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PCSS To Add More Secure Entrance Vestibules At CHS, Park View, Burks

Putnam County Schools will implement more secure entrances at Cookeville High School, Park View Elementary, and Burks Elementary. Director of Schools Corby King said this was possible through funding from a security grant. He said the system will construct additional security vestibules as people enter the building. “They add a space so that it forces visitors when you come onto ... Read More »

OCSD To Implement To Visitor Management System At All Schools

Overton County School System looking to implement a new visitor management system at all schools in the district. Technology Supervisor Brent Thrasher said this comes as the latest purchase through the school system’s Safe Schools Grant. He said the system will screen visitors as they enter the school by scanning a photo I.D. using a system in the front entrance. ... Read More »

Bridgestone Investigating Possible Cyber Threat, Warren Plant Remains Closed

Bridgestone’s Warren County tire plant remains closed Monday afternoon after shutting down from a potential cyber attack Sunday. According to the company, an investigation remains ongoing for a potential security incident involving its information technology. Workers were sent home Sunday and have not returned to the factory. Plant closures in Rutherford and Wilson Counties have also been reported. Many other ... Read More »

Monterey Exploring Security Options For Bee Rock

The town of Monterey will look at ways to increase security at Bee Rock after safety concerns voiced by the nearby Garden Inn. A City Law Committee meeting Tuesday with Inn Owners Michael and Mirtha Kopec resulted in three options to discourage unlawful activity. Mayor JJ Reels said one of those being a gate preventing vehicles from entering the Bee ... Read More »

UCHRA Names New Safety And Security Manager For Transportation

UCHRA has named longtime employee Charlie Frasier to the role of Safety and Security Manager for the agency’s transportation department. In this role, Frasier will be the lead point of contact on safety and security concerns for the UC Public Transit. Including, the improvement of preparedness for public transportation in emergencies, and maximizing the staff’s ability to provide safe transit ... Read More »

Security Vestibules Approved At Algood, Avery Trace Middle

Secure entrances will be constructed this fall at Algood Middle School and Avery Trace Middle School. The Putnam County School board approved a $14,000 contract with Upland Design to facilitate the upgrade. Director of Schools Corby King said the vestibule will keep students safe “It is to provide an entrance that goes directly into the office areas,” King said. “The ... Read More »

Clay BOE Buying New Security Equipment

The Clay County Board of Education is purchasing new video surveillance equipment for all three schools. Curriculum and Instruction Supervisor Misty Strong said some of the old equipment is over ten years old. She said this project is important for student and faculty safety. “It’s been able to see all of our main entrances and exits, as well as our ... Read More »

Dekalb Middle Set To Work On Security

Dekalb County Middle School will soon make improvements to its security protocols. Director of Schools Patrick Cripps said the improvements are needed because of the school’s design. “When you first walk into it, it’s kind of an open concept,” Cripps said. “What we are wanting to put in is a vestibule so that there will be a check-in point when ... Read More »