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Dekalb, Smith Route 141 Set For Extended Closure

State Route 141 in DeKalb and Smith Counties will be closed for an extended period after heavy rains last week caused a road slide. T-DOT Community Relations Officer Rae Anne Bradley said some 100 feet of road was damaged last Thursday and the road was completely closed on Friday. She said an inner retaining wall will have to be constructed ... Read More »

Dogwood Park Fountain Closed To Repair Leaks

The fountain at Cookeville’s Dogwood Park will be closed for several weeks as it undergoes repairs to fix nagging leakage. Leisure Services Director Rick Woods said while the department has yet to identify what exactly the damage is, they know it began leaking last year. He said water is coming from the fountain’s central column, which it is not designed ... Read More »

Next Inspection Will Determine Repair Plans For Old Cumberland Co Courthouse

Structural updates made at the old Cumberland County Courthouse allowing the county to move forward with the next engineering inspection. Mayor Allen Foster said the engineering group should start the inspection next week. He said metal beams were installed on the second and third floor to support the building. “The next engineering group is going to come in and do ... Read More »

Water Outage In Cookeville Monday For Water Main Repairs Along South Jefferson

Cookeville Water Quality Control will have the water off between Davis Road and the Transfer Station Monday. The outage will be for an unknown duration of time while repairs are completed on the water main along South Jefferson. The contractor was clearing land west of South Jefferson near Sliger Road, when the stump removal process caused the main to break. ... Read More »

Smithville Making Repairs To Aging Green Brook Park

Smithville’s Green Brook Park will receive about $45,000 worth of improvements this fall. The Board of Aldermen approved the bid for work focusing on wooden playground equipment. Mayor Josh Miller said it was installed more than 20 years ago. “It’s just time for us to make some necessary repairs,” Miller said. “Of course the big repair is just refurbishing what ... Read More »

Gainesboro Using FEMA Funding To Replace Cemetery Fencing

Gainesboro has received FEMA funding to repair flood damaged fencing at Ash Lane and the Gainesboro Cemetery. Mayor Lloyd Williams said he estimates the area suffered about $7,000 of damage from last year’s flood event. “March the 25th the rain and the flood damage that was around the Upper Cumberland, and we went ahead and applied for FEMA funds,” Williams ... Read More »

Navy Calls For Repair Of Cumberland HS Jet

The city of Crossville has less than 90 days to respond to the Department of the Navy’s call to repair the Cumberland High School jet. City Manager Greg Wood said the future of the jet will up for the county school board to decide. “The requirement is for the school to maintain it,” Wood said. “We need to let the ... Read More »

Putnam Road Department Making Minor Repairs After Weekend Weather

Some roads on the northern side of Putnam County are being repaired Monday after suffering flood damage over the weekend. Road Supervisor Randy Jones said crews are currently repairing asphalt on the Cumby Road Bridge. “There’s a bridge down there that the water got over, and it buckled asphalt on top of the bridge so we’re digging that off,” Jones ... Read More »

White County Repairing, Improving Basketball Courts

White County is continuing improvements to its public basketball courts after a fallen tree caused damage. County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson said the courts have been resurfaced but replacing the basketball goals are still ahead. Robinson said the courts just south of the high school will likely close at the end of this week. “We want to make sure everything ... 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 »