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VA Considering Six Bids For Clinic At Old Putnam County Fairgrounds

Six developers have submitted bids to build a new VA Clinic on the old Putnam County Fairgrounds property. Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter said he expects the Veterans Administration to select the winning bidder by April or May. The VA could choose the fairgrounds property or other land in Cookeville. “That’s one of the top properties I think that there ... Read More »

Putnam School Bus Garage Project Stalls As Bids Come In Over Budget

Putnam County Commissioners voted Monday night to put the county’s new School bus Garage and County Transportation Facility on hold. Bids came in almost three times higher than expected. Only two bidders brought proposals to the county with the low bid at $15.7 million. Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter said the project budget stood at around $5 million. “I think ... Read More »

Fairgrounds Sale A Plus For Both County And The City Itself

The city of Cookeville is pleased with the county’s decision to authorize the sale of the Putnam County Fairgrounds. City Manager James Mills said that this presents an opportunity for commercial development for the city. “Well I mean anytime you have an opportunity to redevelop it’s a positive for the community,” Mills said. “And the other positive is that this ... Read More »