wants to ensure that the local community would be invested, so he proposed a compensation plan that would pay the company to reopen the facility. “They just want to make sure that they have community buy-in,” Collins said. ... Read More »

Central View Residents Speak Out For White Co Board To Reopen School

Several residents in the Central View Community made their case to the White County School Board Tuesday to reopen its elementary school. Resident Moni Webb said the community still hurts from the school closure that occurred four-years ago. “The Central View families are more serious now than four years ago to get their school back and standing with them are ... Read More »

Crawdaddy’s Restaurant Open For Business One Year Later After Fire

Crawdaddy’s Restaurant, a staple of Cookeville’s Historic West Side, reopened today after one full year since fire closed the location. Co-Owner Drew Blalock said there were tears, anticipation and nervousness leading up to this day, but now the restaurant is ready. “I won’t say there is one big challenge. There was a lot of little challenges. They add up, but ... Read More »

Cumberland River Hospital Needs $5 Million Of Improvements To Open

A Florida-based healthcare company says the Cumberland River Hospital needs some $5 million of work before being operational. Braden Health Chief Compliance Officer Kyle Kopec toured the facility Tuesday. Kopec said the hospital is overvalued at the current $1.5 million asking price. “Essentially, obsolete equipment needs to be replaced,” Kopec said. “Mold needs to be mitigated and the facility needs ... Read More »

Cookeville Completes Surface Work At Heart Of The City Playground

Cookeville’s Heart of the City playground will reopen Friday after being closed for surface repairs. Leisure Services Director Rick Woods said the in-house patch work will keep children safe and make the playground look better. “We had some areas that had fallen out and collapsed beneath the surface that created some potential trip hazards,” Woods said. “We also had some ... Read More »

Burgess Falls Road Reopening In White County On Friday

Burgess Falls Road in White County reopened today after years of erosion washed away the culvert base. White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson said water started running underneath the structure. Robinson said the new fix will allow for water to run through and over it, creating a longer lasting road. “It was a little bit more than just like your ... Read More »

Outdoor Junction Open For Business After Jan. Fire

After a fire closed Outdoor Junction for about a month, the Cookeville sporting goods store reopened Tuesday. CEO Steve Carter said seeing customers walk through the doors again is a great feeling. “This is a great area to live in,” Carter said. “A whole lot of the customers are just like family. They are in here a lot of them ... Read More »

UCEMC Cookeville Location To Reopen This December

Cookeville’s Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation office is set to reopen to the public by the end of the month. The highway 70 location sustained severe storm damage during the March tornado. General Manager Jimmy Gregory said about 97 percent of repairs are complete. “We are very pleased,” Gregory said. “The process took a little while to get off the ... Read More »

Cookeville Driver Services Center Reopens With Limited Capacity

The Driver Services Center Cookeville location reopened Thursday morning after a shortage of staff caused a temporary closure last week. Wesley Moster is the State Department of Safety and Homeland Security Director of Communications. Moster said COVID precautions in place before the shutdown are still being practiced. Capacities are limited inside with masks required as you enter. Each customer will ... Read More »

Algood City Hall Reopens Wednesday, Extends Drive Thru Services

Algood’s City Hall is set to reopen Wednesday with regular business hours after being closed for two weeks for COVID concerns. City Administrator Keith Morrison said online bill paying and new window services have been added to reduce foot traffic in the building. “We are doing conducting more business at the drive thru, which we would not normally do,” Morrison ... Read More »