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Repairs To The Cumberland County Courthouse Set To Begin

Repairs to the Cumberland County Courthouse are set to get underway this month. Cumberland County Mayor Allen Foster said a second set of bids has been approved to repair structural damage to the portion of the building built in 1905. Foster said he is excited to get the beautiful, historic building back in working order. “It’s something that I respect ... Read More »

Monterey Water Main Break Repaired, Services Restored

After about four hours without water this morning, Monterey workers have restored services. Water Treatment Plant Supervisor Duane Jarrett said a 12-inch water line needed repairs after being struck by Volunteer Electric Cooperative workers. The main line in the northern portion of the town served the majority of customers. Jarrett said the nature of the leak may cause water discoloration ... Read More »

Sparta Aldermen Approve Trash Trailer Repair To Improve Operations

The Sparta Board of Aldermen wants to improve its sanitation operation through a trailer repair project approved Thursday night. City Administrator Brad Hennessee said up to $25,000 was allocated to bring the city’s second trash compactor trailer up to standard. “To buy one of those new is at least $125,000,” Hennessee said. “The rest of the trailer is reasonably good, ... Read More »

Fentress Commission Approves Grant Application To Housing Agency

Fentress County Commissioners voted Monday to submit an application to the Tennessee Housing Agency’s 2022 Grant Program. County Grant Writer Amanda Mainord said that the county could get up to $500,000 to help low-income, elderly or disabled citizens get important home repairs. “Windows, roofs, HVAC systems,” Mainord said. “And this grant which is different from the last one we worked ... Read More »

Cookeville Mayor Seeking More Equal Partnership Between City And Leslie Town Center

Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton wants a fair and equitable partnership when it comes to helping the Leslie Town Center front big-ticket repairs. Shelton said that the current partnership between the city and the Public Building Authority has the city splitting the costs for repairs 50/50. He said that with the pandemic affecting the Leslie Town Center’s ability to host events ... Read More »

UC Habitat For Humanity Asking Contractors To Help Seniors In Need

Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity is in desperate need for contractors willing to help seniors. Executive Director Pam Ealey said there are nine assessed projects and nine projects waiting to be assessed. Ealey said they will reach out to contractors about doing paid work to help seniors and they are not getting callbacks or get told the contractor is too ... Read More »

Cookeville Seeking Funding To Replace Cane Creek Bridge

Cookeville’s Public Works Department will seek city council approval Thursday to participate in a federal program funding work on Cane Creek Bridge. Director Greg Brown said the latest inspection showed the bridge needs to be repaired or replaced. “The bridge was built in 1940, so it is really time to replace it,” Brown said. “So, we have applied and got ... Read More »